The Daily Eastern News

STAFF EDITORIAL: Support, recognize all victims of sexual assault

Staff Editorial

April 18, 2019

During Sexual Assault Awareness Month, we at The Daily Eastern News would like to emphasize the importance of supporting sexual assault victims who are not typically represented. According to the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network, a traditional college student falls into the most likely to ...

#TimesUp for Louis C.K.

Abigail Carlin, Columnist

August 30, 2018

A few days ago, comedian Louis C.K. made his official return to comedy. He’s spent some time off the scene following the #metoo allegations of his sexual misconduct, which he acknowledged were absolutely true. In so few words, Louis C.K. would repeatedly expose and please himself in the company of ...

Students march against sexual violence at ‘Take Back the Night’

Imani Ryan, a sophomore family and consumer sciences major, holds up her “No Means No” poster during Take Back the Night on Tuesday evening.

Olivia Swenson-Hultz , Associate News Editor

April 24, 2018

Students gathered at the Doudna Steps to speak up against sexual violence at “Take Back the Night” on Tuesday evening. Organized by Sexual Assault Counseling and Information Service and EIU FEM, students wrote their feelings and facts about sexual violence in chalk on the Doudna Steps and proceeded...

‘Walk a Mile in Her Shoes’ to support survivors of sexual assault

Staff Report

March 27, 2018

Whether it is in high heels or sneakers, participants can “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” to support survivors of sexual violence on April 22. The walk is set to start at 2 p.m. at Morton Park. “Walk a Mile” is open to people of all genders and ages. Registered student organizations can sponsor...

Every story of sexual assault is important

Staff Editorial

January 29, 2018

Ever since the #metoo movement started, a welcome change has been happening across the nation. People are finally starting to realize that sexual assault, harassment and abuse is an issue. Something that was once swept under the rug, that was once ignored and denied, now has a spotlight on it. Things...

S.L.U.T. walk making way to campus

T'Nerra Butler, Multicultural Editor

October 14, 2015

This year’s Satirically Lessening Unfair Theories walk welcomes people on campus to walk in anything ranging from underwear to a turtleneck and slacks. The S.L.U.T Walk is Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. and EIU FEM is meeting in the South Quad and will be walking around campus. Dana Gilbertsen, the pres...

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