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

Councilman Jeff Lahr and Mayor Bradon Combs wait for the Tuesday meeting to begin. All agenda items were approved during the meeting.

City Council to vote on appropriating $310K of funds

Corryn Brock, Editor-in-Chief September 6, 2021

The Charleston City Council will vote on appropriating a total of $310,000 in Motor Fuel Tax funds for street and highway maintenance Tuesday evening at City Hall. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. Two...

Will program cut fund border?

Dillan Schorfheide, Assistant Sports Editor March 31, 2019

President Donald Trump’s administration said Saturday it intends to end foreign assistance programs for Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador. On the surface, that move does not seem to imply more than...

Thousands to attend “Teach Out” rally in Springfield

Loren Dickson, Entertainment Reporter April 25, 2017

In 1975, the state of Illinois paid roughly 82% of the cost for students to attend college. Over four decades later, Illinois now pays roughly 38% of that cost. Billy Hung, media coordinator of Eastern’s...

City Council approves athletic funding

Liz Stephens, City Reporter April 18, 2017

The Charleston City Council approved funding in multiple areas to help Eastern in its expenses in athletic events. The council authorized Expenditure of Tourism Funds for the Department of Kinesiology...

Social media contest to promote budget awareness

Loren Dickson, Entertainment Reporter April 11, 2017

To raise broader awareness of the statewide budget impasse, Eastern’s chapter of University Professionals of Illinois (UPI) is sponsoring a student social media campaign competition called “Education...

CUPB hears MLK jr. University Union cost-savings plan

Cassie Buchman, News Editor February 13, 2017

The Council on University Planning and Budget heard about the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union’s budget and cost-savings plans at its meeting Friday. Cathy Engelkes, deputy director of the...

Faculty senate to hear resolution on U of I funding plan

Samuel Nusbaum , Administration Reporter December 5, 2016

  Faculty Senate will be hearing a resolution about a proposal put forward by the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign to get their own funding and leave the rest of the states’ universities...

Additional funding to be used for operations

Cassie Buchman, News Editor November 29, 2016

The $5.6 million Eastern is set to receive from the Illinois Board of Higher Education will be used to manage the university’s funds and for other operational expenses. According to the Chicago Tribune,...

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