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Word of advice: do not lose focus

March 5, 2020

Since I’ve been back from winter break, it has been hard trying to keep myself motivated in school.  When I returned the first week, I had to go home immediately because I had surgery. After returning...

Letter to the editor: DEN’s communion wafers correction unsatisfactory

March 2, 2020

This letter was sent by Ryan McDaniel, an instructor in the School of Communication & Journalism and a Catholic priest serving at the Newman Catholic Center. On Feb. 28, The DEN expressed regret...

Column: Eastern needs forward mentality on offense

Dillan Schorfheide | The Daily Eastern News
Arthur Bannwart posts up on defense against an attacker as the attacker tries to tip the ball around Bannwart. Eastern defeated IUPUI 1-0 Tuesday at Lakeside Field.
October 1, 2019

“Shoot it!” “Go forward!” And, a disgruntled, “Oh my gosh,” when the Eastern men’s soccer team trailed the ball backward again. It is fair to say the Panther fans were a little aggravated...

10 foundation secrets for a flawless, beautiful finish

March 22, 2018

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...

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

January 16, 2018

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...

Only dead fish swim with the stream

October 1, 2017

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...

Family weekend from a townie’s perspective

September 17, 2017

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...

Be willing to listen

September 17, 2017

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...

Clear out your junk and go live

September 10, 2017

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....

Travel can be healthy

June 2, 2017

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...

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

May 1, 2017

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...

Column: Hard season for relationships, fish

February 27, 2017

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...

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