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...

Semicolon project teaches suicide awareness

Logan Raschke, Managing Editor

September 18, 2019

The general rate of suicide in the U.S. hit a peak of 14 out of 100,000 standard population from the years 1999 to 2017, which is why organizations like the Semicolon Project exist. The Semicolon Project is a suicide awareness nonprofit which uses the semicolon punctuation mark as a symbol for preventi...

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...

Link between memory loss and mood disorders

Megan Keane, Columnist

November 29, 2018

Within the last decade or so, lots of research has come out drawing a correlation between depression, anxiety, and short-term memory loss. Of course, this isn’t the case with everyone’s depression. Everyone experiences everything differently, etcetera, etcetera. Not to worry that you’re not depress...

End the stigma with mental illnesses

Kate Rehwinkel, Staff Reporter

September 3, 2018

I was recently told by someone that my mental illnesses are “all in my head” and that if I tried hard enough they would go away. First, I would like to say that that comment is completely false, but it is still believed by many people who are uneducated about the topic. The person who said that...

Speaker discusses mental health, how to find ‘PEACE of Mind’

Speaker discusses mental health, how to find ‘PEACE of Mind’

Olivia Swenson-Hultz  , Associate News Editor

February 12, 2018

After years of struggling with mental illness herself, Tilly-Ana Ceriser wanted to return to her alma mater, Eastern, to help others who might be experiencing the same challenges. Ceriser talked about the issue during an African-American Heritage Month presentation, “I Gotta Find A PEACE of Mind:...

You can overcome your depression

Andrew Paisley, Columnist

January 29, 2018

Depression is an illness that hits people really hard sometimes. Some people are more affected than others, and it can be very serious. I have suffered from clinical depression since I was 13 years old. At first, I had no idea what it was, but I went to my doctor, got diagnosed and got prescribed m...

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