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Alumnus’ memory lives on

Alumnus’ memory lives on

January 11, 2017


Filed under Through the lens

A gathering honoring Linda Shelton, an alumnus and supporter of the hospitality industry, revealed new furniture for the Klehm Hall faculty and staff cafe Wednesday afternoon. The furniture was donated by Mike Shelton in memory of his wife Linda. ...

Students and faculty speculate Trump’s presidency

Students and faculty speculate Trump’s presidency

Marisa Foglia, Pop Culture Reporter

November 10, 2016


Filed under Showcase

Donald Trump is the official president-elect of 2016, and students and faculty are debating what he will do with his presidential power. The results of the election started coming in after 6 p.m. Tuesday leaving the country anxiously awaiting the announcement of the next president. Chloe Gottschalk,...

Editorial: Help us understand the plan

Staff Editorial

September 9, 2016


Filed under Editorials, Opinions

At his State of the University Address, President David Glassman, the forerunner for supporting students, faculty and Eastern itself, mentioned his plans to remedy the challenges the university now faces as a result of the incompetent State to pass a full budget as well as to be “transparent” with...

Baldwin a key team asset

Kaitlin Cordes, Cross Country Reporter

September 6, 2016


Filed under Cross Country, Sports

Junior Maria Baldwin has not only proven herself throughout her years at Eastern on the cross-country course, but she has solidified herself as a key asset to the team, and it showed in her performance at the season opener. Baldwin placed first overall in the women’s five-kilometer race last Friday...

Cross country teams outrun competition

Cross country teams outrun competition

Alex Hartman, Cross Country Reporter

September 6, 2016


Filed under Cross Country, Showcase, Sports

The season opener for the Eastern cross country team at the EIU Walt Crawford Open last Friday was a resounding success with both the men’s and women’s teams winning team titles with total scores of 33 and 17 respectively. The second and third place teams for the men’s side were Southern Illino...

Grugier-Hill waived by Patriots, signs with Eagles

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

September 6, 2016


Filed under Football, Sports

  With just a week before the start of the regular NFL season, it seemed like the New England Patriots would have two former Panthers on their roster in 2016-17, but when the deadline for NFL teams to get their rosters to 53 rolled around, that possibility was eliminated. Kamu Grugier-Hill...

Women’s tennis splits road matches

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

March 27, 2016


Filed under Sports

The Eastern women’s tennis team split its weekend road matches with a loss to Murray State Friday and a win against Austin Peay Saturday. Eastern pushed its Ohio Valley Conference record to 3-1.The Panthers lost a late lead in the match with Murray State, and the Racers went on to win the match...

Eastern’s enrollment continues decline

Eastern’s enrollment continues decline

Cassie Buchman, Administration Editor

September 9, 2015


Filed under News, Showcase

  Data from thedailyeasternnews.silk.co   Eastern’s enrollment decreased this semester by 393 students from the 2014 fall semester. A total of 8,520 students are enrolled, including 1,673 freshmen along with 1,295 sophomores, 1,791 juniors and 2,385 seniors. The number of transfer students on campus decreased by 90 students from the fall 2014 semester. Whil...

Your RA is not trying to ruin your life

Staff Editorial

September 2, 2015


Filed under Opinions

Many of the regulations set by Housing and Dining Services for those students living in the residence halls or University Court may seem trivial or constricting, but they are entirely necessary. Attending college and making the choice to live in the residence halls is, without a doubt, an adult decision. Making...

Video: Roundup of first weekend events

Video: Roundup of first weekend events

Tony Komada, Online producer

August 24, 2015


Filed under Multimedia

As students populated the Eastern campus, so did the numerous first weekend events. From Up all Night to First Night, students got excited about going back to college or starting their new education path.

Video: Move-in day 2015

Video: Move-in day 2015

Tony Komada, Online producer

August 21, 2015


Filed under Multimedia, Showcase

Students began moving into residence halls on August 20, 2015. The day was cooler than usual, peaking in the lower 80s, allowing for students and parents to move in without breaking too much of a sweat. Many families said the move in process was simple and efficient, despite the overwhelming number of...

Eastern travels to Western Michigan

Eastern travels to Western Michigan

Mark Shanahan, Staff Reporter

September 11, 2014


Filed under Sports

Coming off a blowout victory against Culver-Stockton Monday, the Eastern men’s soccer team heads to Western Michigan for a 2:30 p.m. game Sunday in Kalamazoo, Mich. Western Michigan is currently 1-2-1 after beating DePaul 1-0 on the road Sunday. Second-year head coach Chad Wiseman, who took Western...

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