The Daily Eastern News

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...

Community members from Eastern, Charleston petition against racist posters

Corryn Brock, News Editor

February 28, 2020

A petition was started by an Eastern student demanding the university to take more action regarding the recent white power propaganda found on campus. As of Thursday night, the petition had reached 1,300 online signatures. The petition was started by junior sociology major Siobhan Doherty Wednesday night following more propaganda being found at Eastern and th...

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...

Community members protest immigration policies, white supremacy

Members of the Coles County community protest government policies and local white supremacy at Morton Park Thursday evening.

Logan Raschke, Editor-in-Chief

July 19, 2019

Members of the Coles County community carried signs and lined up near Lincoln Avenue to protest immigration policies and white supremacy at Morton Park Thursday evening. Mathematics professor Charles Delman (pictured second to the left holding up the blue sign) said he was protesting the current conditions...

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