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, 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...

EDITORIAL: Admins show weakness, complacency

EDITORIAL: Admins show weakness, complacency

Editorial Board January 12, 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...

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