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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

New campus group to support minorities in STEM fields

Mercury Bowen, Entertainment Reporter November 14, 2018

A new campus group called iSTEM will merge the Women in Science and Mathematics and Minority Mentoring in Mathematics and Science programs into one entity. Grace Osborn, a member of iSTEM, said the group...

LeLonna Goodson, a communication studies graduate student, is pictured at Tunnel of Opression Tuesday night in Thomas Hall. She built a tower with the “restrictions” given to her on a card, to showcase the importance of noticing a person’s strength versus their disability.

Tunnel of Oppression calls attention to challenges faced by minorities

Brooke Schwartz, Administration Reporter March 27, 2018

A day in the life of a minority at a predominantly white institution, a domestic violence survivor, a Muslim, an Atheist, a member of the LGTBQIA+ community and a visually impaired person were all...

Students sit and watch Stolen Education, which is a documentary, Thursday afternoon in the Buzzard Hall Auditorium. The documentary is about a school system that mistreated some of their Mexican-American students and was shown as part of the list of events for Latino Heritage Month.

“Stolen Education” provides understanding of what Mexican-Americans face

Valentina Vargas, Contributing Writer October 5, 2017

Few students and faculty gathered in the Buzzard Hall auditorium for the screening of "Stolen Education," a documentary film featuring the lawsuit filed by the families of eight Mexican-American students...

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