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

BSU forum to discuss mentality

Staff Report October 21, 2019

The Black Student Union will host “Taking My Peace Back! Mental Health Awareness Forum” Tuesday evening in the Lumpkin auditorium from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. BSU President Jay Haver will be speaking at...

Sace Elder, chair of the history department, speaks to the audience during the Border Secruity Forum Monday afternoon at Buzzard Hall.

Forum teaches about immigration policy, border security

Brysen Carr, Contributing Writer March 25, 2019

Several speakers offered their take on immigration policy and current debates Monday night during Eastern’s “Immigration Forum.” Arthur Turner, deputy majority leader of the Illinois House of...

Border security, immigration to be discused at forum

Staff Reporter March 20, 2019

Eastern is sponsoring a public forum to discuss issues of immigration policy and border security from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. March 25 in the Buzzard Hall Auditorium. Arthur Turner, the deputy majority...

Candidates for county clerk, county sheriff, state representative to speak at forum

Staff Report February 13, 2018

All candidates for the contested positions in the primary for Coles County Clerk, Coles County Sheriff and State Representative for the 110th District will speak at a candidates’ forum at the end of...

Panelists speak at a faculty forum where threats to higher education, including decreased funding, were addressed.

Faculty forum looks at threats to higher education

Brooke Schwartz, Administration Reporter February 13, 2018

Decreased funding for colleges and universities and how the public misunderstands their mission were two threats to higher education looked at during a faculty forum on Tuesday. The forum included an...

Hashni Vidana, a biological sciences graduate student asked asks a question of President Glassman during Monday night’s “Dr. G. You and Me” student forum in Buzzard Auditorium. Vidana suggested a mentoring program for all new students. She said while obtaining her Bachelor’s in England her mentor was very beneficial with basic things such as finding a grocery store and said all new students could benefit from a similar program.

Students voice ideas at forum

Chrissy Miller, Administration Reporter March 6, 2017

Students told Eastern President David Glassman their suggestions and concerns about the university’s community at an open student forum Tuesday evening. Hashni Vidana, an international graduate student...

Owura Kuffuor, a political science grad student from Ghanna, Tajdar Ahmed a sustainable energy grad student from Kuwait, and Valida Azamatova, a Political Science grad student from Uzbekistan discuss the importance of voting and freedom of choice.

International forum draws large audience

Angelica Cataldo, Entertainment Reporter November 2, 2016

  About 100 people attended an open forum Wednesday night to hear stories and experiences from a handful of international students and faculty at Eastern. “Global Ties, Local Lives” was...

Dennis Malak, Democratic candidate for Illinois’ 110th represenative district, sits next to an empty chair and answers questions from community members during a forum Wednesday at the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. Reggie Phillips, the incumbent representative, was not in attendance.

Malak discusses platform, Phillips absent at forum

Angelica Cataldo , Entertainment Reporter October 12, 2016

The candidate forum Wednesday in the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union allowed students, faculty, staff and community members to ask the candidates questions about their campaign and their plans...

Faculty give final thoughts for presidential search

Braden Harp , Staff Reporter September 10, 2014

Faculty had the chance to voice their preferences to the Presidential Search Committee at a final search forum Wednesday. They brought attention to several concerns about the selection of a new president...

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