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

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...

Meeting the admins: a look inside Eastern leadership

Meeting the admins: a look inside Eastern leadership

Corryn Brock, Editor-in-Chief August 25, 2021

Often in college, administrators are seen as inaccessible people. The Daily Eastern News set out to bridge that gap and give the campus community an inside look on who is running Eastern. To get a better...

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University President David Glassman speaks to students and faculty at the beginning of First Night. First Night is an annual tradition welcoming students onto campus the night before classes begin.

Convocation

Ashanti Thomas, Photo Editor August 23, 2021

Students quake in the South Quad Saturday

Students ‘quake’ in the South Quad Saturday

Rob Le Cates, Campus Reporter August 23, 2021

Chaotic screams filled the south quad Saturday night for the Quakin’ the Quad event while students try to tame one of their favorite attractions, the bull ride. Attractions included bingo, Velcro...

Omar Solomon, Eastern admissions counselor and hype man talks to the crowd during First 
Night.

First Night kicks off Fall 2021 semester

Luke Taylor, News Editor August 23, 2021

Students danced, cheered, and competed for prizes during Eastern’s “First Night” pep rally events on Sunday, the evening before classes start. The event was held outside at O’Brien Stadium,...

Letter to the editor: Eastern administration must be held accountable for handling of sexual assault cases

Jack Cruikshank May 18, 2020

This letter was submitted by Jack Cruikshank. A little less than three weeks ago, former Eastern soccer player Malorie Henderlong posted a video on YouTube where she explained she was sexually assaulted...

Glassman sends email update, voids some of Thursday email

Glassman sends email update, voids some of Thursday email

Corryn Brock, News Editor March 20, 2020

Eastern President David Glassman sent a new email Friday night updating students on changes to the plans sent out Thursday evening. The changes are in response to the "Stay-At-Home" order given by Governor...

Seniors react to commencement ceremony cancellation

Seniors react to commencement ceremony cancellation

Corryn Brock, News Editor March 19, 2020

Eastern President David Glassman announced the cancellation of the May commencement ceremony, an announcement that has left many seniors filled with a variety of emotions. Many seniors have expressed...

Eastern responds to coronavirus

Analicia Haynes, Senior Reporter March 12, 2020

With universities across the country canceling classes or switching instruction to online format, Eastern has been responding to what the World Health Organization is calling a pandemic. The Coronavirus,...

Community members from Eastern, Charleston petition against racist posters

Corryn Brock, News Editor February 28, 2020

A petition was started by an Eastern student demanding the university to take more action regarding the recent white power propaganda found on campus. As of Thursday night, the petition had reached 1,300...

EDITORIAL: BOT should see contract, vote after

Staff Editorial January 27, 2020

On Friday the Board of Trustees approved a new contract for Eastern President David Glassman.  According to Laura McLaughlin, Eastern’s general counsel, the contract has yet to be written even though...

A police car sits outside Douglas Hall Tuesday morning after law enforcement responded to a report of a gun in the building. No gun was found.

Threat to campus found to be not credible

JJ Bullock, Editor-in-Chief October 15, 2019

A threat issued to Eastern’s campus early Tuesday morning was found to be not credible by law enforcement following a day of investigations, false alarm emergency calls and questions from a concerned...

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