The Daily Eastern News

10 foundation secrets for a flawless, beautiful finish

Abiola Alafe, Fashion Columnist

March 22, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinions

These ten secrets will walk you through how to apply your liquid foundation. They are actually simple and easy to follow, and they guarantee a flawlessly beautiful finish. 1. Always make sure your face is freshly cleaned and moisturized before applying your liquid foundation. 2. Make sure you select...

Kennedy’s January tips: Eat soup, bathe in mayonnaise

Kennedy Nolen, Columnist

January 16, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinions

This column is taking my constantly working, singular brain cell too much time to think of a topic. What if you cannot think of a topic to write about? It could be for a paper or a column for the local newspaper. My advice: Crack open a bottle of wine, go to your friend’s house and brainstorm together....

Only dead fish swim with the stream

Liz Stephens, Columnist

October 1, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinions

We all have weird habits, and one of mine is that I write down inspirational quotes for myself everyday. I developed this habit after watching a Netflix series called “Being Mary Jane,” which is about a news anchor and her daily life. In the show about the life of Mary Jane Paul, it shows her...

Family weekend from a townie’s perspective

Liz Stephens, Columnist

September 17, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinions

Every time Family Weekend rolls around, it is just another weekend for me. A normal weekend for me consists of working about twenty hours between two of my jobs, working on homework and relaxing in any extra spare time. I grew up in Charleston, so I have never felt the need to celebrate Family...

Be willing to listen

Ben Leman, Columnist

September 17, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinions

In today’s world, we often hear stories of suicide and teenage depression on the news, TV shows, books, etc. For some of us, we never really expect it to affect us personally until it actually happens. It is like a freight train. I had a friend in high school who ended up hurting himself in private....

Clear out your junk and go live

Liz Stephens, Columnist

September 10, 2017


Filed under Columns, Online, Opinions

A question I have had on my mind lately is “why do we put so much value in material items or just stuff?” We work our hind ends off in life to buy stuff, whether it be luxury stuff or cheap stuff. I think it is a weird concept and habit we have by revolving our entire life around buying things and...

Travel can be healthy

Shelby Niehaus, Columnist

June 2, 2017


Filed under Opinions

During the last two weeks, I have traveled some 3,500 miles by car, bus, airplane and foot. Originally, I did not intend my extended travel break to be therapeutic, but I needed to get away from Illinois for a while. Central Illinois, while a lovely locale, has been weighing me down. Lately, the...

Column: Byron’s life, legacy touch entire campus community

Rashod Whitaker, Contributing Writer

May 1, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinions

I was not Byron Edingburg’s best friend, nor was I his favored companion. I was more like his frequent associate my sophomore year. I had seen him around on campus passing by, heading towards Old Main as I walked into Thomas Hall. He was immediately recognizable with his fuzzy facial hair and slim...

Column: Hard season for relationships, fish

Abby Carlin, Copy Editor

February 27, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinions

Fall snuggles and late night bonfire season has passed, Christmas lights and holiday movie marathons have come and gone, New Years kisses have dissipated and Valentine’s flowers rotting in the garbage and chocolates are sitting comfortably right above where your favorite pants rest. This time of year...

Column: Silencing media comes with consequences

Mallory Kutnick, Staff Reporter

February 9, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinions

Picture yourself waking up on a late summer’s morning. You drag yourself out of bed to get ready for the day that awaits you. Breakfast has come and gone, and you have had your pot of coffee. Just another day. Only there is no paper wrapped in plastic tossed haphazardly in your bushes by a paperboy in a rush. Your...

Column: Reflection on coming to America: part two

Kehinde Abiodun, Staff Reporter

January 30, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinions

I must mention that the Charleston community was welcoming to international students. On the first day of orientation at Eastern, Salisbury, a church Madison avenue, hosted new students to an assortment of American dishes in its palatial space. The following day, the Newman Center repeated the same...

Column: Fake news is easy to spot if you know how

Leon Mire, Associate News Editor

January 30, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinions

Last week I wrote about the importance of being skeptical and thinking critically before sharing stories or photos on social media. Being aware of one’s own biases and realizing when a story confirms those biases is a huge step toward responsible social media use. The hardest part is forming the mental...

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