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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

Column: Pride month is time for celebration, remembrance

Karina Delgado, Opinions Writer June 1, 2021

I remember standing in my living room with goosebumps all over my arm. I watched the interns run to the press while people cheered. Then the news anchor announced that same-sex marriage is a constitutional...

Rosa Coit (left), a sophomore from Charleston High School, colors patterns on a coloring sheet during Celebrate Pride at the Rotary Room of the Charleston Carnegie Public Library on Monday afternoon.

FEATURE PHOTO: Celebrate Pride

Raine Zhu, Photographer June 18, 2019

Rosa Coit (left), a sophomore from Charleston High School, colors patterns on a coloring sheet during Celebrate Pride at the Rotary Room of the Charleston Carnegie Public Library on Monday afternoon. She...

Carnegie Public Library to celebrate LGBTQ pride

Logan Raschke, Editor-in-Chief June 10, 2019

People can mingle over cupcakes while celebrating LGBTQ pride at the Charleston Carnegie Public Library's second Celebrate Pride social gathering next week. Library associate Daniel Briscoe said the...

Marketing the rainbow can be dangerous

Zoë Donovan, Staff Reporter June 9, 2019

Pride month has begun, and with comes a time of reflection, remembrance, shared experiences and shameless cash grabs from companies like Oreos to Smirnoff. The first Pride parade took place on June...

Pride Month educates about LGBT people, GSD issues

Blake Faith, Contributing Writer April 15, 2019

Every year in the month of June, the U.S. celebrates LGBT Pride Month to remember and honor the Stonewall Riots in Manhattan in 1969, according to the Library of Congress. Since 2009, Jessica Ward, director...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Pride Month is beneficial

Staff Editorial April 8, 2019

With April being Pride Month for students at Eastern, several activities are being planned. Although, the question arises, “What is so beneficial about Pride Month?” Pride Month is dedicated...

Mother Natwhore sings Love Like You by Rebecca Sugar to an audience member Friday night during the EIU Student Drag Show in the Grand Ballroom of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union.

9 students perform in drag show

Corryn Brock, Associate News Editor April 7, 2019

Student performers lip-synched and danced in drag for a packed crowd at the Grand Ballroom of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union Friday night. Nine students, both new and old to drag, performed...

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