The Daily Eastern News

State universities asked to ‘tighten belt’ to fill possible deficit

Analicia Haynes, Online Editor

March 8, 2017

Representatives from the nine public universities and three higher education agencies met with the Senate Committee on Higher Education Tuesday and were asked how they can “tighten their belts” in order to fill a proposed budget deficit. After Gov. Bruce Rauner introduced a budget proposal in...

Panthers and Redbirds square off in Mid-America Classic

Panthers and Redbirds square off in Mid-America Classic

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

September 15, 2016

One year ago Illinois State came into O’Brien Field, with a few things going their way late were able to steal a win from the Panthers on their own field. Now, for redshirt senior running back Devin Church, it is the Panthers turn to go into Hancock Stadium and do the same to them. One of the bad...

McInerney finishes second at ISU Invite

McInerney finishes second at ISU Invite

Bob Reynolds, Sports Editor

September 14, 2015

Eastern men’s cross country junior Riley McInerney placed second Friday night at the Country Financial Illinois State Invitational. McInerney finished with a time of 24 minutes and 41.7 seconds in the 8K course. This comes last week after McInerney finished in first place at the EIU Walt Crawford...

Cross Country looks to continue success at ISU

Cross Country looks to continue success at ISU

Blake Nash, Staff Reporter

September 9, 2015

The Eastern men’s and women’s cross country teams will try to continue its recent success at the Illinois State Invite on Friday. The Panthers won both races last week at home, which is the only time they will have a home meet this season. Expected runners for the Panthers women’s team include...

Dameron pursues a balanced offense heading into ISU

Dameron pursues a balanced offense heading into ISU

Aldo Soto, Sports Editor

September 11, 2014

Heading into Eastern’s second game of the season against Southern Illinois-Carbondale, Panthers’ coach Kim Dameron made it a point to give the ball to the Panthers’ running backs. Now, entering the 103rd Mid-America Classic against Illinois State at noon Saturday in Normal, Dameron still wants...

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