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 from 12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. in the Center for Gender and Sexual Diversity located in the lower level of ...

FEATURE PHOTO: Pondering over pronouns

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 art and Grase Osborn (far right), a senior majoring in biological sciences, lead a Safety Open Discussion...

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 chat follows MEI’s annual Reaching Inclusivity for Student Excellence Conference that took place...

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 at Eastern, is the head of the discussion-based book club and said it was great. Literary ...

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 this is definitely an interesting possibility, and more dialogue about where Eastern is going is always ...

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 discussion is titled “Buoys Instead of Anchors: Connecting with Each Other Through...

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 endured while migrating from their home countries. The main message behind the film was to show...

Discussion to focus on Douglass

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 the Pine Honors College. The discussion will center on his reception speech at Finsbury Chapel...

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