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College is a cup of coffee: too brief

Carole Hodorowicz, Columnist

April 24, 2019

For the past couple of weeks, my dad has been repeating a few words to me that have yet to hit me with their full weight until I sat down to write this column, my last column for The Daily Eastern News: “College is like a cup of coffee.” An absolute delight, but much too brief. Looking back...

Program helps students with autism adjust to college life

Logan Raschke, News Editor

April 22, 2019

The first autism transitional program for college students in the state of Illinois began at Eastern; it is called the Students with Autism Transitional Education Program. STEP director Rebecca Edgington said graduate assistants at STEP guide autistic students through the transition to college life. She...

Do yourself a favor; just go to sleep

Logan Raschke, News Editor

April 18, 2019

Go to bed. I understand that you probably have a lot on your plate, but just go to bed. Adults aged 18-25 are supposed to get between 7-9 hours of sleep a night. I want you now to think about the last time you had a good 7-9 hours of sleep. Well, seeing how we’ve only got one more week of school l...

How to improve the spring concert

Dillan Schorfheide, Assistant Sports Editor

April 14, 2019

Lovelytheband performed in McAfee Thursday, and if most students were asked, they did not care about the concert and did not go. Whether or not the group itself is part of that formula, there are ways Eastern, both the student body and University Board, can improve the turnout for the annual concer...

STAFF EDITORIAL: With spring comes lots of allergies

Staff Editorial

April 14, 2019

Spring is here, which means all of our worries are in the past because spring marks the closing of the year. Well, there are projects and end-of-the-year deadlines that are on all of our plates. Not to mention, the worries for us all about how to manage everything that seems to be crammed in such ...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Cherish this week, keep working hard, stay optimistic

Staff Editorial

April 7, 2019

This week is one that all of us at Eastern need to cherish and enjoy while it lasts. There are a lot of things that will be coming up soon, and this week can provide us all with the opportunities to relax while we can. There are only four weeks left in the semester before the long-awaited summer break, a...

Students unload, reflect after spring break week

Katelyn Eddington, Contributing Writer

March 17, 2019

Eastern students coming back from spring break found time to relax, be adventurous and prepare for the final stretch of the semester. Dymine Dorsey, an Andrews resident and desk assistant and senior English major, said she went to New Orleans a week after Mardi Gras with two friends. Dorsey and her fr...

Editorial: Recharge, but stay prepared on break

Staff Editorial

March 7, 2019

The long week of assignments, last-minute chores and packing before leaving Charleston has left many of us students sleep-deprived and ready for a week of fun. For some, spring break has already started. For many of us, we’re almost there. The Editorial staff members at The Daily Eastern News ha...

Students share intentions for the upcoming spring break

Austen Brown, Staff Reporter

March 7, 2019

Spring break is finally here, and Eastern’s students share their intentions for the upcoming week-long break from classes. Some students plan on going back home to visit with family while others have plans to leave the state and go on trips. Senior psychology major Nick Bamert belonged to the...

Editorial: Don’t be someone’s roommate horror story

Staff Editorial

March 4, 2019

Something college students learn early on in their journeys from high school dependence to higher education semi-independence is that roommates can either light up your life or make it a living hell. It seems like every college student has their own roommate horror story; these cautionary tales rang...

Take charge, finish what you started

Analicia Haynes, Managing Editor

September 6, 2017

Being in college is a once in a lifetime experience that comes with bundles of opportunities to learn new things and learn about oneself. It is the perfect time to experiment, to meet new people and discover who you really are, what you are like and how you act. And yet, I cannot begin to share...

Column: Understand bystander intervention

Sierra Falk, Staff Reporter

September 28, 2016

Sexual assault is a topic that sweeps our nation’s news reports and makes its way on our social media feeds. According to the Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network’s national website, every 109 seconds, an American is sexually assaulted. With sexual assault happening so often in this country,...

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