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Howard story highlights homophobia, transphobia

Adam Tumino, Columnist

November 28, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinions

For years it has seemed like the NBA and its surrounding community was the most inclusive and accepting in sports. It is a time where NFL players like Colin Kaepernick get blacklisted for speaking out on social issues. And in baseball, MLB players like Chris Archer say they feel uncomfortable spea...

Link between memory loss and mood disorders

Megan Keane, Columnist

November 28, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinions

Within the last decade or so, lots of research has come out drawing a correlation between depression, anxiety, and short-term memory loss. Of course, this isn’t the case with everyone’s depression. Everyone experiences everything differently, etcetera, etcetera. Not to worry that you’re not depress...

The flaw in our immigration debate

Garret Fisher, Columnist

November 27, 2018


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America has juggled the issue of immigration since our inception. Unsurprisingly, this problem has again reared its ugly head with the formation of another migrant caravan currently camped on our southern border. This almost yearly event, coupled with the ever-present issue of illegal immigration, has st...

Life can be interesting and ironic

Karena Ozier, Columnist

November 27, 2018


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How ironic would it be that when I say I haven’t had a nosebleed in a while and then within a few hours I get a nose bleed?  Pretty ironic right? Well, that is exactly what kind of irony that has been happening to me lately. I get a new phone and my dad tells me not to drop it, but of course I do...

Rest in peace, Steven Hillenburg

November 27, 2018


Filed under Editorials

Another man behind a franchise that helped raise most of the current students on campus and then some have joined the likes of Stan Lee. Stephen Hillenburg, the SpongeBob SquarePants creator, died Monday from ALS. He was 57. ALS, or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis or Lou Gehrig’s disease, is a rare terminal il...

How to be frugal while Christmas shopping

November 26, 2018


Filed under Editorials

With the holiday break getting closer and closer, we at The Daily Eastern News can practically taste the sweet eggnog and sugar cookies that will be filling our tummies soon. As Christmas decorations pop up everywhere and holiday carols sound in our eardrums louder every day, the desire to go full-on...

Which Christmas movie is the best?

November 26, 2018


Filed under Columns

You’re probably wondering why I’ve gathered all of you here today. As you know, Thanksgiving is now behind us, which means it’s officially Christmas, which also means it’s time for the best part of the Christmas season: Christmas movies. One of the best things about Christmas movies is that there a...

‘Entitlements’ aren’t entitlements

Colin Roberts, Columnist

November 26, 2018


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I do not like US Senate majority speaker Mitch McConnell. Specifically, I do not like that he wants to cut ‘entitlements,’ because the deficit soared to 779 billion dollars. Here’s why I do not like that. When Republicans talk about ‘entitlements,’ what they’re really doing is using tric...

What are new phones on the market actually offering?

Dillan Schorfheide, Assistant Sports Editor

November 26, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinions

If you did not know, I am not a phone savant or a technological designer in any way whatsoever. But I am starting to notice more and more that the new releases for phones are seemingly recycled products, with the only difference being a better camera. Seriously, every commercial I have seen recentl...

Take time for yourself during the holidays

Mercury Bowen, Entertainment Reporter

November 26, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinions

It is easy to get swept up in all the hustle and bustle of the season. What with the holidays, finals, family gatherings and all kinds of other hullabaloo taking up time, one can forget that it is also important to take a moment for themselves. When one gets so caught up in others and the things the...

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 ...

Be careful when picking a ‘heartwarming’ story to read

Adam Tumino, Sports Reporter

November 15, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinions

Heartwarming stories are few and far between these days. The news is full of hate crimes, mass shooting and political turmoil. But when a heartwarming story does find its way into the headlines, it sure does feel good. That is until the story is exposed as a dirty scheme and all the hope and joy you felt...

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