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

Friends gather around Jason Aguilar’s ofrenda to honor his memory during the Dia de los Muertos ofrenda exhibit inside the University Ballroom of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union.

Eastern observes Day of the Dead

Katja Benz, Campus Reporter November 2, 2021

The final event of Latino Heritage Month, an observance for Day of the Dead, took place Tuesday in the University Ballroom of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union from 6 to 7:30 p.m. It was...

Don’t celebrate Thanksgiving

Megan Keane, Columnist November 14, 2018

The fourth Thursday of November annually marks Thanksgiving for most of us. It’s a commercialized holiday that we’re taught originates from the thanks pilgrims gave to the Native Americans. They had...

Photographer discusses cultural issues for indigenous people through photographs

Olivia Swenson-Hultz  , Associate News Editor February 26, 2018

When photographer Alexandra McNichols-Torroledo began hearing about forced displacement in her home country of Colombia in 2011, she knew that she had to take action. Since then, she has centered much...

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