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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

Senior radio and audio production major Aidan Grady (left) and WEIU News Director Kelly Goodwin (right)  discuss the preliminary details for an upcoming story.

Celebrating WHAM at EIU

Alexis Moore-Jones and Jacob Hamm March 29, 2024

To honor the achievements made by women in American history, the month of March is designated Women’s History Month.  Here at Eastern, there have been hundreds if not thousands of women who have...

Getting Emotional Ep. 4: OVC, Women in Sports Journalism feat. Zaria Flippin

Getting Emotional Ep. 4: OVC, Women in Sports Journalism feat. Zaria Flippin

Autumn Schulz, Kate Stevens, and Zaria Flippin March 10, 2023

Kate and Autumn are joined by guest Zaria Flippin, Warbler editor-in-chief and fellow sports journalist! They discuss the OVC results, Zaria’s inspirations, Extreme Makeover: Home Edition and GardenScapes....

Trent Jonas is a graduate student studying English and can be reached at 217-581-2812.

COLUMN: As a man, why should I care about Women’s History Month?

Trent Jonas, Columnist March 6, 2023

As a white, middle-aged man, I understand that I have not experienced the same systemic oppression and discrimination that women have faced throughout history. Nor do I think that acknowledging as much...

Jeannie Ludlow (left), a member of the University Professionals of Illinois chapter for Eastern Illinois University, talks with EIU-UPI President Jennifer Stringfellow before the group delivers, according to the Union, around 1000 signed postcards in support of increasing contract raises to University President David Glassmans office Monday afternoon.

Jeannie Ludlow: Being a feminist while teaching women’s history

Cam'ron Hardy, News Editor March 1, 2023

Jeannie Ludlow, a professor English and director of women’s, gender, and sexuality studies said that she gained interest in women, gender, and sexuality studies because she was simply born at the right...

EIU professor says womens history needs to be understood

EIU professor says women’s history needs to be understood

Cam'ron Hardy, News Editor March 1, 2023

Bonnie Laughlin-Schultz is a professor of history and runs the history with teacher licensure program. She is also affiliated faculty with women, gender and sexuality studies. Laughlin-Schultz said she...

Emery Johnson poses for a photo.

Emery Johnson: A woman in the LGBTQ+ community

Christina Holman, Junior Campus Editor March 1, 2023

Emery Johnson, a freshman English education major, is a former homecoming princess contests as well as a former member of Pride Club at Eastern. Pride Club is a Registered Student Organization, RSO,...

Women to be celebrated March 30

Women to be celebrated March 30

Madelyn Kidd, News Editor March 25, 2022

A University of Illinois professor of history will speak at the 2022 Women’s History and Awareness Month awards ceremony and keynote presentation on March 30 at 5:30 p.m. in Coleman Hall Auditorium. Leslie...

the movie den

The Movie DEN Ep. 24: The Power of the Dog & Nomadland

Adam Tumino and Luke Taylor March 24, 2022

In honor of Women's History and Awareness Month, Adam and Luke decided to choose two movies which were directed by women. Coincidentally, they hadn't seen either of these movies. While The Power of the...

Students in the Living History Project perform Wednesday night at the Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Study Awards Ceremony at the 7th Street Underground.

Women honored at Awards Ceremony

Valentina Vargas, Multicultural Reporter March 27, 2019

The Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Awards Ceremony held at the 7th Street Underground honored empowering women who are students, faculty, and community members. The women who were honored...

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...

Carmen Kynard, a professor at John Kay College in New York discusses women, and race and how they’re presented in society.

WHAM keynote connects historical issues to present

Kennedy Nolen, Multicultural Reporter March 8, 2017

The keynote speech for Women’s History and Awareness Month focused on historical transformations black students have made in higher education and connected past social issues to issues of today. Carmen...

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