The Daily Eastern News

Fireside chat to talk women’s suffrage, #MeToo

Logan Raschke, Managing Editor

March 9, 2020

Tuesday’s fireside chat will discuss the 19th Amendment, the #MeToo Movement and the importance of women running for office. Beth Gillespie, director of the Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteerism, said the talk will go over the history of women’s suffrage. She said learning about that h...

FEATURE PHOTO: Learning about women’s rights history

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 speech. McWherter said she thought “it was awesome hearing about women’s suffrage and being...

Women’s Equality Day: Students share thoughts

Hannah Shillo, Associate News Editor

August 25, 2019

Ninety-nine years.  That is how long women in the U.S. have had the right to vote.  President Donald Trump said in his presidential proclamation that Women’s Equality Day, celebrated Monday, commemorates the adoption of the 19th Amendment in the U.S. Constitution—the amendment that gave Ame...

Women have the right to get safe abortions

Jessica Stewart, Columnist

May 17, 2019

If you’ve been paying attention to the news or social media lately, you’ve probably seen a lot of discussion about abortion. Many states have been passing legislation recently that restrict women’s rights to abortion, and the main point of argument is whether or not this should be OK. This...

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