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Surround yourself with the right people

Karena Ozier

January 27, 2020

Ever since grade school I have been told to surround myself with good people. People that have good values and do good things. I was told that the people that I do surround myself with will have a huge impact on who I become.  Boy, were they right. The crowed that I hung out with in school were people...

Pop music is just bigger than rap

Dillan Schorfheide

January 27, 2020

The Grammys came and went, and as seems to be the case with any award show over recent years, there is controversy over those who won. The Oscars have received criticism for being whitewashed, with white actors and actresses receiving far more nominations and awards than their Black or Latino counterparts. Sean...

EDITORIAL: BOT should see contract, vote after

Staff Editorial

January 27, 2020

On Friday the Board of Trustees approved a new contract for Eastern President David Glassman.  According to Laura McLaughlin, Eastern’s general counsel, the contract has yet to be written even though the board approved a two-year renewal of Glassman’s contract, a 10 percent market-based salary...

To the editor: Greek life participation needs to be examined by Eastern

Jeff Knezovich

January 26, 2020

We thank the Daily Eastern News for shedding light on the frightful decay of the Greek System on Eastern's campus.  Once the most robust organizations on campus, now a bust!  As a Greek alumnus of our great institution I can assure you the alumni are well aware of the situation.  Many concerned Greek a...

Opinion: ‘the National’ was the best band of decade

Ryan Meyer, Reporter

January 26, 2020

The Cincinnati, Ohio indie rock band the National are well known for their somber musical arrangements and lyrics that paint a bleak, but realistic, picture of life as an adult. They have released eight studio albums and were introduced to the mainstream with 2007’s Boxer, their fourth album and a...

Editorial: Rest in peace Kobe Bryant

January 26, 2020

It is not very often we have to deal with the loss of someone who made such a lasting and strong impact on so many people as former Los Angeles Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant. Bryant died Sunday morning in a helicopter accident that killed nine people.  The news of Bryant's death shook the sports wo...

Opinion: Communication is key in all situations

Katelyn Eddington

January 23, 2020

I have had several bad roommates in my time at Eastern.  Disclaimer: Not all roommates I had were bad; I enjoyed a few of them.    At first, I thought it was me. Turns out it wasn’t.   However, as I gear up to move into my new apartment with my, hopefully, last roommate ever, my boyfriend of almost two years, I cannot he...

To the Editor: Reflect on morality of “Finish the Wall’ message displayed

January 23, 2020

From: Faculty and staff of World Languages and Cultures Dear Editor: Yesterday at the Student Involvement Fair, a Recognized Student Organization displayed a large sign at the entrance of the University Ballroom that read "Trump Pence 2020 Finish the Wall." The Latinx students, faculty and staff,...

Editorial: Greek life numbers sad sight for all

January 23, 2020

Greek life participation at Eastern has seen a dramatic dip in the last five years. It used to be a big part of the Eastern community, and now less than 10 percent of the enrollment population is in either a fraternity or sorority. We at The Daily Eastern News think there are a few reasons why th...

Do not show me a rom-com, OK?

Megan Keane, Columnist

January 23, 2020

I’m a pretty emotional person, OK? I can cry at the drop of the hat in regards to most movies, TV shows, books, Facebook posts. It doesn’t even have to be an intentionally sad thing for me to cry over it; sometimes things are just worded well, and then, inevitably, I cry. I had a favorite rom-...

‘Grown-ish’ is college on spot

Rayshaun Stevens, Columnist

January 23, 2020

If you know the TV show "Black-ish" or you are a college student, you most likely know about the spin-off show "Grown-ish." The show, which premiered in 2018, is a coming-of-age story about a group of college students who attend California University. I have been watching it since the first episode, ...

EDITORIAL: Advertising to children is wrong

Staff Editorial

January 23, 2020

Advertising and branding are both highly prevalent in the U.S. Too often, we see individuals buying specific clothing or other items, simply because they are the new trend and they have been advertised all over the media. In the U.S., it is legal to create advertisements that are geared toward chil...

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