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

Sharifa Hurtault, a junior TV and Video production major, gives a speech during the pro-choice rally at the Coles County Courthouse steps Saturday afternoon.

Community members, Coles Progressives rally at Courthouse steps

Rob Le Cates, Editor-in-Chief May 14, 2022

Chants and cheers cried out on the Coles County Courthouse stairsteps Saturday afternoon following a pro-choice rally organized by Coles Progressives. The rally’s purpose is to show protest against...

Coles Progressives, community members and students at Eastern  rally as one and protest against the U.S. Supreme Court draft opinion potentially indicating support for overturning Roe v. Wade Friday at noon at Morton Park.

Eastern, Charleston community members rally at Morton Park for abortion rights

Corryn Brock, Editor-in-Chief May 6, 2022

Members of the Charleston and Eastern communities gathered for a pro-choice rally organized by Coles Progressives in response to the Supreme Court's draft opinion that indicates interest in overturning...

Atlas Hennegan, a senior English major, delivers a speech to the crowd during the Defend Roe! Emergency Rally at the Mellin Steps Thursday afternoon. Hennegan and several other speakers encouraged protesters with chants and offered personal stories.

Students, faculty rally for abortion rights

Corryn Brock and Madelyn Kidd May 5, 2022

Members of the Eastern community held a rally Thursday afternoon in response to the Supreme Court's draft opinion that indicates support for overturning Roe v. Wade. Over a dozen people spoke to the...

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