The Daily Eastern News

This hot weather must confuse trees

Adam Tumino, Staff Reporter

October 1, 2019

If I were a tree, I would be very befuddled. There are a number of reasons I would be befuddled. First of all, why have I become sentient? I am a tree and should not have thoughts. Also, why is someone writing what they assume my thoughts to be? I am a tree who has become sentient for some reason and...

Community rallies for climate change awareness

Corryn Brock, News Editor

September 22, 2019

Around the world people are participating in Climate Strike 2019, including people in Charleston. Approximately 70 people attended a rally against climate change at Morton Park Friday evening. David Frye, Earth Wise vice president and senior physical geography major, said he was surprised by the number of people in attendance. “I feel r...

Free speech allows us to discuss world problems

Alyssa Cravens, Staff Reporter

June 24, 2019

Freedom of speech is one of the most important principles our nation was founded on. People who are given this privilege are incredibly lucky, but with fortune also comes responsibility. The recent social media wave, #blueforsudan, calling for awareness and solidarity in light of a media ban during...

Global warming isn’t just warm weather

Dillan Schorfheide, Assistant Sports Editor

March 3, 2019

Since I came to Eastern three years ago (2016), I have started wondering about the circumstances around global warming. I had noticed that winter seemed to start later than usual: By that I mean I noticed that we got snow and the cold temperatures later in the winter season, basically right when sprin...

Climate change is real and serious

Staff Editorial

December 5, 2018

Here we are. Report after report and study after study later, and it seems we just cannot learn a lesson. Climate change has been a hot topic for the past decade, and yet we have seen little productive change in reversing the effects humans have on this planet. According to reports from The Washington...

Apology letter to Mother Nature

Kennedy Nolen, Columnist

April 3, 2018

Hey, Mother Nature. It’s me, Kennedy. I have a few things to tell you that I need to get off my chest on behalf of (most) humans. I know for hundreds and thousands of years, we humans have caused some damage to you. Pollution in all aspects like air, water and land pollution from factories, vehicle...

RSO offers education, seeks signatures on climate change

RSO offers education, seeks signatures on climate change

Leon Mire, Associate News Editor

March 27, 2017

Members of Students for Peace and Justice set up a table in the Library Quad Monday to educate students on climate change and gather signatures for a petition to President Donald Trump. The petition calls for Trump to honor the Paris Agreement, which sets international standards for greenhouse gas...

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