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 unions push for health and safety measures

Corryn Brock, News Editor August 23, 2020

Two Eastern unions are urging Eastern to “put the safety of students, employees and the community first” as the university opens this semester.   The two unions, AFSCME Local 981, which represents...

Gov. Bruce Rauner explained his stance on the U.S. Supreme Court Janus decision Monday before speaking with Charleston area business owners at Unique Suites Hotel.

Rauner gives his take on Janus v. AFSCME; Blitz talks aftermath

Analicia Haynes, Managing Editor July 2, 2018

Gov. Bruce Rauner denied Monday that the creation of a government website that asks employees to notify the State of "changes in their union membership status" was misleading but was instead a necessary way...

Community members gather before the Charleston City Council began. The final vote for the Supporting Local Government Relief and Reform resolution was 3-2 against passing the resolution.

Local government reform resolution fails City Council

Stephanie Markham, Editor-in-Chief May 19, 2015

The Charleston City Council voted 3-2 against the "Supporting Local Government Relief and Reform" resolution Tuesday after rescinding and revising the original version in previous meetings. Community...

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