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

Eastern forward Sammy Friday IV battles with two Chicago State defenders in the paint in a game last December, which Eastern won 78-56.

Men’s basketball team to play home opener Monday

Ryan Meyer, Men's Basketball Reporter November 14, 2021

Lantz Arena will hold it’s first men’s basketball game of the season Monday night at 7 p.m. as the Panthers host the 0-2 Central Michigan Chippewas. Both teams are winless entering their 51st ever...

Photo from the 1941 Warbler. Coach Lantz controls his emotions.

The history of Lantz Arena

Ryan Meyer, Multimedia Reporter November 3, 2021

2021 is the 54th year in the Lantz Arena Complex’s history, and will begin its winter sports season with a women’s basketball exhibition Wednesday evening. The arena holds the basketball and volleyball...

Eastern outside hitter Kaitlyn Flynn follows through on a kill attempt in a match against Indiana State on Sept. 19 in Lantz Arena. Flynn had 10 kills and 10 digs in the match, which Eastern lost 3-1.

Panthers home for matches with Skyhawks

Adam Tumino, Sports Editor October 21, 2021

The football team is not the only Eastern team playing at home this weekend.  The Eastern volleyball team will be hosting Tennessee-Martin for a pair of conference matches on Friday and Saturday. The...

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...

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...

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

Volleyball team finds growth in loss

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...

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...

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.

Airband amazes crowd, Greek Week royalty announced

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...

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...

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

Panthers look for consistency at Indiana State

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...

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...

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

Volleyball team traveling to SEMO, UT-Martin

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...

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