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, their opportunity and their lives with the goal of helping us today to get to where we are to succeed...

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 Arts Center. Howard Rambsy II, who has been chosen to give Thursday night’s lecture, will contend...

Performers, models honor African-American women

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 Club in Lumpkin Hall Auditorium. At “The Evolution of a Black Woman,” the Couture Models...

AAA to educate about African-American history

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, Corinthian Bethel. He has been mapping out the organization for the last couple of years and...

‘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, a graduate assistant and one of the students being recognized, said her family is what motivates...

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