The Daily Eastern News

Eastern’s traits can combine well

Oscar Rzodkiewicz, Assistant Sports Editor

April 1, 2020

The best player in men’s college basketball will not be selected in the NBA Draft this year. That’s because I just created him. As the sports realm remains barren and the world continues to shelter and fight against COVID-19, I have taken it upon myself to create the ultimate college basketball...

Column: NCAA Tournament cancelation depressing

Blake Faith, Reporter

March 12, 2020

With spring break approaching and Eastern's extended break because of the widespread fear of COVID-19, I think it comes at the worst possible time. If you’re a college basketball fan, I think you can agree with me that it's so depressing that the NCAA tournament is being canceled. This season has been...

Column: Stop blaming media for COVID-19

Katelyn Eddington, Columnist

March 12, 2020

Please stop blaming the media for doing their job.  Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, better known as the coronavirus, there have been many people blaming the media for several things.  The first thing people are blaming the media for is the lack of supplies in grocery stores.  A prime example of this...

Gen ed courses are necessary, important

Zoë Donovan, Columnist

March 12, 2020

Now and again it creeps up in the minds of students, why do English majors need math classes? Why do accounting students need to take sociology classes? Why do we need to take classes that don’t apply to the things that we are studying specifically? The answer we are given is that we need a wellrounded...

My new phone is taking over my life

Megan Keane, Columnist

March 12, 2020

I had the opportunity to upgrade my iPhone SE to an iPhone 8+, and can I be the first to say I shouldn’t have done this. I am sure my suitemate has thought it a bunch in the last couple weeks, but I will be the first to say it: This was a bad decision. A terrible, horrible decision. I’m absolutely...

Column: No fans at tournament is good step, but not enough

Adam Tumino, Reporter

March 11, 2020

As COVID-19 spreads more and more across the country and the nation, it is beginning to affect nearly every aspect of life. The world of sports has had to make adjustments as a result of the virus, mostly in other countries. But now American sports are having to deal with it as well. The NCAA announ...

Column: 2 leads star in ‘I am not Okay with This’

Logan Raschke, Managing Editor

March 10, 2020

Sophia Lillis, who plays Sydney in Netflix’s “I am not Okay with This,” is joined by Wyatt Oleff, who plays Stanley, to make a perfect kinship in a teenage-angst-filled, unforgiving, yet beautiful world where superpowers exist. This isn’t the first time we’ve seen the organic chemistry of...

Satire | Column: I will defeat Coronavirus for all

Adam Tumino, Columnist

March 10, 2020

Our entire planet is being held hostage by an invisible and seemingly invincible foe: the coronavirus (COVID-19). It is wreaking havoc across the globe, causing the stock market to plummet and spreading fear through communities.  It’s about time someone stopped this thing. That someone is me.  ...

Have common sense; prevent illness

Dillan Schorfheide, Sports Editor

March 9, 2020

OK, people, common sense check: If you are told to self-quarantine, that does not mean go out and risk spreading the coronavirus to others. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported Monday that the first case of coronavirus in Missouri had another level added to the initial scare of it: Family members of ...

Be careful during spring break

Karena Ozier, Columnist

March 9, 2020

It is that time of the year when the midterm is in the past and spring break is the next big adventure. For some students, spring break is a time to go home and work, but for the majority of other college students, spring break is time for having fun. Some popular locations for spring break travel include Cancú...

Music videos are important for songs

Kate Rehwinkel

March 8, 2020

Last week was a great one for music. Demi Lovato and Katy Perry each released new songs, and I must say they are both pretty good but I prefer Demi Lovato’s. Katy Perry’s new song is called “Never Worn White” and Demi Lovato’s is “I Love Me.” I like Demi’s new song more because of th...

Check out band Car Seat Headrest

Ryan Meyer

March 8, 2020

Will Toledo of the band Car Seat Headrest has been doing what I’ve wanted to do since I started playing music. Ever since he graduated high school, he has been releasing indie rock albums written to the beat of his own drum. In the early years of his career, he played all the instruments and record...

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