The Daily Eastern News

Scamming victims share their experiences

Tom O’Connor, Staff Reporter

April 24, 2019

John Strickland, who will remain anonymous in this story, did not recognize himself. He looked up at the mirrors that line the walls of the Walgreens in Charleston, his eyes sunken in, his confidence shattered. Strickland had just shipped his 800th dollar, through the use of a Western Union kiosk, to a...

Board of Trustees approves campus tech plan

Analicia Haynes, Editor-in-Chief

January 27, 2019

The Board of Trustees approved an $820,081.62 plan to upgrade campus technology, a 1.5 percent fee increase for the Room and Board Fee and Grant-in-Aid Fee, modifications for the WEIU Tower and three new majors. Campus Technology The approved proposal includes the purchase of 200 virtual clients tha...

ITS: Delete spam emails sent as phishing attempt

Staff Report

August 27, 2018

Eastern’s Information and Technology Services said a phishing attempt affected various individuals on campus over the weekend.  The spam emails were sent from user names that students recognized, though those individuals had no knowledge of the emails being sent.  In the spam email the message ...

Technology services, support reviewed by CUPB

Cassie Buchman, Editor-in-Chief

December 10, 2017

Personnel from Information Technology Services and the Center for Academic Technology Support updated the Council on University Planning and Budgeting on how they are planning on moving forward in coming years. Josh Awalt, interim assistant vice president for ITS, said there was a decrease in the 2016/...

Workgroup No. 2 combines suggestions to start draft

Kalyn Hayslett, Editor-in-Chief

October 20, 2016

Workgroup No.2, focusing on university technology, talked about implementing a new position that will focus on helping the campus’s technological needs. The suggested Chief Information Officer position would be responsible for developing an ITS plan that will address all of the campus’s needs...

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