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Vigil slated for Wednesday

Staff Report

October 23, 2019

A candlelight vigil in honor of domestic violence victims will be hosted by HOPE of East Central Illinois at Morton Park at the Rennels Pavilion from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday. Motherlode will perform from 6:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. followed by the vigil and speakers until 8 p.m. The Clothesline Project...

Vigil to bring awareness to domestic abuse

Mallory Kutnick, Contributing Writer

October 25, 2017

In any given year, Housing, Outreach, Prevention and Education of East Central Illinois will support up to 700 domestic violence recipients spanning seven counties. Not all reach out, however, and not all live through such ordeals. In observation of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, HOPE will...

Students, professors share memories of late senior

Students console one another after a moment of silence was held for Byron Edingburg, the Eastern Illinois student that was killed in a shooting over the weekend.

Kalyn Hayslett and Cassie Buchman

April 24, 2017

  A vivid memory James Bateman, a senior communication studies major, has of senior Byron Edingburg is seeing him dance across the quad. Seeing his joy made Bateman start dancing, too. This and other aspects of Edingburg’s fun personality are what Bateman said he will miss about his friend. Edingburg,...

Community remembers and celebrates Martin Luther King Jr.

Jenel Murray, a community member and former Eastern student, sings the Black National Anthem during the Martin Luther King Jr. ceremony in the Grand Ballroom of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union.

Loren Dickson, Contributing Writer

January 17, 2017

An array of voices joined together to sing, pray and discuss the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. at a vigil Monday. Faculty members, students and community members walked from Thomas to the Grand Ballroom, in the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. This was Eastern’s 30th vigil in honor...

30th annual tribute and march to honor Dr. King

Kennedy Nolen, multicultural Reporter

January 12, 2017

  The 30th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day candlelight vigil march and tribute will begin at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 16, at the Thomas Hall lobby. The march will begin at Thomas Hall and lead participants to the Grand Ballroom in the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. James Griffin,...

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