The Daily Eastern News

Student Spotlight: Muruato’s journey for her future

Student Spotlight: Muruato’s journey for her future

Analicia Haynes, Managing Editor

January 21, 2018

A yellow sign with the black outline of a family holding hands and running is just one of the sights junior sociology major Yesenia Muruato can clearly remember from her journey across the Mexican-American border. The youngest of five, Muruato, her father and two out of her four older siblings left...

The significance of the student spotlight

January 21, 2018

The staff at The Daily Eastern News recognizes that there are many students on campus who deserve to be in the spotlight. As part of a way to showcase outstanding student achievement among the student body, the News began writing about several students who have accomplished extraordinary feats an...

Panelists open up about immigration struggle

Panelists open up about immigration struggle

Cassie Buchman, Editor in Chief

November 6, 2017

When Claude Abdoulaye-Pedila, a psychology major, was born in the Congo, her parents had a life-changing decision to make. Because her grandpa was the mayor in her hometown in the Congo during a civil war, her family was in danger. “If you’re family’s a part of the government, you’re going...

Rally shows support for DACA recipients

Rally shows  support for DACA recipients

Abbey Whittington, Contributing Writer

September 11, 2017

The wings of a monarch soared above the crowd in the hands of Yesenia Muruato, a junior criminology major, who used the butterfly to represent DREAM-ers at Friday's rally in support of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals and its recipients. Muruato said the monarch butterfly represents migration ...

LASO to host rally in support of DACA

Kennedy Nolen, Multicultural Reporter

September 7, 2017

A rally to support the immigration policy Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals and DACA recipients is set for 3:30 p.m. Friday in Morton Park. On Tuesday, President Donald Trump ordered an end to DACA, a program that shields young undocumented immigrants from deportation, according to the New Yor...

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