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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

Charles “Chuck” Clabaugh, a freshman interdisciplinary studies major, presents his research on the lesser-known history of the Ku Klux Klan in Central Illinois called the “Unspoken History of the KKK’s second wave in Central Illinois: How Nostalgia is an Illusion” in Buzzard Hall Monday afternoon. Clabaugh is a disabled non-tradional student who had a stroke when he was 35. Now 46, Clabaugh is in his second semester at EIU and is working on developing social studies curriculum for Urbana High School. I didn’t know what I was going to do when I came back to school, Clabaugh said. I just know that I kind of wanted to give back to the community that has taken care of me.

Disabled Eastern student develops high school history curriculum

Rob Le Cates, Assistant Photo Editor March 28, 2022

An Eastern student and professor are developing a curriculum to teach local history for secondary education schools.  Undergraduate student Charles "Chuck" Clabaugh, a freshman interdisciplinary studies...

Eastern student to present on hate crimes, more this week

Eastern student to present on hate crimes, more this week

Luke Taylor, Multimedia News Editor March 28, 2022

This week will feature multiple entertaining or educational events on and around Eastern's campus. On Monday at 3:30 p.m. in Buzzard Hall, Eastern student Charles Clabaugh will be presenting his research...

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