The Daily Eastern News

Be open to new learning methods, experiences

Jordan Boyer, Photo Editor

March 6, 2019

Around 85 percent of the classes I have taken here at Eastern are usually lecture intensive courses with or without the aid of some type of technology like PowerPoint. There is nothing wrong with this; in fact, I kind of like this type of curriculum. It is simple, and the information is easily comprehe...

Learning a language is a gift

Kate Rehwinkel, Columnist

September 24, 2018

I have always been fascinated with culture and people’s backgrounds. I loved learning about cultures in my history classes. During the 6th grade, we had to choose four electives for the whole school year. I decided to challenge myself and take a foreign language class, because I figured we would lea...

You learn more about yourself when you fail

Jordan Boyer, Photo Editor

August 22, 2018

A few months ago, I covered a story on American Legion Auxiliary Girls State where Lt. Gov. Evelyn Sanguinetti and Illinois State Treasurer Michael Frerichs were special guests, and they were named honorary citizens for Girls State. Girls State is a program that offers hands on experience for young women to ed...

Setbacks are not the end of the world

Andrew Paisley, Campus Reporter

April 2, 2018

Two weeks ago, I had to drop a class I was taking this semester. Was I disappointed? That is an understatement. I was incredibly upset about this. Here I was, finally on track with school, and now this has set me back (hopefully not enough to prolong graduation next year). For about a week, I was...

Academy of Lifelong Learning has luncheon at Five Mile House

Liz Dowell, Copy Editor

October 14, 2015

The Five Mile House is putting on a “lunch-and-learn” where members of the Academy of Lifelong Learning at Eastern will be able to go and learn the history of the house. The Academy for Life Long Learning will be attending the luncheon on Thursday, October 15th from noon to 1:30 p.m. The house has ...

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