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

Pictured is the front of Pemberton Hall.

History of Pemberton Hall: its namesake, legends

Luke Taylor, News Editor December 5, 2021

Pemberton Hall, named after Senator Stanton C. Pemberton, was the first dormitory built at a publicly supported university in the state of Illinois. Pemberton is also one of the oldest buildings on...

Six awards for research funded by the Council on Faculty Research

Six awards for research funded by the Council on Faculty Research

Luke Taylor, News Editor November 1, 2021

The Council on Faculty Research has announced the faculty members who received an award to fund a proposed project. Twelve faculty members applied for the award and the council was able to fund six...

Joey Veronico, a junior marketing major from Hoffman Estates, walks past the Greenwood School Museum on March 31, 2010.

The history of Charleston’s schoolhouse, Greenwood

Ryan Meyer, Multimedia Reporter November 1, 2021

If the 48 stars on the American flag don’t illustrate the age of the Greenwood School in Charleston, Illinois, then maybe the decrepit bookshelves or the toys at the front of the room will. The one-room...

Maynard Pat OBrien

O’Brien Stadium’s namesake remembered

Ryan Meyer, Multimedia Reporter October 19, 2021

O’Brien Stadium will hold its 51st homecoming game on Saturday since the completion of the building in 1970. The stadium was named in honor of Maynard “Pat” O’Brien shortly after his retirement...

H.F. Thut Greenhouses namesake

H.F. Thut Greenhouse’s namesake

Ryan Meyer, Multimedia Reporter October 7, 2021

The H.F. Thut Greenhouse has acted as Eastern’s botanical conservatory since its completion in 1964. The glass-paned, brick and steel 3,400 square-foot building is tucked between the Life Sciences...

The legendary Burl Ives, perhaps Easterns most famous alumnus, tells a crowd at the Art Studio, which bares his name, that hes happy returning to his Central Illinois roots. Photo published in The Daily Eastern News April 30, 1990 issue.

The person behind Burl Ives Studio Hall

Ethan Schobernd, Campus Reporter October 4, 2021

Since 1990, Eastern’s arts department has had Burl Ives Studio Hall as a place for students who are planning on completing their Master of Arts.   With its 18 individual studio spaces and critique...

Dannie Otto and Barbara Shenk present Living With the Bomb: From Duck-and-Cover to Ground Zero in the Coleman Hall Auditorium.

Living with a Bomb presentation in Coleman Hall

Iyanna Stanton, Staff Writer September 30, 2021

Dannie Otto and Barbara Shenk, Co-Directors of the World Friendship Center, discussed their experience in a presentation titled “Living with the Bomb-From Duck-and Cover to Ground Zero” on Thursday The...

The baseball team celebrates with Hunter Beetley (7) after his walk-off two-run home run in the bottom of the 11th inning during the Panthers first game of a three-game series against Eastern Kentucky Saturday at Coaches Stadium. The Panthers won the first game 13-11.

Popcorn Talk: ‘Pan’s Labyrinth’ (2006)

Logan Raschke, Podcast Editor July 16, 2020

https://open.spotify.com/episode/47nH9cSqZbZjM6nKPHm3eH?si=hjLP04F5RgeoyC79e8ssww • This podcast is also available on Anchor, Apple Podcasts and five other platforms! Click here to find out more Guillermo...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Remember, honor Black History Month

Staff Editorial February 5, 2020

February marks Black History Month, and we at The Daily Eastern News want everyone to challenge themselves to go beyond the typical social construct of the month. This is the month to commemorate and...

Three more events to begin for ‘The 400th’ on Tuesday

Staff Report September 9, 2019

Three events will be held Tuesday throughout the day as a part of “The 400th,” a semester-long series of events on the 400th anniversary of the first slaves being brought to America from Africa.  The...

1619 Exhibit, Race Card Project kick off ‘400th’

Corryn Brock, News Editor September 3, 2019

Two events were held to kick off a series of events with the purpose of looking in depth at race in the past, present and future in American society. The event falls on the 400th anniversary of the...

Lincoln Log Cabin’s Civil War Ball set for Saturday

Staff Report June 13, 2019

The historic Lincoln Log Cabin is hosting a Civil War Ball on Saturday from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. The ball is free and open to the public; period dress is encouraged, but not required. Modern or other era...

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