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

Athletics looking for new Billy the Panther

Madalyn Schoonover, Contributing Writer November 2, 2017

The Eastern Athletic Department is looking to hire a new person to be Billy the Panther for the upcoming sports season. They are hoping to fill the position by the start of next week. There are currently...

Bryan Bund | The Daily Eastern News Billy the Panther cheers on players at the women’s soccer game Sunday at Lakeside Field.

New Billy the Panther chosen, former mascots reflect on experience

Kennedy Nolen, Contributing Writer September 5, 2016

  Eastern’s athletic department chose three anonymous individuals to sport the ‘Billy the Panther’ costume at events and games throughout this academic year. Rich Moser, Eastern’s sports...

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