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STAFF EDITORIAL: Don’t rush Area 51; it’s most likely dangerous

Staff Editorial

September 20, 2019

Friday is the purported famous, or infamous depending on your opinion, day where millions of internet users agreed to collectively ‘storm’ Area 51. While the thought of uncovering what secrets may lie at the base, we at The Daily Eastern News implore anyone actually thinking of going to seriously c...

Time has wings, so enjoy the present

Blake Faith, Sports Reporter

September 20, 2019

Time has wings. People who know me know I use this phrase sometimes. To me, it describes a period of time that I can't believe went by so fast. We’re approaching week six of this semester. For some students, you are in the middle of the grind, whether you’ve had exams, projects or homework. For our ...

John Hughes’ films are the best

Katelyn Eddington, Columnist

September 20, 2019

I was watching "The Breakfast Club" the other night to relax after a long day, and I came to realize that the late, great John Hughes made the best movies. John Hughes wrote and directed most 1980s teen films and they were based in Chicago, but, that is not why I think they are fantastic movies. So,...

STAFF EDITORIAL: What is journalism?

Staff Editorial

September 18, 2019

Journalism is a public service meant to inform the people. Journalists comprise news services, and what they report on gets published or broadcasted there. This may seem pretty self-explanatory, but people still get confused about what else can or should get published in newspapers. In this editorial, we at ...

Here’s how to find amusement on the road

Adam Tumino

September 18, 2019

Five hours of vehicular misery seemed to be in my destiny this past weekend. On Saturday, I took the 132-mile drive to Evansville, Indiana to cover a pair of Eastern volleyball matches. I had a wonderful day overall, but the interminable and excruciating drive through rural Illinois threatened to undermine my...

Pitcher’s arrest highlights deeper issue

Oscar Rzodkiewicz

September 18, 2019

On Tuesday, Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Felipe Vazquez was arrested for one count of computer pornography for solicitation from a minor and one count of providing obscene materials to minors, according to a statement from the Florida Department of Law Enforcement. The FDLE also said that Vazquez held a conti...

Do your research on all candidates

Dillan Schorfheide, Sports Editor

September 16, 2019

The most recent Democratic debates brought up the central issue with American politics: Ambiguity. Ambiguity is nothing new to political candidates and was the main form of answering questions last week. As many of you may have noticed, or for those of you wondering what this ambiguity is, there is a syste...

Bieber said it best: ‘never say never’

Karena Ozier, Columnist

September 16, 2019

Ever since I was little, I started listing off all of the things I told myself that I would never do. I realize now that maybe Justin Bieber was right. Never say never. One of the many things that I never thought I would do was join a sorority. I watched the movies and I thought that I learned my le...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Admissions scandal sentencing reveals privilege

Staff Editorial

September 16, 2019

There is problem involving social class status in this country. The issue at hand is how people are being treated unjustly based on their social standing.  Felicity Huffman paid a $15,000 bribe so her daughter would get accepted into college.  She received her 14-day prison sentence Friday after ple...

Stop rebooting movies; leave them be

Katelyn Eddington, Columnist

September 12, 2019

I was scrolling through Facebook this week and I came across an article about Disney making a live action Fox and the Hound movie. It got me wondering about how many movies have been or are currently being rebooted or getting a sequel, either next year, this year or last year. Do not get me wrong, ...

I’m rooting for the Dodgers: Here’s why

Blake Faith, Sports Reporter

September 12, 2019

This week saw a lot of news in the NFL, whether it was the beginning of the season or Antonio Brown. A piece of sports news that was not covered almost at all was in the MLB. The Los Angeles Dodgers clinched the NL West division for the seventh straight year. The Dodgers have also won the last two NL p...

Hispanic Heritage Month needs our respect

Staff Editorial

September 12, 2019

Hispanic Heritage Month starts Sunday, and with that, Eastern will be having events to commemorate it. The first event is Saturday, at the Newman Catholic Center, where an “Independence Dance” will be held from 8 p.m. to 12 p.m. We at The Daily Eastern News think understanding the reason for a ...

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