EDITORIAL: Enjoy what we have to offer at Eastern

Staff Editorial

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For those of you who are just stepping on campus and beginning your education here at Eastern, there are so many activities you can partake in and enjoy.

We at The Daily Eastern News want everyone to take everything in and experience everything that the school has to offer. No matter what your interests are presently, you may find that there are other things that may catch your eye.

For example, did you know Eastern has a bowling alley on campus? The Martin Luther King Jr. University Union is the site of a bowling alley for students. Many students are known to spend their weekend evenings with friends bowling at the Union.

Student media has a big presence here at Eastern. We at The Daily Eastern News are always open to hiring people who may have an interest in journalism. Besides working for us, there is also WEIU, News Watch and The Warbler.

Greek life is something that a lot of students tend to look into when they first arrive here at Eastern. There are several fraternities and sororities that students can join, and it is also a great way to meet new people and make new friends.

The Doudna Fine Arts Center on campus is known for hosting several plays and concerts throughout the year. Music and drama can be very entertaining, and it would be a fun way to spend your evening by visiting Doudna for a jazz concert.

The Newman Center is a great place for students who wish to continue or start practicing religion. There is nothing wrong with taking some time to worship, and there are several activities for students through the Newman Center.

For those of you who enjoy nature, Eastern’s campus is a great place for you to be. Several students enjoy the nice, decorative garden located directly across from Buzzard Hall. Also, a pond is located on campus.

To us, Eastern is a second home, one that has been our headquarters during these beginning years of our adult lives.

We have all made several friends here, we have grown to enjoy being here and choosing Eastern, and we sincerely hope that you will do the same.

We know that college can be scary for anyone, and it can be very tough for you to adapt and adjust to new surroundings, but fully immersing yourself into new activities can definitely help with the adjustment and make your experience at Eastern a better and fun-filled one.

As the first week of classes begins, we wish everyone a great year, especially those of you who are new to Eastern.

Remember to put your best foot forward, excel as best as you can in your studies, get to know Eastern as a whole and take some time to relax. The time goes by incredibly fast, but we hope that you will see just how great Eastern can be for everyone.

Have a fantastic year, Panthers!

The Editorial Staff can be reached at 581-2812 or at [email protected].