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: What more do you need

EDITORIAL: What more do you need

Editorial Board September 12, 2021

At the Board of Trustees meeting Friday, several members of the Board expressed they needed more information about renaming Douglas Hall, but what more could they need? This debate has gone on for over...

Eastern Illinois University President Davis Glassman speaks during the Friday, Sept. 10, 2021 Board of Trustees meeting held at the Grand Ballroom at the MLK Jr. Union.

Glassman updates BOT on Douglas Hall

Corryn Brock, Editor-in-Chief September 12, 2021

University President David Glassman updated the Board of Trustees on the potential renaming of Douglas Hall Sept. 10. Glassman discussed the matter in the morning sessions with the Board, then later...

Eastern Illinois University President Davis Glassman speaks during the Friday, Sept. 10, 2021 Board of Trustees meeting held at the Grand Ballroom at the MLK Jr. Union.

BOT approves AFSCME contracts

Corryn Brock, Editor-in-Chief September 12, 2021

Eastern's Board of Trustees approved two contracts for members of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, the union that represents Eastern's building service workers, cooks,...

Guest Column: You can cancel Stephen Douglas or you can cancel Black people

Christopher Hanlon, Guest Columnist April 27, 2021

Things got a little weird toward the end of the most recent meeting of EIU’s Naming Committee when committee Chair Angie Campbell described those who favor renaming Douglas Hall as an instance of “cancel...

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