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Panel talks prejudicial arrests

Panel talks prejudicial arrests

Allison Little, Contributing Writer

February 28, 2020

The Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. educated attendees about wrongful arrests Thursday in the Phipps Auditorium during the Just Mercy: Discussion About Wrongful Arrest presentation. David Hagler, a brother of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. and a senior business management major, said that the event was par...

Students learn black culture, heritage at game night

Jayla Cannon, Staff Reporter

February 18, 2020

The Black Card Revoked Proud Family: Black by Popular Demand game night was held to spread African-American history and culture awareness Monday night in the Coleman Auditorium. Jaidan McCarley, a junior corporate communication major and member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., the sorority that...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Remember, honor Black History Month

Staff Editorial

February 6, 2020

February marks Black History Month, and we at The Daily Eastern News want everyone to challenge themselves to go beyond the typical social construct of the month. This is the month to commemorate and celebrate the black people in history who have left their mark on the world and remember the strugg...

Speaker discusses mental health, how to find ‘PEACE of Mind’

Speaker discusses mental health, how to find ‘PEACE of Mind’

Olivia Swenson-Hultz  , Associate News Editor

February 12, 2018

After years of struggling with mental illness herself, Tilly-Ana Ceriser wanted to return to her alma mater, Eastern, to help others who might be experiencing the same challenges. Ceriser talked about the issue during an African-American Heritage Month presentation, “I Gotta Find A PEACE of Mind:...

African-Amercian Heritage Month starts Wednesday

Kennedy Nolen, Multicultural Reporter

February 1, 2017

Artwork displays, poetry readings and a comedy show will begin the celebration of African-American Heritage Month Wednesday night in the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. The African-American Heritage Month chair, Yolanda Williams, said in an email the theme for 2017 is “The Power of the...

City council votes to destroy, archive recordings

Liz Stephens, City Reporter

January 18, 2017

The City Council met briefly on Tuesday and voted to authorize the destruction of both audio and video recordings of closed-session meetings and will release some of the closed-session meeting minutes. Anything recordings from the closed-session meetings older than 18 months will be destroyed and...

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