The Daily Eastern News

Do yourself a favor; just go to sleep

Logan Raschke, News Editor

April 18, 2019


Filed under Columns

Go to bed. I understand that you probably have a lot on your plate, but just go to bed. Adults aged 18-25 are supposed to get between 7-9 hours of sleep a night. I want you now to think about the last time you had a good 7-9 hours of sleep. Well, seeing how we’ve only got one more week of school l...

Prioritize health as much as school

Kate Rehwinkel, Columnist

April 16, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinions

With finals around the corner and presentations and projects due in a few weeks, don’t forget to relax. These past two weeks have been killer. I have four presentations in one week coming up, and I just want to remind everyone, including myself, to relax. Prioritizing your biggest projects first is...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Medication for opioid addiction is needed

Staff Editorial

April 4, 2019


Filed under Editorials

Medications to treat people with opioid use disorders (OUD) need to be more readily available at substance use disorder facilities. If these medications do not become available soon, the opioid crisis has no clear end in sight. There are three FDA-approved medications that help save the lives of people wi...

There is a winner in the vegetarian argument

Karena Ozier, Columnist

March 25, 2019


Filed under Columns

I asked my cousin, who is a vegetarian by choice, why he became a vegetarian, and he replied honestly by saying, “It is not because I care about the animals.” After saying this, he then explained the health benefits of being a vegetarian. This is not the initial response I thought I was going...

Every decision you make impacts your life

Andrew Paisley, Opinions Editor

February 19, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinions

Throughout the day, we tend to make countless decisions, ranging from what we choose to eat for lunch, what we want to wear that day and what to watch on TV. Sure, those decisions may not seem that important, but we do often make other decisions each day that can greatly affect our daily lives. Sometimes...

View health as a priority this year

Karena Ozier, Columnist

January 14, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinions

On average, the typical person visits the doctor four times in a year. I am not the average person. I couldn’t tell you the last time I visited the doctor because it has been so long—until recently. I have always talked myself out of going to the doctor because I hated the fact that they could ...

Students learn about healthy sex at Rubber Lovers

Logan Raschke, Staff Reporter

October 2, 2018


Filed under News

Students learned how to apply condoms correctly at the Rubber Lovers open session, and they all received a safe sex packet punch card. Students can take the punch cards to the Health Education Resource Center or to the Health Services Building to receive a free safe sex packet, and they can get on...

Students can eat healthy on a budget

Logan Raschke, Staff Reporter

September 5, 2018


Filed under News

Eastern’s faculty and student community said budgeting is an important part of being a successful college student and it can be especially helpful for students who want to eat healthy food. Beth Dunahee, an assistant director for new student and family programs who majored in accounting, said bud...

Take time to stay active

Staff Editorial

March 19, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinions

Whether it is at the Student Recreation Center or off campus, students are finding ways to keep exercising despite their busy schedules. A recent article in The Daily Eastern News interviewed students about their preferences on this topic and where they like to go to get their workouts in. However they d...

Students learn about safe sex, personal health at open house

Students learn about safe sex, personal health at open house

Mike Santoria, Staff Reporter

February 9, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Students were offered a space to discuss sexual, mental and personal health as well as better nutritional habits Thursday afternoon during the Share the Love and Wellness Open House. The open house was sponsored by the Health Education Resource Center. Emma Welton, a Health Promotion Coordinator, said it pr...

Free flu shots to be offered Wednesday

Mike Santoria, Staff Reporter

January 30, 2018


Filed under News

Students can get free flu shots from 8:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. and from 1:30 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Human Services Building. Nurses from the Health and Counseling Services will be administering the flu vaccines. Amanda Harvey, the interim associate director of Health Service, said...

Progress is a process; take health one step at a time

Abbey Whittington, Junior Journalism Major

November 2, 2017


Filed under Columns

When I wake up in the morning feeling sleep deprived, my eyelids carry the same heaviness as my heart. When my deafening alarm blares, I sink into a deep, suffocating sand. I do not face the day as a time of new opportunity; instead I face the question I often pose to myself: Why did...

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