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Angie Hunt (left), Rachel Heicher and Erin Walters from SACIS and HOPE prepare material for students to come in to audition for “The Vagina Monologues” in the Casey Room at the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union Wednesday night. Auditions will continue Thursday night from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at 825 18th St.

FEATURE PHOTO: Prep for the ‘Vagina Monologues’

Karina Delgado, Assistant Photo Editor January 23, 2020

Angie Hunt (left), Rachel Heicher and Erin Walters from SACIS and HOPE prepare material for students to come in to audition for “The Vagina Monologues” in the Casey Room at the Martin Luther King Jr....

Vigil slated for Wednesday

Staff Report October 23, 2019

A candlelight vigil in honor of domestic violence victims will be hosted by HOPE of East Central Illinois at Morton Park at the Rennels Pavilion from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday. Motherlode will perform...

Addiction can’t be dealt with alone; try to seek help

Andrew Paisley, Opinions Editor March 7, 2019

One thing we always hear in recovery in the 12 steps is that the first step is admitting you have a problem, and that you are powerless over addiction. Believe it or not, a lot of people have trouble...

Candlelight vigil to honor victims, survivors of domestic violence

Hannah Shillo, Staff Reporter October 24, 2018

HOPE of East Central Illinois is hosting the annual candlelight vigil from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at Morton Park to honor victims and survivors of domestic violence. HOPE is a domestic violence service...

Stay hopeful, confident this year

Dillan Schorfheide, Assistant Sports Editor August 15, 2018

As you say goodbye to your parents, and maybe even siblings or significant others, and move in to a new life at Eastern, remember one thing: stay strong. I am sure a lot of you were ready to leave the...

Survivors’ voices need to be heard

Liz Stephens, Columnist February 25, 2018

Recently I wrote an article speaking out about the story of my sexual assault in hopes of encouraging other women to feel comfortable speaking out about their own stories.   I was invited by Elizabeth Halbe,...

Bowls of HOPE fundraiser to support domestic violence survivors

Dolapo Adeyemo, Contributing Writer February 19, 2018

A local organization in East Central Illinois that fights against domestic violence and provides shelter to survivors and their children will host its annual Bowls of HOPE fundraiser on Tuesday Feb. 27. The...

You can overcome your depression

Andrew Paisley, Columnist January 29, 2018

Depression is an illness that hits people really hard sometimes. Some people are more affected than others, and it can be very serious. I have suffered from clinical depression since I was 13 years old. At...

HOPE holds vigil for victims of domestic violence

Analicia Haynes, Managing Editor October 26, 2017

T-shirts painted in bright colors portrayed the heart-breaking stories of survivors of domestic violence and hung on lines that surrounded the pavilion at Morton Park Thursday night. Whether they were...

Vigil to bring awareness to domestic abuse

Mallory Kutnick, Contributing Writer October 25, 2017

In any given year, Housing, Outreach, Prevention and Education of East Central Illinois will support up to 700 domestic violence recipients spanning seven counties. Not all reach out, however, and not...

Campus haunted house to bring Halloween spirit, benefit HOPE

Hannah Myers, Contributing Writer October 24, 2017

  The Pemberton Hall Council will get in the Halloween spirit to benefit Housing, Outreach, Prevention and Education with a haunted house. This year’s haunted house will be from 8 to 11 p.m...

Harry Potter Trivia Contest to benefit HOPE

Staff Report October 17, 2017

A Harry Potter Trivia Contest, planned as a part of the Harry Potter Night on Oct. 26, will benefit Housing, Outreach, Prevention, Education of East Central Illinois. The trivia contest is set for 6...

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