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

Get to know local candidates

Get to know local candidates

Luke Taylor, Editor-in-Chief November 6, 2022

The News contacted candidates with a list of questions to learn about them and their stances on various issues. The same questions were sent to al candidates listed on the Coles County 2022 General Election...

Philip Peña (left), a candidate for the Vice President of Business Affairs, and Mark Hudson (right), director of Housing and Dining, talk after the open session for the Vice President of Business Affairs search Wednesday afternoon.

1st candidate for VPBA search visits Eastern

Corryn Brock, News Editor February 13, 2020

Philip Peña was the first candidate to come to Eastern to fill the Vice President of Business Affairs position and attend an open session interview Wednesday afternoon. Peña is one of three candidates...

There are too many candidates

Staff Editorial October 8, 2019

The next democratic presidential debate will be the biggest debate ever, with a record 12 candidates set to appear on stage. The debate will be on Oct. 15 and will air on CNN for three hours from 8...

Do your research on all candidates

Dillan Schorfheide, Sports Editor September 16, 2019

The most recent Democratic debates brought up the central issue with American politics: Ambiguity. Ambiguity is nothing new to political candidates and was the main form of answering questions last week. As...

2020 Diaries: Week 1’s contenders summarized

William Outzen, Columnist February 5, 2019

An exciting week has passed. The Cockroaches—I mean candidates, are declaring left and farther left. In one corner, we have Pete Buttigieg, Mayor of South Bend, Indiana. His claim to fame? He’s a Democrat...

Be informed about candidates, your future

Staff Editorial November 5, 2018

We know you’ve heard it a million times from a million different sources, but no matter how annoyed you are with the bombard of ‘vote’ messages on your social media, the thought remains true. VOTE....

Student senate fails to meet quorum, voting for executive positions to start Monday

Analicia Haynes, Managing Editor March 28, 2018

The Student Senate did not meet quorum Wednesday night and only gave their committee reports and executive reports during the meeting. However, voting for the executive board positions will be next...

Candidates for county clerk, county sheriff, state representative to speak at forum

Staff Report February 13, 2018

All candidates for the contested positions in the primary for Coles County Clerk, Coles County Sheriff and State Representative for the 110th District will speak at a candidates’ forum at the end of...

2 candidates for state representative of 110th district endorsed for primary election

Staff Report January 16, 2018

Two candidates for state representative of the 110th district, one a Democrat and the other a Republican, have been endorsed in time for the upcoming March primary election. Shirley Bell, running in...

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