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

Film festival to highlight civil rights struggle

Lydia Shaw, Contributing Writer November 1, 2016

  This year’s Embarras Valley Film Festival will expand on Booth Library’s “Visual Culture and the Struggle for Civil Rights” exhibit Wednesday through Friday in the Coleman Hall Auditorium. This...

Booth Library to host Civil Rights Exhibit

Abbey Whittington , Associate News Editor September 1, 2016

The Marvin Foyer in Booth Library is decorated with displays of historical moments and people from the civil rights era to prepare for this semester's traveling exhibit. The library will be hosting...

Students look to the past to move forward

Luis Martinez , Staff Reporter November 2, 2014

Students prepare to talk about the need for a new social movement, while revisiting the past in an upcoming discussion panel, at 4 p.m. Tuesday in Room 4440 in Booth Library. The panel, “Revisiting...

Professor to give presentation on leaders of civil rights

Miracle Jones , Staff Reporter September 22, 2014

Although the two are not normally associated together, a careful look at history shows that Cesar Chavez picked up where Martin Luther King Jr. left off in the Civil Rights movement, said Jose Deustua,...

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