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Staff Report

February 22, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinions

As journalists, it is our responsibility to get both sides and present an unbiased view of news that happens on campus, especially when this news essentially pits two parties against each other. However, when one side refuses to talk to the paper, it makes it harder to present both sides of what happ...

Makeup Tips: 3 tools to use for foundation

Abiola Alafe, Fashion Columnist

February 22, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinions

Did you know that foundation is the basis of your makeup and the way it is applied will determine your overall makeup look? In today’s post, I will be sharing the best makeup tools for applying foundation. There are different types of foundation from liquid and cream to powder and pressed. These ca...

Constantly surrounded by bad news

Olivia Swenson-Hultz, Associate News Editor

February 22, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinions

Fear – it clouds our thoughts everyday. Even if we can manage to tackle the harrowing depths of our personal lives, we can’t turn on our T.V. screens without hearing news about war or talk of gun control in the wake of horrendous mass shootings. We cannot drink our morning coffee without subconsciou...

Sean Says: Why can’t we be friends?

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

February 22, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinions

So, my family is about a month into having my new puppy, Kona, and things are going great. We all love her. She is a bit of a pain at times, but what puppy is not? There is only one of us that does not like her. Bella, my other dog. For the last five years of Bella’s life, she was the puppy and ...

Be respectful to those trying to make a difference

Abigail Carlin, Columnist

February 21, 2018


Filed under Columns

This week, in an effort to support our friends in the Vagina Monologue Show, EIU FEM has been asked to sell Vagina Pops. Both the cast of the Vagina Monologues and EIU FEM have worked to dismantle stigmas against feminism, including exploring one’s sexuality responsibly, overcoming the trauma of...

Grudges prevent growth

Carole Hodorowicz, Opinion Editor

February 21, 2018


Filed under Columns

There are a lot of things my mom tells me that I should make a mental note of, but one of her many isms that I never forget is: “If I held onto everything, I would never be able to get out of bed in the morning.” Holding grudges is one of the nastiest habits that is as easy to pick up as it...

Stop overshadowing bad news with good news

Brooke Schwartz, Administration Reporter

February 20, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinions

During the first century A.D., Emperor Augustus would provide free grain and entertainment to lower-class citizens to make them forget their hunger and displeasure; switch the grain and entertainment for a bronze panther statue, and you have Eastern today. I am the administration reporter for The Dai...

Struggles don’t mean you can’t succeed

Angelica Cataldo, Columnist

February 20, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinions

I am sure I am not the only person who can say this spring semester has kicked my ass in more ways than one. I came out of 2017 with a new life perspective and what I thought was a firm grasp on the path I wanted go in my life.  Of course, nothing went as planned, and I had to roll with life’s punches...

Turn your negativity into positive energy

Staff Editorial

February 20, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinions

Although we are all threaded together at this university and make up one student body, it is important to remember that we are still individuals cut from different cloths. And with that comes different burdens to for each person to carry, bumps in the road for each person to pass and challenges for e...

Let cultural differences unite us

Staff Editorial

February 19, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinions

America, for a long time, has had all kinds of people entering its borders, from all walks of life, trying to make a new start for themselves. This includes people from many different cultures, who speak a variety of different languages. Even with this being the case, some people still think it...

Never be afraid to take chances

Liz Stephens, Columnist

February 19, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinions

This Sunday I had my first concert being in both Camerata and Concert Choir under Richard Robert Rossi’s direction. As a lot of people know, I was originally a music major when I came to Eastern and had a music scholarship for music education with a vocal focus. I always had dreams of being a music...

There are no sides to death

Dillan Schorfheide, Contributing Writer

February 19, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinions

America has already been divided for years because of political affiliation, and in politics’ latest form of action, it has made another issue in America become defined by who you vote for: gun control. The recent school shooting has brought to light once again the fact that one side argues that...

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