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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 30, 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...

Guests speak with each other after eating some Latin American cuisine at the Latino Heritage Month Kickoff Reception Monday afternoon at the Doudna Fine Arts Center.

Latino Heritage Month begins

Brenna Scullen, Staff reporter September 17, 2018

Students and staff gathered in Doudna on Monday for a reception to kick off Latino Heritage Month with music, food, and conversation. The informal reception was sponsored by Eastern, with volunteers...

Jason Hardimon | The Daily Eastern News Kristi Zoubka, a sophomore athletic training major, and Rachel Washburn, a sophomore elementary education major work together on an alfombra for Eastern’s Spanish club. “The freehanding is going a lot better than I thought it would,” Zoubka said. “We’re kind of rainbow hombreing it.”

Spanish Club makes ‘alfombras’ for Latino Heritage Month

Angelica Cataldo, Entertainment Reporter September 14, 2016

After an entire summer of planning and prepping, Eastern’s Spanish Club organized the making of an alfombra, or carpet, for their Latino Heritage Month project Wednesday in the hallway of the art wing...

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