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

EDITORIAL: Admins show weakness, complacency

EDITORIAL: Admins show weakness, complacency

Editorial Board January 11, 2022

This week Eastern “encouraged” and “expected” students and employees to get tested for COVID-19 as they flood back to campus for the Spring 2022 semester. Despite this, they apparently...

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...

Programs were handed out at Jason Aguilar’s memorial service that took place at the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union Grand Ballroom Thursday afternoon. On the front of the program was listed a poem written by teammate Za’Quan Singleton a junior organizational devlopment major, in honor of Jason titled “Jason’s Purpose.”

THROUGH THE LENS: Memorial service for Jason Aguilar

Rob Le Cates, Assistant Photo Editor November 18, 2021

Joyce Madigan, the chairperson for the Board of Trustees, and David Glassman, Eastern Illinois University President, convene after the Friday Board of Trustees meeting was adjourned. The meeting was held at the Martin Luther King Jr. Union University Ballroom. The board approved of an additoin of one year to Glassman’s contract, all were in favor of the extension except one.

BOT approves 1-year contract for Glassman

Luke Taylor, News Editor November 14, 2021

Eastern’s Board of Trustees approved the addition of one year to University President David Glassman’s contract with all but one vote in favor of the extension. The new contract does not include...

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 to vote on contract for Glassman

Madelyn Kidd, Managing Editor November 11, 2021

The Board of Trustees is set to vote on a one-year contract for University President David Glassman in its meeting Friday.  If approved, the contract will begin on June 1, 2022 and end June 30, 2023.  No...

The 2021 Homecoming Court.  Homecoming Coronation held Monday night in the MLK Union Grand Ballroom.

Homecoming Court crowned Monday night

Rege'nte Myers, Contributing Writer October 18, 2021

Eastern’s 2021 Homecoming Royalty was announced and coronated on Monday night. The 2021 Homecoming Queen is Jacqueline Williams, a senior majoring in kinesiology. Williams is also the Student...

Faculty Senate Chair Todd Bruns explains the construction happening on campus to the rest of the faculty.

Faculty Senate to discuss Glassman’s address

Staff Report October 11, 2021

Eastern’s Faculty Senate will reflect on university president David Glassman’s recent State of the University address during their meeting on Oct. 12. In his address, Glassman announced his plans...

President Glassman delivers his State of the University address in the Dvorak Concert Hall on Oct. 6, 2021.

EDITORIAL: Glassman’s retirement

Editorial Board October 6, 2021

During the State of the University address Wednesday, University President David Glassman announced his intentions of retiring from the presidency in June 2023. Glassman has had an eventful presidency,...

President Glassman delivers his State of the University address in the Dvorak Concert Hall on Oct. 6, 2021.

Glassman addresses Eastern, talks concerns, goals

Corryn Brock, Editor-in-Chief October 6, 2021

University President David Glassman spoke on the six goals he has for the university in the current academic year during his State of the University address Wednesday afternoon. His goals included the...

State of the University address set for Wednesday

State of the University address set for Wednesday

News Staff October 5, 2021

University President David Glassman will give his State of the University address Wednesday at 3:30 p.m. in the Dvorak Concert Hall located in the Doudna Fine Arts Center. The address will be delivered...

Glassman announces updated COVID-19 policy

Glassman announces updated COVID-19 policy

Kyara Morales-Rodriguez, Associate News Editor August 31, 2021

In an email sent to all Eastern students on Tuesday, Aug. 31, President Glassman said that Eastern’s COVID-19 guidelines will change slightly after Governor JB Pritzker issued an Executive Order with...

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