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

Students express ideas about African-American Heritage Month

Carmen Emanuel, Contributing Writer February 27, 2018

As the month of February comes to an end, students at Eastern expressed how they feel about African-American Heritage Month. “I have a lot of respect for the people that have sacrificed their time,...

SIU-E professor to discuss challenges of African-American writers

Tom O’Connor, Staff Reporter January 16, 2018

A renowned professor at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville will highlight the challenges prominent African-American writers go through at 5 p.m. on Thursday in the Lecture Hall of the Doudna Fine...

African Student Association dancers perform during The Evolution of a Black Women Wednesday in Lumpkin Auditorium.

Performers, models honor African-American women

Kennedy Nolen, Multicultural Reporter February 23, 2017

Singer Lena Horne and politician Shirley Chisholm were among nine of the successful African-American women presented Wednesday night by Eastern’s chapter of the National Association of Colored Women’s...

 Isis Sims, a junior kinesiology and sports studies major, responds to watching the short film by Reggie Bullock, a motivation speaker, entitled ‘A War For Your Soul- Birmingham Version’. “It’s depressing to see how accurate this is,” Sims said, “we really are killing each other.”

AAA to educate about African-American history

T'Nerra Butler, Multicultural Editor November 11, 2015

A new Registered Student Organization geared toward furthering the knowledge of African-American history has been established on campus. African-American Achievers was founded this fall by its president,...

‘Top Black Achievers’ to honor students

Emily Brodt, Staff Reporter November 4, 2015

African-American students are being honored at this year’s “Top Black Achievers” reception Thursday 7 p.m. in the Grand Ball Room of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. Jazmine Thompson,...

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