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

Ona and Kenneth Crackers Norton

EDITORIAL: Research Douglas Hall naming replacements

Editorial Staff November 28, 2021

Eastern's Naming Committee has begun the process of reviewing names suggested by University President David Glassman for their suitability. As the committee begins to do their research, do not be afraid...

Ona and Kenneth Crackers Norton

Potential Douglas Hall name replacements: Ona and Kenneth Norton

Corryn Brock, Editor-in-Chief November 24, 2021

Eastern’s Naming Committee is tasked with reviewing a list of individuals who Douglas Hall could be potentially renamed after. The individuals being considered are former Illinois Governor Edward...

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Easterns Naming Committee are tasked with reviewing (left to right) former Illinois Governor Edward Coles, former Eastern student and Tuskegee Airman Major Charles B. Hall, former Eastern student and former University President Louis V. Hencken, community members Ona and Kenneth Norton, Easterns first Black student Zella Powell and former Eastern professor William Ridgeway.

Potential Douglas Hall name replacements

Corryn Brock, Editor-in-Chief November 24, 2021

Eastern’s Naming Committee is tasked with reviewing a list of individuals who Douglas Hall could be potentially renamed after. The individuals being considered are former Illinois Governor Edward...

Naming Committee member Steven Scher reviews a list of previous and future actions of the committee Thursday morning.

Glassman gives Naming Committee list of names to review for potential Douglas Hall rename

Corryn Brock, Editor-in-Chief November 18, 2021

A memo from University President David Glassman is asking the Naming Committee to review the following names/name recommendations that could be considered in the potential renaming of Douglas Hall: -Governor...

(From left to right) Johnetta Jones, Kevin Duckworth, Ona Norton, Charles Hall and Zella Powell

EDITORIAL: Choose morals over money

Editorial Board November 17, 2021

The Naming Committee will meet Thursday and is anticipating a list of names to consider from University President David Glassman. While we do not know what this list of names will consist of, we know most...

EDITORIAL: The names students deserve

EDITORIAL: The names students deserve

Staff Editorial September 23, 2021

We at The Daily Eastern News believe that students should have more buildings named after figures that represent the population at EIU.  Naming a figure after an African American that has impacted...

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