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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.

Hannah Sieg, Contributing Writer

March 6, 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. “The ‘Me Too’ movement means taking steps to become an advocate for ourselves,” Juli...

Don’t judge people for their sex lives

Corryn Brock, Associate News Editor

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 labeled a “whore” and a “slut.”  I thought that was absolutely crazy. I mean, I wasn’t ...

Members of Seraph Brass perform, teach students

Seraph Brass performs at the Doudna Recital Hall on Monday evening.

Olivia Swenson-Hultz  , Associate News Editor

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 Improvement of Undergraduate Research. The Coles County Arts Council also helped to provide funding,...

Since when do snacks have a gender?

Staff Editorial

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 of these things — or even worse, sinking a few feet back into them. Doritos, an iconic snack with iconic S...

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.

Parker Valentine, Women's Tennis Reporter

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 freshmen. Eastern was one of six teams to attend the invite. The other five universities in attendance...

Performers, models honor African-American women

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

Kennedy Nolen, Multicultural Reporter

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 Club in Lumpkin Hall Auditorium. At “The Evolution of a Black Woman,” the Couture Models...

Women’s Studies welcomes speaker Gail Levin

Mandy Grepares, Contributing Writer

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 of the City University of New York, will present “Telling Women Artists’ Lives” 5 p.m. Monday...

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