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

Brinker talks future of Diversity Action Council

Logan Raschke, News Editor March 1, 2019

Student life director Ceci Brinker said she would meet with student affairs president Alicia Matusiak to discuss action the student life office will take to establish the new Diversity Action Council during...

Black Lives Matter: Math professors show support

Corryn Brock, Associate News Editor February 21, 2019

Six Black Lives Matter flags can be seen flying on the west side, third floor of Old Main. This is in support of African-American students and to express displeasure in the university’s decision to...

Remember: Black lives matter, start showing it

January 31, 2019

There’s a lot happening this weekend that warrants attention, but there is one thing that should get more attention than the rest. No, it’s not the Super Bowl, regardless of its popularity or historical...

Alicia Matusiak, the Student Vice President of Student Affairs, swears in the new student deans at Wednesday night’s student senate meeting in the Arcola-Tuscola room of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union.

Student Senate votes down endorsing BLM Flag, votes to find alternatives instead

Analicia Haynes, Editor-in-Chief December 5, 2018

The Student Senate voted to consider alternatives instead of raising the Black Lives Matter flag in the South Quad during African-American Heritage Month. The resolution also calls for the creation of...

Letter to the editor: Fly the BLM flag

December 4, 2018

On behalf of (the Black Student Union), we as an organization fully support the raising of the (Black Lives Matter) flag and what it represents. Due to the recent events that have taken place around the...

Student Senate to vote on BLM flag resolution

Analicia Haynes, Editor-in-Chief December 4, 2018

The Student Senate will approve one of four resolutions pertaining to the Black Lives Matter flag initiative 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Arcola/Tuscola Room of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. Senate...

Informational meeting to be held about BLM flag

November 27, 2018

An informational meeting on putting a Black Lives Matter flag up on Eastern’s campus will be held on Wednesday at 5 p.m. and Thursday at 7 p.m. in the Effingham Room of the Martin Luther King Jr. University...

Student starts petition to hang Black Lives Matter flag on campus

Brooke Schwartz, Eews Nditor October 9, 2018

Morgan Colvin, a junior political science and English double major, is asking classmates, staff and faculty to put their name behind a movement: the Black Lives Matter movement. Colvin has started a petition...

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