The Daily Eastern News

Get a pet for the right reason

Staff Editorial

January 22, 2019


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Don’t adopt a pet if you’re just going to use them for an Instagram post once a week throughout your college career and then drop them off at the shelter or open your car door and shove them out so they wander across campus for the rest of their existence. Alright, we’ll cut you some slack....

Remember what King fought for; it still applies

January 21, 2019


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Martin Luther King Jr. inspired many and was a main leader in the Civil Rights Movement, during what may have been one of the darker periods of American history. Unfortunately, the same ideals that King fought against in the 1960s are the same ideals that are, right now, being played out against someon...

EDITORIAL: Go easy on each other; winter is frustrating in general

Staff Editorial

January 17, 2019


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We have some shocking news for you: It’s cold outside. OK, obviously that wasn’t a shock to anyone. But what may surprise you is that there are some people who are not handling this weather well at all. No, we’re not talking about the girl who ordered her Starbucks this morning wearing a hood...

EDITORIAL: Put the cell phone down during class

Staff Editorial

January 16, 2019


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We college students live in quite the technological world. Cell phones specifically have evolved drastically since the flip-phone period so many of us grew up in, and on the other hand the public’s perception of these pocket-dwelling devices is sometimes a hostile one. When it comes to high school teache...

Skipping class keeps you from the college experience

Staff Editorial

January 15, 2019


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Want to know a clever way to throw away hundreds or thousands of dollars in one day? You probably don’t want to know, but we know (since several members of the editorial staff are guilty of it) that many of you have done it before. Yeah, we’re talking about skipping class. If you’ve lived...

Be careful; pay attention when driving this week

Staff Editorial

January 14, 2019


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We hope we’re not beating a dead horse here by asking everyone to be prepared for severe weather. We already survived the “snow-pocalypse” that happened this past weekend, but just because the snow passed doesn’t mean we can let our guard down. According to the National Weather Service i...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Be cautious of drivers, pedestrians

Staff Editorial

January 13, 2019


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Drivers and pedestrians both have their set of rules of the road to follow. Everybody knows about the situation when a pedestrian is trying to cross the street or is already crossing the street, they have the law on their side and they are to have the ability to cross the street unhindered. But ju...

Start on the right foot before it’s too late

Staff Editorial

January 10, 2019


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Now that it’s Friday, most of us students at Eastern have been to all of our classes and have started to build our expectations for the coming semester. The year is young, and we at The Daily Eastern News are feeling much more refreshed than we did at the end of last semester. We hope you are feeling...

Government shutdown is a tantrum by an unfit president

Staff Editorial

January 9, 2019


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How can we take President Donald Trump seriously when he lies straight to our faces? The current government shutdown is nothing more then an outburst from an unfit political leader. In fact, U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer called the shutdown a temper tantrum, saying, “The president of the United States having f...

Just enjoy your new year, don’t try too hard to change

Staff Editorial

January 6, 2019


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With a new year upon us, we can’t help but listen to the overused cliché, “new year, new me,” used over and over again. It is an overdone phrase that has been thrown out by people all over social media whenever Dec. 31 of the previous year and Jan. 1 of the New Year come. It has a good meani...

Stay focused during finals, good luck

Staff Editorial

December 9, 2018


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Finals week is upon us, and all over campus, students are worrying about failing classes. In all seriousness, though, we are coming to the end of the semester and this is the time to focus even more so than we have all semester. If you have managed to avoid having to take any final tests, or having...

A look at the life of George H.W. Bush

Staff Editorial

December 6, 2018


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We at The Daily Eastern News want to remember the great things former President George H.W Bush did during his life due to his tragic passing on Nov. 30 at the age of 93. Bush was born on June 12, 1924 in Milton Massachusetts. According to Encyclopedia Britannica, he served as torpedo bomber pilot in Wo...

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