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

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...

Glassman, Gamboa respond to hate speech flyers found on campus: Leave our campus out of this

Glassman, Gamboa respond to hate speech flyers found on campus: ‘Leave our campus out of this’

Corryn Brock, Editor-in-Chief April 13, 2022

Bags of flyers with pro-Ku Klux Klan messaging and rocks were found around Greek Court and University Court Wednesday afternoon. The flyers read, "You have been paid another social visit by the Old...

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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