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Students, community members march for unity against hate

Students, community members march for unity against hate

Austen Brown, Staff Reporter

March 12, 2020

Following the incident involving racial hate posters that were found around campus, dozens of Eastern students, faculty and Charleston residents participated in a walkout on Wednesday to portray a message of unity among ethnicities. According to the details of the event on Facebook, the purpose of the w...

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 Frye, Earth Wise vice president and senior physical geography major, said he was surprised by the number of people in attendance. “I feel r...

Community members protest immigration policies, white supremacy

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

Don’t jump to extremes over Nike

Staff Editorial

September 4, 2018

The first amendment is absolutely an integral and necessary part of our society, and we implore everyone to embrace it to its fullest. And while we are glad people are exercising their right to free speech over the Colin Kaepernick situation, we believe everyone needs to take a step back and review the ...

Unity Rally held to protest Trump

Unity Rally held to protest Trump

Kalyn Hayslett and Cassie Buchman

November 11, 2016

Days after they were shocked by Republican nominee Donald Trump winning the presidential race, students and community members convened on the Doudna Steps to protest the now-President Elect at a Unity Rally. Chants of “Dump Trump,” “No Trump, No KKK, No racist USA,” “When they go low we ...

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