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

Lumpkin Hall is named after Richard Lumpkin, a man who supported Eastern through financial contributions. The building was named after Lumpkin in 1990.

Richard Lumpkin and his namesake hall

Ryan Meyer, Multimedia Reporter November 28, 2021

On Nov. 27, 1990, Illinois’s longest serving governor James Thompson dedicated a new building that would hold Eastern’s College of Business, nestled in between Klehm and Coleman, to Richard Lumpkin. According...

Raven Ramsey, senior construction management major and Katherine Farrell, a graduate student studying sociology, cut wood in a project for the Construction Club.

Construction Club builds connections between students

Kyara Morales-Rodriguez, Associate News Editor October 3, 2021

Construction Club is a service-based registered student organization that helps students learn the skills they need in a career in construction. It started as a way to create an environment where students...

Workshop to inform about income taxes

February 12, 2019

Director of accounting Nicholas Robinson will answer questions students have about filing income taxes at the Income Tax Workshop Wednesday. According to the flyer, attending students can ask Robinson...

12 buildings to see blackouts over break

Mallory Kutnick, Campus Reporter March 9, 2017

Twelve school buildings will see electrical outages over the course of five days during spring break. The Human Services Building, the Tarble Arts Center and Lawson, Thomas, Taylor, Klehm, Coleman...

Chicago Alderman to present platform for Ill. Governor candidacy

Analicia Haynes, Online Editor February 24, 2017

The EIU College Democrats will be hosting a question-and-answer style meet and greet with Chicago Alderman Amaya Pawar, who announced his bid for the Democratic nomination for Governor. The meet and...

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