The Daily Eastern News

New statue would be a waste of student fees

Staff Report

February 2, 2018

Between the budget impasse and the past few years, where fall enrollment has been getting lower, the last thing the university needs is to waste money at any level. In article from Thursday’s edition of The Daily Eastern News, the Student Senate discussed a proposed bill which calls for the spending of $5...

Classrooms should be a safe space

Staff Editorial

January 30, 2018

Just as students are told “there are no stupid questions,” it is also important for students to be told that there are no stupid feelings. In an article from Tuesday’s edition of The Daily Eastern News, graduate students will be a hosting a workshop called “What I Wish My Professor Knew” du...

Every story of sexual assault is important

Staff Editorial

January 29, 2018

Ever since the #metoo movement started, a welcome change has been happening across the nation. People are finally starting to realize that sexual assault, harassment and abuse is an issue. Something that was once swept under the rug, that was once ignored and denied, now has a spotlight on it. Things...

Academics, athletics should both be treated with fairness

Staff Report

January 29, 2018

Well, after a couple years of discussion, the administration and the Board of Trustees has finally made a decision: they will not cut any athletic programs. However, university officials do “anticipate a reduction of one scholarship per current sport over the next two years” according to Monday’...

Spend your tax refund wisely

Staff Report

January 25, 2018

With tax season rearing its ugly little head around the corner, the staff at The Daily Eastern News realizes that students are beginning to cultivate ways to spoil themselves with their tax refund. Especially after all the hard work everyone puts into actually filing taxes in the first place, it i...

Generalizations do not define generations

Staff Report

January 23, 2018

Every day, it seems like millennials are constantly battling against the baby boomers to convince them that they are not juvenile and immature zombies addicted to technology and social media. Every day, this battle becomes a more difficult fight for millennials. Today, the bump in millennials’ roa...

The significance of the student spotlight

January 21, 2018

The staff at The Daily Eastern News recognizes that there are many students on campus who deserve to be in the spotlight. As part of a way to showcase outstanding student achievement among the student body, the News began writing about several students who have accomplished extraordinary feats an...

Editorial: Be cautious during flu season, don’t get sick

Staff Report

January 19, 2018

As members of The Daily Eastern News can attest from sitting in classes, there has been a lot of sniffling and sneezing throughout the university. Health centers and clinics are seeing a larger number of cases of influenza this year. There have been increased reports of influenza through both the sta...

Take advantage of Pantherpalooza

Staff Report

January 16, 2018

College is fleeting. One day, you are a scared freshman, walking to your first lecture, excited about being away from home. The next, you are a disillusioned senior—cranky, tired and not thinking about anything but your next nap or snack. However, The Daily Eastern News editorial board encourag...

It is important to be well-informed

Staff Report

January 16, 2018

It is an absolute shame that as college students we find ourselves reminding other college students that high school shenanigans and attitudes should remain in high school. It is pitiful to witness 20-something-year-olds (and even people who are much older) partake in nonsense drama, giving their best ...

Remember to be careful on the road

Staff Report

January 12, 2018

After yet another vehicle hit Marty’s, we at The Daily Eastern News would like to go on the record to say that it is always important to be careful when driving. We do not want to place blame or judge anyone; we just think that safety is something that is important to keep in mind, no matter what...

Discussions need to lead to change

Staff Editorial

January 10, 2018

Here we go again. In Tuesday’s edition of The Daily Eastern News, the Faculty Senate discussed creating another “vitalization” group, to make its own recommendations regarding Eastern’s future. While this is definitely an interesting possibility, and more dialogue about where Eastern is going is always ...

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