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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

STAFF EDITORIAL: Limbaugh isn’t worthy of medal

Staff Editorial February 7, 2020

The Medal of Freedom is the U.S.’ highest civilian honor and is given to those “who have made exceptional contributions to the security or national interests of America, to world peace, or to cultural...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Pay attention to the impeachment inquiry

Staff Editorial October 31, 2019

The U.S. House of Representatives approved the guidelines for the next step in its impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump in a 232-196 vote. The vote means that House democrats will be able to...

Members of the Coles County community protest government policies and local white supremacy at Morton Park Thursday evening.

Community members protest immigration policies, white supremacy

Logan Raschke, Editor-in-Chief July 19, 2019

Members of the Coles County community carried signs and lined up near Lincoln Avenue to protest immigration policies and white supremacy at Morton Park Thursday evening. Mathematics professor Charles...

Max Maseri poses for a portrait in his office at Klehm hall Monday night.

Travel ban affects Eastern student

Kennedy Nolen, Multicultural Reporter September 25, 2017

A new ban imposed by President Donald Trump Sunday evening includes travel restrictions from eight countries: Chad, Iran, Libya, North Korea, Somalia, Syria, Venezuela and Yemen. This ban replaces Trump’s...

Students, community collaborate to promote LGBTQ equality

Brianna Welk, Contributing Reporter March 9, 2017

  EIU Pride and the Charleston chapter of PFLAG are working together more this year to combat discrimination and make the campus a welcoming environment for all students. Charleston PFLAG, formerly...

Beluchuwu Ebede, a technology graduate student from Nigeria, reads a speech during the Solidarity Rally on Thursday at the steps of the Doudna Fine Arts Center. Ebedes told the assembled ralliers how much America means to him and how valuable immigrants are to the country.

Rally shows support for marginalized communities

Cassie Buchman, News Editor February 9, 2017

Ask Beluchukwu Ebede, an international student from Nigeria, about his time in the United States, and he will say he has seen both unity and diversity. However, recent concerns regarding actions taken...

Jack Cruikshank, center, a graduate student studying political science listens to Teshome Abebe answer a question during the Professional Perspectives panel discussion Wedensday in Lumpkin Auditorium.

Panel discusses President Trump’s executive orders

Liz Stephens, City Reporter February 9, 2017

A panel of speakers discussed proposals made by President Donald Trump, such as the potential building of a wall between the Mexico-United States border, on Wednesday night. The panel consisted of journalism...

Muslim Student Association adviser speaks out against ban

Kennedy Nolen and Mallory Kutnick, Multicultural Reporter and Campus Reporter February 2, 2017

Following President Donald Trump’s executive order Friday Jan. 27, the co-adviser of the Muslim Student Association at Eastern said his religion represents peace, not hatred. Dr. Ahmed Abou-Zaid,...

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