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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 N word stirs controversy in Union

The N word stirs controversy in Union

African American studies professor Klevor Abo participates in the debate over the use of the N word, during the “N Word Controversy Rages On” Tuesday in the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union, by raising a question relating to different races using t

The N word stirs controversy in Union

Brittany Livingston wants a change.

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  • Members of the University Professionals of Illinois socialize before the negotiation team meets with Eastern’s negotiation team at Booth Library Monday afternoon.

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    Faculty union gains forward momentum with third negotiation meeting

  • The renaming of Douglas Hall to Powell-Norton Hall was approved by the Board of Trustees  during their meeting on April 22.

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    At least a few thousand dollars to rename Douglas Hall

  • Daniel Fox, one of four candidates for the position director of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union, answers questions by Eastern faculty during the open session on Wednesday afternoon in the Oakland Room in the Union. Fox spent Wednesday on Easterns campus meeting administration, touring campus and being interviewed.

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    D.J. Fox announced as new Union Director

  • Brian Carter, a worker for King-Lar Company, fastens a vent in one of the science labs in the Life Science Building.

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    Biology students, staff relocated during construction

  • Laura McLaughlin, Eastern’s general counsel, and Amie Calvert the director of office employee and labor relations leave Booth Library after hearing the University Professionals of Illinois team’s demand to bargain in regards to wages Monday afternoon.

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    ‘Struggle’ to get faculty union contract signed

  • Charleston Mayor Brandon Combs reads off a resolution for a street maintenance material bid during the Tuesday evening City Council meeting at City Hall.

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    City Council approves of $99,237 street maintenance materials

  • A sign in front of an empty office left by former Vice President of Business Affairs Sean Reeder after leaving Eastern in late March to start as the Vice Chancellor for Administration at the University of Missouri-Kansas City.

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    Eastern expected to name Vice President of Business Affairs later this month

  • Sharifa Hurtault, a junior TV and Video production major, gives a speech during the pro-choice rally at the Coles County Courthouse steps Saturday afternoon.

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    Community members, Coles Progressives rally at Courthouse steps

  • From left, Tiffany Gibson and her daughter Piper Gibson cross the finish line at the Sarah Bush Lincoln Races for all Paces Saturday morning at OBrien Stadium. When asked why she participated, Tiffany said Why not? Its a great day and its an awesome feeling. Its a good promotion of healthy habits for sure. Piper noted that she couldnt wait to get some water.

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    SBLHC hosts first Races for all Paces since COVID-19

  • Three different commencement speakers gave speeches during the graduation ceremony for the Eastern Illinois University Class of 2022 Saturday afternoon in Lantz Arena. Representing the Lumpkin College of Business and Technology Marie Koch delivered her speech during the first ceremony. Representing the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Jerimiah Boyd-Johnson presented his speech at the second ceremony. Representing the College of Education, MaryAnn Catt and Esperanza Murillo gave their speeches during the last ceremony.

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    Looking back at the 2021-2022 academic year

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