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

Billy the Panther dances during “First Night” in OBrien Field Sunday Aug. 21. SOMETHING ABOUT TRY OUTS MAYYYYBE

Settlement reached in Butler wrongful detention, force lawsuit

Adam Tumino, Staff Writer May 19, 2021
A settlement has been reached in a lawsuit filed by Eastern swimmer Jaylan Butler against law enforcement officers from multiple departments who he claimed used excessive force and detention during in incident in February 2019.

Men’s, women’s swimming win big at final home meet

Oscar Rzodkiewicz, Assistant Sports Editor February 2, 2020

The men’s and women’s swimming teams swept Western Illinois and Butler in a tri-meet at Padovan Pool on Saturday for senior night and the final home meet for the Panthers. The men’s team defeated...

Eastern junior swimmer Dylan Ferguson has two times in the programs all-time top ten list in the 1000 freestyle and the 400 individual medley

Junior swimmer stays focused in and out of the pool

Sean Hastings, Staff Reporter December 11, 2014

Entering the 2014 season, the Eastern men’s swim team has four juniors on its roster, making them the oldest on the squad. Dylan Ferguson is one of the four, entering his third season with the Panthers. Ferguson...

Swim teams take off for IUPUI

Sean Hastings, Staff Reporter November 20, 2014

The Eastern men’s and women’s swim teams will compete at the House of Champions this weekend hosted by IUPUI in Indianapolis. The meets will stretch from Friday through Sunday, running all day. Both...

Swim teams picks up first wins

Sean Hastings, Staff Reporter November 16, 2014

The Eastern men’s and women’s swim teams hosted Valparaiso on Saturday at Padovan Pool where both picked up their first wins on the year. They combined for 14 first-place finishes. The men won by...

Swimming to host Valparaiso

Sean Hastings, Staff Reporter November 13, 2014

The Eastern men’s and women’s swim teams will host Valparaiso, starting at 11 a.m. Saturday at Padovan Pool. The Panthers, currently at 0-2 on both sides, are coming off losses to Ball State last...

Eastern swimming welcomes Ball State

Sean Hastings, Staff Reporter November 6, 2014

The Eastern men’s and women’s swim teams will host Ball State at 6 p.m. Friday at Padovan Pool for their first home meet of the season. The men and women both look to bounce back after losses in...

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