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STAFF EDITORIAL: Eastern should support Butler

Staff Editorial February 18, 2020

Eastern swimmer Jaylan Butler and the ACLU filed a lawsuit against police officers for an incident that occurred last February, in which police officers pinned Butler to the ground, placed him under arrest,...

Parts of Eastern to close for Thanksgiving break

Rylee DeLong, Contributing Writer November 22, 2019

Thanksgiving is less than a week away, and that means Eastern will be closed. Starting Friday at 8 p.m. all residence halls will have their locks changed out, so students will not have access to any of...

Student accused of resisting arrest last Tuesday

Corryn Brock, News Editor November 11, 2019

An Eastern student was charged with resisting a peace officer. Jacari W. Neil, a 22-year-old marketing major, is accused of resisting arrest on Nov. 5. According to the police affidavit, Officer Jeremy...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Eastern is in an upswing

Staff Editorial October 3, 2019

It was not very long ago that Eastern found itself muddled in a state budget impasse that lasted 793 days from July 1 to Aug. 31, 2017. A rallying campaign to “Fund EIU” was sparked during that...

Anticipating one last ride at Eastern

Andrew Paisley, Opinions Editor August 18, 2019

It feels great to be back at Eastern! For those of you who do not know me, I am the Opinions Editor at The Daily Eastern News. I previously served in this position last year, and I will serve in it gain...

EDITORIAL: Enjoy what we have to offer at Eastern

Staff Editorial August 18, 2019

For those of you who are just stepping on campus and beginning your education here at Eastern, there are so many activities you can partake in and enjoy. We at The Daily Eastern News want everyone to...

Eastern professor shares experience co-developing Five Feline Farm

Zoë Donovan, Staff Reporter July 18, 2019

For the last four years, Donna Coonce and Julia Miller have been steadily growing Five Feline Farm as a business. The pair began selling produce and honey at the Farmers Market in Charleston in 2015...

Eastern needs more school spirit

Dillan Schorfheide, Assistant Sports Editor April 21, 2019

There is a lot of hypocrisy within the student body at Eastern that I want to address. Doing so at the end of the year may seem like a lost cause, since a lot of students are graduating or may be transferring. But...

Eastern’s year in review

Analicia Haynes, Editor-in-Chief October 2, 2018

By Analicia Haynes Editor-in-Chief | @Haynes1943 Eastern President David Glassman will give his State of the University Address from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Dvorak Concert Hall of the Doudna...

Jeffrey Stowell, a psychology professor as well and the vice chair of Faculty Senate, drew out a plan to potentially change the make up off the Council on Academic Affairs during its meeting on Thursday. The plan would not change the number of faculty members on the council, it would only change a couple of their titles.

Restructuring talks hit CAA

Brooke Schwartz, News Editor August 23, 2018

The Council of Academic Affairs, which has been working under suspended bylaws for the past year, will start to reinstate and update the bylaws as changes resulting from the “year of transition” continue...

‘Year of transition’ underway at Eastern

Brooke Schwartz, News Editor August 20, 2018

A plan to restructure colleges and create a new one was approved by the board of trustees over the summer and put into effect during July. The plan involves many changes, including the creation of a...

Freshman graphic design major Rachel Mette and her mother Lisa Mette, talk in Rachel Mette's undecorated dorm room in Andrews Hall Thursday morning during Eastern's move-in day. Rachel Mette was one of many freshmen and transfer students who moved into Eastern on Thursday.

Move-In Day 2018: Learning to say goodbye

Hannah Shillo, Staff Reporter August 16, 2018

A box slid off her precarious structure as Rachel Mette dove to make sure nothing got broken in the fall. Rachel Mette, accompanied by her mother, father and brother, walked into her new home for...

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