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

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

Sexual health resources, contraceptives available to students

Victoria Wasiloski, Contributing Writer February 27, 2019

At Eastern, students can get contraceptives at the Health Services Medical Clinic and at the Health Education Resource Center. According to Eastern’s website, oral contraceptives start at $25 per cycle,...

Don’t judge people for their sex lives

Corryn Brock, Associate News Editor January 9, 2019

I believe the way we view sexuality in this country needs reform, especially in terms of women’s sexuality. In high school I dated a guy that, when it came out we had fooled around, I was immediately...

Open conversations about sex lead to safe practices

Abbey Whittington, Columnist November 9, 2017

Our sexuality is a fluid concept that we often do not dive into, because of our discomfort with the “taboo” topic. We all know what the overwhelming, tense feeling of awkward silence is like. A...

Missy Stone, junior public relations major and Sam Gilbert, sophomore political science major partner up to create a fabric pizza with toppings both agree on. The activity was part of the Heatlh Education Resource Center’s lecture, “Sex is Like Pizza.” “It’s going splendedly,” Gilbert said. “We spoke about everything… did a little experimentation. Our pizza is the best — its colorful and beautiful.” The HERC leture took place Tuesday in the Casey Room of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union.

HERC compares sex to ordering pizza

Mallory Kutnick, Campus Reporter January 24, 2017

Students gathered Tuesday to practice sexual consent by building fake pizzas together in an event called “Sex is Like Pizza.” Courtney Carver, the mental health promotion coordinator for the Health...

HERC to promote consent through pizza

Mallory Kutnick, Kutnick January 23, 2017

Students will learn about sexual consent by comparing it to ordering a pizza at a lecture presented by the Health Education Research Center. “Sex is Like Pizza” is the latest implementation of “What...

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Safe sex, responsible drinking resources available

Abbey Whittington, Associate News Editor August 17, 2016

During the first week at Eastern, new and returning students will have several resources on campus to inform themselves on safe sex and alcohol consumption. The Health Education Resource Center provides...

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