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The Daily Eastern News

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

Sasha Redmond, a freshman theatre major, poses for a picture outside the Union Monday afternoon. Mond said Eastern has done a good job with addressing mental health. You know, some of us are working, some of us have other responsibilities, Mond said. But I do feel like administration really puts us first as people instead of just, you know, as students.

Students comment on how admin address mental health

Rob Le Cates, Assistant Photo Editor April 13, 2022

Tise Ogundeji, a freshman computer and information technology major, poses for a picture in Lawson Hall Monday afternoon. Ogundeji said that although he doesn't have any mental illnesses himself, and...

Sean Blackburn speaks to students during an open session livestream as the final candidate for the Vice President of Student Affairs search Monday afternoon.

Final VPSA candidate speaks with students

Corryn Brock, News Editor April 27, 2020

The final candidate for the Vice President of Student Affairs position, Sean Blackburn, answered student questions during an open session Monday afternoon.  Blackburn is not currently working at any...

Anne Flaherty, a candidate for Easterns Vice President of student affairs position, answers a question during her live-video session with students Thursday. Flaherty is one of four candidates being considered for the position.

Live video sessions begin Thursday in search for new vice president

JJ Bullock, Editor-in-Chief April 9, 2020

The first open-meeting video session of Eastern’s search for a new Vice President of student affairs was held Thursday afternoon. Candidate Anne Flaherty was the first of four finalists to answer questions...

STAFF EDITORIAL: CAA should be compliant with OMA

Editorial Staff February 13, 2020

Eastern’s Council on Academic Affairs, at the behest of University Counsel Laura McLaughlin, is considering an amendment to its bylaws which would no longer subject the CAA to the Illinois Open Meetings...

CAA tables bylaw vote until January

Logan Raschke, Managing Editor December 5, 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...

Faculty Senate to hear report

Staff Report November 11, 2019

The Faculty Senate will hear a guest report from Austin Cheney, the dean of Lumpkin College of Business at its 2 p.m. meeting in room 4440 of Booth Library on Tuesday. The senate will hear reports from...

CAA to vote on revision to minor

Logan Raschke, Managing Editor October 30, 2019

The Council on Academic Affairs will vote Thursday on revising the environmental sustainability and environmental studies minor to both be replaced with a new minor: environmental impact and sustainability. The...

Student Senate to hear committee reports

Staff Report October 8, 2019

Student Senate will meet in the Arcola/Tuscola room of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union Wednesday at 7 p.m. The appointment of Justin Richards as Parliamentarian is included in the consent...

3 guest speakers visit Faculty Senate

JJ Bullock, Editor-in-Chief September 18, 2019

Testing accommodations for students at Eastern was a hot topic once again at Eastern’s Faculty Senate meeting Tuesday in Booth Library. The topic was brought up for a second meeting in a row; this meeting,...

City Council to vote on street closures

Corryn Brock, News Editor September 16, 2019

The council will vote on six street closures during its meeting Tuesday at 6:30 p.m.  A street closure for the Charleston High School Homecoming Parade was requested for 15th Street south of Harrison...

CAA to discuss BIO course amends

Emilie Bowman, Staff Reporter August 21, 2019

The Council on Academic Affairs will vote on modifying biology course BIO 3888G to include the study abroad course on Tuesday during its 2 p.m. meeting in Room 4440 of Booth Library. The council will...

Faculty Senate to have first meeting of new year

Staff Report August 19, 2019

The Faculty Senate is scheduled to meet at 2:00 p.m. in room 4440 of Booth Library Tuesday afternoon. No agenda had been posted as of 8:00 p.m. Monday evening and the content of the meeting is unknown. The...

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