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The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

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Jeannie Ludlow (left), a member of the University Professionals of Illinois chapter for Eastern Illinois University, talks with EIU-UPI President Jennifer Stringfellow before the group delivers, according to the Union, around 1000 signed postcards in support of increasing contract raises to University President David Glassmans office Monday afternoon.

Jeannie Ludlow: Being a feminist while teaching women’s history

Cam'ron Hardy, News Editor March 1, 2023

Jeannie Ludlow, a professor English and director of women’s, gender, and sexuality studies said that she gained interest in women, gender, and sexuality studies because she was simply born at the right...

Jeannie Ludlow, professor of English and director of womens gender, and sexuality studies, and Jennifer Stevens, the associate professor of sociology and criminology, listen to faculty speak to their audience as the Teach Out ends on the Library Quad Thursday afternoon.

‘What we’re fighting for is you’: EIU-UPI holds Teach Out amidst negotiations

Madelyn Kidd, News Editor September 8, 2022

“You put ‘All In’ on a billboard; we’re the ones who have the daily responsibility,” Jennifer Stringfellow, the president of Eastern’s chapter of the University Professionals of Illinois and...

Atlas Hennegan, a senior English major, delivers a speech to the crowd during the Defend Roe! Emergency Rally at the Mellin Steps Thursday afternoon. Hennegan and several other speakers encouraged protesters with chants and offered personal stories.

Students, faculty rally for abortion rights

Corryn Brock and Madelyn Kidd May 5, 2022

Members of the Eastern community held a rally Thursday afternoon in response to the Supreme Court's draft opinion that indicates support for overturning Roe v. Wade. Over a dozen people spoke to the...

From left, Nikki Hillier, professor in public health, and Julie Dietz, chair of public health and nutrition, give a presentation for a new Bachelors degree in health services which the CAA approved unanimously Thursday afternoon in the Witters Confernence Room.

CAA approves new health services degree

Madelyn Kidd, News Editor April 7, 2022

The Council of Academic Affairs unanimously approved a new Bachelor's degree in health services at Eastern on Thursday. The new degree will reside in the College of Health and Human Services and the...

English professor Jeannie Ludlow raises a sign before members of the negotiation team for the University Professionals of Illinois meets with Eastern’s administration team at Booth Library on Monday afternoon.


Rob Le Cates, Assistant Photo Editor March 22, 2022

EIU-UPI sets meetings for members to discuss negotiated agreement

Analicia Haynes, Editor-in-Chief August 20, 2018

Eastern’s chapter of University Professionals of Illinois will have two general membership meetings to discuss the terms of its recently negotiated agreement at 4:45 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday in the...

Women’s, gender and sexuality studies has plans to expand in future

AJ Fournier, Campus Reporter November 29, 2017

The women’s, gender and sexuality studies department at Eastern has plans to expand and offer new classes as part of a nationwide movement. Jeannie Ludlow, English professor and coordinator of the program,...

Women’s Studies to present awards

Mallory Kutnick, Campus Reporter March 27, 2017

Women’s History and Awareness Month will end with the annual Women’s Studies Awards 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the 7th Street Underground of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. Women’s studies...

Jeannie Ludlow, a professor of womens studies and Yolanda Williams, an academic advisor answer questions on abortion at the discussion after the viewing of the film Silent Choices. Williams addresses how the issues affect to African American community.

Silent choices discusses abortion in African American community

Kennedy Nolen, Multicultural Reporter January 25, 2017

A discussion about the problems in African American communities in regards to abortion followed the documentary “Silent Choices” Tuesday night in Coleman Auditorium and was led by Jeannie Ludlow, the...

Professors to present at annual symposium

T'Nerra Butler, Multicultural Editor November 10, 2015

The Interdisciplinary Center for Global Diversity has awarded Eastern faculty with travel grants and now professors get a chance to present to the campus for the sixth annual symposium for the Interdisciplinary...

Women’s Resource Center moves forward despite changes

T'Nerra Butler, Multicultural Editor October 5, 2015

For years the Women’s Resource Center has been in the basement of Stevenson Hall and now the center is in Coleman; it now shares office managers with the Leslie Ashley, the office manager for the philosophy...

Glassman gives State of the University address

Cassie Buchman, Administration Editor September 29, 2015

Eastern President David Glassman said he expects the university enrollment to grow and stabilize by 2017 during his State of the University Address on Monday. Glassman also said athletics would report...

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