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

Eastern guard Kira Arthofer dribbles through traffic in Easterns game against Evansville on Nov. 20 in Lantz Arena. Arthofer had 16 points in the game, which Eastern won 85-74 in double overtime.

Panthers place 3rd at Compass Tournament

Adam Tumino, Sports Editor December 5, 2021

The Eastern women's basketball team competed in the Compass Tournament over the weekend, losing to Southern Illinois Friday and then beating Northern Illinois Saturday to finish third.  The Panthers...

Eastern guard Kira Arthofer attempts to drive by a defender with help from a screen by forward Abby Wahl in Easterns game against Evansville on Nov. 20 in Lantz Arena. Arthofer had 16 points and 4 steals in the game, which Eastern won 85-74 in double overtime.

Panthers hit road for Compass Tournament

Adam Tumino, Sports Editor December 2, 2021

The Eastern women’s basketball team will be playing in a tournament for the second-straight weekend as they travel to play in the Compass Tournament on Friday and Saturday. The tournament is hosted...

Eastern freshman Emma Ballantyne competes in the 1000 yard freestyle in a meet against Ball State on Oct. 29 at Padovan Pool. The women’s swimming team lost the meet 174-84.

Panthers compete in A3 Performance Invite

Adam Tumino, Sports Editor November 14, 2021

The Eastern men's and women's swimming teams competed in the A3 Performance Invite Thursday through Saturday, with the women placing fourth and men placing fifth.  The event, held in Carbondale, featured...

State universities asked to ‘tighten belt’ to fill possible deficit

Analicia Haynes , Online Editor March 8, 2017

Representatives from the nine public universities and three higher education agencies met with the Senate Committee on Higher Education Tuesday and were asked how they can “tighten their belts” in...

Red-shirt junior running back Shepard LIttle avoids the Minnesota defense and runs the ball up the field in a game on Aug. 28 at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minn.  The Panthers lost to the Minnesota Gophers 42-20.

Eastern ready to pressure Southern in home opener

Aldo Soto, Sports Editor September 4, 2014

In 2000, Kim Dameron was the defensive coordinator for the Eastern football team under Bob Spoo, but Southern Illinois-Carbondale was not on the Panthers’ schedule that season. Saturday’s 6 p.m....

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