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

Imani Walker, a senior neuroscience major, lights her candle for the 35th annual Martin Luther King Jr. vigil outside of Thomas Hall presented by Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Incorporated.

Candlelight vigil, march honor MLK

Luke Taylor, Multimedia News Editor January 18, 2022

“The narrative that I’m positing about Dr. King is that he did not dream,” Dr. Nathan A. Stephens told his audience Monday night. “He fantasized.” Stephens was the keynote speaker for...

Diana Rogel, a senior Spanish major, takes her turn in talking about different topics during the Who’s Protecting Us? panel  discussion presented by Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity, Incorporated and Eastern’s Criminal Justice Club.

Panel starts conversation on criminal justice, police brutality

Ryan Meyer, Multimedia Reporter October 28, 2021

“Who’s Protecting Us,” a panel about criminal justice and police brutality, took place in the Grand Ballroom of the MLK Jr. Union Thursday evening.   The event was a collaboration between Eastern’s...

Panel to discuss police brutality, criminal justice reform

Panel to discuss police brutality, criminal justice reform

Ryan Meyer, Multimedia Reporter October 27, 2021

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Incorporated is collaborating with Eastern’s Criminal Justice Club to host a panel discussion called “Who’s Protecting Us?” The panel, which is a “discussion on...

‘Miss Black and Gold’ pageant to be held Friday night

Staff Report January 24, 2020

The annual Miss Black and Gold Pageant will take place at 7:30 p.m. on Jan. 24 in the Grand Ballroom at the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. The pageant, which is hosted by The Alpha Phi Alpha...

Alpha Phi Alpha helps Hurricane Harvey victims

Jakira Smith, Contributing Writer September 12, 2017

After hearing about the hurricane that took place in Houston, the men of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity wanted to do more for their fellow Americans. Alpha Phi Alpha is hosting a toiletry drive for the...

Step show to return for 26th year

Janet Pernell, Multicultural Reporter September 7, 2016

  Students can see stomping, strolling and clapping at the Meet the Greeks Step Show 5:30 p.m. Friday in front of the Doudna Steps. In case of rain, the show is scheduled to be in the McAfee...

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