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

Eastern University President David Glassman stands and waves to the crowd after finishing his last State of the University Address of his presidency term Thursday afternoon in the Dvorak Concert Hall. Towards the end of his speech, he started to get emotional reminiscing his time at Eastern.

‘It feels very sad’: Glassman gives his last State of the University Address

Madelyn Kidd, News Editor September 30, 2022

University President David Glassman gave his last State of the University Address on Thursday before his retirement at the end of June. A year ago, Glassman announced his decision to retire at the end...

Three different commencement speakers gave speeches during the graduation ceremony for the Eastern Illinois University Class of 2022 Saturday afternoon in Lantz Arena. Representing the Lumpkin College of Business and Technology Marie Koch delivered her speech during the first ceremony. Representing the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Jerimiah Boyd-Johnson presented his speech at the second ceremony. Representing the College of Education, MaryAnn Catt and Esperanza Murillo gave their speeches during the last ceremony.

Looking back at the 2021-2022 academic year

News Staff May 7, 2022

  As the semester ends and spring commencement is over, here is a look back at the 2021-2022 academic year: August The fall semester kicked off with move-in, First Night and Quakin' in the...

Vice President of Student Affairs Anne Flaherty gives a presentation on the current status of student mental health and the measures the department has done to assist students at the Sept. 29, 2021 Faculty Senate meeting.

Admins say funding limits mental health resources for Eastern students

Rob Le Cates, Assistant Photo Editor April 13, 2022

Eastern’s university president and vice president of student affairs said administration is striving for more mental health resources for students, but is struggling to obtain the funding needed. “Student...

THROUGH THE LENS: The News year in photos

THROUGH THE LENS: The News’ year in photos

The News December 31, 2021

As 2021 comes to a close, the staff of The Daily Eastern News invites you to look back at the year through our lens. January February March April May June July August September   October November December   Happy...

The 2021 Homecoming Court.  Homecoming Coronation held Monday night in the MLK Union Grand Ballroom.

Homecoming Court crowned Monday night

Rege'nte Myers, Contributing Writer October 18, 2021

Eastern’s 2021 Homecoming Royalty was announced and coronated on Monday night. The 2021 Homecoming Queen is Jacqueline Williams, a senior majoring in kinesiology. Williams is also the Student...

LETTER FROM THE EDITOR: Happy retirement(ish), G-Money

LETTER FROM THE EDITOR: Happy retirement(ish), G-Money

Corryn Brock, Editor-in-Chief October 7, 2021

The first time I met President Glassman, I was covering my first story for The Daily Eastern News. I was a scared freshman, covering my first story and I had to approach Glassman (who at the time still...

President Glassman delivers his State of the University address in the Dvorak Concert Hall on Oct. 6, 2021.

EDITORIAL: Glassman’s retirement

Editorial Board October 6, 2021

During the State of the University address Wednesday, University President David Glassman announced his intentions of retiring from the presidency in June 2023. Glassman has had an eventful presidency,...

President Glassman delivers his State of the University address in the Dvorak Concert Hall on Oct. 6, 2021.

Glassman addresses Eastern, talks concerns, goals

Corryn Brock, Editor-in-Chief October 6, 2021

University President David Glassman spoke on the six goals he has for the university in the current academic year during his State of the University address Wednesday afternoon. His goals included the...

President Glassman delivers his State of the University address in the Dvorak Concert Hall on Oct. 6, 2021.

Glassman announces retirement plans

Corryn Brock, Editor-in-Chief October 6, 2021

University President David Glassman announced his intentions to retire in June 2023 pending a one-year contract offer from the Board of Trustees. His current contract ends on May 31, 2022. Glassman...

State of the University address set for Wednesday

State of the University address set for Wednesday

News Staff October 5, 2021

University President David Glassman will give his State of the University address Wednesday at 3:30 p.m. in the Dvorak Concert Hall located in the Doudna Fine Arts Center. The address will be delivered...

Meeting the admins: a look inside Eastern leadership

Meeting the admins: a look inside Eastern leadership

Corryn Brock, Editor-in-Chief August 25, 2021

Often in college, administrators are seen as inaccessible people. The Daily Eastern News set out to bridge that gap and give the campus community an inside look on who is running Eastern. To get a better...

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