The Daily Eastern News

Spring concert performer to be revealed Thursday

Kalyn Hayslett, Editor-in-Chief

February 9, 2017

The performer for the annual Spring Concert will be revealed at the men’s basketball game against Tennessee-Martin during halftime 7 p.m. Thursday night. Students will see the unveiling of the artist’s banner while listening to the artist’s music in Lantz Arena. The University Board is responsible...

Smith brings one year of experience to help Panthers

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

August 30, 2016

There is not one senior on the Eastern volleyball team, which means players are looking for guidance from younger teammates, including sophomore Taylor Smith and junior Maria Brown. Red-shirt junior Josie Winner is the oldest player on the team, but still has only two years of experience coming into...

Volleyball team finds growth in loss

Lindsey Powers returns a serve while teammate Josie Winner backs her up in a 3-2 loss to Butler on Tuesday at Lantz Arena.

Maher Kawash, Volleyball Reporter

August 30, 2016

On a team with no seniors out of six newcomers, growth and improvement are focal points in any sport and especially volleyball. That was the case for the Eastern volleyball team Tuesday night as it fell to Butler in five sets. The Panthers played arguably their best match of the season thus far,...

Volleyball team set for new campaign

Maher Kawash, Volleyball Reporter

August 21, 2016

The Eastern volleyball team wrapped up its preseason action with the annual blue and gray inter-squad scrimmage Sunday afternoon, and the gray team swept the two set match. Although the scrimmage was opened with a laid back game of rock, paper, scissors to decide which side gets first serve, th...

Airband amazes crowd, Greek Week royalty announced

Talia Persico from Alpha Phi and Daniel Guerrero from Sigma Phi Epsilon were crowned King and Queen of the 2016 Greek Week Saturday during Airband in Lantz Arena.

Analicia Haynes, Administration Editor

April 3, 2016

The Lantz Arena shook with cheers and roars Saturday night as the 2016 Airband Competition kicked off for this year’s “Endless Summer” Greek Week. 19 fraternities and sororities piled into Lantz and danced their hearts out, their fellow brothers and sisters cheering them on every step of the...

Spring concert opening act announced

Luis Martinez, News Editor

March 22, 2016

With the Spring Concert being less than a month away, the band recently announced that the opening performance would be LOLO, a singer-songwriter from Jackson, Tenn. Ceci Brinker, the director of student life, said fewer than 200 tickets are still available for purchase as of Tuesday. LOLO, whose...

Panthers look for consistency at Indiana State

Sophomore guard Cornell Johnston is currently shooting 25 percent from the arch and has scored 25 points so far this season with the Panthers.

Blake Nash, Assistant Sports Editor

November 30, 2015

Its record might be 0-4 but coach Jay Spoonhour said that he is not worried about the way the Eastern men’s basketball team has played recently. The Panthers host Indiana State in the third of a four game home stand, a stretch in which Spoonhour said that they showed improvement in each game. But...

Men’s basketball team off to slow start

Maher Kawash, Staff Reporter

November 30, 2015

The Eastern men’s basketball team has gotten off to a bleak start to begin the season as they hold a 0-4 record heading into the final two games of their home stand. The Panthers are coming off an 81-72 loss against Green Bay where they held the lead for the majority of the first 30 minutes o...

Volleyball team traveling to SEMO, UT-Martin

Senior libero Stephanie Wallace prepares to serve the ball against UT Martin on October 16, 2015 in Lantz Arena. The Panthers won 3-1.

Ali Kissane, Staff Reporter

October 29, 2015

The Eastern volleyball team has won five matches in a row heading into its matches against Southeast Missouri and the University of Tennessee-Martin this weekend. The Panthers will start the weekend off by taking on Southeast Missouri on Friday and finish it by taking on University of Tennessee-Martin...

Eastern volleyball looking to continue win streak

Sean Hastings, Assistant Sports Editor

October 22, 2015

The Eastern volleyball has a three game win streak heading into the weekend as they will host Austin Peay on Friday and undefeated Murray State on Saturday. The Panthers took on both schools two weeks ago and found themselves on the winning end with Austin Peay but lost all three sets to Murray State. Eastern’s...

Panthers return home with winning momentum

Ali Kissane, Staff Reporter

October 14, 2015

The Eastern volleyball team returns home to Lantz Arena this weekend where they have not lost in Ohio Valley Conference play this season. The Panthers are 2-0 when playing in Lantz Arena and are excited to be back on their own court. They will start the weekend off by taking on the University of...

Panther volleyball team breaks losing streak

Sean Hastings, Assistant Sports Editor

October 12, 2015

The Eastern volleyball team split a pair of matches over the weekend after dropping in straight sets to Murray State Friday and then defeating Austin Peay in straight sets Saturday. Austin Peay has really struggled to get in the win column, as they were 0-4 prior to losing to the Panthers Saturday. Even...

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