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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

Gordon Baltazar, a freshman biology major, poses for a headshot in the South Quad on Monday.

What does Eastern want in a president?

Luke Taylor, Multimedia News Editor February 23, 2022

  Benjamin Drake, junior history major “I think that the next university president really needs to be someone that cares for students and student involvement. I think that’s something...

Karen Gonski is the 2021 president of the Panhellenic Council.

Meet the Panhellenic Council president

Kyara Morales-Rodriguez, Associate News Editor September 27, 2021

College is a time where students can learn lots of valuable lessons and skills in and out of the classroom. For many, college can be the opportunity to learn what it takes to be a leader. In fact, that...

‘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...

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...

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...

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...

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.

Students and faculty speculate Trump’s presidency

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...

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...

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...

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.

Last ‘Prowlin with the Prez to feature animals

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...

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...

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