The Daily Eastern News

My dog is the greatest thing in my life

Jessica Stewart, Columnist

July 14, 2019

I never had a pet growing up. I had fish, but you can't snuggle fish. You can't really play with fish. I always wanted a dog, so when I started renting my first house here in Charleston, I decided to adopt one. My boyfriend and I had been looking around at different shelters to see if anyone h...

Dogs are pets, not people

Alyssa Cravens, Staff Reporter

June 10, 2019

In a society that values change and strives to evolve, it is seemingly simple to go along with any new societal convention of the world, often mindlessly. While I appreciate so many of the advances our society has made as a whole, there is a certain aspect of “normal” life that frightens me: people...

Cats and dogs can, and should, coexist

Jackson Bayer, Columnist

February 18, 2019

President Donald Trump recently tweeted that “THE RIGGED AND CORRUPT MEDIA IS THE ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE!” At first, I scoffed at the tweet, writing it off as just another example of the President getting a little too worked up and sending out some all-caps nonsense for the American people to rip to ...

Here’s to you, Bailey

Sean Hastings, Columnists

December 7, 2017

Without question, putting down my dog who I owned for 14 and a half years was one of the toughest things I had to deal with. The thing that made it so tough was that I was here at Eastern, unable to go home. I wanted to be there for my dog, Bailey, but everything happened too quickly. People will...

Last ‘Prowlin with the Prez to feature animals

Last ‘Prowlin with the Prez to feature animals

Cassie Buchman, Administration Editor

December 7, 2015

Students can mingle with President David Glassman and plenty of pets at the Pets on Parade event at 4 p.m. Tuesday in the Bridge Lounge of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. This is the last “Prowling with the Prez event” for the semester. Stephen Simpson, the vice president for academic...

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