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

Matt Bierman was announced as the new Vice President of Business Affairs on June 1, 2022.

Bierman announced as new VPBA

Staff Report June 1, 2022

Eastern University President David Glassman announced the empty position of Vice President of Business Affairs would be filled, with the occupant starting July, 5.  Eastern's new Vice President of...

In the top of the eighth, left, Jason DeCicco, a senior left-handed pitcher, is relieved after Jackson Nichols, a sophomore right-handed pitcher, during the Panthers Senior Day game against the Western Illinois University Leathernecks Tuesday afternoon. After stepping off the mound, DeCicco embraces most of the team exchanging sentiments with them.

Panthers snap losing streak on Senior Day

Autumn Schulz and Rob Le Cates May 17, 2022

The Eastern baseball team snapped a three-game losing streak on Senior Day Tuesday afternoon after beating Western Illinois 6-1.  The Panthers are now 31-18 overall with a 10-11 record in the OVC....

Eastern midfielder Alejandro Lurbe runs by an opponent in a match against Purdue Fort Wayne on Sept. 3 at Lakeside Field. Eastern lost the match 1-0.

Updating Summit League men’s soccer standings, stats

Adam Tumino, Sports Editor October 5, 2021

The men's soccer teams of the Summit League will soon be heading into the third week of conference play.  Every Summit League but Omaha and Western Illinois has played two conference matches, and more...

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.

Volleyball team set for Panther Classic

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...

Phillips talks reforms for Eastern

Analicia Haynes, Managing Editor September 12, 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...

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.

University enrollment fluctuates statewide

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...

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