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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 Illinois University Police Lieutenant Marisol Gamboa, works in her office to prepare for unofficial, at the EIU police office on the Eastern Illinois University campus, Saturday, Feb 2,2024 in Charleston Illl.

EIU Police, campus prepare for Unofficial

Audra Gullquist, Assistant News Editor March 6, 2024

Editor's Note: A name was retracted due to discretion and best interest from the publication. As March 9 looms around the corner, EIU’s students are preparing for their beloved holiday: Unofficial.  Unofficial...

Penny the EIU Law Enforcement Therapy Dog resting in her crate with a tennis ball

Eastern Police adds furry friend to the team

Adriana Hernandez-Santana, Editor-in-Chief June 15, 2023

After a weeklong of training, Chief of police Marisol Gamboa is proud to introduce the newest member to campus police.  Welcome Penny the Law Enforcement Therapy dog! Penny is a foxhound beagle...

Eastern police hosts coffee with a cop

Eastern police hosts coffee with a cop

Karyne Allen, Reporter March 9, 2023

On Tuesday local police hosted coffee with a cop in the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. This event was not only about meeting the police but also talking about any concerns that students might...

Caleb Kowalewski, a junior history education major, gives his committee report during the Student.

Student Senate fails to meet quorum for all meetings of the semester

Katja Benz, Student Government Reporter February 2, 2023

With 11 of the 15 senators needed to meet quorum, the student senate failed to meet quorum for the second week in a row.    Because of quorum being unmet, senator James Haddon, a freshman digital...

Jerimiah Boyd-Johnson, a senior political science major, presents Marisol Gamboa, a candidate for the University police, and opens the room for questions inside the Paris room of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union.

Eastern hires new UPD Chief

Corryn Brock, Editor-in-Chief November 13, 2021

Marisol Gamboa has been selected as the University Police Department’s next Chief of Police. She will begin her role on Jan. 4. Gamboa is currently serving as the San Jacinto College Administrative...

EDITORIAL: Attend chief search open sessions

EDITORIAL: Attend chief search open sessions

Editorial Board October 12, 2021

On Oct. 6, all Eastern students received an email with a schedule for upcoming open sessions with candidates for university police chief. Ryan Risinger’s session was on Oct. 8, and Joseph Przybyla’s...

Joe Przybyla speaks during a student forum as one of the candidates for Chief of the University Police Department in the Paris Room of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union.

Second UPD chief candidate visits Eastern

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

The second candidate for University Police Department Chief visited Eastern Tuesday afternoon. Joseph Przybyla, the candidate and current police commander at the Northern Illinois University Police...

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