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

Autumn Schulz is a junior sports media relations major and can be reached at 217-581-2812.

Food in collegiate press boxes needs to be more accessible

Autumn Schulz, Sports Editor September 21, 2022

Food should be served in all media press boxes during the collegiate football season and if food is not provided, those traveling to the respective stadium should be made aware well in advance so that...

Kate Stevens is a senior sports media relations major. and can be reached at 217-581-2812.

Ranking the foods in NFL stadiums I want to try someday

Kate Stevens, Assistant Sports Editor September 21, 2022

Food and football are two of the biggest things that bring people in America together. Sports stadiums in general are known for their crazy food products that they sell at games, but I want to focus on...

Kate Stevens is a senior sports media relations major. and can be reached at 217-581-2812.

COLUMN: Mental health is just as important for student-athletes

Kate Stevens, Assistant Sports Editor September 14, 2022

As we focus our issue on mental health this week, I am writing this as a reminder that the mental health of athletes and student-athletes is incredibly important.  ​Personally, I am a huge advocate...

Eastern Cheerleader Katie Frankovich, a sophomore communications disorders holds her hands in her face symbolizing being overwhelmed at OBrien Field Monday afternoon.

‘How many does it take for something to change?’

Autumn Schulz, Sports Editor September 14, 2022

Collegiate student athletes often use their respective sport to cope with the pressures of balancing academics and their athletic performance.  However, student athletes here at Eastern said that when...

Autumn Schulz is a junior sports media relations major and can be reached at 217-581-2812.

COLUMN: It is time to deflate Tom Brady’s ego

Autumn Schulz, Sports Edtior August 30, 2022

The NFL has wrapped up preseason play and as the regular season starts in nine days, I will admit one thing; Tom Brady gets under my skin, but he should get under yours too.   Many think that I dislike...

Kate Stevens is a senior sports media relations major. and can be reached at 217-581-2812.

COLUMN: Meet Kate, our 2022-23 assistant sports editor

Kate Stevens, Assistant Sports Editor August 23, 2022

Hello everyone! My name is Kate Stevens, and I am the assistant sports editor for the Daily Eastern News this year. I am currently a senior studying Sports Media Relations and Marketing. I am excited to...

The Eastern mens soccer team huddles before taking the field for the second half against Green Bay Tuesday at Lakeside Field. The Panthers and Phoenix played to a 1-1 tie.

Last season recap for men’s soccer

Autumn Schulz, Sports Editor August 22, 2022

With two pre-season games now behind them, the Eastern men’s soccer team will open their regular season on the road on Thursday. The Panthers will take on Green Bay Thursday evening at 7 p.m. while...

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OVC places women’s soccer in seventh for pre-season polls

Kate Stevens , Assistant Sports Editor August 22, 2022

The Ohio Valley Conference added teams to the conference which take effect this season, replacing Belmont, Murray State, and Austin Peay with Arkansas-Little Rock, Lindenwood, and Southern Indiana. The...

Junior Midfielder Jenna Little celebrates after the womens soccer teams first win of the season against the Purdue Fort Wayne Mastodons at Lakeside Field Sunday afternoon. Little had scored two goals within two minutes of each other during the middle of the second half. Little had three shots on goal and played for 56 minutes. The Panthers won 2-0 against the Mastodons.

Women’s soccer picked up first win of season over Mastodons

Kate Stevens, Assistant Sports Editor August 21, 2022

EIU women's soccer finds their first win of the season, shutting out Purdue Fort Wayne 2-0 in a highly defensive game. In the middle of the second half, midfielder Jenna Little scored two goals within...

Number 18 TaKenya Stafford, a sophomore outside hitter dives to bump a ball during their exhibition game against University of Missouri- St. Louis on Saturday afternoon at Lantz Arena.

Volleyball won 3-1 over Tritons in exhibition match

Autumn Schulz, Sports Editor August 20, 2022

The Eastern volleyball team finds preseason success with a win over Missouri-St. Louis during an exhibition match Saturday evening in Lantz Arena. Head coach Sara Thomas said that the main focus of...

Goalkeeper Daniela Bermeo, a fifth year player, clears the ball during the Panthers first game of the season on Thursday afternoon at Lakeside Field. The Panthers and Valparaiso University Beacons tied.

Women’s soccer opens season with a tie

Autumn Schulz and Kate Stevens August 18, 2022

The Eastern women's soccer team opened their 2022 season at home Thursday evening with a tie against Valparaiso. Head coach Jake Plant said that opening the season with a clean slate is more than ideal. "Anytime...

Pitcher Olivia Price attempts to catch a line drive up the middle during the first game of a doubleheader Wednesday afternoon against SIUE. The Panthers won the game 6-5 in 11 innings, with Price picking up the win after pitching 8.1 shutout innings in relief.

Eastern athletics budget analysis, financial hurdles

Lauren Frick, Contributing Writer July 14, 2022

Financial difficulties have been at the forefront of EIU Athletic Director Tom Michael’s eight-year tenure. Michael has faced a substantial budget deficit, a nearly two-year-long budget impasse and the...

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