The Daily Eastern News

Challenge yourself on a regular basis

Staff Editorial

March 26, 2019

It has become increasingly common over recent decades for people to take the easy route when making choices. Whether it is something as major as buying a house already furnished or as simple as traveling one block by car, most people opt for the most convenient option without even thinking. With...

Every decision you make impacts your life

Andrew Paisley, Opinions Editor

February 19, 2019

Throughout the day, we tend to make countless decisions, ranging from what we choose to eat for lunch, what we want to wear that day and what to watch on TV. Sure, those decisions may not seem that important, but we do often make other decisions each day that can greatly affect our daily lives. Sometimes...

Abnormal is not absurd

Chrissy Miller, News Editor

October 3, 2017

When people find out I am an elementary education major, they become inquisitive. I have gotten everything from, “Why do you write for The Daily Eastern News?” to “You do not seem like the teaching type,” to even a look of dismissal. After all, those who cannot do, teach, right? For me, th...

Students have options when registering to vote

Abbey Whittington and Cassie Buchman, Associate News and News Editor

September 8, 2016

  Students will have options when registering to vote in elections this year, whether they want to vote in their hometown or Coles County elections. Students can register to vote online by going through the state board of elections website at or at They...

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