The Daily Eastern News

Students find opportunity at job fair

Students find opportunity at job fair

Jelan Buchanan, Staff Reporter

September 20, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

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


Filed under News

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


Filed under News

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...

Students talk transportation around campus

Logan Raschke, Staff Reporter

August 28, 2018


Filed under News

There are a variety of ways to get to and from Eastern that are convenient and cheap for college students. Panther Shuttle Driver Ken Keigley said the shuttle bus is a great option for students on a budget. “Parking, driving and gas bills are expensive,” he said. “The shuttle is free for all students....

Phishy business: Students receive spam from people they know

Phishy business:  Students receive spam from people they know

Staff Report

August 26, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Phishing emails and spam have been sent to several students with a panthermail email address from people they know Sunday night. The emails contain a subject line that relates to the person receiving the email, and when opened it says “unable to display this email” followed by a green box with wh...

Alert EIU notifies students of threats to safety

Kristen Ed, Managing Editor

August 26, 2018


Filed under News

Students, faculty and staff can quickly become aware of any hazards to Eastern’s campus through Alert EIU. Alert EIU is a communication tool that sends information about urgent threats or situations to all students, faculty and staff through their Eastern email accounts automatically. Lynette Drake, ...

Restructuring talks hit CAA

Restructuring talks hit CAA

Brooke Schwartz, News Editor

August 23, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

The Council of Academic Affairs, which has been working under suspended bylaws for the past year, will start to reinstate and update the bylaws as changes resulting from the “year of transition” continue around campus. Jeffrey Stowell, a psychology professor as well as the vice chair of Faculty Sen...

Get involved, stay involved in campus activities

Staff Editorial

August 21, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinions

Being at Eastern is more than just going to class, eating, sleeping and then repeating all of that. It seems as though some of us are scared to leave our comfort zone or are scared to overcome insecurities and just take the leap into something that would actually benefit us. Naturally, the “somethi...

‘Year of transition’ underway at Eastern

Brooke Schwartz, News Editor

August 19, 2018


Filed under News

A plan to restructure colleges and create a new one was approved by the board of trustees over the summer and put into effect during July. The plan involves many changes, including the creation of a new College of Health and Human Services, the creation of a new school of communications and journalism...

Professor, alumnus remember performance with Aretha Franklin

Professor, alumnus remember performance with Aretha Franklin

Analicia Haynes, Editor-in-Chief

August 19, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

As the world mourns the loss of the Queen of Soul, some of Eastern’s own take time to rekindle an old memory of when their lives crossed paths with Aretha Franklin. It was Parents Weekend 1997, about 21 years ago when five students and two professors performed on stage with Aretha Franklin in front...

Move-In Day 2018: Learning to say goodbye

Move-In Day 2018: Learning to say goodbye

Hannah Shillo, Staff Reporter

August 19, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

A box slid off her precarious structure as Rachel Mette dove to make sure nothing got broken in the fall. Rachel Mette, accompanied by her mother, father and brother, walked into her new home for the first time and prepared to say goodbye. She, along with many other freshmen and transfer students...

Move-In Day 2018: Learning to say goodbye

Move-In Day 2018: Learning to say goodbye

Hannah Shillo, Staff Reporter

August 16, 2018


Filed under Back to Campus, News, Showcase, Special Sections

A box slid off her precarious structure as Rachel Mette dove to make sure nothing got broken in the fall. Rachel Mette, accompanied by her mother, father and brother, walked into her new home for the first time and prepared to say goodbye. She, along with many other freshmen and transfer stu...

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