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

Destiny Blanchard

COLUMN: Haitian refugees are in danger at our border

Destiny Blanchard, Columnist September 23, 2021

Over the course of a few weeks thousands of Haitian refugees have come to the United States and Mexican border, many of which in the city of Del Rio, Texas. These refugees have traveled a long way to this...

Club spreads awareness, gives back to Haiti

BreAnna Celestin, Contributing Writer March 5, 2019

The Haiti Connections Club, founded in 1989, has taken Eastern students to Haiti to help people twice every year. The organization, supported by the Newman Catholic Center, has 10 to 12 students in it...

Emma James, a junior psychology major, and Stacy McQueen, parent of Lauren McQueen, serve apples, oranges, and bananas at the Hunger is Not a Game banquet on Nov. 12, 2014 at the Newman Catholic Center.

Hunger banquet on year-long hiatus

T'Nerra Butler, Multicultural Editor November 16, 2015

For years, the Hunger Banquet has tried to serve as an awareness event on the topic of starvation, and this year those who usually participate in it tell why they did not plan for the affair. The Haiti...

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