The Daily Eastern News

TED Talks on 9/11 delivered at Eastern Wednesday

Imani Tapley, Staff Reporter

September 11, 2019

With tables filled in the University Ballroom of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union, students and staff gathered to discuss what impacts 9/11 has had during the Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteerism’s “Chasing the American Dream” series. After signing in, students were able to sit ...

Eastern remembers World Trade Center attacks

Logan Raschke, Managing Editor

September 10, 2019

Students, staff and community members can gather Wednesday morning to memorialize those who died on 9/11 at the remembrance ceremony. Beth Dunahee, assistant director of military services, said the purpose of the ceremony is to reflect and recognize that freedom is a privilege. “Remember it and r...

First EIU ‘Ted Talk’ to kick off on Wednesday

Logan Raschke, Managing Editor

September 9, 2019

Students can attend the first EIU Ted Talk to participate in civic discussion Wednesday about how 9/11 changed immigration policies, how Islamophobia has shifted over years and what freedom of speech entails. Beth Gillespie, director of the Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteerism, said immigrat...

Ceremony to remember heroes of 9/11

Logan Raschke, Staff Reporter

September 10, 2018

A memorial ceremony Tuesday morning will commemorate heroes and others who died on 9/11. Eastern’s New Student and Family Programs will host the 9/11 Memorial Ceremony at the north side of the library quad Tuesday at 10 a.m.  Skylar Farris, senior Military Student Assistance Center Veterans Affai...

Remembering 9/11’s impact today

Remembering 9/11’s impact today

Chrissy Miller, News Editor

September 11, 2017

Although she is too young to recall the day the tragedy happened, freshman psychology major Kirsten Daugherty still sees the affect the Sept.11 attacks have had on present-day issues. “Whenever I learn about it, whenever I see videos, it really is heart-wrenching,” Daugherty said. “I think of...

Editorial: Help children understand tragedies

Staff Editorial

September 12, 2016

Fifteen years ago yesterday, the shape of American life, politics, travel, culture and security changed irreversibly. We need not remind the reader what happened on Sept. 11, 2001. Instead, we would like to remind the reader what they should take away from a national tragedy and of how we should move...

Moment of silence to recognize Sept. 11

Lauren McQueen, Staff Reporter

September 11, 2014

The Military Student Assistance Center is spending the day Thursday commemorating the events that happened on Sept. 11, 2001. The MSAC will be displaying a memorial consisting of pictures, posters, videos and stories from the terrorist attack in the Bridge Lounge of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Uni...

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