The Daily Eastern News

Keep going; Thanksgiving break is not here just yet

Staff Editorial

November 7, 2018

Now that the election is over, the next big event on everyone’s minds is Thanksgiving (or for some of us, Christmas, and we won’t lie and say we haven’t already been watching Christmas movies). Anyway, we at The Daily Eastern News will be grateful to have a week off, and we’re sure most of ...

Let kids be happy, dress up how they want for Halloween

Jessica Stewart, Columnist

October 31, 2018

It’s that time of year again: the time where everyone gets offended over children dressing up as their favorite people for Halloween. I’ll never understand why people get so bent out of shape about children dressing up as someone of a different race or a different gender. I see so many Faceb...

Be safe this Halloween

Staff Editorial

October 31, 2018

It’s finally Halloween: a time where all these beautiful college-aged fiends find an excuse to dress up as a favorite 2018 meme and drink more than our fair share of “witch’s brew” on a Wednesday night. Ah yes, a time for parties, 10-minute make-it- yourself costumes and green colored punch th...

Panthers in OVC tournament for first time since 2013

Eastern junior Lexi Ketterhagen pushes the ball upfield against a Southeast Missouri during a match on Oct. 11. The Panthers lost the match 1-0 in overtime.

Adam Tumino, Women's Soccer Reporter

October 21, 2018

After going 1-0-1 this weekend, the Eastern women’s soccer team earned a spot in the OVC Tournament for the first time since the 2013 season.  The Panthers finished the season with an overall record of 6-7-5 and a conference record of 4-3-3. Their 15 conference points tied them with Eastern Kentucky in ...

Panthers’ volleyball open second half of OVC schedule

Eastern outside hitter Laurel Bailey spikes a ball into Southern Illinois Edwardsville’s court during the Panthers’ 3-0 shutout victory on Sept. 19.

Tom O'Connor, Volleyball Reporter

October 18, 2018

The Eastern women’s volleyball team submitted its midterm report card last weekend, as the Panthers played their eighth conference match out of a total of 16, compiling a 2-6 record. The team’s placement in the Ohio Valley Conference Standings? Third to last. That noted, the Panthers will...

Planning for anything is SMART

Kate Rehwinkel, Columnist

October 15, 2018

As college students, sometimes we forget why we are here. We go to college to eventually get a good-paying job or, hopefully, our dream job. I was recently given a homework assignment that had to do with creating a goal. When coming up with our goal we had to determine if it was SMART. That stands...

Drones presentation flies into Eastern

Mercury Bowen, Staff Reporter

October 9, 2018

Unmanned Aircraft Vehicles (UAVs), more commonly known as drones, were the topic of a presentation given by professor Gabriel Grant Tuesday afternoon. Grant said he thought the presentation was important for people because people need to be informed about new trends. "Whenever people are doing these ...

Seasonal depression is not made up at all

Andrew Paisley, Opinion Editor

October 9, 2018

Throughout the past month, I have been dealing with seasonal depression. Usually, this doesn’t start affecting me until closer to November, but it hit me early this year. I often feel that people do not take it seriously when someone says they are dealing with seasonal depression. This is not a j...

Stay motivated, stay organized

Natalee Reynolds, Columnist

September 18, 2018

Although we’ve only been in school for a month, this is the time when we start getting big tests in all of our classes. We start getting tired of doing homework every night, and we start to feel things pile up. Everyone can get stressed out—especially those with a large work/school load. Sometimes...

Students have animals to aid with disabilities

Valentina Vargas, Staff Reporter

September 12, 2018

If the school year presents some difficulties for a college student with a disability, then having a furry friend on campus is the solution. Ann Sims, a senior early childhood education major, said the school year was getting hard for her with managing school and going to a lot of counseling last ...

Booth dean outlines plans for new semester

Jelan Buchanan, Staff Reporter

September 10, 2018

Zach Newell, the new dean of Booth Library, said he wants to improve the library by engaging the students in more meaningful ways. Newell said the goals for the library are to figure out what is working well for it and what could use some improvement to make the library stand out and be even better. Beth...

Think before you post on social media

Analicia Haynes, Managing Editor

April 19, 2018

Social media is a plague that poisons everyone and brainwashes them to think that their opinions are the most important ones out there. People are just so eager to put their thoughts out there without question or doubt, because they know they won’t feel “attacked” thanks to that nifty computer...

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