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

Remember what King fought for; it still applies

January 21, 2019

Martin Luther King Jr. inspired many and was a main leader in the Civil Rights Movement, during what may have been one of the darker periods of American history. Unfortunately, the same ideals that King...

Registration now open for 10th annual MLK Jr. Day of Service

Logan Raschke, News Editor January 15, 2019

Students can register online to volunteer for Eastern’s 10th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service. It is set for Monday with check-in at 2:45 p.m. at the University Ballroom of the Martin Luther...

Jenel Murray, a community member and former Eastern student, sings the Black National Anthem during the Martin Luther King Jr. ceremony in the Grand Ballroom of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union.

Community remembers and celebrates Martin Luther King Jr.

Loren Dickson, Contributing Writer January 16, 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,...

Jasmine Thomas, a freshman political science major, and Ivory Parker, a freshman Spanish major, hold their candles as they march to the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union Monday during the Martin Luther King Jr. vigil on Jan. 20, 2014.

Alphas to honor Martin Luther King Jr. with vigil

Roberto Hodge, Multicultural Editor January 15, 2015

Members of the Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity will host their 28th annual Martin Luther King Jr. vigil and march at 6 p.m. Monday at Thomas Hall. The march will begin at Thomas Hall and continue to the...

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