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

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EDITORIAL: End the stigma around HIV, AIDS

EDITORIAL: End the stigma around HIV, AIDS

Editorial Board November 30, 2021

World AIDS Day started in 1998 and is observed on Dec. 1 every year to dedicate awareness and provide support to people who have lost their loved ones to acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. Despite...

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,...

Destroy the stigma about taking from food pantries

Staff Editorial October 31, 2018

In an interview with The Daily Eastern News on Oct. 31 2018, Michael Gillespie, a member on the EIU Hunger Action Team and a sociology professor, said he collected data that showed that 39.8 percent of...

Introverts are not necessarily antisocial

Mercury Bowen, Entertainment Reporter September 17, 2018

A Google search defines the word “introvert” as “a shy, reticent person.”   Thus, it is a common misconception that because someone is an introvert, they are timid and unable to express their...

End the stigma with mental illnesses

Kate Rehwinkel, Staff Reporter September 3, 2018

I was recently told by someone that my mental illnesses are “all in my head” and that if I tried hard enough they would go away. First, I would like to say that that comment is completely false,...

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