The Daily Eastern News

Column: Taking a break from the news

Elizabeth Taylor, Editor-in-Chief July 23, 2021

My summer break is finally beginning! I can’t wait to enjoy my few weeks before school starts up again. I applied to be the summer editor-in-chief for the News this year because I wanted to use my...

Column: We shouldn’t make fun of “cringe” hobbies

Helena Edwards, Opinions Writer July 23, 2021

When I was younger, I used to watch these cringe compilation videos. These would often be videos of people dressing up in costumes and going to the store putting on skits with their friends in public,...

Column: “The Karate Kid” is still a good movie

Ryan Meyer, Opinions Writer July 22, 2021

I recently watched “The Karate Kid” on Netflix and realized why I have such fond memories of it, even though I haven’t seen it in ages. It’s not as action-packed as I remember, and it features...

Column: The body positivity movement is focused on the wrong things

Kyara Morales-Rodriguez, Opinions Writer July 21, 2021

Editor's note: This column uses some strong language.   Over the years, we have seen the body positivity movement challenge beauty standards more than ever before, helping more people love themselves...

Column: Country music helped me unlearn certain biases

Helena Edwards, Opinions Writer July 20, 2021

As a person who is Black, it’s weird getting into a genre of music that is considered predominantly white. Though there are roots in Black culture, it can’t be ignored that nowadays the country music...

Column: Trying to enjoy the present

Destiny Blanchard, Opinions Writer July 19, 2021

I remember when I was in elementary school and summer breaks felt like they went on forever. The days took longer and the months felt like years. Now that I'm older, most summers feel like they are breezing...

Column: Lane from “Gilmore Girls” deserved a different ending

Kyara Morales-Rodriguez, Opinions Writer July 16, 2021

After watching “Gilmore Girls” for about a year now, I have finally finished the comedy-drama television series that kept me company during one of the craziest years of my life (thanks a lot, COVID). Like...

Column: Regaining an intense love for music

Ryan Meyer, Opinions Writer July 15, 2021

Lately my music-listening habits have been absorbing single songs as part of playlists rather than enjoying albums or EPs in their entirety. Some of these songs really stand out and it shows in the number...

Column: Homeless people need more support

Destiny Blanchard, Opinions Writer July 14, 2021

Earlier this week on my way home from work I met a 17-year-old homeless boy named Adrian. Adrian asked if I could help him by giving him cash. Normally, when homeless people approach me in the city,...

Column: Learning why people love their dogs

Karina Delgado, Opinions Writer July 13, 2021

When I was growing up, I never understood why people from the United States loved their dogs so much. When I would go to Mexico to visit family, I would see tons of homeless dogs on the street waiting...

Column: “Animal Crossing: New Horizons” still needs some improvements

Kyara Morales-Rodriguez, Opinions Writer July 12, 2021

Right before the start of summer vacation, I decided to buy a Nintendo Switch to play the one game I’ve been wanting to get my hands on ever since it was released: “Animal Crossing: New Horizons.” I’ve...

Column: Dehd’s musical style is headed in the right direction

Ryan Meyer, Opinions Writer July 9, 2021

The one-year anniversary of the release of Chicago-based band Dehd’s third record “Flower of Devotion” is coming up, and although I’ve only listened to it here and there, particularly for a year-end...

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