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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

Talk highlights LGBTQ, Latinx communities

Talk highlights LGBTQ, Latinx communities

Katja Benz, Campus Reporter September 29, 2021

As part of the Latino Heritage Month events, the Latino Heritage Month committee presented "Latinidad in the LGBTQA+" on Wednesday, which informed attendees about the ways the two communities can come...

Brejona Hutchinson, a sophomore majoring in computer and information technology, enjoys Latino Heritage Kickoff by waiting in line for a taco.

Celebrating Latino Heritage Month

Katja Benz, Campus Reporter September 15, 2021

The Latino Heritage Month Kickoff occurred Wednesday at the Library Quad from noon to 1:30 p.m, where members of the Eastern community ate tacos that were served at the event. The slogan of the month...

Luis Paniagua, a senior graphic design major, and the recruitment chair and secretary for Alpha Psi Lambda, shows his excitement after raising the Latino Heritage Flag.

Latinx flag raised Wednesday

Ethan Schobernd, Campus Reporter September 1, 2021

The Latino Heritage Month committee kicked off the new month by sharing their heritage with the campus Wednesday. The group performed a flag-raising ceremony in recognition of Latino Heritage Month at...

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,...

Latin American dances to be taught for Latin Heritage Month

Staff Report October 5, 2017

Students can learn traditional Latin American dances from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday in the Grand Ballroom of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. Krishna Thomas, an admissions specialist in...

Mexican food truck to visit Eastern Tuesday

Kennedy Nolen, Multicultural Reporter October 2, 2017

Vita’s Mexican food truck will be making its debut appearance at Eastern’s campus from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday between Taylor Hall and Coleman Hall as part of Latin Heritage Month. The food...

LASO to teach children about Día de los Muertos

Kennedy Nolen, Multicultural Reporter September 28, 2017

The Latin American Student Organization will introduce Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, to children by reading them picture books, explaining the holiday’s history as well as making sugar skull...

LASO to celebrate Latin Heritage Month

Staff Report September 17, 2017

In honor of Latin Heritage Month, which started on Friday, multiple registered student organizations and departments around campus are coming together for a variety of events. These are all events that...

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