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STAFF EDITORIAL: Stay safe in treacherous weather

Staff Editorial

November 11, 2019

With the heavy snowfall and blustery weather we have recently received, it is safe to say that the roads are rather dangerous. Local police officers have expressed that it is not worth it for people to be on the roads, unless they absolutely have to be somewhere. We at The Daily Eastern News agree tha...

EDITORIAL: Football win was a relief

Staff Editorial

November 10, 2019

You could almost hear the sigh of relief rise up across campus when the score of the Eastern football team’s game against Tennessee State was finalized on Nov. 9. The Panthers had finally got their first win of the season, 49-38 over the Tigers to move to 1-9 on the season. And we all needed it. As ...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Radford’s police failed Lobo-Perez

Staff Editorial

November 7, 2019

The unexpected death of a college student could have been avoided had the police taken him to a hospital for being intoxicated instead of placing him in a cell.  Eighteen-year-old Aris Lobo-Perez was attending Radford University in Culpeper, Virginia when he was arrested on Sept. 11 by campus poli...

Dear T.I., the hymen status is not important

Staff Editorial

November 6, 2019

All people should be knowledgeable and aware of certain aspects of the human body, both male and female bodies.  One part of the female body that is commonly misunderstood is the hymen.  In an episode of the podcast “Ladies Like Us” rapper T.I. discussed with the hosts, model Nazanin Mand...

STAFF EDITORIAL: People deserve Trump’s tax returns

Staff Editorial

November 5, 2019

President Trump’s tax returns have been eluding the eyes of the public for a long time now, with few instances popping up where anyone was able to lay eyes on the forbidden fruit. But, as The Washington Post reported Monday, a federal appeals court may have gotten us one step closer to seeing some o...

Editorial: United States embarrassed itself Tuesday

November 4, 2019

The White House informed the United Nations on Monday that it will be officially leaving the Paris Climate Agreement. The agreement was made to curb the global use of fossil fuels and to help poorer countries prepare to combat the effects of climate change now and in the future. The United States w...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Accuracy of alcohol breath tests is necessary

Staff Editorial

November 3, 2019

An investigation by The New York Times published Sunday revealed shocking findings about the credibility and accuracy of alcohol breath test machines across the U.S. Tens of thousands of court cases involving alcohol breath tests have already been thrown out nationwide, in some cases faulty machines we...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Pay attention to the impeachment inquiry

Staff Editorial

October 31, 2019

The U.S. House of Representatives approved the guidelines for the next step in its impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump in a 232-196 vote. The vote means that House democrats will be able to hold televised hearings in which they will seek to convince the public that Trump abused his power ...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Trick or Treat in a safe way

Staff Editorial

October 30, 2019

Halloween is a night that we at The Daily Eastern News all look forward to. The costumes, the candy and the spookiness of it all makes this holiday a special one for not just youngsters but adults as well. With that being said, there are times where people will go to destructive lengths on Halloween...

Suicide shows danger of power abuse

October 29, 2019

A woman got indicted Monday on an involuntary manslaughter charge for encouraging her boyfriend to kill himself and the entire case illustrates just how dangerous manipulation and abuse of power can be. Suffolk District Attorney Rachael Rollins told the Associated Press that Inyoung You, 21, was “p...

STAFF EDITORIAL: President’s visit was insulting to Chicago

Staff Editorial

October 28, 2019

Chicago faces a lot of criticism every day, whether it be about the city’s high crime rates or for draining money from the rest of Illinois. Being one of the five most populous cities in the U.S., the city cannot simply be perfect. President Donald Trump visited the city Monday, and opposite of what people expect to ...

Editorial: Welcome back, Panther alumni

October 24, 2019

Welcome back home, Eastern alumni. On behalf of The Daily Eastern News we, the editorial board, welcome you back to Charleston for this homecoming weekend and thank you for returning for the festivities.  We at The Daily Eastern News truly believe that once you are a Panther, you are a Panther f...

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