The Daily Eastern News

Officials should respect the press

March 4, 2020

The press is an arm of democracy, and in order for it to do its job and inform the public, elected officials need to speak to and have respect for journalists. This is also true for those working in student...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Cease making excuses; just vote

February 26, 2020

The excuses remain the same in almost every election cycle when people say why they did not vote. “Don’t care.” “My vote doesn’t matter.” And the infamous “I didn’t have time.” None...

Anticipating one last ride at Eastern

August 18, 2019

It feels great to be back at Eastern! For those of you who do not know me, I am the Opinions Editor at The Daily Eastern News. I previously served in this position last year, and I will serve in it gain...

Don’t jump to extremes over Nike

September 4, 2018

The first amendment is absolutely an integral and necessary part of our society, and we implore everyone to embrace it to its fullest. And while we are glad people are exercising their right to free speech...

The significance of the student spotlight

January 21, 2018

The staff at The Daily Eastern News recognizes that there are many students on campus who deserve to be in the spotlight. As part of a way to showcase outstanding student achievement among the student...

Perspective is everything

November 29, 2017

As we nestle into a special nook somewhere in some bare, cold spot in the library, we begin to pray to whatever higher entity can help us through the long week of final to make sure we pass. At that...

Editorial: Get to know Booth Library before papers begin

January 24, 2017

The library is the heart of the university. Universities invest a great deal of money into building, maintaining and staffing them. This is not because university administrators are old-fashioned and like...

Editorial: Eastern’s break tragically short

January 18, 2017

As many students have found out by now, Eastern has begun the second week of the spring semester at the same time that many of the neighboring institutions are starting their first week back from winter...

Editorial: Remember MLK’s sacrifices, keep his vision alive

January 17, 2017

April 4th, 1968, 48 years ago: the day a hero was killed because of what he stood up for, because he said something that challenged the status quo. Martin Luther King Jr., one of the leaders of the...

Editorial: Luck’s power comes from belief

January 13, 2017

Everyone has a routine or a habit that they repeat in hopes they get the outcome they want. Whether this is the recipe for insanity or a plot to remain on luck’s good side, people hold forms of superstitions...

Editorial: Vitalization project results still important

January 11, 2017

After a long semester, with everyone nervously anticipating the results of the vitalization project, Workgroups have finally posted their recommendations online for the campus to see. While the last...

Editorial: Attend class both physically and mentally

January 10, 2017

As we enter a new semester, students attending their first day of classes go through the familiar ritual of looking over class syllabi. While many of the details are the same, teachers have a variety...

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