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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

Screengrab from Malorie Henderlong’s YouTube channel of her video. In the video, Henderlong gives her testimony and story about her alleged sexual assault by a fromer Eastern Illiinois baseball player in April of 2017.

Eastern athletics department’s history of sexual assault

Autumn Schulz, Sports Editor April 19, 2023

 On April 29, 2020, former Eastern women’s soccer midfielder Malorie Henderlong posted a 13-minute-long YouTube video telling the story of her alleged sexual assault by a former Eastern baseball player.  Since...

The presentation shown at Eastern Illinois University.

EIU’s Strategic Planning Town Hall Meeting focuses on the future 

Matthew Posner, Reporter March 27, 2023

The Strategic Planning town hall meeting was presented by current Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs Jay Gatrell. He outlined his new strategy when he is President of Eastern.  This...

Amy Brajkovic wins in a game of bingo at the family bingo night in the Grand Ballroom of Martin Luther King Jr. University Union.

Glassman meets students’ families at Family Bingo

Cam'ron Hardy, Campus Events Feature Reporter October 30, 2022

Eastern hosted Family Bingo on Friday night in the Grand Ballroom in the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union from 7 p.m. until 10 p.m. with President Glassman present as the bingo caller.   As...

Easterns top 10 highest paid faculty

Eastern’s top 10 highest paid faculty

Madelyn Kidd, News Editor September 6, 2022

University President David Glassman has the highest paid salary at Eastern in 2021 and makes 66.2% more than the second highest paid salary. In 2021, Glassman’s salary was $325,412 along with an additional...

Abbey Vollmer, a junior communications disorders and sciences major, and volleyball player TaKenya Stafford, a sophomore journalism major, dance the Cha Cha Slide during First Night at OBrien Field Sunday night.

The last First Night with University President Glassman

Madelyn Kidd, News Editor August 22, 2022

Eastern’s First Night of 2022 on Sunday night is marked as University President David Glassman’s last First Night before he retires. The 2022-23 academic year is set to be Glassman’s last year...

COLUMN: An interview with the president, tips for a successful year

Katja Benz, Columnist August 21, 2022

I had the pleasure of interviewing the university president, Dr. David Glassman, Friday night at the Silent Headphone Party. It is his last year as president of the university. In the interview, Glassman...

Glassman, Gamboa respond to hate speech flyers found on campus: Leave our campus out of this

Glassman, Gamboa respond to hate speech flyers found on campus: ‘Leave our campus out of this’

Corryn Brock, Editor-in-Chief April 13, 2022

Bags of flyers with pro-Ku Klux Klan messaging and rocks were found around Greek Court and University Court Wednesday afternoon. The flyers read, "You have been paid another social visit by the Old...

Antisemitic propaganda was found on in bags with rocks Eastern campus the week of March 2. The content on the fliers also include homophobic, transphobic and racist messaging.

Bags containing rocks, hate messages found around campus

Corryn Brock, Editor-in-Chief March 2, 2022

Antisemitic, racist and homophobic fliers were dropped throughout Eastern’s campus early this week, with some bags still being found as late as Wednesday afternoon. The fliers, many of which used...

OVC, Big South joining together in football alliance

OVC, Big South joining together in football alliance

Adam Tumino, Sports Editor February 22, 2022

The OVC has announced a move that will add some stability to its football programs going forward. On Tuesday, the OVC and the Big South Conference announced an association of their football programs...

A profile shot of University President David Glassman at his desk in the Presidental Office in Old Main on Monday.

Digging up David Glassman’s past

Rob Le Cates, Assistant Photo Editor February 21, 2022

In high school, Glassman took a career alignment test that asked him about his interests and abilities to match with professionals who had taken this test.   Glassman’s schooling and professional...

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