The Daily Eastern News

Welcome to the next 4 years, freshmen

Staff Editorial

August 15, 2018


Filed under Back to Campus, Editorials, Opinions, Special Sections

The Staff at The Daily Eastern News would like to welcome all first year students to Eastern. We recognize that right now is a scary, yet exciting, stage of your young life. College is such a unique experience, and everything from move in until graduation will contribute to the rest of your adult exi...

Be courteous when studying in public places

Staff Report

April 26, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinions

As the end of the year approaches, we will all be mentally cramming for our final exams. This means, of course, we will also be physically cramming in the library, 24-hour lounge, and other popular study spots to get ready for our tests.  With this in mind, please remember to be courteous to others. Do ...

Student journalism is necessary to spread truth

Staff Editorial

April 24, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinions

Journalism, regardless of it being student journalism or professional journalism, is a vital element in any institution. We, as journalists, have the responsibility to protect the truth and distribute the truth to the people who deserve to know it. We take pride in our enormous responsibility and...

Be part of campus, the community

Staff Editorial

April 23, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinions

This past weekend, Celebration: A Festival of the Arts returned to campus after a two-year hiatus. In case you missed it, this event was three days filled with live music, food, local art vendors, crafts and various registered student organizations from Eastern. This weekend was more than just a place...

Editorial: Keep up the discussions, raise awareness about sexual assualt

Staff Editorial

April 22, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinions

April is Sexual Assault Awareness month, meaning that there will be many events to both lift up the voices of survivors of sexual violence and to raise awareness of the topic in general. These discussions, though they are difficult to have, and survivors’ stories, though they might be hard to hear, ar...

Editorial: Refugees are people too, not just a political topic

Staff Editorial

April 20, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinions

Refugees and their plight are a heavy topic being discussed in the news and by this political administration. It can be easy, unfortunately, for some to stop seeing refugees as living, breathing, people and to only see them as a hot-button topic to debate. However, this is not the case. Refugees are ...

Shared governance is even more important in face of reorganization

Staff Report

April 19, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinions

Shared governance structures are more important than ever. In this time when everything at the university is changing, we need people who are committed to keeping an eye on and speaking out about what is happening during the reorganization process set to start this summer. At the last Faculty Senate meeting, a new pr...

Be kind and pay it forward

Staff Editorial

April 16, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinions

We are always told to appreciate the little things. And it is true, the little things can give us the biggest feelings of relief or happiness, and sometimes even help restore our faith in this world that seems to be too cruel too often. While it is always nice to be on the receiving end of these little...

Editorial: ‘Spring Fever’ is no excuse to skip class

Staff Editorial

April 12, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinions

As the weather becomes warmer and more students want to break free from the dungeons they call rooms, it is only natural to enjoy what the campus has to offer. This may include walking up and down the quads, sitting and doing homework on the Doudna steps, playing with chalk, playing catch in the South Quad...

Editorial: Be nice to those who cater to us

Staff Editorial

April 10, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinions

Patience is a virtue. Unfortunately, it is not one we always have, especially while waiting in a long line that stretches into the horizon or sitting at a table in a restaurant for what feels like years rather than minutes. In these situations, instead being patient, we often succumb to feelings of...

Editorial: There are cheap options for fun around campus

Staff Editorial

April 9, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinions

It’s that time of the semester again. Our refund checks are long gone. The motivation to keep chugging along for the last three weeks of the semester has long disappeared. During this brief but crucial time, it is often difficult to find an outlet for our stress and take a short mental vacation fr...

Editorial: Don’t be a sore loser, winner

Staff Editorial

April 8, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinions

As Kevin Costner’s character Crash Davis would say in the 1988 baseball movie “Bull Durham,” “Sometimes you win, sometimes you lose, sometimes it rains.” The rain has no bearing on how one would handle the win or the loss, but the first part of the quote is something we think everyone sho...

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