The Daily Eastern News

Former EIU soccer player alleges sexual assault against former Eastern baseball player

Henderlong is seen here delivering her speech about surviving an alleged sexual assault at the hands of an Eastern baseball player in 2017.

JJ Bullock, Editor-in-Chief

April 30, 2020

Editors note: This is a developing story, we will continue to update it as more information becomes available.  Update 2 p.m. Friday: In statements made to The Daily Eastern News on Friday, both Eastern and the Eastern Athletic Department admitted they were made aware in May of 2017 of a sexual ...

STAFF EDITORIAL: College journalism is crucial; it deserves respect

Staff Editorial

September 5, 2019

We at The Daily Eastern News believe in our reporting and the fact that we are providing a service to our readers by informing them of what is happening at Eastern. To make this happen, though, we need the cooperation of Eastern’s officials, students and community members to be able to relay and ...

Stop overshadowing bad news with good news

Brooke Schwartz, Administration Reporter

February 20, 2018

During the first century A.D., Emperor Augustus would provide free grain and entertainment to lower-class citizens to make them forget their hunger and displeasure; switch the grain and entertainment for a bronze panther statue, and you have Eastern today. I am the administration reporter for The Dai...

Media literacy is important to practice

Staff Editorial

January 8, 2018

With the end of every year comes the annual “end-of-year” lists, where we get to find out what people thought were the best and worst aspects of 2017. According to USA Today, a Marist Poll found that 23 percent of Americans believe “fake news is the second-most annoying phrase used in casual c...

Column: Silencing media comes with consequences

Mallory Kutnick, Staff Reporter

February 9, 2017

Picture yourself waking up on a late summer’s morning. You drag yourself out of bed to get ready for the day that awaits you. Breakfast has come and gone, and you have had your pot of coffee. Just another day. Only there is no paper wrapped in plastic tossed haphazardly in your bushes by a paperboy in a rush. Your...

Thesis presentations to be at Booth

DEN Staff

January 31, 2017

Thesis presentations to be at Booth   Three sessions on how to research and present a thesis will be given by Booth Library faculty members this semester. The first one, Thesis 101 Seminar 1: Researching the Literature will be offered from 7p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 6 and again from 9:30...

Column: Fake news is easy to spot if you know how

Leon Mire, Associate News Editor

January 30, 2017

Last week I wrote about the importance of being skeptical and thinking critically before sharing stories or photos on social media. Being aware of one’s own biases and realizing when a story confirms those biases is a huge step toward responsible social media use. The hardest part is forming the mental...

A week in review

January 13, 2017

The video covers the news and sports highlights for the week of January 9, 2017 through January 13, 2017.

AP service returns for reader benefit

Staff Report

September 11, 2016

The Daily Eastern News announced the return of the Associated Press service Sunday night. This service will help The Daily Eastern News staff include relevant state and local news in the newspaper, Editor-in-Chief Kalyn Hayslett said. “I believe it is crucial to resurrect this service, especial...

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