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Students, community members march for unity against hate

Students gather in front of Old Main during Wednesday’s unity march. Instead of walking downtown, the group stayed on campus to promote their message to fellow students.
March 11, 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...

Community rallies for climate change awareness

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...

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.
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...

Don’t jump to extremes over Nike

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...

Unity Rally held to protest Trump

“I’ve been stressed, confused and shocked. We need to work together to make sure [Donald Trump] doesn't take away our rights”
 
- Maya Lee, sophomore psychology major, as she holds a sign that reads, “Build bonds, Not Walls.” Lee picked up her sign after speaking at unity rally protesting the president elect, Donald Trump Friday.
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...

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