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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

Vice President for Academic Affairs Jay Gatrell speaks during Tuesday afternoon’s Faculty Senate meeting. Gatrell gave an announcement stating that there would be no more passwords on student evaluations for faculty.

Faculty Senate talk issues with class formats

Rob Le Cates, Assistant Photo Editor November 9, 2021

Faculty Senate’s meeting Tuesday involved a discussion about ensuring the line is maintained between in-person and hybrid classes. Jennifer L. Stringfellow, President of Eastern's University Professionals...

Eastern’s admissions adapts to stay-at-home order

Analicia Haynes, Senior Reporter April 8, 2020

Director of Admissions Kelly Miller apologized for the noise in the background. She gave a warning and laughed as she said her window was open and her husband was mowing the lawn. It was an interview...

Faculty react to Eastern’s COVID-19 plans

Corryn Brock and Hannah Shillo March 12, 2020

As the campus community works to sort through all new changes coming to Eastern because of the COVID-19 outbreak, Eastern educators shared their concerns and thoughts on the new alternative instructional...

Classes expected to stay online all semester

Classes expected to stay online all semester

Analicia Haynes and Corryn Brock March 12, 2020

Eastern is extending spring break by one week and transitioning all classes to D2L for the remainder of the semester. Public Information Coordinator Josh Reinhart said at this point, the plan is to continue...

Students react to extended spring break after COVID-19 concerns

Hannah Shillo, Associate News Editor March 12, 2020

Eastern’s spring break officially begins at 8 p.m. Friday, when students are expected to be out of the residence halls to begin what was originally planned to be a week-long break but has since switched...

Eastern responds to coronavirus

Analicia Haynes, Senior Reporter March 11, 2020

With universities across the country canceling classes or switching instruction to online format, Eastern has been responding to what the World Health Organization is calling a pandemic. The Coronavirus,...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Snow days should stay snow days

Staff Editorial December 5, 2019

It is usually exciting to find out that your school is closed for a snow day.  Students anticipate being able to sleep in, having an extra day to get their homework done or just being able to lay around...

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