The Daily Eastern News

Layoffs hit Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, Northeastern Illinois University

Staff Report

June 1, 2017

Two state universities have announced plans this week to eliminate positions and take other measures to stay afloat after weathering two years without a full budget. At Northeastern Illinois University, about 180 full-time positions will be eliminated, according to the Chicago Tribune. This is about...

Eastern ready to pressure Southern in home opener

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.

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. kickoff against the Salukis at O’Brien Field will be Dameron’s first time coaching against Southern...

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