The Daily Eastern News

Create lasting bonds but prepare for life’s changes

Ben Leman, Copy Editor

October 22, 2017

To me, family is what you make of it. For many people, family goes beyond blood. Family can be friends, pets and so on. Besides my biological sister, I have several friends I consider family. To me, calling someone your brother or sister means a much deeper relationship than an ordinary friendship. A...

ROTC is more than just a class

Johnathan Jones, Columnist

October 16, 2017

Reserve Officer Training Corps is the one of the Army’s tools for training the future officers who will be leading America’s soldiers. ROTC is a way for college students to train and develop the leadership skills to be able to lead in today’s Army. But, as the students are training with ROTC...

Cadets try their hand at rappelling

Major Roy Waldhoff,a rappel master, encourages Ruth McMullen, a freshman JROTC student from Richland County High School, who was afraid to rappel off the side of Klehm Hall Friday afternoon during the ROTC rappelling training event.

Analicia Haynes, Managing Editor

September 17, 2017

Emotions and suspense lingered on the side of Klehm Hall Friday as students and ROTC cadets fastened their ropes and tightened their helmets as they headed to the top of the building for the annual rappelling lab. All the cadets in the ROTC program have to rappel, however Shamus Shields, a fourth-...

Veteran brings field experience to Eastern

Master Sgt. Jack L. Robison teaches an Introduction to Critical Thinking class to ROTC Cadets in Klehm Hall Monday afternoon.

Justin Brown, Sports Designer

November 10, 2016

  Soldiers learn to live by the seven core army values as listed on the Army’s website. It is these values-loyalty, duty, respect, selfless service, honor and integrity – that have shaped Jack Robison, senior military science instructor, from a young age. For him, living with these...

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