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

Movement uncertain following higher education hearing

Cassie Buchman, News Editor March 8, 2017

Though Eastern President David Glassman and other state universities testified Tuesday in front of the Illinois Senate about challenges they faced as a result of the budget impasse, it is questionable...

State bill could reduce penalties for marijuana possession

Sydney Edwards, Staff Reporter June 2, 2015

Editor's Note: This story has been updated as of 11:20 a.m. 6/3/15 to include further information from deputy chief Jason Taylor. The Illinois Senate passed House Bill 218 on May 21 lowering the amount...

State bill proposes sexual assault policies for universities

Stephanie Markham, Editor-in-Chief May 26, 2015

Illinois legislators are considering a bill that would require universities to deal with sexual assault cases by adopting a “comprehensive policy” consistent with existing state and federal law. House...

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