The Daily Eastern News

Documentary to reveal the lack of healthcare undocumented immigrants face

Kennedy Nolen, Multicultural Reporter

October 9, 2017

A showing of the documentary Clínica de Migrantes: Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness will be at 5 p.m. in Lumpkin Hall Room 2030 as part of Latin Heritage Month at Eastern. Juanita Cross, chair of the Latin Heritage Month committee, said she plans to Skype Maxim Pozdorovkin, the director...

Travel ban affects Eastern student

Max Maseri poses for a portrait in his office at Klehm hall Monday night.

Kennedy Nolen, Multicultural Reporter

September 25, 2017

A new ban imposed by President Donald Trump Sunday evening includes travel restrictions from eight countries: Chad, Iran, Libya, North Korea, Somalia, Syria, Venezuela and Yemen. This ban replaces Trump’s previous travel ban, which expired this weekend. New restrictions are set to kick in Oct. 18. Travel...

SPJ stands up for immigrants

Spanish and Latin American Studies professor Kristin Routt and campus minister Doris Nordin discuss specifics of the nights events. “Everyone has dreams, continue fighting for them,” anonoymous, the video made and shown by the SPJ concluded, focusing on the importance of immigrants and of telling their stories.

Brooke Schwartz, Staff Writer

September 25, 2017

On Monday, Students for Peace and Justice showed their original documentary “I am Migration” for the second semester in a row. The documentary focused on different undocumented immigrants in the Charleston community and their individual stories. The overreaching message of the documentary was...

Volunteers to share experiences helping refugees

Kennedy Nolen, Multicultural Reporter

March 28, 2017

The ‘Panel on Refugees’ will give insight into the experiences four speakers had while helping immigrants, migrants and refugees. The discussion will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday in Coleman Auditorium. The EIU Students for Peace and Justice will host this educational panel, and other events throughout...

Forum to face misconceptions about immigrants

Angelica Cataldo, Entertainment Reporter

October 31, 2016

  In light of the presidential election, the Center for the Humanities, in conjunction with the Making Excellence Inclusive organization, will host an open forum to discuss immigrants living in America at 6 p.m. Wednesday in the Doudna Fine Arts Center Lecture Hall. The forum will focus on...

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