The Daily Eastern News

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 Lumpkin Auditorium. One meeting will also be online for members who cannot make the meetings on...

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, said this movement began about 10 years ago. Ludlow said when women’s studies originall...

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 coordinator Jeannie Ludlow said the awards will include the Women of Artistic Vision at EIU awards,...

Silent choices discusses abortion in African American community

Jeannie Ludlow, a professor of women's studies and Yolanda Williams, an academic advisor answer questions on abortion at the discussion after the viewing of the film

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 coordinator of Women’s Studies, and academic adviser Yolanda Williams. Ludlow and Williams engaged...

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 Center for Global Diversity. This symposium is taking place at 8 a.m. Tuesday in the Charleston-Mattoon...

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 department and Women’s Resource Center. In order for someone to get into the Women’s...

Glassman gives State of the University address

President David Glassman addresses student, faculity, staff, and community members about budget, enrollment, and community during the State of the University Address Monday in the Dvorak Concert Hall of the Dounda Fine Arts Center.

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 to the Office of the President as opposed to Student Affairs. Glassman said the transition would...

Poets offer advice at memorial poetry reading

Mathew Minicucci recites his poem, “Beta”, an unpublished piece about break ups, in the Recital Hall at the Doudna Fine Arts Center on Monday.

Luis Martinez, Entertainment Editor

September 21, 2015

During the Allen Neff Memorial Poetry reading, Wyn Cooper and Matthew Minicucci read some of their own written work to the members of the Eastern community. The two poets maintained now only a professional atmosphere, but there was also some humor added to some of their works. This was the first...

Risk higher for sexual assault during ‘Red Zone’

Morgan Murray, Staff Reporter

October 14, 2014

Female students are more susceptible to sexual assaults in the first 12 weeks of the fall semester. This period of time is called the “Red Zone.” Women and men have banded together to start a campaign in the hopes of changing this trend. Jeannie Ludlow, the coordinator of women’s studies,...

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