The Daily Eastern News

Column: Awful writing ruined “Sonic” movie

Logan Raschke, Managing Editor

March 3, 2020

Editor’s Note: This review contains some spoilers for the 2020 “Sonic The Hedgehog” movie, as well as complaints about screaming children in movie theaters. Read at your own discretion. Have you ever slept at a movie theater because a film was so boring, but you couldn’t get that deep REM slee...

Column: MLB players need to be mic’d up more

Adam Tumino, Reporter

March 3, 2020

A recent MLB spring training game between the Los Angeles Angels and Chicago Cubs featured the usual, borderline unwatchable exhibition baseball that is normally a part of spring training. It also featured some of the best sports entertainment available when the ESPN broadcast mic’d up Cubs stars Kr...

Editorial: Remember struggles of women this month

March 3, 2020

March is Women’s History Month, and we at The Daily Eastern News implore everyone on and off campus to challenge themselves and reflect on the contributions that women have made to the country and the world that have been overlooked or ignored. One of the best ways to learn more about women’s his...

PODCAST: Stream Fiends (‘THE END OF THE F***ING WORLD’ S2, E7+8

March 3, 2020 • This podcast episode is also available on Anchor, Apple Podcasts and five other platforms! All of the tension, character development and exciting storytelling of Netflix's "THE END OF THE F***ING WORLD" has led up to this moment; Bonnie is finally confronting James and Alys...

‘Sanders 20’ jersey debacle ridiculous

Dillan Schorfheide, Sports Editor

March 2, 2020

It is a stance I do not take very often, but a recent event forced my hand. Everybody should have a general idea of the biggest names in sports, the biggest events in sports and a small history of professional sports. You do not have to tell me who the starting goalie was for the St. Louis Blues i...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Tuesday an important precursor for polls

Staff Editorial

March 2, 2020

Illinois’ presidential primary date is still two weeks away (early voting is open, however), but Tuesday’s “Super Tuesday” voting day will tell Illinois voters a lot about what to expect when they go to the polls March 14. Moderates Amy Klobuchar and Pete Buttigieg both dropped out of the race ahead of T...

Column:Stevenson needs new washers, dryers

Kate Rehwinkel, Columnist

March 1, 2020

This weekend I decided to do the dreaded task of laundry. As I went down to Stevenson basement to the laundry room I was grateful to see open washers. When I came back down, I noticed that my clothes were soaking wet. This has happened a few times. Now, I obviously know that clothes are supposed to b...

Column: Listen to ‘The Strangest Thing’

Ryan Meyer, Reporter

March 1, 2020

Lately I have been enjoying the album The Strangest Things by Longwave. I hadn’t listened to the record since my sophomore year of high school, when I was super obsessed with it. I played it so much that I had to give it a break for a few years because I had memorized every single nuance and note. ...

PODCAST: Stream Fiends (‘You’ S1, E6 through 10)

February 29, 2020 This podcast episode is also available on Apple Podcasts, Anchor and five other platforms! Netflix's drama/thriller series "You" has had some high highs in the second half of its first season, but the lows, when they do pop up, are very low. The second half of the first season started off ...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Eastern’s senates condemn white supremacy posters

Student, staff and faculty senates

February 28, 2020

This letter was submitted by the staff, student and faculty senates of Eastern. “The Student, Staff and Faculty Senates of Eastern Illinois University condemn those attempting to propagate hate, and racial and religious disharmony at EIU, and to incite violence and mistrust in the name of white sup...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Congrats to Eastern basketball

Staff Editorial

February 28, 2020

The editorial board of The Daily Eastern News would like to congratulate Eastern’s men’s and women’s basketball teams on both making the Ohio Valley Conference tournament. Eastern’s women’s team clinched a tournament berth last week with a win over Murray State, and Eastern’s men’s team clin...

Reflecting on college during midterm

Blake Faith, Sports Reporter

February 28, 2020

In boxing, there is the term “catching that second wind.” The second wind refers to getting past the first burst of tiredness and getting back and doing another round. Currently we are ending week seven of this semester, and I think my second wind is going to kick in at some point, and for other...

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