The Daily Eastern News

‘Adulting’ is more than a fun word to use

Staff Editorial

September 9, 2018


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Far too often we hear the term “adulting” spill out of someone’s mouth who is just “so freaking proud” because they were able to cook a meal without burning it or they managed to do their laundry without, well, burning it. The term is increasingly becoming an annoying cliché and a headache because...

Learn to be independent before you get thrown into the wild

Staff Editorial

September 6, 2018


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All of us come from different walks of life, traveling on different paths that ultimately led us here. Some of us were raised to be independent. Some of us ended up learning to rely on our parents. Some of us fall near the border. But for the most part, we were provided our basic needs by someone for at least a sign...

Be considerate of others’ time

Staff Editorial

September 5, 2018


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We were taught it since probably kindergarten or even earlier: Follow the Golden Rule. When most people consider this “rule,” it seems obvious. Of course I am going to treat others the way I want to be treated. But at the same time, it is easy to put our own needs before someone else’s without ...

Don’t jump to extremes over Nike

Staff Editorial

September 4, 2018


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The first amendment is absolutely an integral and necessary part of our society, and we implore everyone to embrace it to its fullest. And while we are glad people are exercising their right to free speech over the Colin Kaepernick situation, we believe everyone needs to take a step back and review the ...

Mental illness is serious

Staff Editorial

September 3, 2018


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There’s a silent killer rampaging throughout the world right now. It creeps in, or lays dormant, until it starts making life unbearable and unbelievably difficult. That ‘killer’ is mental illness, and we are all the victims. Despite the fact it is 2018 and we live in a modern, socially progressive world,...

End the stigma with mental illnesses

Kate Rehwinkel, Staff Reporter

September 3, 2018


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I was recently told by someone that my mental illnesses are “all in my head” and that if I tried hard enough they would go away. First, I would like to say that that comment is completely false, but it is still believed by many people who are uneducated about the topic. The person who said that...

Make time to do what is important

Staff Editorial

August 30, 2018


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The school year is in full swing, and students are regularly doing homework and studying. Along with this new routine comes productivity, self-determination and, unfortunately, stress that gradually builds. Usually a little stress is a good thing; it keeps us on our toes and helps us stay productive. But wit...

Explore your talents working for the newspaper

Staff Editorial

August 29, 2018


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As a student publication, we want to get students involved and enjoy working for us. The purpose of The Daily Eastern News is to share the news of what occurs at Eastern, but we also strive to have journalism students and any other students interested get involved and develop experience in print jour...

CDC warns about rise in STD’s

August 28, 2018


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Today NBC News did a story on the rapid rise of sexually transmitted diseases in the United States after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported the increase Tuesday. According to CDC, there were nearly 2.3 million cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis that were diagnosed in the...

Remembering the words of the late senator McCain

August 27, 2018


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The world lost a voice over the weekend, a voice of wisdom and reason that filled an important hole in the messy world of modern politics: John McCain. Whatever your beliefs, it would be hard to disagree with the fact that we are becoming more and more divided as a nation and it is hard to find leaders...

Fair, honest reporting; different view points welcomed

Staff Editorial

August 24, 2018


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The Daily Eastern News, as many of us should be well aware of, is a student publication that represents the whole student body. Thus, we welcome each and every person who has an interest in writing columns, news articles and sports articles with open arms. We value the strength of having different voices an...

Having respect is key

Staff Editorial

August 24, 2018


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We want to remind everyone: do not let your superiors get away with anything. Since the time when we were first able to understand what our parents were saying, we have been told by them and others to not only respect your elders, but also respect your superiors. Play on the football team? Listen to y...

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