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

Jaedah Franks, a sophomore biology major, wins Miss Black EIU 2022 at the celebration of the 50th Anniversary Scholarship Pageant on Saturday night.

Lets be ‘Franks’: 2022 Miss Black EIU

Madelyn Kidd, News Editor March 2, 2022

The 2022 Miss Black EIU Jaedah Franks plans to open her own OB-GYN clinics in the future, with the first being an affordable clinic for women in Chicago who can’t afford most health care options. After...

Jaedah Franks, a sophomore biological sciences major, is congratulated by Yolanda Williams after being crowned Miss Black EIU 2022 on Saturday in the Grand Ballroom.

Former and newly crowned Miss Black EIU celebrate 50th anniversary

Katja Benz, Campus Reporter February 28, 2022

Past Miss Black EIU winners returned for the 50th anniversary Saturday night to watch sophomore Jaedah Franks be crowned as the 2022 Miss Black EIU. Jaedah Franks, a sophomore biology major, was crowned...

Pictured from left to right: Promise Anderson, Faith Johnson, Kymoni Dixon, Brianna Hull-Dennis and Jaedah Franks, the 2022 Ms. Black EIU contestants.

2022 Ms. Black EIU contestants to compete in 50th anniversary Saturday night

Madelyn Kidd, News Editor February 25, 2022

Five Eastern students are competing in the 50th anniversary Ms. Black EIU pageant Saturday night in the Grand Ballroom. The 2022 Ms. Black EIU scholarship pageant will be in the Grand Ballroom in the...

Vice President of Student Affairs Terrence Trimuel, a senior accounting major,  listens to a question about his Executive Report from one of the senators during the Student Government meeting at Taylor Hall on Wednesday. Senate on the Go is where Student Senate hosts their meetings in areas like residential halls to encourage student involvement with the Senate.

Student Senate meets for first Senate-on-the-Go meeting Wednesday

Adriana Hernandez-Santana, Campus Reporter February 23, 2022

The Student Senate’s first Senate-on-the-Go meeting for the 2022 spring semester happened in Taylor Hall Lobby on Wednesday night. The Senate’s Senate-on-the-Go meetings are intended to help the...

More African American Heritage Month events, more this week on campus

More African American Heritage Month events, more this week on campus

Ryan Meyer, Multimedia Reporter February 21, 2022

Eastern’s campus has a busy week coming up with events happening Monday through Sunday including the African American Leadership Awards, the 50th annual Ms. Black EIU pageant and others. As part of...

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