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Letter to the Editor: Change the name of Douglas Hall

February 5, 2021

This letter was submitted by members of the Committee on Latinx Recruitment and Retention. The Committee on Latinx Recruitment and Retention wholeheartedly agrees with the History Department’s January...

Letter to the Editor: Douglas Hall needs to be renamed

January 28, 2021

This letter was submitted by the faculty of the Eastern History Department. Our department began talking about the renewed call to rename Douglas Hall last summer, against the backdrop of the protests...

Letter to the Editor: We need to rely on logic, facts

John Bickford January 11, 2021

This letter was submitted by Eastern Social Studies\History Education Professor John Bickford. I believe in logic, evidence, and expertise. There is no dispute that the elections were fair and secure;...

Letter to the Editor: Tips for 1st-time voters this election

October 13, 2020

This letter was submitted by Charleston resident Duke Bagger. Many of your students are first-time voters. There have been some items thrown out there to make them think twice about voting. Please assure...

Letter to the Editor: Vote yes on Fair Tax Amendment

October 8, 2020

This letter was submitted by Charleston resident Ellen Wolcott. Current students may not realize this, but the amount of state money that has gone into funding higher education has dropped by more than...

Letter to the Editor: Response to 2020 EIU Homecoming Theme

September 28, 2020

This letter was submitted by the 2020 EIU Homecoming Student Steering Committee and the 2020 EIU Homecoming Advisory Committee. In recent days, representatives of the EIU Homecoming Steering Committee...

Letter to the editor: Eastern administration must be held accountable for handling of sexual assault cases

Jack Cruikshank May 18, 2020

This letter was submitted by Jack Cruikshank. A little less than three weeks ago, former Eastern soccer player Malorie Henderlong posted a video on YouTube where she explained she was sexually assaulted...

DEN at Home: Letter from Jose

DEN at Home: Letter from Jose “Kyle” Ignalaga

Jose Ignalaga April 21, 2020

My name is Jose Leo Carmona Ignalaga, but my friends call me Kyle. Currently, I am a second semester junior, and I am a computer information technology major as well as a digital media minor. Prior...

DEN at Home: Letter from Nate Carlson

DEN at Home: Letter from Nate Carlson

Nate Carlson April 19, 2020

There are few moments in our lifetimes when we experience a collective reality- moments when the veil of self is torn away, when the simulation crashes, when we realize our lives are so desperately and...

DEN at Home: Letter from Elijah Snyder

DEN at Home: Letter from Elijah Snyder

Elijah Snyder April 19, 2020

My name is Elijah Snyder, and I am a senior majoring in TV and video production and I am a photo journalist for the DEN. One of the things I was assigned to do this semester was to create, film, and...

“DEN at Home”: Letter from Corryn Brock

Corryn Brock, News Editor April 17, 2020

All of this happened so fast and so slow. It was only a month ago I was enjoying time working at The Daily Eastern News and spending time with Alpha Sigma Tau sisters. It feels like...

'DEN at Home': Letter from Hannah Killough

‘DEN at Home’: Letter from Hannah Killough

Hannah Killough April 17, 2020

Dear DEN, I am a student of Eastern Illinois University and a citizen of Coles County.  I live with my parents on the edge of Ashmore and drive 7 minutes to campus every day.  Due to me living at...

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