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Students gather outside of Thomas Hall preparing to march to the MLK Union.

Students come together to honor MLK’s legacy

Cam'ron Hardy, News Editor January 15, 2024

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr’s legacy and his work to improve civil rights, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. hosted the 37th annual Martin Luther King Jr. vigil and program. Members of the fraternity...

Cameron Brown, a junior physical science major, ties blankets with fellow members of Alpha Phi Sorority during the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service on Monday afternoon in the University Ballroom. Brown said she thinks it is important to give back to the community.

Eastern honors MLK with Day of Service

Adriana Hernadez-Santana, Junior Feature Editor January 18, 2023

The Martin Luther King Jr. University Union hosted a presentation and blanket making event in the University Union Ballroom to learn about the history of the Civil Rights Movement while giving back to...

Nile Hill, a senior management major, leads the march from Thomas Hall to Martin Luther King Jr. University Union in celebration of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.s             36th annual MLK, Jr. vigil and program event on Monday evening.

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc., honors MLK Day with vigil and ceremony

Cam'ron Hardy, News Editor January 18, 2023

Members of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc., hosted a Martin Luther King Jr. vigil and ceremony. The event started at 5 p.m. at Thomas Hall. Members of the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc., put sign boards...

Students gather for an Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteerism event meant to honor Martin Luther King Jr. through community service.

Students volunteer, learn about MLK’s history

Katja Benz, Campus Reporter January 19, 2022

The Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteerism held volunteer events Jan. 17 in the University Ballroom of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. The events of the afternoon were held in honor of...

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