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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

Ian Palacios

COLUMN: Is “what is a woman” really an easy question?

Ian Palacios, Columnist April 6, 2022

Recent right-wing political media has criticized the left for its viewpoint on gender, arguing that the left can not even answer one of the “easiest” questions. Republican Senator Marsha Blackburn...

Educating on“Queering Religion”

Logan Raschke, Staff Reporter October 23, 2018

Queering Religion, a discussion-based event focused on educating people about religion and the gender and sexual diversity community, was open to students Tuesday night. Queering Religion began with a...

The gender pay gap: Any solution in sight?

Jordan Boyer, Photo Editor October 2, 2018

The United States of America prides itself on equality between gender, race and class but there are still serious problems on “equality” in our country. When it comes to the gender pay gap, there is...

Inclusive language is important

Megan Keane, Columnist September 26, 2018

Non-binary or genderqueer identities can be daunting before you understand what they are. The most important distinction to know is that biological sex and gender are separate things. Biological sex is...

Since when do snacks have a gender?

Staff Editorial February 6, 2018

Sometimes it seems like society is making attempts in one way or another to dig itself out of a hole filled with stereotypes and misunderstandings. Other days, society finds itself treading in the wake...

Gender does not define rules of fashion

Andrew Paisley, Campus Reporter January 9, 2018

Many people believe that because you are a certain gender, you have to have a certain type of fashion. For instance, girls wear makeup and purses, while guys wear baseball caps and carry wallets in...

Column: Understand bystander intervention

Sierra Falk, Staff Reporter September 28, 2016

Sexual assault is a topic that sweeps our nation’s news reports and makes its way on our social media feeds. According to the Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network’s national website, every 109 seconds,...

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