The Daily Eastern News

The semester’s almost over; we can do it

Blake Faith

December 6, 2019

One last stretch. Instead of calling it one last week before finals, I’m calling it the final stretch of this semester.  For everybody at this university, whether they are faculty, BSWs, students, RAs, advisers, etc., we see one thing in our minds. That thing is the finish line to the semester. ...

STAFF EDITORIAL: We made it through the school year

Staff Editorial

April 28, 2019

We made it. Congratulations, everyone. The end of the semester and school year is upon us, and in a few days we can all relax knowing that we do not have classes anymore, or projects or homework. For some of us, we are done with our schooling completely. After walking across the stage to grab that...

Be joyful for friends moving on, no matter how hard

Carole Hodorowicz, Columnist

December 10, 2017

Every time a break is just within reach, I realize more and more that the amount of returning trips to Eastern I have are limited. This realization deepens every time I think about how one of my roommates and best friends will be leaving for winter break but not making the same return I will be. A...

Don’t force memories, enjoy final moments on campus

Shelby Niehaus, Columnist

December 10, 2017

Sometimes I think about when my last day visiting The Daily Eastern News newsroom will be. Will it be twenty years in the future, visiting during an alumni event? Or will I find my way back even later than that? Could it even be soon, a day this week, stepping in to look around at the empty chairs, ...

Keep hard work in mind as semester finally ends

Staff Report

December 10, 2017

The smell of burnt coffee grounds, sorrow, joy and a hint of salty tears linger across campus as students brace themselves for a long week of cramming for finals, and professors grade late work as a one last favor.  However, as the year finally reaches an end, and students chug those unhealthy amoun...

Get ready to rumble

December 7, 2017

All that is left to do this semester is finals, so with most grades basically set in stone we try to convince ourselves the work is over. However, with projects, essays and studying still left to do, we should not start celebrating quite yet.  Heading into the weekend, it is easy to think we will acco...

Stress relief for finals week located in Booth Library

Staff Report

December 7, 2017

The Booth Library has planned several activities designed to help students deal with the stress of finals week, along with extended hours. For finals week, the library will be open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday; noon to 1 a.m. Sunday; 8 a.m. to 1 a.m. Dec.11 through Dec. 14 and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec....

Make the best out of these last 3 weeks

Staff Report

November 26, 2017

After a week-long break, students trickle back onto campus, moving back into the dorms slowly beginning to focus on the weeks ahead. Two weeks and finals are all that separate us from more family time and another break from academic work. However, in our rush to get to the end, it is still important...

Student Senate discusses lobby, student fee allocations, and finals week preparation

Chrissy Miller, Administration Reporter

April 6, 2017

  The Student Senate discussed student fee allocations and an increase in graduation fees at its meeting Wednesday. Student senate member Edwyn Mitchell said there would be a graduation fee increase for students. When asked for more details he refused to give further details because he did...

Students to de-stress with Zumba, yoga

Chrissy Miller, Campus Reporter

December 7, 2016

  From Zumba to a dog chew-rope making station, a “De-stress Zone” will have activities for all students to help them relax before finals week. The de-stress zone will be from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday on the third floor of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. Maddie Smart,...

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