The Daily Eastern News

9th annual MLK Jr. Day of Service to be held Monday

Andrew Paisley, Campus Reporter

January 12, 2018

Students will have the opportunity to give back to the community during the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service on Monday. The MLK Jr. Day of Service is a set of service projects that Eastern hosts in order to not only make a difference in the community, but honor the legacy of Martin Luther King...

No classes on Monday

Staff Report

January 12, 2018

There will be no classes at Eastern on Monday in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. In addition, The Daily Eastern News will not print on Monday. It will return to its regular publication schedule on Tuesday. Both Booth Library and the Gregg Technology Center are closed. However, the technology center w...

Editorial: Remember MLK’s sacrifices, keep his vision alive

Staff Editorial

January 17, 2017

April 4th, 1968, 48 years ago: the day a hero was killed because of what he stood up for, because he said something that challenged the status quo. Martin Luther King Jr., one of the leaders of the Civil Rights Movement, was assassinated on the day history wept and a whole nation was reborn. The...

Students give back on MLK Day

Kennedy Nolen, Muticultural Reporter

January 17, 2017

  Nearly 200 students spent their day off from classes volunteering their time Monday during the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service. Crystal Brown, assistant director of the Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteerism, said this year the students made flower pots and planted seeds for seniors...

Community remembers and celebrates Martin Luther King Jr.

Community remembers and celebrates Martin Luther King Jr.

Loren Dickson, Contributing Writer

January 17, 2017

An array of voices joined together to sing, pray and discuss the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. at a vigil Monday. Faculty members, students and community members walked from Thomas to the Grand Ballroom, in the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. This was Eastern’s 30th vigil in honor...

MLK Jr. Service Day activities On and off campus

Kalyn Hayslett, Editor-in-Chief

January 12, 2017

  The Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteerism and the Douglas Hart Nature Center will offer service projects that echo Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy and help members in the community. “Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. deserves to be considered, he deserves to be honored, he deserved...

30th annual tribute and march to honor Dr. King

Kennedy Nolen, multicultural Reporter

January 12, 2017

  The 30th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day candlelight vigil march and tribute will begin at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 16, at the Thomas Hall lobby. The march will begin at Thomas Hall and lead participants to the Grand Ballroom in the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. James Griffin,...

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