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

Justin Thomas, a senior wide receiver, leaps over Franky West, a sophomore defensive back, to avoid the tackle. The Panthers lost to the Redbirds 7-35 Saturday night at Illinois State University.

THROUGH THE LENS: Panthers vs. Redbirds

Ashanti Thomas, Photo Editor September 18, 2022

Men’s tennis team to play Illinois State, Rose-Hulman

Vince Lovergine , Men's Tennis Reporter March 7, 2018

With two more road matches looming, the Eastern men’s tennis team is headed to Illinois State and Rose-Hulman this weekend. The Panthers start the weekend Friday against Illinois State, but the results...

BOT vice chair of 11 years dies Monday

BOT vice chair of 11 years dies Monday

Stephanie Markham, Editor-in-Chief October 5, 2015

Robert Webb, the vice chair of Eastern’s Board of Trustees, died at 1:32 a.m. Monday, Oct. 5, 2015, at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center in Mattoon. Webb, of Mattoon, was 87 years old. Arrangements...

Eastern, which has the lowest student enrollment in the state, declined nearly 400 students this year. Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, Western Illinois University and Northern Illinois University have also declined.

University enrollment fluctuates statewide

Roberto Hodge, News Editor September 14, 2015

Some four-year public universities have steadily declined statewide in student enrollment. Enrollment for Eastern, Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, Western Illinois University and Northern Illinois...

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