The Daily Eastern News

Student accused of resisting arrest last Tuesday

Corryn Brock, News Editor

November 10, 2019

An Eastern student was charged with resisting a peace officer. Jacari W. Neil, a 22-year-old marketing major, is accused of resisting arrest on Nov. 5. According to the police affidavit, Officer Jeremy Shores with the University Police Department responded to a report of a fight at Immaunel Lutheran Churc...

Threat to campus found to be not credible

Threat to campus found to be not credible

JJ Bullock, Editor-in-Chief

October 15, 2019

A threat issued to Eastern’s campus early Tuesday morning was found to be not credible by law enforcement following a day of investigations, false alarm emergency calls and questions from a concerned public and student body. 9:48 a.m. Initial alert sent out Eastern’s administration was informed...

Wallace named to all-OVC 1st team

Wallace named to all-OVC 1st team

JJ Bullock, Sports Editor

March 6, 2019

EVANSVILLE, Ind. — On Tuesday Eastern sophomore Josiah Wallace was named to the all-OVC first team, an honor he achieved after averaging 15.2 points per game for the Eastern men’s basketball team this season. While the honor was great, Wallace on Wednesday night stepped onto the court for Eastern...

Tournament Knockout: Eastern falls to Tennessee-Martin 78-71 in 1st round

Tournament Knockout: Eastern falls to Tennessee-Martin 78-71 in 1st round

Dillan Schorfheide, Assistant Sports Editor

March 6, 2019

EVANSVILLE, Ind. — The Eastern men’s basketball team’s offense is in its most lethal form when its three-point shots are falling and Josiah Wallace and Mack Smith are scoring. Wednesday, both of those things happened and the Eastern offense thrived, but only in the first half. The second hal...

Late loss by Eastern looked familiar

Late loss by Eastern looked familiar

JJ Bullock, Sports Editor

March 6, 2019

EVANSVILLE, Ind. — On Feb. 28 the Eastern men’s basketball team led Jacksonville State 64-57 with three minutes to play in the second half of a game that would be ever important to the seeding of the conference tournament. A few late mistakes in regulation and in the two subsequent overtime period...

Board of Trustees approves campus tech plan

Analicia Haynes, Editor-in-Chief

January 27, 2019

The Board of Trustees approved an $820,081.62 plan to upgrade campus technology, a 1.5 percent fee increase for the Room and Board Fee and Grant-in-Aid Fee, modifications for the WEIU Tower and three new majors. Campus Technology The approved proposal includes the purchase of 200 virtual clients tha...

Students display work at art sale

Valentina Vargas, Staff Reporter

December 2, 2018

The Department of Art and Design held a Holiday Art sale over the weekend at the main concourse in the Doudna Fine Arts Center. Students, faculty of Eastern and residents of Charleston stopped by the sale all throughout the weekend while they were attending other holiday events like the Holiday Concert...

St. Louis Ballet performs for full house at Doudna

St. Louis Ballet performs for full house at Doudna

Mercury Bowen, Entertainment Reporter

December 2, 2018

Sounds of ballet shoes dancing on the stage carried through the silence of the Theatre as the St. Louis Ballet performed to a full house Saturday evening at the Doudna Fine Arts Center. Prior to intermission, the ballet company performed “Moonlight & Sonatas,” “Pandora’s Box” and “Re...

Students find opportunity at job fair

Students find opportunity at job fair

Jelan Buchanan, Staff Reporter

September 20, 2018

Students came to the job fair to meet potential new employers during the Job and Internship fair Thursday in the Grand Ballroom of the Martin Luther King Jr. Union. Essence Chatman, a senior public relations major, said she attended the job fair because this is her last year at Eastern. “I’m graduat...

Eastern prepares for Family Weekend

Logan Raschke, Staff Reporter

September 20, 2018

Family Weekend will host a series of events for students and their families starting Friday at several locations on Eastern’s campus. Students can check in and receive additional information about the schedule of events from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Java B&B and Bookstore at the Martin Luther ...

Eastern announces aid program to reduce or offset tuition costs

Staff Report

September 13, 2018

Eastern announced a multifaceted financial aid program that is expected to reduce, or offset, tuition and fee costs for qualified Illinois students who enroll. According to a press release sent out Thursday afternoon, this program ultimately reduces tuition and fees for students of families from all i...

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