The Daily Eastern News

Eastern responds to coronavirus

Analicia Haynes, Senior Reporter

March 12, 2020

With universities across the country canceling classes or switching instruction to online format, Eastern has been responding to what the World Health Organization is calling a pandemic. The Coronavirus, or COVID-19, has spread throughout the world and infected more than 120,000 people in more than ...

Have common sense; prevent illness

Dillan Schorfheide, Sports Editor

March 9, 2020

OK, people, common sense check: If you are told to self-quarantine, that does not mean go out and risk spreading the coronavirus to others. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported Monday that the first case of coronavirus in Missouri had another level added to the initial scare of it: Family members of ...

Do yourself a favor; just go to sleep

Logan Raschke, News Editor

April 18, 2019

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...

Perseverance will help you get through the week

Carole Hodorowicz, Columnist

February 20, 2019

This is a call to all my fellow students who are sniffling, coughing and taking shots of DayQuil. Let us raise our tissues and play our tiny violins together: It sucks to be sick during the week as a college student. The rules change when you become a college student, and these new rules aren’t exact...

Temperatures fall, student illness rises

Thaija Evans, Verge Designer

September 28, 2016

Gruesome coughs, falling leaves and chilly nights are finally here as the fall season blooms. Allergies and the common cold linger around campus, spreading from student to student. Sheila Baker, medical director of Health Service, said most students come into the clinic suffering from allergies...

Mumps cases diagnosed on campus

Mackenzie Freund, City Editor

September 14, 2015

Eastern has had two confirmed cases of the mumps virus with others being evaluated as of Monday. As of Sunday, there have been 177 reported cases of mumps with 128 of them associated with the outbreak at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, according to the Illinois Department of Public...

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