The Daily Eastern News

Volleyball team set for Panther Classic

Senior Maria Brown kills the ball in the Panthers’ loss to Green Bay Aug. 25 in Lantz Arena. The Panthers host the EIU Panther Classic this weekend.

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

September 7, 2017

After a 1-2 weekend at the Denver Tournament, the Eastern volleyball team is back home for three matches set for Friday and Saturday. The Panthers are set to play Alabama A&M Friday at noon, with matches against Chicago State and Western at 1 and 7 p.m. Eastern kept all its matches close last weekend, win or l...

Phillips talks reforms for Eastern

Analicia Haynes, Managing Editor

September 13, 2016

Republican representative Reggie Phillips discussed the negative light Eastern was put under last year as a result of the budget crisis during his office hours Monday night. Phillips said the enrollment statistics that came out in the papers did not look good and said negative publicity created that...

University enrollment fluctuates statewide

Eastern, which has the lowest student enrollment in the state, declined nearly 400 students this year. Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, Western Illinois University and Northern Illinois University have also declined.

Roberto Hodge, News Editor

September 14, 2015

Some four-year public universities have steadily declined statewide in student enrollment. Enrollment for Eastern, Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, Western Illinois University and Northern Illinois University has declined; however, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Illinois State...

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