The Daily Eastern News

STAFF EDITORIAL: We made it through the school year

Staff Editorial

April 28, 2019


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We made it. Congratulations, everyone. The end of the semester and school year is upon us, and in a few days we can all relax knowing that we do not have classes anymore, or projects or homework. For some of us, we are done with our schooling completely. After walking across the stage to grab that...

Graffiti, while illegal, can sometimes be art

Staff Editorial

April 25, 2019


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When we think of graffiti, we usually think of the typically amateur scribbling on the trains we watch cross by in our cars. Or we think about the quick glimpses we catch of the simple nicknames and profanity on the sides of bridges we drive under. While some choose to spray stone and cement walls with vulgar...

The country wastes time on too much social media

Staff Editorial

April 24, 2019


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People everywhere in the U.S. are spending too much time on their social media instead of actually going outside and communicating with others face-to-face. Don’t get us wrong; social media and smartphones are extremely important. Do you remember the last time you didn’t have the resources...

Don’t be afraid to try new things

Staff Editorial

April 22, 2019


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Often, people are so quick to say they do not enjoy doing a certain activity or spending time with a certain person. The problem is that most of the people who say these things have never actually done the things they say they dislike. We at The Daily Eastern News are firm believers that you have ...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Celebrate holidays by reflecting

Staff Editorial

April 21, 2019


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There is no better way to celebrate a holiday than to be happy while doing so because a sad holiday celebration is not much of a celebration. So, in the spirit of keeping our spirits high at this stressful time, let us all look back on the semester and think about everything that we have overcome, b...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Support, recognize all victims of sexual assault

Staff Editorial

April 18, 2019


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During Sexual Assault Awareness Month, we at The Daily Eastern News would like to emphasize the importance of supporting sexual assault victims who are not typically represented. According to the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network, a traditional college student falls into the most likely to ...

Remember Columbine, the victims

Staff Editorial

April 17, 2019


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The 20-year anniversary of the Columbine massacre is on Saturday, and we at The Daily Eastern News send our condolences to the victims and everyone effected by the massacre that happened on April 20, 1999. Unfortunately, there is a cult following of the Columbine shooters Eric Harris and Dylan Klebol...

Why the Notre Dame Cathedral fire is significant

Staff Editorial

April 16, 2019


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The latest unfortunate event gripping people all over the world is that of the fire at the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris. We at The Daily Eastern News are disheartened from the destruction caused by the fire, which according to the New York Times, began in the wooden framework of the cathedral’s roof ...

Sharing your story is not bad

Staff Editorial

April 15, 2019


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In life, we all go through crazy experiences that help shape who we are and what we do. For some of us, these things can be traumatic, sad, happy or just plain awful. In today’s world, more and more people are starting to be vocal about their experiences in life, and they want to share their...

STAFF EDITORIAL: With spring comes lots of allergies

Staff Editorial

April 14, 2019


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Spring is here, which means all of our worries are in the past because spring marks the closing of the year. Well, there are projects and end-of-the-year deadlines that are on all of our plates. Not to mention, the worries for us all about how to manage everything that seems to be crammed in such ...

EDITORIAL: Tobacco 21 law sets unfair precedent

Staff Editorial

April 12, 2019


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Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed into law the Tobacco 21 bill last week after it passed in the Illinois House and Senate, making it illegal for anyone under the age of 21 to buy or use tobacco products including cigarettes, chewing tobacco and e-cigarettes. While we at The Daily Eastern News recognize...

Enrollment to blame for concert problems

Staff Editorial

April 10, 2019


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The Editorial board has heard a lot of griping about the upcoming spring concert, and most of it is valid and warranted. Many of our peers, ourselves included, have complained about not knowing the band, not caring about the genre of music, not wanting to spend an evening cooped up in McAfee and of...

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