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Alumna talks advocating for women amid #MeToo era

Alumna talks advocating for women amid #MeToo era

Hannah Sieg, Contributing Writer

March 6, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

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


Filed under Columns, Opinions

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

Members of Seraph Brass perform, teach students

Olivia Swenson-Hultz  , Associate News Editor

March 5, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

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


Filed under Editorials, Opinions

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

Panthers continuing fall season play

Parker Valentine, Women's Tennis Reporter

September 25, 2017


Filed under Sports

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

Performers, models honor African-American women

Kennedy Nolen, Multicultural Reporter

February 23, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

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


Filed under News, Opinions

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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