The Daily Eastern News

EDITORIAL: Since break is over, now it’s time to work hard

Staff Editorial

November 26, 2018


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We hope you had a great Thanksgiving Break and we hope everyone made it back to campus safely. But, as all of your turkey and stuffing and mashed potatoes start to settle down and you start dreading waking back up to classes tomorrow, we want you to remember one thing: kick it into high gear. Yes, we are ...

Ecigs need addressing

November 13, 2018


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E-cigarette pods and juice has become the new teenage epidemic, and Juul Labs has taken action because of it. Vaping seems to have taken over the threat of the traditional tobacco products such as cigarettes and chewing tobacco. According to The New York Times, Juul Labs announced Tuesday that it wou...

Rest in peace to a real-life superhero

November 12, 2018


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A man that has inspired generations of children, a man who aided in raising many of us without even knowing it, a man whose creativity and imagination led to Christmases filled with action figures and movies that we dreamt about owning, has died today.  The internet and social media is in mourning...

Your well-being matters

Staff Editorial

November 9, 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 2, 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...

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