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

5th Judicial Circuit Court of Illinois presiding Judge Mark Bovard swears in the new Coles County Sheriff Kent Martin at the Coles County Courthouse Thursday morning.

New Coles County Sheriff Kent Martin takes oath of office

Madelyn Kidd, News Editor December 1, 2022

Officers from across Coles County arrived at the Courthouse Thursday morning to witness former Eastern Police Chief Kent Martin being sworn into office as the newly elected Coles County Sheriff. Martin...

A police car sits outside Douglas Hall Tuesday morning after law enforcement responded to a report of a gun in the building. No gun was found.

Threat to campus found to be not credible

JJ Bullock, Editor-in-Chief October 15, 2019

A threat issued to Eastern’s campus early Tuesday morning was found to be not credible by law enforcement following a day of investigations, false alarm emergency calls and questions from a concerned...

Campus police officers to serve lemonade

Valentina Vargas, Contributing Writer September 5, 2017

Students will be able to interact with the officers from the University Police Department through “Layin’ Down the Law Lemonade Stand” from noon to 2 p.m. on Wednesday outside of Coleman Hall. University...

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