The Daily Eastern News

Grad student to share experience teaching abroad

Kennedy Nolen, Multicultural Reporter

February 8, 2017

Charity Huwe, a graduate student studying elementary education, will share her “eye-opening” experience student teaching in the Netherlands Thursday. The presentation is set for 5:30 p.m. in Room 2441 of Buzzard Hall. During the discussion, Huwe will compare and contrast life in the Netherlands...

Asian American Association hosts open meeting

Angelica Cataldo, Entertainment Reporter

November 17, 2016

  Tuesday evening, the Asian American Association held an open meeting to discuss students’ thoughts and feelings about the results of the presidential election. Advisor for AAA and chair of Asian studies Jinhee Lee led the meeting that consisted of both students and faculty. “I came...


Bonnie Laughlin-Schultz, Sace Elder, and Nora Pat Small

November 17, 2016

Two days ago chalking of “DEPORT,” “BUILD THE WALL,” and “LOVE TRUMP’S WALL,” etc., appeared on sidewalks across campus, edits to the chalking of “LOVE TRUMPS HATE,” “GAY AND SCARED,” and “#NOTMYPRESIDENT,” that appeared last week in response to Donald Trump’s election as...

David Yepsen shares political commentary

David Yepsen, the former executive director of the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute, talks about Trump’s 2016 election campaign in regards to the president-elect’s targeted audience, which he described as, “non-college whites” during the Edgar Speaker Series Monday in Lumpkin Auditorium.

Analicia Haynes, Managing Editor

November 15, 2016

  David Yepsen, the retired director for the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute and former political reporter for the Des Moines Register, visited Eastern again Monday night and gave his overall observation of state politics after the recent elections. Yepsen said he is hoping that out of...

Democratic headquarters open, both parties plan for student participation

Analicia Haynes, Managing Editor

September 9, 2016

As November elections loom just around the corner, the Coles County Democrats and Republicans plan to focus their attention on registering students to vote and encouraging them to get involved. John Clough, the chairman for the Coles County Republicans, and Paul Wieck, the chairman for the Coles County...

Students have options when registering to vote

Abbey Whittington and Cassie Buchman, Associate News and News Editor

September 8, 2016

  Students will have options when registering to vote in elections this year, whether they want to vote in their hometown or Coles County elections. Students can register to vote online by going through the state board of elections website at or at They...

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