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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

Students attended the “In the Heights” movie night Friday for Latino Heritage Month sponsered by LASO.

‘In the Heights’ movie night showcases Latinx cultures

Katja Benz, Campus Reporter October 10, 2021

The Latino Heritage Month events continued with a screening of the movie In The Heights Friday night. The movie night was held in the Buzzard Auditorium, where dozens of Eastern students gathered to...

Kristal Muñoz and Angel Enriquez make dog toys during LASO Volunteer Event on Feb. 26, 2021 at the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. Every year LASO has a volunteer event where they make dog toys for “pups in need” and write letters to future Latinx Panthers.

Latinx students to share their culture, what it means

Corryn Brock, Editor-in-Chief September 23, 2021

As Latino Heritage Month continues, five students are preparing to be on a panel to talk about their experiences as Latinx students on a panel from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the Arcola-Tuscola rooms in the Martin...

Brejona Hutchinson, a sophomore majoring in computer and information technology, enjoys Latino Heritage Kickoff by waiting in line for a taco.

Celebrating Latino Heritage Month

Katja Benz, Campus Reporter September 15, 2021

The Latino Heritage Month Kickoff occurred Wednesday at the Library Quad from noon to 1:30 p.m, where members of the Eastern community ate tacos that were served at the event. The slogan of the month...

EDITORIAL: Celebrate and honor Latino culture

EDITORIAL: Celebrate and honor Latino culture

Editorial Board September 15, 2021

National Latin Heritage Month began Wednesday, kicking off a month for recognizing and celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of the Latinx community.    Latin Heritage Month began...

Luis Paniagua, a senior graphic design major, and the recruitment chair and secretary for Alpha Psi Lambda, shows his excitement after raising the Latino Heritage Flag.

Latino Heritage Month set to begin Wednesday

Corryn Brock, Editor-in-Chief September 14, 2021

Latino Heritage Month will kick off Wednesday in the Library Quad from noon to 1:30 p.m. LHM begins on Sept. 15 each year and ends on Oct. 15. The mid-month start to the celebration is because of...

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