The Daily Eastern News

O’Brien Field to host IHSA girls track, field state semifinals, finals

Staff Report

May 15, 2019

The Illinois High School Association’s Girls Track and Field state semifinals and finals are coming to O’Brien Field Thursday through Saturday. All the semifinals in class 1A will be held on Thursday. The field events, including pole vault, long jump, triple jump and high jump, will all begin...

College 101: Surviving finals

Valentina Vargas, Multicultural Reporter

April 28, 2019

Finals week is finally here, and the Student Success Center and fellow college students have some tips for the rest of the campus. The SSC said students must be familiar with the test they are taking, so they recommend asking their professors questions about the tests and what all will be in them. ...

College 101: Studying tips just in time for finals

Logan Raschke, News Editor

April 21, 2019

Eastern’s Student Success Center has a list of resources for students interested in learning how to study effectively come final exams next week. 10 Study Traps and How to Get Out of Them The SSC says there are 10 trapping phrases students sometimes tell themselves that prevent them from studying. Here a...

Time flies, so appreciate it and grow

Andrew Paisley, Columnist

April 16, 2018

How is it possible? We literally have just a matter of a few weeks left before the semester is over. It really seems like just yesterday I was pulling up to Stevenson Hall, nervous about starting out my junior year of college at a university, away from home in a place where I literally knew no one. I...

College won’t last forever, so enjoy it

Staff Editorial

March 20, 2018

It is hard to believe that we are already at this point in the semester again. We only have roughly six weeks left. We at The Daily Eastern News are not the hugest fans of clichés, but we are also human. And because we are human, and we know that you are too, we catch others as well as ourselves saying...

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...

Some stressing, others calm for finals week

Some stressing, others calm for finals week

Mallory Kutnick, Campus Reporter

April 24, 2017

  Even though the school year is drawing to a close, it is not yet time for celebration as the anxiety of finals week catches up to students. Some sit huddled in the Booth Library, surrounded by mounds of books and papers. Others bunker down in their homes or lounges across campus. Still...

Final exams different at grad, undergrad levels

Charlee Caudill, Contributing Writer

December 12, 2016

  While undergraduate students are busy cramming for final exams, graduate students are not and experience finals week in a different way; they write papers. Samantha Bobbitt, a second-year political science graduate student, said her finals consist of research papers, which she usually has...

Pace yourself while studying, keep the end in mind

Staff Editorial

December 11, 2016

Finals week is upon us and despite the gloomy and depressing weather, the world is not coming to an end. Granted there are several reasons to stress over finals and pull out your already gray hair like struggling with a class all semester and teetering between an B and an A or just goofing off all...

Booth Library offers finals activities

MacKenzie Jung, Contributing Writer

December 7, 2016

Update: The story has been edited to reflect that the Booth Library will be giving out popcorn at 7 p.m. Booth Library will provide opportunities for students to stay healthy during fall finals with fun activities and longer weekend hours. Finals will take place from Monday through Dec. 16....

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