The Daily Eastern News

Your well-being matters

Staff Editorial

November 8, 2018


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We at The Daily Eastern News believe that loving yourself for who you are is important for personal well-being. This self-care attitude can help you with your day-to-day lives tremendously.  According to Psychotherapist Ken Page, we tend to be more ashamed of our unique, passionate and iconoclasti...

Your vote does matter

November 6, 2018


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Nothing in life comes easy. Yes, yes that is the biggest cliche ever, we get that, but there is some validity to that, especially in regard to voting. The day after Election Day is more annoying and difficult to stomach than any day leading up to it or the actual day of. Why? Well, it's because pe...

Be informed about candidates, your future

Staff Editorial

November 5, 2018


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We know you’ve heard it a million times from a million different sources, but no matter how annoyed you are with the bombard of ‘vote’ messages on your social media, the thought remains true. VOTE. VOTE. VOTE. Vote like your life depends on it. Vote like the lives of your children, whether futu...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Daylight saving time does more harm than benefit

Staff Editorial

November 1, 2018


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Autumn is in full swing, and the leaves, the weather and the bug population are finally all with the fall. But there is one milestone this season that has yet to happen: the time change. Yes, daylight saving time will end on Nov. 4 at 2:00 a.m., when we will turn our clocks back an hour until next spring....

Destroy the stigma about taking from food pantries

Staff Editorial

October 31, 2018


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In an interview with The Daily Eastern News on Oct. 31 2018, Michael Gillespie, a member on the EIU Hunger Action Team and a sociology professor, said he collected data that showed that 39.8 percent of students, of the 344 students who responded to the survey, showed signs of food insecurity. In th...

Political violence is real; stay safe

October 29, 2018


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Considering the recent tragedy that happened in Pittsburgh, we at The Daily Eastern News want to spread awareness for the very real threat of political violence, so you can take steps to protect yourself. According to CNN, Saturday morning Robert Bowers, 46, surrendered to police after murdering 11 pe...

It’s OK if you have to take a break from school

Staff Editorial

October 28, 2018


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College is a great experience, and of course it should be taken seriously by anyone attending. There are several instances, though, where it is impossible for someone to attend college when they are battling certain issues. We at The Daily Eastern News encourage everyone to try their best and wo...

Verify all information before you attack on social media

October 25, 2018


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The recent pipe bomb attacks on public figures has started an online frenzy between the left and the right side of politics. According to The Guardian, the pipe bombs have been sent to high profile democrats Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, Joe Biden and George Soros. Also a package was sent to actor...

There are more important things in life than wealth

Staff Editorial

October 24, 2018


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Well, there is a new soon-to-be billionaire in America, as Tuesday’s $1.537 billion Mega Millions jackpot was discovered to have a single winning ticket sold in South Carolina. While we know there are and will continue to be cries all over America from the sad hopefuls who did not win, we at The Daily East...

We do not discriminate in reporting

October 23, 2018


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It seems that more and more people are so quick to judge and criticize newspapers because of the content that is published. A lot of times it has to do with the opinions, especially political opinions, of the editorial board of each newspaper. There are also people who just dislike newspapers in ge...

Go easy on the caffeine

October 22, 2018


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There is good news for all you fine, caffeine induced people: Coffee can’t technically kill you—well, not immediately, that is, and most likely not in a liquid form. But, just because it’s rare to die from caffeine doesn’t mean you should down four cups of coffee, two energy drinks, a tables...

Pick up trash after busy, party filled weekend

Staff Editorial

October 21, 2018


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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...

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