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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

Eastern alumni Cass Manansala listens to her friend and protest organizer Jason Farias, a senior history education major, as he speaks on the genocide Palestinians are experiencing in Gaza at the Mellin Steps Wednesday afternoon. She said she showed up to help support her friend but also to stand up for a cause very important to her. She wasnt educated on what was happening between Israel and Palestine but talked to some of her friends who are Palestinian and have family impacted by the conflict and now has a passion for ending the genocide Palestine.

EIU participates in national walk out

Chandler Smith, Reporter October 25, 2023

Unrest in Israel and Palestine in Gaza has led to a national walk out around college campuses and on Eastern's campus on Wednesday.   “There have been over 100 student groups who supported Palestinian...

Daisha Mitchell (right), a junior health sciences major, walks with fellow students in protest of recent police brutality in Memphis, Tenn., which killed Tyre Nichols, a 29-year-old Black man, according to CNN. The group walked around 20 minutes from Andrews Hall to the front of Old Main Saturday afternoon.

Students protest in response to Tyre Nichols’ death

Cam'ron Hardy, News Editor January 28, 2023

On Jan. 10, 2023, Tyre Nichols died three days after five Memphis Police Officers beat him to death. He was pulled from his car during a traffic stop and was pepper sprayed and tased. After finding...

THROUGH THE LENS: The News year in photos

THROUGH THE LENS: The News’ year in photos

The News December 31, 2021

As 2021 comes to a close, the staff of The Daily Eastern News invites you to look back at the year through our lens. January February March April May June July August September   October November December   Happy...

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