The Daily Eastern News

STAFF EDITORIAL: Celebrate different heritages, learn from the cultures

Staff Editorial

March 31, 2019

Times are tough for many people right now, and specifically, for minorities in the United States. According to USA Today, anti-black incidents are on the rise in the country. Today reported in February that the FBI said hate crimes in America increased 17 percent last year, which is the third straight y...

Observe part of our American heritage with Latino Heritage Month

September 18, 2018

With September being Latino Heritage Month, we at The Daily Eastern News feel that it is best for everyone to look past the issues regarding immigration and the stigma that people place upon Latino immigrants. This month is for meant for celebration of the culture and heritage of Latinos. We unders...

Identity can be a lifelong process

Kate Rehwinkel, Columnist

September 10, 2018

Identity is more than just a name you are given. It is something that evolves during a lifetime. The search for identity usually begins as teenagers question who they are and where they came from. Some people find it sooner than others, while others never find it. Identity is not something that once...

Never forget where you came from, be proud of who you are  

Jaynell Perara, Columnist

October 10, 2017

As college students, we are always bombarded with homework, tests, extracurricular activities, bills and more. It seems like we are always struggling to meet deadlines. It is easy to get involved in everything else that we have going on in our lives, and we often forget the reason why we are going...

Spanish Club makes ‘alfombras’ for Latino Heritage Month

Jason Hardimon | The Daily Eastern News Kristi Zoubka, a sophomore athletic training major, and Rachel Washburn, a sophomore elementary education major work together on an alfombra for Eastern’s Spanish club. “The freehanding is going a lot better than I thought it would,” Zoubka said. “We’re kind of rainbow hombreing it.”

Angelica Cataldo, Entertainment Reporter

September 14, 2016

After an entire summer of planning and prepping, Eastern’s Spanish Club organized the making of an alfombra, or carpet, for their Latino Heritage Month project Wednesday in the hallway of the art wing in the Doudna Fine Arts Center. Club president Kasey Adams came up with the idea for the project...

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