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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

‘Queerness’ discussion to be held Wednesday

Hannah Shillo, Associate News Editor October 28, 2019

Students, staff, faculty and community members can learn and talk about the challenges and successes the LGBTQ+ community has faced at a “Discussion of Queerness” event Wednesday. The talk will go...

Sam Hennegan (far left), a sophomore double majoring in English and philosophy, Alex Mullin (left), a sophomore majoring in mathematicians education, Liz Wilson (right), a senior majoring in 2D studio art and Grase Osborn (far right), a senior majoring in biological sciences, lead a Safety Open Discussion during Pride on Monday evening at the Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union in the Charleston/Mattoon room. They covered topics such as pronouns and resources like the Center for Gender and Sexual Diversity and Transformation Station, which is located in the lower level of Stevenson Hall.

FEATURE PHOTO: Pondering over pronouns

Nayeli I. Vazquez, Photographer October 14, 2019

Sam Hennegan (far left), a sophomore double majoring in English and philosophy, Alex Mullin (left), a sophomore majoring in mathematicians education, Liz Wilson (right), a senior majoring in 2D studio...

RISE Chat to talk inclusivity in higher education

Zoë Donovan, Staff Reporter October 13, 2019

Eastern students and faculty can attend RISE Chat: Race and Our Society for free on Monday to learn about increasing inclusivity on campus. It takes place at 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Buzzard Auditorium. The...

Book club focuses solely on discussion

Logan Raschke, Staff Reporter September 3, 2018

Literary Divas offers a book club experience for women who are passionate about reading but are not directly part of Eastern’s student community. Marita Metzke, director of the Academy of Lifelong Learning...

Discussions need to lead to change

Staff Editorial January 10, 2018

Here we go again. In Tuesday’s edition of The Daily Eastern News, the Faculty Senate discussed creating another “vitalization” group, to make its own recommendations regarding Eastern’s future. While...

Interactive speech to encourage communication, connecting through different viewpoints

Kennedy Nolen, Multicultural Reporter November 28, 2017

Marne Austin, a professor from Saint Mary’s College in Notre Dame, Ind., will give an interactive speech at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Tarble Arts Center for the second annual Camille Compo Memorial. Austin’s...

Documentary shares stories of immigrants

Kennedy Nolen, Multicultural Reporter March 30, 2017

  EIU Students for Peace and Justice showcased their original documentary “I am Migration” Thursday night, which revealed several unnamed immigrants’ stories of struggle and hardship they...

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Frederick Douglass escaped from his life of slavery in 1938 to go onto become an influential abolitionist, author, and to hold government office.

Discussion to focus on Douglass

Kennedy Nolen, Multicultural Reporter February 14, 2017

Social reformer and orator Frederick Douglass will be the subject of the second installment of the “Great Books, Bigger Questions” literary discussions at 4 p.m. Wednesday in the first floor room of...

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