The Daily Eastern News

Experience makes you who you are

Jordan Boyer, Photo Editor

April 25, 2019

This is my last week here at The Daily Eastern News, and it is certainly a bittersweet feeling. I have had the best time working here the past couple of years, and I am certainly going to miss this place. I started off doing occasional news and photography at the DEN, but in August 2017 I was promoted t...

There is no set order to experience life events

Staff Editorial

February 20, 2019

Go to college at 18, graduate at 22, go straight into a job, move out, get married and have kids. This is the process of life that society has instilled into our minds for as long as we can remember. People often say to do what makes you happy without considering the other implications behind the ph...

Companies try to fit in with millennial’s experience economy

Angelica Cataldo, Columnist

March 27, 2018

We live in an experience economy. Don’t know what that is? Ask a millennial. CNBC, Forbes Magazine and even the New York Times have recognized that selling an experience is much more beneficial than just selling a product. The term “experience economy” was coined in 1998 by business writers ...

Welcome and value unique experiences

Staff Editorial

December 5, 2017

Those who were able to talk to Ron Himes, Founder of the Saint Louis Black Repertory Company, while he was on campus, were given a unique experience this week. With only one week to practice, a cast of 10 Eastern students performed a show that they produced with Himes’ help. He also gave a talk...

ROTC is more than just a class

Johnathan Jones, Columnist

October 16, 2017

Reserve Officer Training Corps is the one of the Army’s tools for training the future officers who will be leading America’s soldiers. ROTC is a way for college students to train and develop the leadership skills to be able to lead in today’s Army. But, as the students are training with ROTC...

New Billy the Panther chosen, former mascots reflect on experience

Bryan Bund | The Daily Eastern News Billy the Panther cheers on players at the women’s soccer game Sunday at Lakeside Field.

Kennedy Nolen, Contributing Writer

September 5, 2016

  Eastern’s athletic department chose three anonymous individuals to sport the ‘Billy the Panther’ costume at events and games throughout this academic year. Rich Moser, Eastern’s sports information director, said two students are mainly responsible for covering most of the athletics...

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