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

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

Women’s Equality Day: Students share thoughts

Hannah Shillo, Associate News Editor August 25, 2019

Ninety-nine years.  That is how long women in the U.S. have had the right to vote.  President Donald Trump said in his presidential proclamation that Women’s Equality Day, celebrated Monday,...

Jenel Murray, a community member and former Eastern student, sings the Black National Anthem during the Martin Luther King Jr. ceremony in the Grand Ballroom of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union.

Community remembers and celebrates Martin Luther King Jr.

Loren Dickson, Contributing Writer January 17, 2017

An array of voices joined together to sing, pray and discuss the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. at a vigil Monday. Faculty members, students and community members walked from Thomas to the Grand Ballroom,...

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