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The Daily Eastern News

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

The Daily Eastern News

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

The Daily Eastern News

Crystal Valentine, the guest speaker for the Poetry-ish Women’s History Month event, reads her poem about how the Kardashian family culturally appropiate Black women on Thursday night in Martin Luther King Jr. University Union.

THROUGH THE LENS: Poetry-ish

Janiya Fair, Photographer March 31, 2022

Katja Benz

COLUMN: Dear society, this is what it means to be a woman in America

Katja Benz, Columnist March 7, 2022

Women’s history month started last week. While we have made great strides in equality for all gender identities, there’s something that hasn't been so equal: safety. When we see women in the media,...

Little Women: the Broadway Musical at Doudna this weekend

‘Little Women: the Broadway Musical’ at Doudna this weekend

Katja Benz, Campus Reporter March 3, 2022

Eastern’s production of “Little Women: the Broadway Musical” premieres Thursday night at 7:30 p.m. in the Doudna Fine Arts Center. The show is taking place in the Doudna Fine Arts Center Theater....

Ellen Dooley

COLUMN: We owe it to female educators

Ellen Dooley, Columnist March 1, 2022

This Women’s History Month, we should be thanking the women who taught us. Although there are men who are educators, the teaching profession is mostly dominated by women. These women taught us everything...

Katja Benz

COLUMN: Dear Black women, you’ve got this

Katja Benz, Columnist February 28, 2022

I’ve noticed something about the months of February and March. They show people more about experiences that they may not otherwise know about, meaning Black history or women’s history. As we wrap...

Professor of English Julie D. Campbell (left) and sophomore Kimberly McWherter (right), a history education major, tune in during The 19th Amendment at 100: The Past, Present and Future of Women’s Suffrage speech. McWherter said she thought “it was awesome hearing about women’s suffrage and being able to get a better understanding from a person who has lived through these experiences.”

FEATURE PHOTO: Learning about women’s rights history

Karina Delgado, Assistant Photo Editor March 5, 2020

Professor of English Julie D. Campbell (left) and sophomore Kimberly McWherter (right), a history education major, tune in during The 19th Amendment at 100: The Past, Present and Future of Women’s Suffrage...

Opera singer to perform 1-woman show

Hannah Shillo, Entertainment Reporter March 20, 2019

Students and staff at Eastern can continue celebrating Women’s History and Awareness Month by attending a one-woman musical in the Doudna Fine Arts Center Thursday at 7:30 p.m. Dan Crews, director...

Alumna to present on #MeToo movement to open Women’s History Month

Hannah Shillo, Entertainment Reporter March 4, 2019

Eastern is kicking off Women’s History and Awareness Month (WHAM) with “The #MeToo Movement: Transition From Outrage to Action” with keynote speaker and Eastern alumna Julie Proscia on Tuesday at...

Eastern students dressed in clothing honoring historical women during the Living History Project Premier at the Carneige Library.

History comes alive, Eastern students portray under-recognized women

Liz Stephens, City Reporter March 1, 2017

Eastern students told the stories of under-recognized women from history at the Charleston Carnegie Public Library Thursday night. In honor of Women’s History Month, the women’s studies program...

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