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Professor talks Women’s marches, history

Guests at the Women’s March discussion participate in table talk discussions that address their personal experiences regarding feminism and equality in the Martin Luther King Jr. Ball Room on wednesday evening.
January 24, 2018

Jeannie Ludlow, English professor and coordinator of the women’s, gender and sexuality studies program, spoke about the importance of Women’s Marches and the historical aspect of women’s rights Wednesday...

Ludlow to speak on 2017 and 2018 women’s marches

January 23, 2018

Women’s marches both past and present will be talked about in a speech entitled “Nevertheless, She Persisted” at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the University Ballroom of the Martin Luther King Jr. University...

Charleston group to rally during women’s strike

March 7, 2017

A Charleston group inspired by January’s march on Washington, D.C. will take to Morton Park at noon Wednesday, International Women’s Day, to raise awareness for women’s issues. The Charleston...

Eastern senior travels to D.C. for historic march

January 23, 2017

  Though Eastern students participated in protest marches in Illinois the day following President Donald Trump’s inauguration, a few chose to travel halfway across the nation to join the...

Charleston residents show solidarity in Champaign

Ashley Denton, a sophomore at the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana, holds a sign in support of women’s rights at the Women’s March in Champaign on Saturday. Denton said she felt empowered by marching and was excited to do so. “This is the time to rise up and do something,” Denton said.
January 23, 2017

  It was 10 a.m., and already a large, overwhelming crowd swarmed the West Side Park in Champaign. Strangers became friends as people leaned up against trees and statues, creating signs with...

March to unite women, fight for rights

January 19, 2017

  Women from across the nation will come together to send a message to President-elect Donald Trump and his administration during the Women’s March on Washington Saturday. The Champaign County...

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