The Daily Eastern News

Take some chances; make change

Blake Faith, Sports Reporter

March 6, 2020

A lot can change over the course of a year. Whether it's in pop culture or an individual’s life, change is inevitable and the world is constantly moving forward.  When writing this column and thinking about the last year of change, I think of two things:  the Jonas Brothers thankfully being back...

Word of advice: do not lose focus

Rayshaun Stevens, Columnist

March 5, 2020

Since I’ve been back from winter break, it has been hard trying to keep myself motivated in school.  When I returned the first week, I had to go home immediately because I had surgery. After returning once again and starting to work, I began losing sight of what was really important. I thought si...

CAA tables bylaw vote until January

Logan Raschke, Managing Editor

December 6, 2019

The Council on Academic Affairs tabled a bylaw change regarding the Illinois Open Meetings Act Thursday, pending review from Eastern’s counsel after The Daily Eastern News submitted an objection. Laura McLaughlin, general counsel for the university, said in an email that she advised CAA to ta...

Editorial: Recharge, but stay prepared on break

Staff Editorial

March 7, 2019

The long week of assignments, last-minute chores and packing before leaving Charleston has left many of us students sleep-deprived and ready for a week of fun. For some, spring break has already started. For many of us, we’re almost there. The Editorial staff members at The Daily Eastern News ha...

College 101: Tips for the struggling student

Logan Raschke, News Editor

January 14, 2019

The English department and Student Success Center shared advice and tips for students struggling in their classes. While the deadline to add full-term courses for the Spring 2019 semester has passed, students can still drop them at no cost until Jan. 18, according to Eastern’s academic calendar. T...

Services offer academic support for student athletes

Cody Powers, Contributing Writer

February 27, 2018

Though student athletes find themselves juggling two roles at Eastern, they can get help from a support system called Panther Athletic Support Services. These services are led by Cindy Almon, the director of athletic academic services. All of Eastern’s sports teams are divided between Almon,...

Homework Heroes looking for mentors

Chelsey Milligan, Contributing Writer

April 10, 2017

The “Homework Heroes” tutoring program is currently looking for a diverse group of majors to help mentor others. Mentors must have a declared major, at least a 2.75 cumulative GPA and a flexible schedule. The Homework Heroes program was designed to give struggling students an academic mentor...

Open Letter: Africana studies, philosophy essential to university mission

February 2, 2017

A preview of this letter appeared in our print edition on Feb. 2nd, 2017. Dear President Glassman: We, the undersigned members of the Women’s Studies program at Eastern, protest in the strongest terms possible any proposal to eliminate major programs in Africana studies and philosophy at Easte...

Academic Program Elimination/Reorganization review committee moves forward

Jason Hardimon, Staff Reporter

January 31, 2017

The Academic Program Elimination/Reorganization Review Committee officially decided to turn its attention to a review of the philosophy department during a meeting Monday. Richard Jones, chair of the Academic Program Elimination/Reorganization Review Committee, proposed that the committee do this...

Committee turns full attention to philosophy

Jason Hardimon, Staff Reporter

January 31, 2017

  The Academic Program Elimination/Reorganization Review Committee officially decided to turn its attention to a review of the philosophy department during a meeting Monday. Richard Jones, chair of the Academic Program Elimination/Reorganization Review Committee, proposed that the committee...

Column: Philosophy department vital to university

Leon Mire, Associate News Editor

January 11, 2017

The recommendations from the vitalization project have recently been made available on Eastern’s website, and as soon as I learned they were public, I immediately logged in and looked for their recommendations on the philosophy department. As a philosophy major myself, I have a passion for the subject...

Editorial: Vitalization project results still important

Staff Editorial

January 11, 2017

After a long semester, with everyone nervously anticipating the results of the vitalization project, Workgroups have finally posted their recommendations online for the campus to see. While the last thing the News staff wants to do is spread fear, as journalists we also have the responsibility to...

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