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

UPD to revive R.A.D. self-defense training

UPD to revive R.A.D. self-defense training

Rob Le Cates, Editor-in-Chief June 28, 2022

Eastern’s Police Department will be sponsoring a series of free women’s self-defense classes through the Rape Aggression Defense system from July 5-7 from 4-7 p.m. The class will have two instructors...

Three different commencement speakers gave speeches during the graduation ceremony for the Eastern Illinois University Class of 2022 Saturday afternoon in Lantz Arena. Representing the Lumpkin College of Business and Technology Marie Koch delivered her speech during the first ceremony. Representing the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Jerimiah Boyd-Johnson presented his speech at the second ceremony. Representing the College of Education, MaryAnn Catt and Esperanza Murillo gave their speeches during the last ceremony.

Looking back at the 2021-2022 academic year

News Staff May 7, 2022

  As the semester ends and spring commencement is over, here is a look back at the 2021-2022 academic year: August The fall semester kicked off with move-in, First Night and Quakin' in the...

Glassman, Gamboa respond to hate speech flyers found on campus: Leave our campus out of this

Glassman, Gamboa respond to hate speech flyers found on campus: ‘Leave our campus out of this’

Corryn Brock, Editor-in-Chief April 13, 2022

Bags of flyers with pro-Ku Klux Klan messaging and rocks were found around Greek Court and University Court Wednesday afternoon. The flyers read, "You have been paid another social visit by the Old...

EDITORIAL: Find your Betsy Jewell and thank her

EDITORIAL: Find your Betsy Jewell and thank her

Editorial Staff March 23, 2022

In a world built for men, strong female role models are in high demand. And lucky for Eastern, there is no shortage of women worthy of being looked up to on this campus. In this issue, we highlighted...

Wills Wild n Wacky Podcast... with Sean: New Police Chief Marisol Gamboa

Will’s Wild ‘n Wacky Podcast… with Sean: New Police Chief Marisol Gamboa

Will Simmons and Sean Cozzie February 16, 2022

Will and Sean talk to Chief Gamboa about life, liberty and tacos.

Jerimiah Boyd-Johnson, a senior political science major, presents Marisol Gamboa, a candidate for the University police, and opens the room for questions inside the Paris room of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union.

Eastern hires new UPD Chief

Corryn Brock, Editor-in-Chief November 13, 2021

Marisol Gamboa has been selected as the University Police Department’s next Chief of Police. She will begin her role on Jan. 4. Gamboa is currently serving as the San Jacinto College Administrative...

Jerimiah Boyd-Johnson, a senior political science major, presents Marisol Gamboa, a candidate for the University police, and opens the room for questions inside the Paris room of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union.

Third UPD chief candidate talks student-officer relationships

Luke Taylor, News Editor October 24, 2021

A third candidate for campus police chief, Marisol Gamboa, told students she was interested in providing personal relationships between officers and students during an open session Friday. Gamboa is...

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