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Career Services helps students think future goals

Gillian Eubanks, Staff Reporter

February 25, 2020

Students at Eastern who are struggling with their majors can reach out to Career Services to receive career counseling. Career Services offers many resources to students to help them find the career that fits them. Bobbi Kingery, the director of Career Services, said “it is never too late to start figuring it out.” At Career Servi...

Set goals to prepare for life after college

Kate Rehwinkel, Columnist

August 18, 2019

It is finally official, I am a senior and this is going to be my last year at Eastern. I have decided to set personal and academic goals this school year. Every student at Eastern should enjoy the school year, especially seniors because it is the last year before adulthood. Legally, I have been an...

Value the opinions that matter

Staff Editorial

April 2, 2019

Each person has their own way of perceiving life and their own goals for the future. However, the future is not always forseeable, especially during these temporary years of college when there is still much uncertainty over where life may go. There are some things you know you want to bring with...

Students discuss goals for after spring break

Shamaine Ware, Contributing Writer

March 18, 2019

Students on campus shared how they plan to finish the last 6 weeks of the semester. Demetria Joiner, a junior majoring in management, said her goals for the rest of the semester are to finish her classes, go to work and complete all of her extracurricular activities. “I plan on meeting my academi...

Slipping up on goals does not validate quitting

Liz Stephens, Columnists

January 21, 2018

I’m usually not superstitious, but I probably got the flu this year because I failed to knock on wood when telling one of my friends “I never get sick.” About a week ago I woke up drenched in sweat with a fever and all I could think was “uh oh” or something a little more explicit, because...

Abnormal is not absurd

Chrissy Miller, News Editor

October 3, 2017

When people find out I am an elementary education major, they become inquisitive. I have gotten everything from, “Why do you write for The Daily Eastern News?” to “You do not seem like the teaching type,” to even a look of dismissal. After all, those who cannot do, teach, right? For me, th...

Column: Resolutions are possible with effort and patience

Alex Bonnot, Staff Reporter

January 10, 2017

It is that time of year again. The new year is starting, people ate way too much food and spent a lot of time with family, and now they want to start the year by saying, “New year, new me!” Your Facebook feed is probably full of people posting those exact words either as a status or some motivational...

Column: Set realistic, helpful goals for the new year

Cindy Huff, Staff Reporter

January 9, 2017

Happy New Year! It is hard to believe that it is 2017 already. I am hoping that the new year will bring new hope for some of us as well as change and growth. Because we are college students, the New Year is a perfect time to set resolutions for ourselves that will make this academic year a positive...

Column: Be S.M.A.R.T. about the coming year

Kalyn Hayslett, Editor-in-Chief

August 17, 2016

Whenever I think of goals I hear my mother’s sassy voice saying, “If you fail to plan then you plan to fail.” I hate to admit it, but she is right. Whenever you start a new phase in your life, whether that is a new job, a new semester or a new commitment, you should create a goal for yourself. If...

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