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 24, 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...

Board of Trustees approves new EIU-UPI contract

Brooke Schwartz, News Editor September 16, 2018

The Board of Trustees approved the new contract for Eastern’s chapter of university professionals of Illinois, two new multi-year contracts, a Title 9 update and an update on the Lantz Arena maintenance...

Panelists suggest tax increase for higher ed funding

Kalyn Hayslett, Editor-in-Chief February 3, 2017

Panelists during the “Higher Education: Collateral Damage in the Budget Battle” presentation explained the impact of the budget impasse on higher education and the need for raising both income and...

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