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

THROUGH THE LENS: The News year in photos

THROUGH THE LENS: The News’ year in photos

The News December 31, 2021

As 2021 comes to a close, the staff of The Daily Eastern News invites you to look back at the year through our lens. January February March April May June July August September   October November December   Happy...

Programs were handed out at Jason Aguilar’s memorial service that took place at the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union Grand Ballroom Thursday afternoon. On the front of the program was listed a poem written by teammate Za’Quan Singleton a junior organizational devlopment major, in honor of Jason titled “Jason’s Purpose.”

THROUGH THE LENS: Memorial service for Jason Aguilar

Rob Le Cates, Assistant Photo Editor November 18, 2021

Track athlete, accounting major dies Saturday

Track athlete, accounting major dies Saturday

Corryn Brock, Editor-in-Chief October 31, 2021

Jason Aguilar, a sophomore accounting major and track athlete, died Saturday night. Coles County Coroner Ed Schniers said the cause of death is unknown at this time but an autopsy is scheduled for Wednesday...

Letter to the editor: Eastern administration must be held accountable for handling of sexual assault cases

Jack Cruikshank May 18, 2020

This letter was submitted by Jack Cruikshank. A little less than three weeks ago, former Eastern soccer player Malorie Henderlong posted a video on YouTube where she explained she was sexually assaulted...

Talks about cutting, keeping sports shared at CUPB meeting

Cassie Buchman, Editor in Chief November 5, 2017

The administration is still talking about the benefits and liabilities that could come from altering, or even eliminating, some sports teams, Eastern President David Glassman told the Council on University...

BOT continues potential athletic program elimination discussion at retreat

Cassie Buchman, Staff Reporter June 24, 2017

Ongoing discussions regarding the elimination of athletic programs led to the topic being brought before the Board of Trustees at its annual retreat Saturday. At last year’s board retreat, trustees...

Mens tennis coach, Sam Kercheval speaks with senior players Rui Silva (left) and Ryan Henderson (right) during practice last Wednesday at Darling Courts.

Kercheval pursues degree while coaching

Bob Reynolds, Sports Editor October 12, 2015

Sam Kercheval came to Eastern to coach the men’s tennis team, but he is also pursuing his master’s degree in sports administration at Eastern. Kercheval said Eastern was a great fit for him to get...

Eastern unveils new Panther logo

Eastern unveils new Panther logo

Stephanie Markham, Editor-in-Chief October 7, 2015

A bold white and blue eyeball peering beyond its veil was revealed Wednesday to be the new logo for the Panthers. Eastern’s new logo incorporates a profile view of a panther with a white face and...

Glassman gives State of the University address

Cassie Buchman, Administration Editor September 28, 2015

Eastern President David Glassman said he expects the university enrollment to grow and stabilize by 2017 during his State of the University Address on Monday. Glassman also said athletics would report...

Tom Michael was introduced as the new athletic director Tuesday in Lantz Arena.

Michael focuses on student-athlete experience

Bob Galuski, Editor-in-Chief July 22, 2014

Emotion swelled up inside Tom Michael, forcing him to stop for a moment during his introductory speech Tuesday, as he formally accepted the position of Eastern's athletic director. Commenting on how...

Michael selected as new athletic director

Michael selected as new athletic director

Bob Galuski, Editor-in-Chief July 14, 2014

Tom Michael will be taking over as the athletic director for Eastern, after a search that began in April. Michael, who is currently the senior associate athletic director at the University of Illinois,...

Michael wants to build on athletic program base

Bob Galuski, Editor-in-Chief July 8, 2014

With roots firmly planted in central Illinois, Thomas Michael, the second of three candidates for athletic director, hopes to continue the legacy already started at Eastern. Michael, who is the senior...

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