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Students, community members march for unity against hate

Students gather in front of Old Main during Wednesday’s unity march. Instead of walking downtown, the group stayed on campus to promote their message to fellow students.

Austen Brown, Staff Reporter

March 12, 2020

Following the incident involving racial hate posters that were found around campus, dozens of Eastern students, faculty and Charleston residents participated in a walkout on Wednesday to portray a message of unity among ethnicities. According to the details of the event on Facebook, the purpose of the w...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Eastern’s senates condemn white supremacy posters

Student, staff and faculty senates

February 28, 2020

This letter was submitted by the staff, student and faculty senates of Eastern. “The Student, Staff and Faculty Senates of Eastern Illinois University condemn those attempting to propagate hate, and racial and religious disharmony at EIU, and to incite violence and mistrust in the name of white sup...

Eastern responds to hate messages

Corryn Brock, News Editor

February 21, 2020

White power propaganda and rocks in bags were found around campus Wednesday and many student leaders on campus spoke out against the actions of the person or people who left the bags.  Most fliers had the message “White Power, Get Some!” printed on it along with a swastika.  Many of the st...

White Power posters found at Eastern

Staff Report

February 20, 2020

Plastic bags containing rocks and posters that read “White Power, Get Some!” with images of swastikas were found littered across campus Wednesday where they were left lying for students and staff to find. A large number of the bags were found near Eastern’s Greek Court. Police told one of the...

Keep hate messages off campus

Staff Editorial

February 20, 2020

Plastic bags filled with a rock and a poster decorated with a swastika that reads “White Power. Get Some!” were left around Eastern’s campus on Wednesday, a majority of which were found in Eastern’s Greek Court. To whomever left these hateful messages around our campus, we at The Daily Eastern...

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