The Daily Eastern News

Pick up trash after busy, party filled weekend

Staff Editorial

October 21, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinions

Homecoming weekend is over.  We won our homecoming football game, we partied hard and we got all of our homework done (hopefully).  Throughout this weekend, we at The Daily Eastern News noticed a problem: Eastern students celebrating homecoming do not like to clean up after themselves.  The w...

Indulging in anger is unhealthy

Staff Editorial

October 18, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinions

For some reason, we as human beings like to be mad. It is an annoying feeling; yet, we love to indulge in behaviors that anger us. Whether it’s saying (or even thinking) of a sly comeback to someone, fuming over your roommate who never takes out the trash or gossiping with your friends about...

We stand with the LGBTQA+ community

Staff Editorial

October 17, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinions

As staff members of The Daily Eastern News, we stand with and support the LGBTQA+ community. There are several people in the world today who still do not support people of this community, whether it be due to their religious beliefs and/or personal beliefs. We, however, do not fall into that category of...

Stay healthy this fall; get your flu shot

October 16, 2018


Filed under Editorials

Well as the old cliché goes: it’s that time of year again. A time for hot chocolate, cute fall wardrobes, big wool hats that swallow our heads and, of course, a time for skyrocketing medicine sales. Yes, that’s right, it’s the time of the year where most of us start to feel like walking petri dish...

How to take care of yourself during flu season

Staff Editorial

October 16, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinions

Well as the old cliché goes: it’s that time of year again. A time for hot chocolate, cute fall wardrobes, big wool hats that swallow our heads and of course a time for skyrocketing medicine sales. Yes, that’s right it’s the time of the year where most of us start to feel like walking petri...

Keep the public in the loop

Staff Editorial

October 14, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinions

As this year’s election cycle hits full swing, local candidates and incumbents have seen their schedule filling up with speaking dates and various forums. Well, some of them have. We at The Daily Eastern News have noticed a trend lately when trying to cover local politics: candidates are much less...

Advice for a productive Fall Break

Staff Editorial

October 10, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinions

Fall Break is upon us, so you know what that means: clean laundry and home cooked meals. That’s right, whenever there is a break we all know that along with a bag of books that we lug home with us, we bring a an equally large bag of clothes that started just kind of piled up in a corner of our roo...

Feedback is valuable

October 9, 2018


Filed under Editorials

We at The Daily Eastern News are no strangers to feedback. Whether positive or negative, we have heard a lot of response from our readers over the years. And although our editorial board changes from year to year so we specifically have not had the chance to consider everything that was ever said or suggested,...

Bipartisan politics are dead now

October 8, 2018


Filed under Editorials

The recent Brett Kavanaugh case has firmly cemented the death of bipartisan politics in the United States. This has been a problem well before the Kavanaugh case, but this particular situation has brought the problem into full swing. Ever since President Donald Trump rose to power, there has been a...

What the U.S. has come to

Staff Editorial

October 7, 2018


Filed under Editorials

Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court on Saturday is something that we at The Daily Eastern News are extremely disappointed in and frankly, ashamed of. As everyone knows, Christine Blasey Ford came forward with her story of Kavanaugh sexually assaulting her at a party when they were i...

Don’t get too stressed over midterms

Staff Editorial

October 4, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinions

Midterms start next week, and most college students are probably stressing out right now. It will be fine. Just take a breath and figure out what you are going to do. Do not drink too much this weekend; we at The Daily Eastern News feel that schoolwork should be prioritized over drinking and socia...

Feminism is not the same as man-hating

October 2, 2018


Filed under Editorials

When people hear the word feminist, different images may pop into their heads. They may think of a liberal fanatic wearing a pink hat and screaming into the void about the patriarchy, or maybe a left-wing goddess who doesn’t shave her legs to shove it to the patriarchy and who subtly thinks herse...

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