Springfield, Ill. Native Hired As Braves Hitting CoachKevin Seitzer served in same capacity for Blue Jays, this season.
EIU Joins Garoppolo Hype With Jersey Offer It didn't take long for New England Patriot quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo's alma mater to take advantage of the buzz around the quarterback's first NFL appearance.
Graduation Selfies? Absolutely, Says Ill. SchoolSome Illinois colleges are asking students to, please, avoid the temptation to take a selfie on graduation day.
Moody's Downgrades Debt of 7 Illinois UniversitiesIllinois now has the lowest credit rating of any state in the country, largely because of its unpaid bills and $100 billion in unfunded retirement plans for state employees.
Jay Spoonhour To Coach At EIUSon of former St. Louis U. coach Charlie Spoonhour was recently coaching at Moberly Junior College.
Ill. University Presidents Plea for More $$$State university officials have begun their annual trek to Springfield, testifying about what their financial needs.
EIU Chemistry Lab Vandalism Costs $367,000The vandalism to the chemistry labs and classrooms happened during Thanksgiving break.
Eastern Illinois Chemistry Labs VandalizedVandals damaged thousands of dollars of laboratory equipment and ruined faculty research projects.
EIU Closes Ahead of Forecast Monster Winter StormSchools across central Illinois, from Champaign and Decatur to Peoria and all points in between, closed Tuesday in anticipation of a major winter storm.