The Daily Eastern News

All we hear today are false facts, where is the truth?

Jordan Boyer, Photo Editor

February 7, 2019


Filed under Opinions

Yet again President Donald Trump amazes me with his outlandish claims on several political, economic and social issues at his State of the Union Address Tuesday night. I am honestly surprised on how often Trump claims false facts in the entirety of his political career. I am curious to see what his pe...

Students raise questions about Trump’s 1st year

Samuel Nusbaum, Contributing Writer

November 1, 2017


Filed under News, Online

Whether it was for extra credit or for curiosity, students packed the University Ballroom of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union to hear a discussion about President Donald Trump’s first year in office. Dennis Malak, a member of the Charleston city council, and Kevin Anderson, a political...

Students, faculty discuss North Korean situation

Students, faculty discuss North Korean situation

Cassie Buchman, Editor in Chief

October 15, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

History and modern-day politics collided at a panel discussion on the issues facing America and South Korea as a result of recent North Korean missile tests. Sungkwan Park, president of the Korean Student Association, said to a certain extent, what is happening in North Korea does concern him. “It’s...

David Yepsen shares political commentary

David Yepsen shares political commentary

Analicia Haynes, Managing Editor

November 15, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

  David Yepsen, the retired director for the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute and former political reporter for the Des Moines Register, visited Eastern again Monday night and gave his overall observation of state politics after the recent elections. Yepsen said he is hoping that out of...

Unity Rally held to protest Trump

Unity Rally held to protest Trump

Kalyn Hayslett and Cassie Buchman

November 11, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

Days after they were shocked by Republican nominee Donald Trump winning the presidential race, students and community members convened on the Doudna Steps to protest the now-President Elect at a Unity Rally. Chants of “Dump Trump,” “No Trump, No KKK, No racist USA,” “When they go low we ...

Students and faculty speculate Trump’s presidency

Students and faculty speculate Trump’s presidency

Marisa Foglia, Pop Culture Reporter

November 10, 2016


Filed under Showcase

Donald Trump is the official president-elect of 2016, and students and faculty are debating what he will do with his presidential power. The results of the election started coming in after 6 p.m. Tuesday leaving the country anxiously awaiting the announcement of the next president. Chloe Gottschalk,...

Students react to the election

Chrissy Miller, Campus Reporter

November 7, 2016


Filed under News

  As the election season is rushing towards an end, first-time voters express their thoughts on the race to presidency. Ben Hahn, a freshman undeclared major, said he feels that none of the candidates appropriately represent his community or anything he supports. “It seems like most of...

Students, professors break down Trump’s tax returns

Marisa Foglia, Pop Culture Reporter

October 6, 2016


Filed under News

  Professors and students at Eastern helped explain the significance of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s recent tax release controversy and how they believe it will affect the upcoming election. The scandal started because Trump has refused to release his tax returns. According...

Presidential debate covers policy, personal attacks

Presidential debate covers policy, personal attacks

Samuel Nusbaum, Administration Reporter

September 27, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

  The first presidential debate was full of policy and personal attacks, as well as plans for the future. Students gathered Monday night in the Roberson Auditorium in Lumpkin Hall to watch the two presidential candidates discuss topics including the economy, national security and race relations...

Edgar Speaker Series talks politics

Cassie Buchman, Administration Editor

October 22, 2015


Filed under News

One of David Yepsen’s favorite stories from his days covering presidential campaigns was when then-presidential candidate Jimmy Carter had a press conference and Yepsen was the only reporter to show up. Yepsen, the director of the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute and former political write...

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