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DEN at Home: Letter from Jose “Kyle” Ignalaga

DEN at Home: Letter from Jose

Jose Ignalaga

April 21, 2020

My name is Jose Leo Carmona Ignalaga, but my friends call me Kyle. Currently, I am a second semester junior, and I am a computer information technology major as well as a digital media minor. Prior to the quarantine, I recall having a routine that kept me active, healthy and quite punctual, in the...

Relax during Thanksgiving break

Katelyn Eddington

November 22, 2019

I should not have to explain myself or keep apologizing for everything.  My anxiety has been through the roof, it is the end of the semester rush.  And when my anxiety gets like this, all I do is apologize and feel like I must explain myself to everyone.  I should not have to apologize for ...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Don’t dream of holidays; live them

Staff Editorial

November 22, 2019

 Can you imagine it?  Passing by relieved pupils with happy faces in the halls, packing your things for a great trip and making the drive back home in the cold of November. A relief from the tumult of work and school is needed. We’re seeing the beginning of that relief now. Can you imagine...

Enjoy life at college during ‘Creepy Weekend’

Carole Hodorowicz, Columnist

August 29, 2018

I am going to take this time, or these 500 words or so, to tell you all that I am not mad … I am just disappointed. I am disappointed by the amount of Eastern students who are already scurrying back home for Labor Day Weekend. For most of us, it was just two weeks ago we moved back to the good ‘ol Chuck. Thoug...

Be joyful for friends moving on, no matter how hard

Carole Hodorowicz, Columnist

December 10, 2017

Every time a break is just within reach, I realize more and more that the amount of returning trips to Eastern I have are limited. This realization deepens every time I think about how one of my roommates and best friends will be leaving for winter break but not making the same return I will be. A...

College can be a ‘new home’ for growth, finding oneself

Brooke Schwartz, Administration Reporter

November 26, 2017

While filling out various forms, I often come across a section that has recently gained the ability to induce a swirl of anxiety in my stomach — the home address line. When I come across this, my first instinct is to write the address of the house where I had lived for most of my life. The house th...

Events help make EIU home away from home

Staff Report

November 6, 2017

When we all left home to make to come to Eastern, we knew that there would be tears and homesickness. Those feelings were embraced, however, and we left home with our heads held high and teary eyes knowing that we could return whenever we felt like we needed to. However, though we realize that...

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...

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