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

Ryan Risinger, current active chief of the Univeristy Police Department, is a candidate for the position of UPD Chief.

Current acting UPD chief a candidate for permanent position

Luke Taylor, News Editor October 17, 2021

The current acting chief for the University Police Department is one of the candidates for the permanent position of Eastern police chief. Ryan Risinger has worked for UPD since 2005 and says that his...

2nd VPBA candidate visits Eastern

Corryn Brock, News Editor February 17, 2020

Eastern hosted Sean Reeder, assistant vice president for capital programs & utility services at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, as the second candidate for the Vice President of Business...

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...

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Daniel Biss, a member of the Illinois Senate from the 9th district, speaks at Eastern about his campaign for governor.

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”...

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...

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