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

NAACP members talk ‘#DayOfOutrage’

Corryn Brock, News Editor October 28, 2019

People across the country wore black Monday to demand justice for Atatiana Jefferson, who was shot by a police officer in her home on Oct. 12. The officer, Aaron Dean, resigned from his job and was charged...

Team Watermelon talks with eachother during the Historical Twist NAACP Jeopardy game Monday night in the Coleman Auditorium.

Students play NAACP-themed Jeopardy game

Austen Brown, Staff Reporter February 25, 2019

Students competed in an NAACP-themed game of Jeopardy at the Coleman Auditorium Monday night. The categories included quotes from famous equal rights activists, movies and television shows featuring...

 Jeniece Mitchell, a graduate student in the Department of Technology, participates in the panel during the NAACP Forum Monday in Coleman Auditorium.  Mitchell talked about the discomfort she feels when she goes to minority sanctioned events and police officers are scattered among the room.

NAACP hosts panel to address concerns

Roberto Hodge, Multicultural Editor November 11, 2014

A panel of five sat and covered topics revolving around race, citizens’ rights involving police officers and the current climate of Eastern Monday in Coleman Hall. Hosted by the National Association...

Attorney to inform students on citizens’ rights

Roberto Hodge, Multicultural Editor November 6, 2014

An attorney from Mattoon will visit Eastern students to educate them on their rights as citizens around police officers at 7 p.m. Monday in Coleman Hall. Corinthian Bethel, the president of the National...

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