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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

Community members Amara Lewis, 5, attempts to catch up to her brother Marcus Lewis, 3, at Easterns Welcome Weekend Fall Fair Saturday evening in the empty lot next to Tarble Arts Center. This was the first day the family visited the fair, but said from what theyve seen, it has been a great time so far.

Fall Fair reunites Eastern, Charleston community

Rob Le Cates, Editor-in-Chief August 20, 2023

Nerves crept over Kristal Muñoz, a senior criminology/criminal justice major, as the night progressed at the Welcome Weekend Fall Fair.  Charleston held the Coles County Fair several weeks before...

Getting Emotional Ep. 7: Spring Sports & Jimmy G Update

Getting Emotional Ep. 7: Spring Sports & Jimmy G Update

Autumn Schulz and Kate Stevens April 9, 2023

Kate and Autumn discuss some good and bad news, both on campus and nationally, on a rainy day at EIU.

Getting Emotional Ep. 5: Spring Sports Rundown

Getting Emotional Ep. 5: Spring Sports Rundown

Autumn Schulz and Kate Stevens March 23, 2023

Kate and Autumn are back from break! This week, they discuss all of the many sports events happening soon, as well as an upcoming visit from Eastern Illinois University alum Jimmy Garoppolo.

Diana Rogers-Adkinson, answers questions from students during her interview for Eastern Illinois Universitys next presidential candidate in the Arcola/Tuscola room of Martin Luther King Jr. University Union Tuesday afternoon. When asked about her values, Rogers-Adkinson answered that her first value is students are always first.

Diana Rogers-Adkinson talks retention rate at student interview

Katja Benz, Student Government Reporter January 18, 2023

Diana Rogers-Adkinson, one of the final four presidential candidates, had her student interview on Thursday.    Rogers-Adkinson, current provost and senior vice president of academic affairs at the...

letter to the editor

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: UPD failed me, do not let them fail others

Corryn Brock December 1, 2022

Starting in February, I became the target of dozens of hateful and/or threatening posts on the infamous app Yik Yak because of my work for the Daily Eastern News. Posts like “her dad can’t save her...

Stephanie Wright-Griggs and Carla Wright, two great granddaughters to Zella Powell, join together to cut the ribbon for Powell-Norton Hall in honor of its rededication on Friday afternoon.

Powell-Norton Hall dedication brings their family back to Eastern

Madelyn Kidd, News Editor September 10, 2022

Zella Powell’s great granddaughters and great great granddaughter came to Eastern for the Powell-Norton Hall dedication on Friday. The Powell-Norton Hall, formally Douglas Hall, was officially renamed...

Eastern to spend $110K on new president search

Eastern to spend $110K on new president search

Madelyn Kidd, News Editor September 7, 2022

Eastern is set to spend over $110,000 on the search for a new president with a company who run executive searches, Greenwood/Asher & Associates. With University President David Glassman retiring June...

Easterns top 10 highest paid faculty

Eastern’s top 10 highest paid faculty

Madelyn Kidd, News Editor September 7, 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...

Kymoni Dixon, a sophomore majoring in exercise science for physical therapy, works at Thomas Dining hall, swiping cards. Dixon said she likes the convenience of having an on-campus job although being a student worker can become hectic.

Taylor Dining to stop serving dinner

Luke Taylor, Editor-in-Chief August 11, 2022

Taylor Dining will not be open for dinner this school year according to Housing and Dining Director Mark Hudson. "We're short on staffing and we tried to figure out what we could make adjustments to...

Director of Disability Services April Jackson said its office doesnt conduct routine inspections of campus to see if its disability friendly.

Letter from the Editor: ‘All in’ should mean all

Rob Le Cates, Editor-in-Chief June 21, 2022

Editors Note: This letter from the editor was originally published as an editorial earlier Tuesday evening. An explanation was posted on Facebook. This editorial has also been edited. “We’re all...

Laura McLaughlin, Eastern’s general counsel, and Amie Calvert the director of office employee and labor relations leave Booth Library after hearing the University Professionals of Illinois team’s demand to bargain in regards to wages Monday afternoon.

‘Struggle’ to get faculty union contract signed

Rob Le Cates, Editor-in-Chief May 19, 2022

Eastern’s faculty union president said it will be a struggle to get a new faculty contract signed before school begins. The last contract, signed four years ago, will expire Aug. 31. Every four...

Members of Delta Chi, run to pull the rope from the water during Tugs for Greek Week  at the Campus Pond, Wednesday afternoon.


Elizabeth Wood, Photographer April 20, 2022

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