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

The Student Government executive board and speaker of the senate listen to Don Holly, a professor of anthropology, explain his idea to change Easterns grading point system to a +/- grading point system at Wednesdays meeting.

Student Senate recognizes Miss Black EIU contestants

Madelyn Kidd, News Editor March 2, 2022

The Student Senate approved the Senate Resolution 21-22-01 by a vote of 19-0 to recognize the five Miss Black EIU contestants, which includes one of their own senators, at Wednesday’s meeting. The...

Jewel Harbin takes care of a customer, Shantan Mukesh, a computer science graduate student. The old hair salon reopens with an open house event on Tuesday afternoon by Jewel Harbin, the owner of HHD Salon which is located in the lower level of Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. Harbin says she feels blessed because of the reopening and mentions, [Im] happy to be here, Eastern has a great group of people and to be offering a service to Charleston is the main thing.

THROUGH THE LENS: Hair salon reopening

Ashanti Thomas, Photo Editor February 23, 2022

Amairany Bueno Benitez, a freshman management major, gets excited when she gets an answer right on a trivia question during the Cupid Competition dating game show on Valentines Day. Benitez says her Valentines Day was pretty good because [she] looked good. The event hosted by University Board was held in University Ballroom of Martin Luther King Jr. University Union.

THROUGH THE LENS: Cupid Competition

Ashanti Thomas, Photo Editor February 14, 2022

Kennedi Johnson, a freshman psychology major, socializes with her new friend that she met while playing bingo in the Grand Ballroom Tuesday night.

THROUGH THE LENS: Winter welcome days

Ashanti Thomas, Photographer January 12, 2022

Programs were handed out at Jason Aguilar’s memorial service that took place at the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union Grand Ballroom Thursday afternoon. On the front of the program was listed a poem written by teammate Za’Quan Singleton a junior organizational devlopment major, in honor of Jason titled “Jason’s Purpose.”

THROUGH THE LENS: Memorial service for Jason Aguilar

Rob Le Cates, Assistant Photo Editor November 18, 2021

University, facilities to close for Memorial Day

Staff Report May 23, 2019

Eastern will be closed on May 27 in observance of Memorial Day. Mark Hudson, director of housing and dining services, said the University Food Court and all dining centers will be closed May 27. Cathy...

Evan Boggs, senior graphic design major and head of graphic design at Easterns Bookstore, scrolls through advertisements he has created for the store Wednesday afternoon.

FEATURE PHOTO: Designing for the Bookstore

Logan Raschke, Editor-in-Chief May 22, 2019

Evan Boggs, senior graphic design major and head of graphic design at Eastern's Bookstore, scrolls through advertisements he has created for the store Wednesday afternoon. Boggs said he designs advertisement...

Student Senate to see unofficial results of election

Samuel Nusbaum, Contributing Writer November 14, 2017

The Student Senate will see the unofficial results of the race for senator at its next meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Charleston/Mattoon room of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. William...

Spring Concert survey released, tabling starts

Chrissy Miller, News Editor November 12, 2017

Along with being able to take them online in their panthermails, a prize wheel and computers will be set up to allow students to take surveys this week about what they would like to see at the next Spring...

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