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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

Jerimiah Boyd-Johnson, a senior political science major, walks down the aisle at the Homecoming Coronation Oct. 18 in the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union Grand Ballroom. Boyd-Johnson is a part of several campus organizations such as the Black Student Union, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc., the Student Police Advisory Board, and the search committee for the Chief of Police.

Eastern student advocates for change

Rege'nte Myers, Contributing Writer November 17, 2021

The 2021 Homecoming King Jeremiah Boyd-Johnson, a senior from Chicago, Ill., is majoring in political science with a minor in pre-law studies. Boyd-Johnson is involved in many organizations on campus.  “These...

Eastern’s Black Student Union and Pride groups joined together Wednesday in Coleman Auditorium to talk about the LGBTQ+ community. One of the things the panel mentioned was that cartoons do not represent the LGBTQ+ community as much as they should.

FEATURE PHOTO: LGBTQ+ panel

Karina Delgado, Assistant Photo Editor October 30, 2019

Eastern’s Black Student Union and Pride groups joined together Wednesday in Coleman Auditorium to talk about the LGBTQ+ community. One of the things the panel mentioned was that cartoons do not represent...

BSU talks mental health, lists resources at forum

Bre Celestin, Cultural and Campus Reporter October 22, 2019

The Black Student Union continued its week by hosting a mental health awareness forum in the Lumpkin Auditorium Tuesday night. BSU President Jay Caver and other executive board members presented a slide...

BSU forum to discuss mentality

Staff Report October 21, 2019

The Black Student Union will host “Taking My Peace Back! Mental Health Awareness Forum” Tuesday evening in the Lumpkin auditorium from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. BSU President Jay Haver will be speaking at...

BSU to host bowling, ice cream social on Tuesday night

Zoë Donovan, Staff Reporter August 26, 2019

The Black Student Union will host a bowling and ice cream social on Tuesday from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the EIU Lanes in the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. Jay Caver, a senior corporate communications...

Multicultural RSOs to welcome students

Kennedy Nolen, Multicultural Reporter August 21, 2017

  Multicultural organizations will welcome students back to campus and introduce them to their culture at the minority faculty, staff and student reception. The reception will be from 3 p.m....

BSU to host date night

Roberto Hodge, Multicultural Editor September 4, 2014

In order to raise money for Essence of A Man 2014, Black Student Union will be hosting its annual Date Auction at 6 p.m. Friday in the Grand Ballroom of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. The...

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