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

LeLonna Goodson, a communication studies graduate student, is pictured at Tunnel of Opression Tuesday night in Thomas Hall. She built a tower with the “restrictions” given to her on a card, to showcase the importance of noticing a person’s strength versus their disability.

Tunnel of Oppression calls attention to challenges faced by minorities

Brooke Schwartz, Administration Reporter March 27, 2018

A day in the life of a minority at a predominantly white institution, a domestic violence survivor, a Muslim, an Atheist, a member of the LGTBQIA+ community and a visually impaired person were all...

Ron Himes to help students in theatrical production

Travis Moody, Staff Reporter November 30, 2017

A group of students will be performing “Devised Theatre Programs,” covering themes of social justice with the help of Ron Himes, director and founder of the Saint Louis Black Repertory. Beginning...

Guest Column: Testing Services Center should be restored

Dr. Michael Kuo, Guest Columnist February 24, 2017

We are treating our learning-disabled students poorly, and we need to get our act together. We have shut down the Testing Services Center that provided these students and their teachers with testing...

Open Letter: Africana studies, philosophy essential to university mission

February 2, 2017

A preview of this letter appeared in our print edition on Feb. 2nd, 2017. Dear President Glassman: We, the undersigned members of the Women’s Studies program at Eastern, protest in the strongest...

Editorial: Remember MLK’s sacrifices, keep his vision alive

Staff Editorial January 17, 2017

April 4th, 1968, 48 years ago: the day a hero was killed because of what he stood up for, because he said something that challenged the status quo. Martin Luther King Jr., one of the leaders of the...

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