The Daily Eastern News

Editorial: There are cheap options for fun around campus

Staff Editorial

April 9, 2018


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It’s that time of the semester again. Our refund checks are long gone. The motivation to keep chugging along for the last three weeks of the semester has long disappeared. During this brief but crucial time, it is often difficult to find an outlet for our stress and take a short mental vacation fr...

Editorial: Don’t be a sore loser, winner

Staff Editorial

April 8, 2018


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As Kevin Costner’s character Crash Davis would say in the 1988 baseball movie “Bull Durham,” “Sometimes you win, sometimes you lose, sometimes it rains.” The rain has no bearing on how one would handle the win or the loss, but the first part of the quote is something we think everyone sho...

Editorial: Congress, listen to your morals

Staff Report

April 5, 2018


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This past Easter Sunday, President Donald Trump announced via Twitter that he was no longer going to support a deal for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, also known as DACA, as “Caravans” of immigrants are coming and that Republicans must turn to the “nuclear” option. This a...

Going to class should be a priority

Staff Report

April 4, 2018


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We at The Daily Eastern News have three simple words we would like to share with you. No, it’s not “I love you” or “It’s happy hour.” What we want and need to tell you is… Go to class. Something so easy to say but apparently harder to do, going to class at the beginning of the semeste...

Think before you post

Staff Editorial

April 3, 2018


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With technology and social media, we have seemingly unlimited access to information and communication in seconds. And more times than not, we don’t give our own posts a second thought before we share our own information, pictures and whereabouts with our followers and the Internet in general. Facebook...

Continue to ask questions about new college structure

Staff Editorial

April 2, 2018


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Changes are coming to the university, and they are coming quickly. Under the new proposal for college restructuring shown by Provost Jay Gatrell, the university is now looking at one new college, two new schools and the creation of a consolidated college — with some changes coming as quickly as...

Participation is key for shaping our future

March 28, 2018


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The lack of student participation on campus has been getting hard to see lately. Organizations campus-wide have seen the negative consequences that stem from the obvious student apathy. Whether it is a matter of people being “just too busy” or people thinking someone else might step up to the...

Social media privacy no longer exists

Staff Editorial

March 27, 2018


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There has been buzz in the news about every middle-aged parents’ favorite social media platform. In case you are a part of the population that is not a middle-aged parent or active on Facebook, allow us to break down for you why Mark Zuckerburg will be testifying before Congress for the first time. Data...

Make an effort to learn about different cultures, groups

Staff Editorial

March 26, 2018


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Here at The Daily Eastern News, we value the diversity of the students on campus. The array of differences present in our community is what makes Eastern a unique and culturally-stimulating university to attend. Despite this, in our society people are still condemned for wanting to live in solida...

Editorial: Live your life, laugh at yourself once in a while

Staff Report

March 22, 2018


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If there is one thing that is for certain, it is this: Nobody’s perfect. Those two words seem to be ones we hear or say as often as we say “hello” and “goodbye,” especially during this point in our lives where we find ourselves growing and learning more than we ever have before. While...

College won’t last forever, so enjoy it

Staff Editorial

March 20, 2018


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It is hard to believe that we are already at this point in the semester again. We only have roughly six weeks left. We at The Daily Eastern News are not the hugest fans of clichés, but we are also human. And because we are human, and we know that you are too, we catch others as well as ourselves saying...

Take time to stay active

Staff Editorial

March 19, 2018


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Whether it is at the Student Recreation Center or off campus, students are finding ways to keep exercising despite their busy schedules. A recent article in The Daily Eastern News interviewed students about their preferences on this topic and where they like to go to get their workouts in. However they d...

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