The Daily Eastern News

There are still good cops in the world

Kate Rehwinkel, Columnist

August 25, 2019

As I was scrolling through my social media last Friday, I saw that an Illinois state trooper, Nick Hopkins, died in an exchange of gunfire in East St. Louis. All he did that morning was go to a house to serve a search warrant, and minutes later he was shot.  He died that evening at the hospital.  It...

What does Blue Lives Matter really stand for?

Colin Roberts, Columnist

January 17, 2018

This week, I have decided to write an article going further in depth on the negative effects of the Blue Lives Matter flag and why its perception is one of a dangerous movement. As with any such article, I must start with a few disclaimers. In the first place, I should not even be writing this. I...

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