The Daily Eastern News

Know before you vote: Primary candidates for U.S. representative of the 15th district

Cassie Buchman, Editor-in-Chief

March 7, 2018

Kevin Gaither (D) Kevin Gaither, originally from Sullivan, is running to be the democratic nominee for U.S. representative of the 15th district. Gaither has a bachelor’s in chemistry from the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology and took some courses at Eastern. He worked for the 2008 presidential campaign while living in Ind...

Governor candidate discusses taxes, education

Governor candidate discusses taxes, education

Olivia Swenson-Hultz, Staff Reporter

April 25, 2017

State Sen. Daniel Biss, (D-Evanston) discussed his campaign for governor at a meeting with the EIU Democrats Tuesday. Biss’s campaign is mainly based around reforming the “unfair tax system” and reforming Illinois’s flat income tax system, which has been done away with by the majority of...

Gatrell announced as third provost candidate

Leon Mire, Associate News Editor

March 28, 2017

  The third candidate for provost, Jay Gatrell, was announced on Eastern’s website Thursday. Gatrell is currently vice provost for faculty affairs and research at Bellarmine University, a private Catholic university in Louisville, Kentucky. An open session for students to ask Gatrell...

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