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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

Student Senate prepares for elections

Jelan Buchanan, Staff Reporter March 9, 2020

The Student Senate is seeking candidates for the 2020 Student Government Election and has made election packets elaborating the time and dates of the election process. Election commissioner Ethan Osborne...

STAFF EDITORIAL: CAA’s OMA vote was right decision

Staff Editorial March 9, 2020

Eastern’s Council on Academic Affairs voted unanimously at its Thursday meeting last week to reject a bylaw change that would make it no longer subject to the Illinois Open Meetings Act. The proposed...

Yes, Trump could really win in 2020

Dillan Schorfheide, Sports Editor July 3, 2019

Can Donald Trump win the 2020 election and stay in the Oval Office? I think right now he is my favorite to win, although I wish that was not the case. For so long, the Democratic Party used multiple...

Early voting in place until April 1

Maria Ruettiger, Staff Reporter March 24, 2019

The Coles County Clerk’s Office is holding early voting until April 1. Julie Coe, the Coles County clerk and recorder, said that early voting starts 40 days before an election. The first early voting...

Letter to the Editor: Register to vote

Karen Clausing September 3, 2018

It’s easy to register to vote in Coles County. You need to be 18 years old, born in the U.S. or be a naturalized citizen and have two forms of ID: a state issued picture ID card, driver’s license or...

Aging studies minor put forth for CAA vote

January 17, 2018

Staff Report | @DEN_News   The Council on Academic Affairs is set to vote on a new aging studies minor at its meeting at 2 p.m. Thursday in room 4440 of the Booth Library. Also scheduled...

City Council to vote on budget

Staff Report March 20, 2017

The Charleston City Council will vote on a motion regarding the city budget for the fiscal year beginning in May at its next meeting. The meeting will take place 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at City Hall. The...

City council vote on taxes

News Staff February 7, 2017

  The Charleston City Council will vote on abating several taxes at its meeting 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. The first tax was levied in 2016 to pay a debt service on $6,140,000 general obligation refunding...

Faculty votes no confidence for Blair Lord

Cassie Buchman, Administration Editor November 11, 2015

Results of a weeklong vote that ended Monday indicated that faculty voted no confidence in the performance of Blair Lord, the vice president for academic affairs. Out of the 349 people who voted,...

Student government votes on ice cream bar, approves RSO

Analicia Haynes, Staff Reporter September 9, 2015

The Student Government voted to pass funding for an ice cream bar and approved a new RSO in the Arcola-Tuscola room in the Martin Luther King Jr University Union Wednesday night at the first official Student...

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