The Daily Eastern News

Column: #Shirtgate bigger than clothing choices

Bob Galuski, Editor-in-choice

November 19, 2014


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When the European Space Agency landed a spacecraft on a moving comet, it truly became one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind. And I mean that in every sense of the phrase. It was all about men, because Matt Taylor, the Rosetta project’s lead scientist, went on the air to talk about the ...

Column: ‘Breaking the Internet’ or exploiting racial stereotypes?

Katie Smith, Online Editor

November 18, 2014


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When Kim Kardashian “broke the Internet” with her revealing Paper Magazine photographs, she perpetuated the long-running exploitation of black women. Whether or not Kim’s butt is natural or man-made, it is a replica of a nearly identical photograph taken by the same photographer, Jean Paul Goud...

Column: Food safety at stadiums is no joking matter

Dominic Renzetti, Assistant Sports Editor

November 18, 2014


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Not long ago, ESPN “Outside the Lines” published a piece on the food being served by the corporation Aramark at Kansas City’s Kauffman and Arrowhead stadiums, home to the Royals and the Chiefs. The article showed food that had “routinely been putting fans’ health at risk.” The details of ...

Diversity forum should lead others to change

November 18, 2014


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When it comes to trying to determine how diverse Eastern and Charleston are, numerous activities have been attempted. However, with the upcoming “EIU Diversity Round Table,” the Diversity Committee of Student Senate is trying something new—expanding to all aspects of diversity. Town hall meet...

More than a reporter, you were my friend

More than a reporter, you were my friend

Bob Galuski, Editor in Chief

November 16, 2014


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It was never “Sam,” but always “Samantha.” She didn’t like to be called “Sam,” and when I would slip up during a 5 p.m. meeting or in the middle of designing a page, and accidently call her that dreaded shortened name, I would be sure to get hit with a classic Samantha Middendorf eye-...

Let those that you love know it now

Anthony Catezone, Managing Editor

November 16, 2014


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A Green Bay Packers fan from Chicago? Unheard of. Well, not in my family. We had two. First, my Uncle Jim, who eventually influenced me, the second Packers fan in the family. There was never really a true reason for us being a Packers fan. For the life of me I cannot think as to why either of us re...

In times of need, students can always use the Counseling Center

November 16, 2014


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In the wake of the devastating loss of our colleague and friend Samantha Middendorf, our staff would first and foremost like to take a moment to thank the Eastern community for their unconditional and absolute support. Since breaking that terrible news Sunday afternoon, we’ve seen a tremendous outpourin...

Column: ‘Interstellar’ should inspire NASA funding

Jarad Jarmon, Associate News Editor

November 13, 2014


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Imagine this: a world devastated, over-used, and tired, one that lacks the ability to support humans, and humans end up slowly starving themselves and the environment of things needed to survive. In this world, funding for space exploration and scientific advancement are ludicrous wastes of money, th...

Staff Editorial: Inclusivity is a vital part of the holidays

November 13, 2014


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Thanksgiving is coming right around the corner, and before students pour out of Eastern in order to catch the last train home, it is important to remember some of our fellow students do not celebrate Thanksgiving in the same way. That’s why “Friendsgiving,” and events like it, are good events to support....

Column: Community service not just a seasonal thing

Bob Galuski, Editor-in-chief

November 11, 2014


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With the weeks left until the end of the semester dwindling down rapidly, some things may have gone overlooked during your college experience so far. One thing for me is being an active part in the community. For anybody, that can mean a wide array of different things. It can mean you’re a promin...

Staff Editorial: Burden of trust falls authorities, not minorities

November 11, 2014


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In Monday’s edition of The Daily Eastern News, we reported on a coffee hour meant to open dialogue about racism and discrimination in and around Charleston and Eastern. Hosted by the Interdisciplinary Center for Global Diversity and attended by local figures such as Eastern President Bill Perry an...

Column: What online quizzes taught me about myself

Megan Ivey, Verge Editor

November 11, 2014


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I have an addiction for which I hold no shame, and that addiction is online quizzes. Over the last year, BuzzFeed has gained in popularity and has flooded social media with listicals, videos and quizzes. Other sites quickly saw their success and followed with similar, quiz-driven content. Among the...

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