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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

Percussion Ensemble concert Tuesday to feature traditional Afro-Cuban music

Percussion Ensemble concert Tuesday to feature traditional Afro-Cuban music

Adam Tumino, Sports Editor October 25, 2021

The echoing of drums will be heard throughout the Doudna Fine Arts Center Tuesday night as the Eastern Percussion Ensemble performs in the Black Box Theatre starting at 7:30 p.m. The ensemble will be...

Eastern outside hitter Elisavet Papageoriou winds up for a kill attempt in a match against Morehead State on Oct. 22 in Lantz Arena. Papageorgiou had 4 block assists and 5 digs in the match, which Eastern lost 3-0.

OVC volleyball standings solidifying

Adam Tumino, Sports Editor October 25, 2021

With less than a month left in conference season for the OVC volleyball teams, the standings are taking substantive shape. All 10 teams have played 11 or 12 conference matches so far, with a few midweek...

Eastern midfielder Jonas Castelhano dribbles away from a pair of opponents in a match against Omaha on Oct. 9 at Lakeside Field. Castelhano had an assist in the match, a 2-1 loss for Eastern.

Men’s soccer team to host Belmont in nonconference match

Adam Tumino, Sports Editor October 25, 2021

The Eastern men's soccer team has one more nonconference match on the schedule before the final two conference matches of the season.  The Panthers will host Belmont at Lakeside Field on Tuesday afternoon,...

Eastern running back Jaelin Benefield avoids a Tennessee State player while running the ball in the Homecoming Game against the Tigers on Saturday afternoon. Eastern lost 28-0 to Tennessee State at O’Brien Field.

Turnovers hurt Panthers in Hoco loss

Autumn Schulz, Assistant Sports Editor October 24, 2021

Turnovers continued to haunt the Eastern football team throughout the 2021 Homecoming Game Saturday afternoon, resulting in a 28-0 loss to Tennessee State. Head coach Adam Cushing said that they ultimately...

Eastern freshman outside hitter TaKenya Stafford (left) receives a serve in a match against Morehead State on Oct. 22 in Lantz Arena. Stafford had 6 kills in the match, a 3-0 loss for Eastern.

Volleyball team goes 0-2 against Eagles over weekend

Adam Tumino, Sports Editor October 24, 2021

The Eastern volleyball hosted Morehead State for a pair of matches over Homecoming Weekend.  The Panthers dropped both matches to the Eagles, falling to 0-11 in conference play.  Morehead State...

Eastern sophomore Jackson Penny competes in the backstroke segment of the 200 yard individual medley in a meet against Evansville on Oct. 9 at Padovan Pool. The mens swimming team lost the meet 125-76.

Swimming teams pick up weekend wins

Adam Tumino, Sports Editor October 24, 2021

The Eastern men's and women's swimming teams were on the road over Homecoming Weekend, each picking up a win in a meet against Valparaiso.  It was the first win of the season for the Panthers, as well...

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: Student Senate: Do better

Editorial Board October 19, 2021

Eastern’s Student Senate has been hobbled this year as meeting after meeting, it fails to meet quorum. There are currently 16 senators in place, and 15 of them must be present to meet quorum and allow...

Paulina Sanchez, a junior spanish major, throws a tennis ball at the dunk tank target.

Homecoming’s week-long events

Luke Taylor, News Editor October 18, 2021

Eastern’s 2021 Homecoming includes a series of virtual and in-person events which will continue through the entire week. To get students engaged on social media, the Homecoming Committee created hashtags...

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...

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