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 contents of The Daily Eastern News’ file on the Sept. 19 wreck that left one person dead and multiple people injured. The Illinois State Police turned over its case file on the incident to The News.

EDITORIAL: Public information is the best information

Editorial Board November 30, 2021

Recently, The Daily Eastern News received a response to a Freedom of Information Act request for the case file and dashcam footage of a wreck that occurred on Sept. 19. This came after FOIA denials from...

STAFF EDITORIAL: CAA’s OMA vote was right decision

Staff Editorial March 9, 2020

Eastern’s Council on Academic Affairs voted unanimously at its Thursday meeting last week to reject a bylaw change that would make it no longer subject to the Illinois Open Meetings Act. The proposed...

STAFF EDITORIAL: CAA should be compliant with OMA

Editorial Staff February 13, 2020

Eastern’s Council on Academic Affairs, at the behest of University Counsel Laura McLaughlin, is considering an amendment to its bylaws which would no longer subject the CAA to the Illinois Open Meetings...

CAA to discuss OMA bylaw revision Thursday

Logan Raschke and Corryn Brock February 13, 2020

The Council on Academic Affairs will discuss CAA and the Open Meetings Act again during its Thursday meeting, and Eastern’s general counsel Laura McLaughlin said she still stands by her opinion that...

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