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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

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...

Former University President Louis V. Hencken

Hencken withdraws name from consideration of Douglas Hall renaming

Corryn Brock, Editor-in-Chief December 2, 2021

Former Eastern President Louis V. Hencken has requested his name be withdrawn from the list of names being considered by the Naming Committee as potential name replacements for Douglas Hall. Hencken...

William T. Ridgeway

Potential Douglas Hall name replacements: William Ridgeway

Corryn Brock, Editor-in-Chief November 24, 2021

Eastern’s Naming Committee is tasked with reviewing a list of individuals who Douglas Hall could be potentially renamed after. The individuals being considered are former Illinois Governor Edward...

“Grandma in her cousins car”

Potential Douglas Hall name replacements: Zella Powell

Corryn Brock, Editor-in-Chief November 24, 2021

Eastern’s Naming Committee is tasked with reviewing a list of individuals who Douglas Hall could be potentially renamed after. The individuals being considered are former Illinois Governor Edward...

Ona and Kenneth Crackers Norton

Potential Douglas Hall name replacements: Ona and Kenneth Norton

Corryn Brock, Editor-in-Chief November 24, 2021

Eastern’s Naming Committee is tasked with reviewing a list of individuals who Douglas Hall could be potentially renamed after. The individuals being considered are former Illinois Governor Edward...

Former University President Louis V. Hencken

Potential Douglas Hall name replacements: Louis V. Hencken

Corryn Brock, Editor-in-Chief November 24, 2021

Eastern’s Naming Committee is tasked with reviewing a list of individuals who Douglas Hall could be potentially renamed after. The individuals being considered are former Illinois Governor Edward...

Captain Charles B. Hall

Potential Douglas Hall name replacements: Captain Charles B. Hall

Corryn Brock, Editor-in-Chief November 24, 2021

Eastern’s Naming Committee is tasked with reviewing a list of individuals who Douglas Hall could be potentially renamed after. The individuals being considered are former Illinois Governor Edward...

GRAPHIC BY CORRYN BROCK
Easterns Naming Committee are tasked with reviewing (left to right) former Illinois Governor Edward Coles, former Eastern student and Tuskegee Airman Major Charles B. Hall, former Eastern student and former University President Louis V. Hencken, community members Ona and Kenneth Norton, Easterns first Black student Zella Powell and former Eastern professor William Ridgeway.

Potential Douglas Hall name replacements

Corryn Brock, Editor-in-Chief November 24, 2021

Eastern’s Naming Committee is tasked with reviewing a list of individuals who Douglas Hall could be potentially renamed after. The individuals being considered are former Illinois Governor Edward...

(From left to right) Johnetta Jones, Kevin Duckworth, Ona Norton, Charles Hall and Zella Powell

EDITORIAL: Choose morals over money

Editorial Board November 17, 2021

The Naming Committee will meet Thursday and is anticipating a list of names to consider from University President David Glassman. While we do not know what this list of names will consist of, we know most...

Angie Campbell, former chair of the Naming Committee, discusses the internal governing policy for the committee.

Naming committee holds first meeting of Fall 2021

Corryn Brock, Editor-in-Chief October 17, 2021

Eastern’s Naming Committee met Thursday to begin discussing potential names for a Douglas Hall rename. Following the naming committee’s recommendation in April to University President David Glassman...

Faculty Senate Chair Todd Bruns explains part of the Executive Report to the rest of the Faculty Senate members Oct. 12.

Faculty Senator appointed to Eastern’s Naming Committee

Madelyn Kidd, Managing Editor October 12, 2021

A Faculty Senator was appointed to Eastern’s Naming Committee, which will meet Thursday at 9 a.m. to discuss the Douglas Hall renaming. Faculty Senator Steven Scher, a psychology professor, was appointed...

EDITORIAL: The names students deserve

EDITORIAL: The names students deserve

Staff Editorial September 23, 2021

We at The Daily Eastern News believe that students should have more buildings named after figures that represent the population at EIU.  Naming a figure after an African American that has impacted...

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