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The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

COLUMN: Thoughts and prayers isnt enough

COLUMN: Thoughts and prayers isn’t enough

Ellen Dooley, Columnist June 2, 2022

I saw an ad on YouTube the other day. It was not for the next big video game or an extravagant pair of shoes. It was for a bulletproof shield that slips into a backpack. A shield that is supposed to protect...

COLUMN: Shootings are a cause for stricter gun laws

COLUMN: Shootings are a cause for stricter gun laws

Kyara Morales-Rodriguez, Columnist May 26, 2022

These past few weeks, the United States has seen some of the deadliest mass shootings of the year. On Tuesday, a gunman killed a reported 21 people at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, TX, with at least...

Guns, the NRA, and mental health: What do we do?

Colin Roberts, Copy Editor February 27, 2018

I am not really in the mood to talk about school shootings. We do this every couple of months. I know your lines, you know mine. I guess this time around it was a little more absurd. We are all amping up...

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