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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 or other significant public or private endeavors.” The medal has been received by people in...

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 hold televised hearings in which they will seek to convince the public that Trump abused his power ...

Community members protest immigration policies, white supremacy

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

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 Delman (pictured second to the left holding up the blue sign) said he was protesting the current conditions...

Travel ban affects Eastern student

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

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 previous travel ban, which expired this weekend. New restrictions are set to kick in Oct. 18. Travel...

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 known as Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays, is a diverse group of allies from...

Rally shows support for marginalized communities

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. Ebede's told the assembled ralliers how much America means to him and how valuable immigrants are to the country.

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 by President Donald Trump have started to “twist things apart,” he said. It was this feeling...

Panel discusses President Trump’s executive orders

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.

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 professor Bryan Murley, economics professor Teshome Abebe, political science professor Kevin...

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, co-adviser of the Muslim Student Association, said he thinks Trump’s executive order on Friday Jan....

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