The Daily Eastern News

Get a pet for the right reason

Staff Editorial

January 22, 2019

Filed under Editorials, Opinions

Don’t adopt a pet if you’re just going to use them for an Instagram post once a week throughout your college career and then drop them off at the shelter or open your car door and shove them out so they wander across campus for the rest of their existence. Alright, we’ll cut you some slack....

College 101: Tips for the struggling student

Logan Raschke, News Editor

January 14, 2019

Filed under News

The English department and Student Success Center shared advice and tips for students struggling in their classes. While the deadline to add full-term courses for the Spring 2019 semester has passed, students can still drop them at no cost until Jan. 18, according to Eastern’s academic calendar. T...

Support, don’t shame college students

Carole Hodorowicz, Columnist

October 17, 2018

Filed under Columns, Opinions

If there is anything in the whirlwind of college that disappoints me most, it is major-shaming. Too often I witness or overhear college students judge their fellow college students for what area of study they have chosen to pursue. Major-shaming comes in a variety of forms—some are more obvious than others. One of ...

Be who you are, not who others want

Mercury Bowen, Entertainment Reporter

September 4, 2018

Filed under Columns, Opinions

College is a wonderful time to explore opportunities and find one’s identity as a person in the vast expanse we call life. However, it can also be a very stressful and pressure-filled time. Throughout my early years, I was told repeatedly that I was “going somewhere.” Because I earned good grades and did well...

College is full of surprises

Karena Ozier

August 30, 2018

Filed under Columns, Opinions

It was the day before classes started. I had just gotten back from church, and my roommate asked me if I wanted to tag along to a meeting about the school’s daily newspaper. To sum up how she persuaded me to go was that if I didn’t want to do any writing then I didn’t have to. I had previous...

Welcome to the next 4 years, freshmen

Staff Editorial

August 15, 2018

Filed under Back to Campus, Editorials, Opinions, Special Sections

The Staff at The Daily Eastern News would like to welcome all first year students to Eastern. We recognize that right now is a scary, yet exciting, stage of your young life. College is such a unique experience, and everything from move in until graduation will contribute to the rest of your adult exi...

Time may fly, but we have our memories

April 23, 2018

Filed under Columns, Opinions

The cliché saying that “time flies” is one we should not take lightly. Life has felt like it has been on fast forward since the moment I got here. When I arrived for my first weekend at Eastern in August 2015, I felt nervous but liberated. I no longer would have to live at home with my family,...

Continue to ask questions about new college structure

Staff Editorial

April 2, 2018

Filed under Editorials, Opinions

Changes are coming to the university, and they are coming quickly. Under the new proposal for college restructuring shown by Provost Jay Gatrell, the university is now looking at one new college, two new schools and the creation of a consolidated college — with some changes coming as quickly as...

College won’t last forever, so enjoy it

Staff Editorial

March 20, 2018

Filed under Editorials, Opinions

It is hard to believe that we are already at this point in the semester again. We only have roughly six weeks left. We at The Daily Eastern News are not the hugest fans of clichés, but we are also human. And because we are human, and we know that you are too, we catch others as well as ourselves saying...

College degrees offer more than a job

Staff Editorial

February 14, 2018

Filed under Editorials, Opinions

We think it is pretty safe to say that college students want a job after they graduate. The Daily Eastern News editorial board does not anticipate many angry emails disputing this fact in our inboxes tomorrow. It is also pretty safe to say that in this day and age, going to a 4-year university is al...

Make time to stay connected with friends

Carole Hodorowicz, Opinions Editor

February 14, 2018

Filed under Columns, Opinions

For the past two weekends, I said farewell to Charleston to visit my lifelong friends from home at their universities. The first weekend of February I found myself wearing blue and gold in celebration of National Marquette Day. This past weekend, I was fully surrounded in hues of purple, gold and gr...

Faculty forum looks at threats to higher education

Faculty forum looks at threats to higher education

Brooke Schwartz, Administration Reporter

February 13, 2018

Filed under News, Showcase

Decreased funding for colleges and universities and how the public misunderstands their mission were two threats to higher education looked at during a faculty forum on Tuesday. The forum included an introduction from economics professor  Teshome Abebe and four panelists: Provost Jay Gatrell, histo...

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