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

Junior running back Isaiah Johnson runs in for a touchdown in the Panthers’ season-opening win at Indiana State Aug. 31. Eastern plays at Northern Saturday.

Panthers, Huskies square off in DeKalb

Sean Hastings , Sports Editor September 7, 2017

It will have already been nine days since the Panthers’ final-second win against Indiana State when the Eastern football team takes the field against Northern Saturday in DeKalb. Eastern made simple...

Eastern football team to get TV time in September

Camelia Nicholson, Sports Editor June 23, 2017

The Eastern football team will get some TV time this year, after recently announcing an ESPN3 broadcast game against Northern Illinois University. Eastern will play at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 9,...

Redshirt junior midfielder, Gabriel Puga runs upfield during Saturday’s game against Oral Roberts.

Men’s soccer team hopes to end losing streak

Maher Kawash, Staff Reporter September 28, 2015

The Eastern men’s soccer team is hoping to end its three-game losing streak and receive some bragging rights as they take on in-state rival Northern Illinois University this Tuesday at Lakeside Field...

Eastern, which has the lowest student enrollment in the state, declined nearly 400 students this year. Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, Western Illinois University and Northern Illinois University have also declined.

University enrollment fluctuates statewide

Roberto Hodge, News Editor September 14, 2015

Some four-year public universities have steadily declined statewide in student enrollment. Enrollment for Eastern, Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, Western Illinois University and Northern Illinois...

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