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

BY HAN BYER | THE DAILY EASTERN NEWS
Sports Nutrition Coordinator and graduate student, Camille Klopfleisch, speaks to Eastern football player, Cody Green, about his nutrition journey in her office Monday afternoon. Klopfleisch and Green are going over photos of Green’s meals, and what to work on going forward using nutrition charts on Jan. 23, 2023, on Eastern Illinois Universitys campus in Charleston, Ill.

Klopfleisch says passion, drive is needed for STEM majors

Kate Stevens, Assistant Sports Editor January 25, 2023

 Science is an important topic when it comes to sports. More specifically, athletes have become more dependent on the science of nutrition to help them become the healthiest and the best athlete they...

Nicholas Bays is a fifth year sports media relations major and can be reached at 217-581-2812.

COLUMN: The victory bells lie dormant in Dallas

Nick Bays, Sports Columnist January 24, 2023

And just like that, another season of Dallas Cowboys football comes to what ultimately feels like a disappointing and heart-breaking end. On Sunday night, the San Francisco 49ers beat the Dallas Cowboys...

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.

What to expect from Eastern’s spring 2023 sports

Autumn Schulz, Sports Editor January 11, 2023

 The spring 2023 semester brings new sports to look forward to on campus as the winter sports are wrapping up their seasons.  Softball  The Eastern softball team will kick off the 2023 spring...

Easterns softball team poses with the womens soccer player Morgan Goodman with their maroon ribbons to support Ethan Derzays fight with cancer on Sept. 22, 2022, on the Williams Field.

Eastern athletics supports those diagnosed with cancer

Han Byer, Staff Reporter December 8, 2022

Eastern athletics has long since been showing support for those who have been diagnosed with various cancers, but this time it has hit home.  One of Eastern’s women’s soccer players, Morgan Goodman,...

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

High energy at volleyball games needs to be at every sport

Autumn Schulz, Sports Editor October 5, 2022

Cheering fans, loud music, and hyped-up players are all things that one can experience if they come to Lantz Arena for an Eastern volleyball game. The Panthers set a great example of what a sporting event...

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

The Chicago Bears need to make a change soon

Kate Stevens, Assistant Sports Editor October 5, 2022

I love my Chicago Bears, but they took an unforgivable loss in the garbage fest with the Giants.   The team that played the 49ers and the team that played the Giants simply cannot be the same.  First...

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

Women deserve to thrive in the sports world too

Kate Stevens, Assistant Sports Editor September 28, 2022

It is 2022. Women belong in sports too. Why is this something that is still so foreign to people?  Growing up, I was fascinated by sports. I loved watching the Chicago Bears, playing catch with my...

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...

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