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Reporters expose details from Ferguson protests

Chris King, the editor of the St. Louis American, along with Wiley Price and Kenya Vaughn, a photographer and reporter respectively, answer questions posed by those in attendance during the Through the Smoke: Covering Ferguson panel on Thursday in the Charleston-Mattoon room of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union

Jarad Jarmon, Managing Editor

February 6, 2015

The St. Louis American staff members, who covered the Ferguson, Mo. protests, detailed their experiences with a “scared” police department and a movement made up of a young demographic. During a panel discussion on covering the protests, Chris King, the managing editor, Wiley Price, a photojou...

‘Movement’ continues with ‘die-in demonstration’ across campus

‘Movement’ continues with ‘die-in demonstration’ across campus

Roberto Hodge, Multicultural Editor

December 15, 2014

Continuous shouts of “Black lives matter,” “I can’t breath” and “Hands up, don’t shoot” echoed off the residence halls as about 150 students, faculty and staff marched from the South to North Quad and finally to Old Main Friday night. About 50 students lay on the ground in front of ...

Letter to the Editor: Neutrality not a viable stance on Ferguson

September 4, 2014

I’m writing today in response to a Letter to the Editor published on September 1 entitled “In Ferguson, we are all ignorant to the facts.” To the author, you attribute your silence on Ferguson to a lack of knowledge while admitting that this is an issue that affects your life, but if you reall...

Letter to the editor: In Ferguson, we are all ignorant to the facts

September 1, 2014

My name is Hannah Edwards and I am a junior finance student. I would like to provide a response to the piece written in the Opinions section of the Daily Eastern News (8/29) by Roberto Hodge: I am a white, female, middle class woman and I will admit that I haven’t spoken about or expressed any opi...

Eastern students march in response to Ferguson incident

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Jalyssa Woodall and Kelsey Hosea ,members of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority inc. lead the march at the

Roberto Hodge, Multicultural Editor

August 27, 2014

Wearing clothes of red and black, students from Theta Zeta, a chapter of the Delta Sigma Theta sorority, along with others not affiliated with the group silently marched straight-faced with a purpose Wednesday evening. The marchers held signs saying “Don’t shoot,” “Black lives matter too”...

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