The Daily Eastern News

Letter to the editor: Eastern administration must be held accountable for handling of sexual assault cases

Jack Cruikshank

May 18, 2020

This letter was submitted by Jack Cruikshank. A little less than three weeks ago, former Eastern soccer player Malorie Henderlong posted a video on YouTube where she explained she was sexually assaulted by a fellow Eastern student-athlete in 2017. Two weeks, a report came out of a similar story of...

Former EIU soccer player alleges sexual assault against former Eastern baseball player

Henderlong is seen here delivering her speech about surviving an alleged sexual assault at the hands of an Eastern baseball player in 2017.

JJ Bullock, Editor-in-Chief

April 30, 2020

Editors note: This is a developing story, we will continue to update it as more information becomes available.  Update 2 p.m. Friday: In statements made to The Daily Eastern News on Friday, both Eastern and the Eastern Athletic Department admitted they were made aware in May of 2017 of a sexual ...

Vagina Monologues play to raise funds Friday

Allison Little , Staff Reporter

February 21, 2020

The Vagina Monologues play performances will raise awareness of sexual and domestic violence Friday evening in the Grand Ballroom of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. The performance is for the benefit of Sexual Assault Counseling and Information Services, as well as Hope of East Central...

Free speech allows us to discuss world problems

Alyssa Cravens, Staff Reporter

June 24, 2019

Freedom of speech is one of the most important principles our nation was founded on. People who are given this privilege are incredibly lucky, but with fortune also comes responsibility. The recent social media wave, #blueforsudan, calling for awareness and solidarity in light of a media ban during...

Annual walk raises awareness for survivors of sexual assault

Corryn Brock, Associate News Editor

April 28, 2019

The Sexual Assault Counseling and Information Service hosted “Walk a Mile in Their Shoes” to support survivors of sexual assault. Erin Walters, SACIS’s executive director, said the turnout was smaller than it has been in past years but the amount of support for the event was as big as it is e...

Community to walk a mile for victims of sexual assault

Logan Raschke, News Editor

April 24, 2019

The Charleston community will show support for victims of sexual assault by coming together and walking around Morton Park for Walk a Mile in Their Shoes Sunday afternoon. Taylor Diskin, the social justice and empowerment coordinator for the Sexual Assault Counseling and Information Service, said people w...

SACIS promotes sexual assault awareness

Inanna Weller, Contributing Writer

April 21, 2019

The Sexual Assault Counseling and Information Service stood strong Friday morning against 25 mph winds, educating people passing by the Doudna Steps about sexual assault awareness during Take Back the Day and SACIS on the Steps. Take Back the Day included fun activities for students to participate in,...

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 ...

SACIS to host tabling event

Katelyn Edgington, Contributing Writer

April 18, 2019

Anyone walking past the Doudna Steps Friday morning and afternoon can learn more about sexual assault awareness and the Sexual Assault Counseling and Information Service (SACIS) at the organization’s informational tabling. The event is called SACIS on the Steps and Stephanie Anderson, volunteer c...

Denim Day: Students to raise awareness about sexual assault

Logan Raschke, News Editor

April 16, 2019

Student government encourages everyone to sport their best denim attire Wednesday in honor of Denim Day. Nia Douglas, a senior majoring in family and consumer sciences and the chair of student government’s Student Affairs Committee, said student senators, and hopefully the rest of the school, will walk a...

April marks Sexual Assualt Awareness Month

Melissa Jabek, Contributing Writer

March 31, 2019

Monday begins Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and Sexual Assault Counseling and Information Service (SACIS) is hosting events during the whole month to help raise awareness. Sexual Assault can be defined as “anytime anyone is discriminated against sexually, in the form of sexual violence, sexual hara...

Alumna to present on #MeToo movement to open Women’s History Month

Hannah Shillo, Entertainment Reporter

March 4, 2019

Eastern is kicking off Women’s History and Awareness Month (WHAM) with “The #MeToo Movement: Transition From Outrage to Action” with keynote speaker and Eastern alumna Julie Proscia on Tuesday at 6 p.m. in the Doudna Lecture Hall. English professor Marjorie Worthington said Proscia is part of an Illinois Senat...

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