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Editorial: Keep up fight for justice

Staff Editorial April 20, 2021

The verdict is in: Derek Chauvin is guilty of murdering George Floyd. For many of us, it feels weird to be able to say that. Even though we all watched Floyd die in front of our eyes on video, in journalism...

Editorial: Student Gov. elections are open, so do not forget to vote

Staff Editorial April 19, 2021

Elections for Student Government are open until 11:59 p.m. Tuesday. All Eastern students should have received an email to their Outlook accounts with the link to vote, and we at The Daily Eastern News...

Editorial: Eastern journalism program offerings a big selling point

Staff Editorial April 18, 2021

As Eastern kicks off it’s week of showing prospective students why they should attend Eastern, our editorial board has had time to reflect on why we chose Eastern. One of the things that drew us into...

Editorial: Consider others before sharing graphic, violent videos online

Staff Editorial April 15, 2021

Bodycam video was released Thursday showing 13-year-old Adam Toledo being shot and killed by Chicago police officer Eric Stillman. The shooting happened in the early-morning hours of March 29 and the...

Editorial: Do not be afraid to get your COVID-19 vaccine

Staff Editorial April 14, 2021

News that the use of Johnson & Johnson's single-dose COVID-19 vaccine has been halted while the government investigates possible links to blood clots may have people apprehensive about getting vaccinated. But...

Editorial: Understand when you should be an active bystander

Staff Editorial April 13, 2021

Being an active bystander is something that is essential, especially on a college campus. Many times you will see things that make you question whether or not you need to speak up and say something. It's...

Editorial: We must stand united with AAPI individuals as hate against them rises

Staff Editorial April 12, 2021

Eastern reflected on hate and racism towards Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders during a vigil Monday evening. The event was one of many this month to celebrate the heritage of the AAPI communities....

Editorial: Just wear a mask, it is not that hard to do

Staff Editorial April 11, 2021

There is still a pandemic going on. It is ridiculous that we need to remind people of this, but it seems as if many people have forgotten that COVID-19 is still a serious problem. Nevertheless, we at...

Editorial: Chauvin’s trial should be focused on his actions, not the actions of Floyd

Staff Editorial April 8, 2021

George Floyd is not the one on trial. Despite what you may hear in comment sections, the trial going on in Minneapolis is for Derek Chauvin who has been charged with second-degree unintentional murder,...

Editorial: Enjoy the warmer weather in safe ways

Staff Editorial April 7, 2021

As days get longer and the weather gets warmer, we want to encourage those in the Eastern community to get out and enjoy the beauty of spring. However, we also want to remind everyone we are still in a...

Editorial: Douglas County outbreak shows the consequences of reckless actions

Staff Editorial April 5, 2021

A CDC report released Monday outlined a COVID-19 outbreak that originated at an indoor bar event. The event took place right in our own backyard in Douglas County. The report did not name the bar or...

Editorial: Eastern must offer credit/no credit option this semester

Staff Editorial April 4, 2021

Eastern has offered students a credit/no credit option in the last two semesters that has saved many students on their path to graduation. As the current semester nears the end it leaves us to wonder...

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