The Daily Eastern News

‘Different’ people are still people

Zoë Donovan, Columnist

February 13, 2020

How is that we as a society and culture have come to classify groups of people who simply want to exist and enjoy the same liberties and freedoms as everyone else, and hate groups who believe that people that they see as “other” should be seen as lesser, are ranked at the same level of “radica...

Student body president reflects on time at Eastern

Corryn Brock, News Editor

November 8, 2019

The first semester of Student Body President Carson Gordon’s term is nearing an end as well as her time as an undergraduate at Eastern. Gordon, a Mattoon native, is a senior political science major with two minors in pre-law and Spanish. Gordon came to Eastern in 2017 following her high school g...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Pay attention to the impeachment inquiry

Staff Editorial

October 31, 2019

The U.S. House of Representatives approved the guidelines for the next step in its impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump in a 232-196 vote. The vote means that House democrats will be able to hold televised hearings in which they will seek to convince the public that Trump abused his power ...

Students react to an almost year with President Trump

JJ Bullock, Assistant Sports Editor

November 30, 2017

If there is one thing that both Republican and Democratic students at Eastern can agree on when it comes to President Donald Trump's near-year in office, it is that it has been unique, to say the least. The business mogul turned commander-in-chief has drummed up no shortage of controversy around himself,...

Students and faculty speculate Trump’s presidency

Chloe Gottschalk (left), a junior communication studies major, lets other students pet her dog as a comforting tactic for those upset over Donald Trump’s victory Wednesday. Haley Ingram (right), a sophomore early childhood education major, said she feels “afraid and disappointed” living in America as a gay person. Ingram said she enjoys the company on the Doudna Steps Wednesday afternoon.

Marisa Foglia, Pop Culture Reporter

November 10, 2016

Donald Trump is the official president-elect of 2016, and students and faculty are debating what he will do with his presidential power. The results of the election started coming in after 6 p.m. Tuesday leaving the country anxiously awaiting the announcement of the next president. Chloe Gottschalk,...

President Glassman to deliver university address

Samuel Nusbaum, Administration Reporter

August 31, 2016

In his State of the University Address, Eastern President David Glassman will tackle questions and outline plans for the university’s recovery as well as the steps the administration will take to move forward over the next four years. Glassman will touch upon on subjects that affect the everyday...

Student Senate approves disbursement of funds

Sydney Edwards, Copy Editor

December 9, 2015

The Student Senate approved several spending resolutions from the Apportionment Board during its an emergency meeting on Wednesday. The senate approved the $16,000 the University Board asked for to put on its Pantherstock event in the spring. Senator JaLisa Smith said she was not impressed with...

Last ‘Prowlin with the Prez to feature animals

Sophomore chemistry major Alexa Certa plays with her dog Penny, a 17 week Australian Shepard, during Pets on Parade in Pemberton Hall on November 18, 2014.  The event, sponsored by Student Senate, featured animals and representatives from the shelter, where those in attendence were educated about what goes on.

Cassie Buchman, Administration Editor

December 7, 2015

Students can mingle with President David Glassman and plenty of pets at the Pets on Parade event at 4 p.m. Tuesday in the Bridge Lounge of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. This is the last “Prowling with the Prez event” for the semester. Stephen Simpson, the vice president for academic...

Student Senate discusses website

Analicia Haynes, Staff Reporter

November 18, 2015

The Student Senate discussed the creation of a proposal to ask the apportionment board for money Wednesday evening at the Student Senate meeting in the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. Courtney Sage, the student vice president for student affairs, said because the student activity fee increased...

Faculty votes no confidence for Blair Lord

Cassie Buchman, Administration Editor

November 11, 2015

Results of a weeklong vote that ended Monday indicated that faculty voted no confidence in the performance of Blair Lord, the vice president for academic affairs. Out of the 349 people who voted, 67.6 percent voted no confidence, and 261 eligible voters did not participate. The Faculty Senat...

Confidence/no confidence vote ends

Staff Report

November 9, 2015

Participation in the vote of confidence or no confidence in Blair Lord, the vice president for academic affairs, ended at 5 p.m. Monday. Those who voted were able to choose between two options, one being “I do not have confidence in the performance of Dr. Blair Lord as provost and vice president...

Student Senate Passes Emergency Legislation, Preps for Elections

Analicia Haynes, Staff Reporter

October 28, 2015

The Student Senate passed emergency proposals and discussed the upcoming senator and speaker elections Wednesday evening in the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. Two proposals were brought up as emergency legislation and the first proposal called for support for the outreach program. The ...

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