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

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

The Daily Eastern News

THROUGH THE LENS: The News year in photos

THROUGH THE LENS: The News’ year in photos

The News December 31, 2021

As 2021 comes to a close, the staff of The Daily Eastern News invites you to look back at the year through our lens. January February March April May June July August September   October November December   Happy...

The Daily Eastern News News Editor Luke Taylor, The News Editor-in-Chief Corryn Brock, American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 981 Recording Secretary Kim Turner, AFSCME Local 981 Vice President Derek Light, AFSCME representative Natalie Nagel and AFSCME Local 981 President Renee Kerz pose for a photo out of AFSCME Council 31s 2021 Convention.

EDITORIAL: Thank you, AFSCME

Editorial Board October 17, 2021

This weekend two members of our Editorial Board went to accept an award on behalf of The Daily Eastern News for our coverage and editorial support of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal...

Eastern Illinois University President Davis Glassman speaks during the Sept. 10, 2021 Board of Trustees meeting held at the Grand Ballroom at the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. He announced his intention to reconvene the Naming Comittee during the meeting on Sept. 10.

BOT approves AFSCME contracts

Corryn Brock, Editor-in-Chief September 12, 2021

Eastern's Board of Trustees approved two contracts for members of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, the union that represents Eastern's building service workers, cooks,...

Eastern Treasurer Paul McCann walks down Lincoln Avenue on Aug. 19, crossing the paths of protesters seeking a contract for members of The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 981.

AFSCME continue protests for contract

Kyara Morales-Rodriguez, Associate News Editor August 22, 2021

The union representing Eastern clerical, dining and building service workers picketed over contract negotiations on Thursday, August 18. As students moved in for a new academic year, the workers stood...

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