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PODCAST: Popcorn Talk Episode 8 (‘Joker’)

PODCAST: Popcorn Talk Episode 8 (‘Joker’)

October 23, 2019

Joaquin Phoenix blew viewers away with his portrayal of comic book icon Joker in the 2019 film of the same name. Audiences were pretty split after the film's Oct. 4 debut because of its unusual depiction of the Joker. Instead of seeing a raving, hysterical, maniacal clown sabotage vig...

Here’s a hot take on hot vs. iced coffee

Jessica Stewart

October 23, 2019

The other day, I went through the Starbucks drive-thru and ordered a french vanilla coffee with cream and sugar, which is hot by default. However, when I got to the window and they handed me my drink, it was iced. I did not ask for it to be iced, so why did they assume that was what I wanted? This is...

Just try and enjoy the ‘Star Wars’ movies

Adam Tumino

October 22, 2019

A new trailer for the ninth and final installment of the "Star Wars" Skywalker Saga premiered Monday night. Also premiering Monday night was a new episode of another seemingly endless saga: “Return of the Angry Online Commenters.” A relatively large number of "Star Wars" fans will find an issue...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Prior review goes against free press

Staff Editorial

October 22, 2019

We at The Daily Eastern News would like to give kudos to The Panther, the Chicago student-run newspaper at Chapman University. Before a recent visit from former President George W. Bush, the paper pushed to have the opportunity to report on the visit. After being granted access, the paper was tol...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Attend homecoming week events

Staff Editorial

October 21, 2019

This is a big week for Eastern as we celebrate homecoming with all the school spirit we can possibly have. What we at The Daily Eastern News want to stress to the rest of the students and faculty is that it is highly important to get involved with homecoming festivities. Of course, the big homecoming gam...

Get out there, go to more concerts

Jaidyn Yarber, Columnist

October 21, 2019

Blaring speakers, blinding lights, and a crowd full of faces. A good concert exposes you to all of this and the promise of an unforgettable time. In my opinion, the experience of live music is so worth it. It gives you the opportunity to see your favorite artists, while blending into a crowd and feeling th...

Vending machines are mysterious

Dillan Schorfheide, Sports Editor

October 21, 2019

It is that time of the day. Your final class of the day is starting in five minutes, and you are tired from waking up for your 8 a.m. class and not getting much sleep the night before. This final class is nearly two hours long, and you need a pick-me-up to stay awake and alert for your class. You look...

OPINION: Teachers should avoid going on strike

Kate Rehwinkel, Columnist

October 20, 2019

Typically I try to stay away from political and controversial topics, because I am not always understanding all the facts or do not have an opinion that I want to share. However, this week I have decided to step out of my comfort zone and do just that.  This week Chicago Public School (CPS) teachers ...

OPINION: Do not be afraid to defend yourself

Andrew Paisley, Opinions Editor

October 20, 2019

A “wise” person once told me to pick my battles, and not give everything a reaction. While I would normally agree with this concept to a point, I have to admit that I also believe in defending myself when I feel personally attacked. Unfortunately, we all are going to experience people bashing...

EDITORIAL: Death penalty concerning in Illinois

October 20, 2019

Former Gov. Pat Quinn signed legislation to abolish the death penalty in Illinois in 2011 after former Gov. George Ryan established a moratorium on the death penalty in 2000. Now, a couple of state lawmakers want to bring the death penalty back to the state. Rep. David McSweeney and Rep. Andrew...

Opinion: Three things NBA fans are ready to see

Blake Faith, Reporter

October 17, 2019

It's that time of the year. The St. Louis Cardinals are out of the postseason, the NFL and NHL began their seasons and the World Series is less than a week away. The one thing coming up that excites me more than usual is that the NBA season starts on Tuesday. This offseason saw a lot of trades, injuries a...

Country music helps me in many ways

Kaitlyn Eddington, Columnist

October 17, 2019

The other day in class we watched a video called “This Beat is Killing Country Music.” It made me realize most hit music lately is doing the same snap/clap in the beat/rhythm. It’s not just country music.  I didn’t realize it until I watched this video.  I like country music, pop music, c...

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