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Column: Trump’s background in business is self-centered

Destiny Blanchard

October 29, 2020

Election day is only four days away and it may be the most important election in modern history. Our current president, Donald Trump, is definitely one of the most controversial presidents many of us will see in our lifetimes. People have criticized Trump on many things including his handling of the pandem...

Editorial: Editorial board’s endorsements for local races

Staff Editorial

October 29, 2020

State’s Attorney The editorial board of The Daily Eastern News endorses Jesse Danley for the office of State’s Attorney because he has shown since his appointment to the position that he is capable to perform the necessary duties for the office and shows an interest in doing what is best for the safety ...

Column: Police use of ‘The Punisher’ logo baffling

Elizabeth Taylor

October 28, 2020

Frank Castle, aka Punisher, is a fictional vigilante created by Gerry Conway for Marvel Comics; his logo, a distinctive skull shape, is popular among law enforcement and the military across the U.S. Even if you don’t know Marvel, you know this skull logo. It’s plastered across trucks, military vehicle...

Column: Machine Gun Kelly keeps evolving

Kyara Morales-Rodriguez

October 28, 2020

Musician Machine Gun Kelly has been a distant part of my childhood for a long time, his rap songs “Wild Boy,” “All Black Tuxedos,” “Bad Things” and many others being quite popular during my formative years. Despite his presence in pop culture and my life, I never really got into his musi...

Editorial: Study finds alarming new COVID side effects

Staff Editorial

October 28, 2020

Two stories from Reuters on Tuesday detailed studies conducted by scientists at Imperial College London that seemingly discovered two new issues surrounding COVID-19. Neither study has been peer reviewed yet. The first study found that COVID-19 antibodies seem to have declined in the British public ov...

Column: Walmart’s Day of the Dead items disrespectful

Karina Delgado

October 27, 2020

The other day I was looking throughout the Halloween section in Walmart and came across the Day of the Dead section. I know throughout the years Day of the Dead has become popular throughout chain stores. First it was paints and face tattoos for sugar skull makeup looks, then costumes, to house decor...

Editorial: Supreme Court nomination of Barrett upsetting

Staff Editorial

October 27, 2020

Amy Coney Barrett was appointed to the United States Supreme Court Monday following a Senate vote along party lines. According to The Associated Press, it was the first time in modern politics that a justice was appointed without an support from the minority party, in this instance the Democrats. We ...

Column: Trump, Biden spar on virus, healthcare and more

Lindsey Ulrey

October 25, 2020

The final presidential debate was more orderly and informative than the previous one. Trump and Biden began the debate talking about their plans to respond to the coronavirus. "I say we're learning to live with it. We have no choice. We can't lock ourselves up in a basement like Joe does," Trump said....

Column: Final presidential debate much smoother than previous one

Zach Bray

October 25, 2020

The second, and final, presidential debate happened on Thursday. And first off, it was a lot smoother. The Commission on Presidential Debates allowed for the candidates to be muted. Though it wasn’t used often, it still brought order when needed. Scarily, the Plexiglas was removed in between the candidates ...

Editorial: Trump keeps lying as election day draws near

Staff Editorial

October 25, 2020

As election day gets closer and closer, President Donald Trump is busy holding rallies and campaigning. These rallies have been full of lies and false statements from Trump, which may not come as a surprise to people who have been following his rallies and campaign events for the last four years. ...

Column: COVID-19 is changing our holiday shopping

Destiny Blanchard

October 22, 2020

We’re a week away from Halloween weekend and that means the holiday season is upon us. We’ll likely see a barrage of Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Christmas advertisements from November 1st until New Year’s. While this is not unexpected this time of year, we also have to consider the ongoin...

Editorial: Final debate an improvement, but still not perfect

Staff Editorial

October 22, 2020

The final presidential debate between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden took place Thursday night. It was an improvement over the first debate, with less interruptions and fewer personal shots between the candidates. Trump did seem to interrupt more later in the debate, but ...

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