The Daily Eastern News

Eastern’s health care services outlined for pandemic

Corryn Brock, News Editor

April 6, 2020

Health and Counseling Services has remained open for individuals on campus with some changes to the running of the offered services. Students must make an appointment before coming into the building for Health Services and should come through the south entrance (the doors closest to Thomas Hall) when ...

Presentation explains role, purpose of death doulas

Sheila Greuel (right), a geriatric services manager, listens as Michelle Matteson, a hospice manager and death doula worker, as she discusses what death doulas do and her own experiences as a death doula during “Death Doulas: End of Life Role” at Blair Hall Thursday morning. Matteson said death doulas help fill in for hospice workers since hospice may not have time for too many questions. Death doulas also help support the family and patient emotionally.

Zoë Donovan, Staff Reporter

November 22, 2019

When Michelle Matteson first began researching death doulas, or end-of-life doulas, it was because her mother shared her own experience of being a child aware of and present around the death of a neighbor. Matteson’s mother had brought up the incident of her being a child, shunted off to a neighbor...

National Guard students talk Veterans Day

Austen Brown, Staff Reporter

November 11, 2019

Veterans Day is being commemorated all over the country as well as at Eastern, where student National Guard members have various opinions on the holiday. Mackenzie Maslowski, a junior psychology major and Illinois Army National Guard soldier, said Veterans Day provides an opportunity to pay homage t...

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