The Daily Eastern News

Take care of your fur babies; keep them in warmth

Staff Editorial

February 19, 2019


Filed under Editorials, Opinions

Far too often, we see animals outside during this time of year when we are experiencing what can be frigid temperatures. We at The Daily Eastern News disapprove of the way many animals are being treated in this weather. Regardless of what some people may think, these animals are not to be kept out in...

Kids have rights in schools

February 18, 2019


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Here’s a hard pill to swallow: You don’t have to stand and recite the Pledge of Allegiance in schools. It’s like all of a sudden people forgot that in 1943 the Supreme Court of the United States of America declared in West Virginia State Board of Education v. Barnette that schools cannot requir...

EDITORIAL: Is America doing enough to protect us?

Staff Editorial

February 17, 2019


Filed under Editorials, Opinions

Is the state of Illinois doing enough to secure our safety, concerning gun violence? We want you to seriously consider that question and the possible answers to it. Has Illinois, or even the country, done enough to make us citizens feel safe attending a music festival, or even doing such commonplace ...

It’s OK to be single on Valentine’s Day

Staff Editorial

February 13, 2019


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Valentine’s Day, or as some like to call it, Singles Awareness Day, is met with a variety of attitudes every year, with 2019 being no exception. Whether it is happiness from spending time with a significant other, confidence from being proudly single, longing from not having a special someone or ...

Politics matters; do your research on issues

February 12, 2019


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Every day we hear something in the news about what President Trump, Congress and other politicians are doing. The real question is, do we fully understand what is going on? We at The Daily Eastern News are all for students educating themselves on politics and the current issues our country and world a...

Take advantage of Career Services

Staff Editorial

February 11, 2019


Filed under Editorials, Opinions

Career Services on campus is an incredible resource to use when it comes to preparing for the job market or even looking for potential employers and internships. However, we’re not entirely convinced that everyone utilizes this important resource. And yes, we’re speaking for ourselves too. We sat...

What to do when life is uncertain, time flies

February 10, 2019


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Tomorrow, you are one day closer to the next chapter of your life. The day after that, you have graduated college and are on to your first job. And finally, the day after that, you have little grandchildren running around and are retired at a beach home in Florida with your significant other. Yes...

‘Seasonal Depression’ is no joke, take it seriously

Staff Editorial

February 7, 2019


Filed under Editorials, Opinions

During this time of year, many people throughout the world suffer from Seasonal Affective Disorder, also known as “seasonal depression.” The cause of this usually stems from the gloomy weather that we endure throughout the winter months, which leads to fatigue, boredom and sadness. We at The Daily E...

Take a break before you break down

Staff Editorial

February 7, 2019


Filed under Editorials, Opinions

It’s no secret; college students are stressed out. There’s a lot of pressure put on us, and there’s a lot of pressure we put on ourselves, to excel in classes, find jobs soon after graduation, pay our bills and loans quickly and dedicate whatever time we have left to having some semblance of a so...

Be the good that the world needs

Staff Editorial

February 5, 2019


Filed under Editorials, Opinions

With it now being the second month of 2019, many people (including some of us on the Editorial staff) have found that the first month of the year has not been quite as refreshing as we planned. And that’s OK; after all, January is just another month, and with these wacky temperatures, it is no surprise...

Tune in to the State of the Union Address; think freely

February 4, 2019


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After the political turmoil that was the partial government shutdown, which oddly enough resembled the nightmarish two-year long budget impasse that almost burned Illinois and higher education to the ground, President Donald Trump will come before the nation and give his State of the Union Address Tue...

EDITORIAL: ‘Subpar’ Bowl disappoints, but there’s always next year, right?

Staff Editorial

February 4, 2019


Filed under Editorials, Opinions

We know you are disappointed with the Super Bowl halftime show, mainly because Spongebob Squarepants made the smallest appearance possible. We know you were probably bored with the game until the Patriots scored the first touchdown with about seven minutes left in the fourth quarter. And we know th...

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