The Daily Eastern News

Senate tables vote to form Judicial Research Committee

Senate tables vote to form Judicial Research Committee

Logan Raschke, News Editor

February 27, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

Student Senate voted to table bill 18-19-07, which would approve the formation of a Judicial Research Committee, to next week’s hearing. Senators also voted to approve resolution 18-19-07, which serves as a congratulation to and acknowledgement of the contestants of the Miss Black EIU pageant that ...

Miss Black EIU rings in 48th year Saturday

Hannah Shillo, Entertainment Reporter

February 22, 2019


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The 48th annual Miss Black EIU scholarship pageant is showcasing some of the hard-working young African-American women of Eastern at 7 p.m. Saturday in the Grand Ballroom of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. Doors open at 6 p.m. and tickets will be available at the door for $10 or $8 befor...

Junior crowned as Miss Black EIU 2018

Junior crowned as Miss Black EIU 2018

Cassie Buchman, Editor and Chief

February 25, 2018


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Bullied as a child for her race, Raven Gant, a junior biological sciences major, overcame this challenge to embrace her heritage and become 2018’s Miss Black EIU Saturday night. Six contestants competed in the pageant on Saturday, which included a “creative expression” segment, where they po...

Student finds comfort in her own skin at EIU

Student finds comfort in her own skin at EIU

Dillan Schorfheide, Contributing Writer

April 24, 2017


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Though Paisley Adams, a senior Spanish major, is confident in her skin now, even competing in the Miss Black EIU pageant, she had trouble finding her identity as a black woman growing up. Paisley said she felt alone at times, though she knew what she was feeling was not OK. Paisley moved to Bloomington,...

Miss Black EIU crowned

Miss Black EIU crowned

Chrissy Miller, Administration Reporter

February 27, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

The journey of a new queen unfolded as Fudia Jalloh, a senior family and consumer sciences major, was crowned Miss Black EIU 2017 Saturday night. Through the Miss Black EIU pageant, she received a scholarship for $1,500. Jalloh said she is shocked and excited to be Miss Black EIU 2017. “I’m...

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