The Daily Eastern News

Don’t jump to extremes over Nike

Staff Editorial

September 4, 2018

The first amendment is absolutely an integral and necessary part of our society, and we implore everyone to embrace it to its fullest. And while we are glad people are exercising their right to free speech over the Colin Kaepernick situation, we believe everyone needs to take a step back and review the ...

Free speech should not have to be ‘approved’ first

Kennedy Nolen, Columnist

February 6, 2018

To Eastern Illinois University, and more specifically, the Campus Scheduling Office: Why must we get fliers or posters approved to be hung up around our public university in public spaces? This is public property, and this rule infringes on our First Amendment rights. For readers who did not know t...

Thank a veteran for our 1st Amendment rights

Staff Report

November 9, 2017

Written on parchment paper and stored in the national archives, our nation’s rulebook survives to this day. Over 200 years old, it works as a guideline for this country and holds it together with 26 amendments that guarantee our freedom and liberties. As journalists, we think highly of the constitution...

Panel to teach about First Amendment

Samuel Nusbaum, Administration Reporter

September 18, 2016

A panel of professors will discuss a wide variety of topics such as political protests and what it means to exercise one’s freedom of religion for this year’s Constitution Day. The panel is scheduled for 7 p.m. Monday in the Lumpkin Auditorium. Constitution Day is a nationally recognized day...

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