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

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

The Daily Eastern News

Fireside chat to talk women’s suffrage, #MeToo

Logan Raschke, Managing Editor March 9, 2020

Tuesday’s fireside chat will discuss the 19th Amendment, the #MeToo Movement and the importance of women running for office. Beth Gillespie, director of the Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteerism,...

Students in the Living History Project perform Wednesday night at the Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Study Awards Ceremony at the 7th Street Underground.

Women honored at Awards Ceremony

Valentina Vargas, Multicultural Reporter March 27, 2019

The Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Awards Ceremony held at the 7th Street Underground honored empowering women who are students, faculty, and community members. The women who were honored...

Eastern alumna Julie Proscia gives her presentation, “The #MeToo Movement: Transition From Outrage to Action”, for Women’s History Awareness Month in the Doudna Lecture Hall on Tuesday night. The presentation was to bring awareness about how sexual assault and sexual abuse victims today are reclaiming and stating their power as women.

Alumna talks advocating for women amid #MeToo era

Hannah Sieg, Contributing Writer March 5, 2019

Eastern kicked off Women’s History and Awareness Month (WHAM) with “The #MeToo Movement: Transition From Outrage to Action” with keynote speaker Julie Proscia at the Doudna Lecture Hall Tuesday night....

Alumna to present on #MeToo movement to open Women’s History Month

Hannah Shillo, Entertainment Reporter March 4, 2019

Eastern is kicking off Women’s History and Awareness Month (WHAM) with “The #MeToo Movement: Transition From Outrage to Action” with keynote speaker and Eastern alumna Julie Proscia on Tuesday at...

Survivors’ voices need to be heard

Liz Stephens, Columnist February 25, 2018

Recently I wrote an article speaking out about the story of my sexual assault in hopes of encouraging other women to feel comfortable speaking out about their own stories.   I was invited by Elizabeth Halbe,...

Every story of sexual assault is important

Staff Editorial January 29, 2018

Ever since the #metoo movement started, a welcome change has been happening across the nation. People are finally starting to realize that sexual assault, harassment and abuse is an issue. Something...

Ludlow to speak on 2017 and 2018 women’s marches

Andrew Paisley, Campus Reporter January 23, 2018

Women’s marches both past and present will be talked about in a speech entitled “Nevertheless, She Persisted” at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the University Ballroom of the Martin Luther King Jr. University...

Everyone is accountable for their actions

Abby Carlin, Columnist January 17, 2018

By now, most of us have read our fair share of sexual assault and harassment accusations in Hollywood. With #MeToo and #TimesUp, women, men and nonbinary individuals finally have a space in which their...

#MeToo: My story of sexual assault

Liz Stephens, Columnist October 22, 2017

The amount of women I have seen recently posting on Facebook saying #MeToo confirming they have been victims of sexual assault, harassment or other acts is substantial. I too posted #MeToo, but was...

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