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

EDITORIAL: Welcome back Alumni

EDITORIAL: Welcome back Alumni

Editorial Board October 21, 2021

We at The Daily Eastern News welcome the alumni visiting Eastern campus this homecoming week! The class of 1970 and 1971 will be specifically celebrated in their 50th class reunion at Eastern Illinois...

Billy Hung, biological sciences professor, gives his thoughts and point of view on a philosophy proposal brought to the Council of Academic Affairs.

CAA to vote on changes to residency hour requirements

Kyara Morales-Rodriguez, Associate News Editor October 20, 2021

The Council on Academic Affairs will be meeting to vote on a proposal that, if approved, will lessen the number of residency hours required at Eastern during its meeting at 2 p.m. on Thursday. The council...

Jordan Holmes, a senior criminology major, and Kassandra Garcia, a senior human services major, study for their classes during their Criminal Justice club meeting.

Criminal Justice Club prepares students for law enforcement

Kyara Morales-Rodriguez, Associate News Editor October 20, 2021

Criminal Justice Club is one of the registered student organizations on Eastern’s campus. Like the many other RSOs at Eastern, Criminal Justice Club is a space where students can meet people with similar...

EDITORIAL: Check out our new podcast section online

EDITORIAL: Check out our new podcast section online

Editorial Board October 20, 2021

We at The Daily Eastern News are always looking at ways to expand and grow what we provide to our readers. We have recently been doing this by offering podcasts recorded by staff members at The News,...

Amairany Bueno, a freshman management major, Evodie Tshipamba, an electrical engineering major, and Diana Maggi, a freshman biology major, compete against each other in inflatable jousting during the Kick-Off in the Library Quad.

THROUGH THE LENS: Homecoming Kick-Off

Jessica Nantes, Photographer October 18, 2021

Homecoming King and Queen Jerimiah Boyd-Johnson, a senior political science major, and Jacqueline Williams, a senior kinesiology major are honored with the rest of the Homecoming Court. Homecoming Coronation held Monday night in the MLK Union Grand Ballroom. Williams said when it was announced that she won, she couldn’t believe she had won and that she stood there shocked for a moment.

THROUGH THE LENS: Homecoming Coronation

Rob Le Cates, Assistant Photo Editor October 18, 2021

 

Registration opens Monday for seniors, priority students

Registration opens Monday for seniors, priority students

Katja Benz, Campus Reporter October 17, 2021

Registration for the Spring 2022 semester opens Monday for seniors and priority undergraduate students. Juniors and underclassmen can register in the following weeks, with juniors being able to register...

Two empty seats, unfilled by student senators, preventing Student Government from reaching quorum to conduct official business at the Student Government meeting Wednesday night.

Student Senate fails to meet quorum for second week in a row, cannot vote

Ethan Schobernd, Campus Reporter October 13, 2021

For the second meeting in a row, Student Government was unable to officially hear Speaker of the Senate nominations or appoint multiple people to various committees on its meeting Wednesday night. If...

Amanda Feder, host, and Marita Metzke, guest, of the Older, Wiser, and Smarter discussion, talk about spirituality and religion and how it connects with sexuality.

Older, Wiser and Smarter discuss sexuality, religion

Katja Benz, Campus Reporter October 13, 2021

The discussion series titled Older, Wiser and Smarter had its first discussion Wednesday afternoon, where participants discussed their attitudes, beliefs and values regarding sexuality. The series is...

Faculty Senate Chair Todd Bruns explains part of the Executive Report to the rest of the Faculty Senate members Tuesday afternoon.

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...

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