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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

Coles Progressives, community members and students at Eastern  rally as one and protest against the U.S. Supreme Court draft opinion potentially indicating support for overturning Roe v. Wade Friday at noon at Morton Park.

Eastern, Charleston community members rally at Morton Park for abortion rights

Corryn Brock, Editor-in-Chief May 6, 2022

Members of the Charleston and Eastern communities gathered for a pro-choice rally organized by Coles Progressives in response to the Supreme Court's draft opinion that indicates interest in overturning...

Community rallies for climate change awareness

Corryn Brock, News Editor September 22, 2019

Around the world people are participating in Climate Strike 2019, including people in Charleston. Approximately 70 people attended a rally against climate change at Morton Park Friday evening. David...

Quinn Hussey (left) and Sean Hussey (right) sing at Morton Park Wednesday evening for the Red, White and Blue Days. The two are brothers, natives of Charleston and make up the band The Hussey Brothers.

Joyful bubbles, live entertainment lighten up Morton Park, despite weather

Zoë Donovan, Staff Reporter July 3, 2019

Family friendly activities and food vendors kicked off the Red, White and Blue Days in Morton Park on Wednesday amid the rainy weather. Most huddled under pavilions and umbrellas as they signed up for...

Remainder of Red, White, Blue Days festivities to begin this week

Logan Raschke, Editor-in-Chief July 2, 2019

People can celebrate Independence Day with the rest of the Charleston community over food, live entertainment, fireworks and more at the rest of the Red, White and Blue Days festivities this week. The...

Annual SACIS walk to support survivors of sexual assault

Staff Report April 20, 2017

  The fourth annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes will take place 2 p.m. Sunday at Morton Park. “Participants of all ages and genders are invited to don high heels (or wear the comfortable shoes...

Local women hold up signs to protest inequality and show support for immigrants and other minorities during International Women’s Day Wednesday along Lincoln Avenue.

Community huddles for women’s rights

Mallory Kutnick, Campus Reporter March 8, 2017

Sixty community members gathered at Morton Park Wednesday afternoon to support equality on International Women’s Day. Inspired by the Women’s March in Washington, D.C., the Charleston Women’s...

Butch Hackett calls the game Sunday afternoon during the Harold Hackett Memorial Bingo Game. The bingo game is named after his late father who was active in the community and the originator of the annual bingo game. Butch and his brother Dave are carrying on with their father’s tradition. Butch has been active in this event for the past 20 years.

Photo Gallery: Fourth of July Bingo

Josh Saxton, Photo Editor June 28, 2015

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