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Column: ‘The Last Dance’ was entertaining but flawed, much like its subject

Adam Tumino, Editor-in-Chief

May 18, 2020

It sure is nice to have some sports content to talk about. Sunday night saw the end of ESPN’s 10-part documentary series “The Last Dance,” which provided a look into the Chicago Bulls’ quest for a sixth NBA Championship and into the mind of Jordan. The final product was thoroughly entertaining...

Letter to the editor: Eastern administration must be held accountable for handling of sexual assault cases

Jack Cruikshank

May 18, 2020

This letter was submitted by Jack Cruikshank. A little less than three weeks ago, former Eastern soccer player Malorie Henderlong posted a video on YouTube where she explained she was sexually assaulted by a fellow Eastern student-athlete in 2017. Two weeks, a report came out of a similar story of...

PODCAST: Stream Fiends (‘You’ S2, E3+4)

April 26, 2020

https://open.spotify.com/episode/7LUGj5CK9gMaZCPEjbHoi6?si=m8-hifLxQT2SVCjkM-YPaA • This podcast episode is also available on Anchor, Apple Podcasts and five other platforms! We're not as disappointed in these next couple of episodes in the continuing "You" series as we were in the previous two. However, the Henderson storyline does seem pretty forced, and Joe...

DEN at Home: Letter from Jose “Kyle” Ignalaga

DEN at Home: Letter from Jose

Jose Ignalaga

April 21, 2020

My name is Jose Leo Carmona Ignalaga, but my friends call me Kyle. Currently, I am a second semester junior, and I am a computer information technology major as well as a digital media minor. Prior to the quarantine, I recall having a routine that kept me active, healthy and quite punctual, in the...

DEN at Home: Letter from Nate Carlson

DEN at Home: Letter from Nate Carlson

Nate Carlson

April 19, 2020

There are few moments in our lifetimes when we experience a collective reality- moments when the veil of self is torn away, when the simulation crashes, when we realize our lives are so desperately and delicately interconnected to everyone who surrounds us. These moments, the moon landing, the JFK assassination,...

DEN at Home: Letter from Elijah Snyder

DEN at Home: Letter from Elijah Snyder

Elijah Snyder

April 19, 2020

My name is Elijah Snyder, and I am a senior majoring in TV and video production and I am a photo journalist for the DEN. One of the things I was assigned to do this semester was to create, film, and edit a TV Pilot that would be broadcast on local TV. Sadly, with COVID-19, the project that I created...

“DEN at Home”: Letter from Corryn Brock

Corryn Brock, News Editor

April 17, 2020

All of this happened so fast and so slow. It was only a month ago I was enjoying time working at The Daily Eastern News and spending time with Alpha Sigma Tau sisters. It feels like everything has changed so quickly these past few weeks and yet the days drag on. As one of th...

‘DEN at Home’: Letter from Hannah Killough

'DEN at Home': Letter from Hannah Killough

Hannah Killough

April 17, 2020

Dear DEN, I am a student of Eastern Illinois University and a citizen of Coles County.  I live with my parents on the edge of Ashmore and drive 7 minutes to campus every day.  Due to me living at home, I didn't realize how lonely I would get when I wasn't on campus all the time. I miss being...

‘DEN at Home’: Letter from Logan Raschke

'DEN at Home': Letter from Logan Raschke

Logan Raschke, Managing Editor

April 15, 2020

Should I love or hate spring? Or both? I guess I have a pretty love-hate relationship with spring. I used to look forward to spring, but lately it seems like spring just keeps getting worse and worse each year. Last spring, my grandmother — one of the most influential and empowering people...

‘DEN at Home’: Letter from JJ Bullock

'DEN at Home': Letter from JJ Bullock

JJ Bullock, Editor-in-Chief

April 15, 2020

I am in first place in the National League Central Division. I cannot tell you much about how my online classes have been going during the stay-at-home order because to be quite honest a large chunk of my focus has been on my MLB the Show franchise mode team. And yes, my beloved Milwaukee Brewers...

COLUMN: ‘Animal Crossing: New Horizons’ perfect game for quarantine

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Logan Raschke, Managing Editor

April 13, 2020

As of now, I’ve played more than 100 hours of “Animal Crossing: New Horizons,” and I’m wondering how that’s even possible. Think about it; 100 hours since March 20. That’s about 25 hours per week. That’s basically a part-time job playing a video game. The game is highly addictive,...

PODCAST: Stream Fiends (‘You’ S2, E1+2)

April 11, 2020

https://open.spotify.com/episode/47INM1YirIA78Pl9tA5JxI?si=LlAcae3bSO2CjISWn4ScfQ • This podcast episode is also available on Anchor, Apple Podcasts and five other platforms! The first season of Netflix's "You" impressed us, but its second season has been so disappointing (since episode 2) that we sometimes accidentally refer to it as a sequel. The main culpri...

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