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

The Daily Eastern News

Atlas Hennegan, a senior English major, delivers a speech to the crowd during the Defend Roe! Emergency Rally at the Mellin Steps Thursday afternoon. Hennegan and several other speakers encouraged protesters with chants and offered personal stories.

Students, faculty rally for abortion rights

Corryn Brock and Madelyn Kidd May 5, 2022

Members of the Eastern community held a rally Thursday afternoon in response to the Supreme Court's draft opinion that indicates support for overturning Roe v. Wade. Over a dozen people spoke to the...

Women’s, gender and sexuality studies has plans to expand in future

AJ Fournier, Campus Reporter November 28, 2017

The women’s, gender and sexuality studies department at Eastern has plans to expand and offer new classes as part of a nationwide movement. Jeannie Ludlow, English professor and coordinator of the program,...

CAA to vote to change name of women’s studies program

Staff Report October 10, 2017

The Council on Academic Affairs will vote on a change to the name of the women’s studies program and minor and a revision to the psychology minor at its next meeting Thursday. Women’s studies voted...

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