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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

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.

Community members, Coles Progressives rally at Courthouse steps

Rob Le Cates, Editor-in-Chief May 14, 2022

Chants and cheers cried out on the Coles County Courthouse stairsteps Saturday afternoon following a pro-choice rally organized by Coles Progressives. The rally’s purpose is to show protest against...

Coles Progressives, community members and students at Eastern  rally as one and protest against the U.S. Supreme Court draft opinion potentially indicating support for overturning Roe v. Wade Friday at noon at Morton Park.

Eastern, Charleston community members rally at Morton Park for abortion rights

Corryn Brock, Editor-in-Chief May 6, 2022

Members of the Charleston and Eastern communities gathered for a pro-choice rally organized by Coles Progressives in response to the Supreme Court's draft opinion that indicates interest in overturning...

Atlas Hennegan, a senior English major, delivers a speech to the crowd during the Defend Roe! Emergency Rally at the Mellin Steps Thursday afternoon. Hennegan and several other speakers encouraged protesters with chants and offered personal stories.

Students, faculty rally for abortion rights

Corryn Brock and Madelyn Kidd May 5, 2022

Members of the Eastern community held a rally Thursday afternoon in response to the Supreme Court's draft opinion that indicates support for overturning Roe v. Wade. Over a dozen people spoke to the...

Women have the right to get safe abortions

Jessica Stewart, Columnist May 17, 2019

If you’ve been paying attention to the news or social media lately, you’ve probably seen a lot of discussion about abortion. Many states have been passing legislation recently that restrict women’s...

Professors connect literature, film to social issues

Stephanie Dominguez, Contributing Writer April 30, 2017

English professors are using their ongoing book projects to address subjects as diverse as ecology and reproductive justice. Robin Murray, coordinator of the film studies minor, is currently working...

Jeannie Ludlow, a professor of womens studies and Yolanda Williams, an academic advisor answer questions on abortion at the discussion after the viewing of the film Silent Choices. Williams addresses how the issues affect to African American community.

Silent choices discusses abortion in African American community

Kennedy Nolen, Multicultural Reporter January 25, 2017

A discussion about the problems in African American communities in regards to abortion followed the documentary “Silent Choices” Tuesday night in Coleman Auditorium and was led by Jeannie Ludlow, the...

Professors to present at annual symposium

T'Nerra Butler, Multicultural Editor November 10, 2015

The Interdisciplinary Center for Global Diversity has awarded Eastern faculty with travel grants and now professors get a chance to present to the campus for the sixth annual symposium for the Interdisciplinary...

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