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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

Daniela Munoz, a senior fashion merchandising and design major, pulls a raffle ticket out of a bin during the Latinx social event sponsored by Easterns Latin American Student Organization on Sept. 8 in the Library Quad.

Latinx Social brings games to the quad

Adriana Hernandez-Santana, Feature Junior Editor September 8, 2022

The Latin American Student Organization, LASO, hosts the Latinx Social at the Library Quad on Thursday evening. In the front of the Library Quad, there were small little games such as spikeball, volleyball,...

Students attended the “In the Heights” movie night Friday for Latino Heritage Month sponsered by LASO.

‘In the Heights’ movie night showcases Latinx cultures

Katja Benz, Campus Reporter October 10, 2021

The Latino Heritage Month events continued with a screening of the movie In The Heights Friday night. The movie night was held in the Buzzard Auditorium, where dozens of Eastern students gathered to...

Talk highlights LGBTQ, Latinx communities

Talk highlights LGBTQ, Latinx communities

Katja Benz, Campus Reporter September 29, 2021

As part of the Latino Heritage Month events, the Latino Heritage Month committee presented "Latinidad in the LGBTQA+" on Wednesday, which informed attendees about the ways the two communities can come...

Brejona Hutchinson, a sophomore majoring in computer and information technology, enjoys Latino Heritage Kickoff by waiting in line for a taco.

Celebrating Latino Heritage Month

Katja Benz, Campus Reporter September 15, 2021

The Latino Heritage Month Kickoff occurred Wednesday at the Library Quad from noon to 1:30 p.m, where members of the Eastern community ate tacos that were served at the event. The slogan of the month...

Latino Heritage Month kicks off at Eastern with free tacos, engagement

Hannah Shillo, Associate News Editor September 16, 2019

Latino Heritage Month kicked off at Eastern Monday afternoon in the Library Quad with a celebration of the Americas. Students had the opportunity to purchase sides to eat with the tacos they received...

Hispanic Heritage Month needs our respect

Staff Editorial September 12, 2019

Hispanic Heritage Month starts Sunday, and with that, Eastern will be having events to commemorate it. The first event is Saturday, at the Newman Catholic Center, where an “Independence Dance” will...

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