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Libraries are overlooked and underrated

Mercury Bowen, Entertainment Reporter

October 21, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinions

In a world of technology and digitization, it is easy to think of libraries as nothing more than old buildings full of dusty books and an old woman behind a desk shushing people. This could not be further from the truth. Many people today also believe that libraries are a thing of the past and...

Week 1 critique of Black Ops 4 video game

Dillan Schorfheide, Assistant Sports Editor

October 21, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinions

The latest installment of the Black Ops series was promised to be the most in-depth, user-friendly game in the Call of Duty series. Every facet of the game, from multiplayer to zombies to the battle royale (if you did not know, there is no campaign), is supposed to be innovative and customizable. So...

Climate change, corporations and evangelicals

Colin Roberts, Columnist

October 18, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinions

Last year, I discovered the joy of writing for a student-run newspaper. Columns specifically, I didn’t have the stones to be a reporter in this climate. But I enjoyed how everyone’s hard work made the DEN happen, and writing about our dangerous political climate was a way for me to make sense of...

Prioritize your life during college years

Karena Ozier, Columnist

October 18, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinions

When I was in high school, I never really understood why people got so excited when I told them I was going to college. They would tell me that I wasn’t going to be prepared for what a difference college was. They said, “college is hard but it’s the best time of your life.” I admired their thoughtfulness,...

Support, don’t shame college students

Carole Hodorowicz, Columnist

October 17, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinions

If there is anything in the whirlwind of college that disappoints me most, it is major-shaming. Too often I witness or overhear college students judge their fellow college students for what area of study they have chosen to pursue. Major-shaming comes in a variety of forms—some are more obvious than others. One of ...

‘Elite’ Netflix series keeps you thinking

Megan Keane, Columnist

October 17, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinions

On October 5, Netflix released ’Elite’, a Spanish teen thriller about three working-class students who get the exclusive opportunity to finish their education at Las Encinas, a private school for the wealthy. These students are met with judgement and hostility from their higher-class peers, but ...

County Market is the place to get stuff done

Jessica Stewart, Columnist

October 16, 2018


Filed under Columns

Studying in college is very important, so it’s important to find a nice space for you to study. Some people are able to study in their bedrooms just fine, but for others, they need to get out of their room and be in a different space. Some people like studying at the library because there are a ...

Research other cultures; understand them

Jordan Boyer, Photo Editor

October 16, 2018


Filed under Columns

Currently I am taking an English class here at Eastern as an elective for one of my minors, and the class emphasizes the difference between western individualism and eastern collectivism. In the class curriculum, we read literature from the west and the east and discern the cultural difference betwee...

10 things to do to make fall fun for anyone

Natalee Reynolds, Columnist

October 15, 2018


Filed under Columns

’Tis the season for flannels, bonfires, pumpkin spice lattes, red and yellow and orange leaves, football games and fun fall dates. This is also the time when seasonal depression can kick in for some of you. To help out with that, I have come up with a list of ten fun date night/GNO ideas. 1. Vi...

Planning for anything is SMART

Kate Rehwinkel, Columnist

October 15, 2018


Filed under Columns, Uncategorized

As college students, sometimes we forget why we are here. We go to college to eventually get a good-paying job or, hopefully, our dream job. I was recently given a homework assignment that had to do with creating a goal. When coming up with our goal we had to determine if it was SMART. That stands...

Try thinking about the ‘what ifs’ in life

Dillan Schorfheide, Assistant Sports Editor

October 14, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinions

Every one of us has had that experience in our life where something happened, then we look back later and say what if. Some people will tell you to not think about what if, to only look forward or to not ponder on the past. For me, when I have played sports in the past, you think to yourself and say, “What ...

Self-harm can take several forms

Mercury Bowen, Entertainment Reporter

October 14, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinions

Trigger Warning: Please do not read if you are triggered by discussion of any self-harm methods. For many people, the first thing that comes to mind when the topic of self-harm comes up is cutting. While cutting is certainly, and sadly, a common form of self-harm, it is far from the only one. Self-h...

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