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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

Pierce Holley, a junior quarterback, stiff arms a Bryant University Bulldogs defender at O‘Brien Field saturday afternoon.

Holley, Panthers receive preseason recognition

Zaria Flippin, Sports Editor July 18, 2024

Eastern’s graduate quarterback Pierce Holley was named the Big South-Ohio Valley Conference preseason offensive player of the year among poll of the two leagues’ coaches. In the 2023 season, Holley...

The student section loudly cheer and show support after Easterns volleyball team win a met vs. the University of Missouri. The Panthers won 3-0 against the Tigers Thursday night.

Behind the Scenes of the EIU Student Section

Anna Hagan, Sports Reporter November 15, 2023

From Orland Park to Lawrence, Kan., back to Charleston, graduate student Abby St. John saw something in particular at Eastern athletic events needed some help: the student section. When St. John started...

Assistant coach Mariah King and the rest of the team come together during a timeout at their basketball game vs. Southeast Missouri in Lantz Arena Saturday afternoon.

Eastern gives Black athletes positive experiences

Han Byer, Kate Stevens, Autumn Schulz, Photographer, Assistant Sports Editor, Sports Editor February 1, 2023

In May of 2022, the NCAA released statistics breaking down NCAA athletes by ethnicity from 2021, finding that 8.8 percent were Black women athletes and 16.5 percent were Black male athletes. Five current...

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