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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

Joseph Flynn Jr., a candidate for the Eastern senior diversity and inclusion officer position, talks to faculty during the open session Tuesday afternoon in the Black Box Theatre. Flynn currently works at Northern Illinois University as the associate director of academic affairs for the Center for Black Studies.

Alum presents solutions to racial disparity, hate flyers

Madelyn Kidd, News Editor April 26, 2022

An Eastern alum of 1993 visited Eastern Tuesday as a candidate for the position of senior diversity and inclusion officer and gave advice on what the university could do in response to racial disparities. Joseph...

Lydia Pond takes a picture on Mt. Quandary in Colorado on one of her June training trips. Pond has been training to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro in August, which she is doing to raise money for Parkinsons disease research.

Alumna to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro, raise money for Parkinson’s research

Cassie Buchman, Staff Reporter August 4, 2017

Eastern alumna Lydia Pond (‘09,’10) is no stranger to new experiences. According to former rugby teammate Katie Anderson, Lydia Pond joined Eastern’s team during her freshman year even though...

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