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Alumna talks advocating for women amid #MeToo era

Eastern alumna Julie Proscia gives her presentation, “The #MeToo Movement: Transition From Outrage to Action”, for Women’s History Awareness Month in the Doudna Lecture Hall on Tuesday night. The presentation was to bring awareness about how sexual assault and sexual abuse victims today are reclaiming and stating their power as women.
March 5, 2019

Eastern kicked off Women’s History and Awareness Month (WHAM) with “The #MeToo Movement: Transition From Outrage to Action” with keynote speaker Julie Proscia at the Doudna Lecture Hall Tuesday night....

Don’t judge people for their sex lives

January 9, 2019

I believe the way we view sexuality in this country needs reform, especially in terms of women’s sexuality. In high school I dated a guy that, when it came out we had fooled around, I was immediately...

Members of Seraph Brass perform, teach students

Seraph Brass performs at the Doudna Recital Hall on Monday evening.
March 5, 2018

Seraph Brass performed an assortment of musical selections at a free event inside the Recital Hall of the Doudna Fine Arts Center thanks to a $3,000 grant from the Jack and Margaret Redden Fund for the...

Since when do snacks have a gender?

February 6, 2018

Sometimes it seems like society is making attempts in one way or another to dig itself out of a hole filled with stereotypes and misunderstandings. Other days, society finds itself treading in the wake...

Panthers continuing fall season play

Junior Abby Carpenter backhands the ball to freshman Karla Contreras and sophomore Emily Pugachevsky at practice Thursday. Eastern is playing its fall season. Eastern just finished play over the weekend at the Bradley Fall Invitational and will have the EIU Alumni match Saturday.
September 25, 2017

Eastern’s women’s tennis team continued its fall season in Peoria over the weekend at the annual Bradley Fall invitational. The Panthers found success at the event, especially from two of their...

Performers, models honor African-American women

African Student Association dancers perform during The Evolution of a Black Women Wednesday in Lumpkin Auditorium.
February 23, 2017

Singer Lena Horne and politician Shirley Chisholm were among nine of the successful African-American women presented Wednesday night by Eastern’s chapter of the National Association of Colored Women’s...

Women’s Studies welcomes speaker Gail Levin

October 9, 2016

The different obstacles and expectations of women artists will be discussed at this year’s Women’s Studies Endowed Speaker Series. Gail Levin, a professor at Baruch College and the Graduate Center...

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