The Daily Eastern News

Letter from the editor: Our mission for Spring 2020

March 31, 2020

Our mission at The Daily Eastern News has been and always will be to deliver high-quality journalism and reporting to the Eastern campus and community on all things happening at Eastern.   We will...

Letter to the editor: Catholicism is much more than meets the eye

March 4, 2020

This letter was submitted by Ben Hahn.  During this Lenten season, I was struck by multiple references in last week’s news that failed to capture what Catholicism is really about. From the front...

Letter to the editor: DEN’s communion wafers correction unsatisfactory

March 2, 2020

This letter was sent by Ryan McDaniel, an instructor in the School of Communication & Journalism and a Catholic priest serving at the Newman Catholic Center. On Feb. 28, The DEN expressed regret...

Open Letter: Africana studies, philosophy essential to university mission

February 2, 2017

A preview of this letter appeared in our print edition on Feb. 2nd, 2017. Dear President Glassman: We, the undersigned members of the Women’s Studies program at Eastern, protest in the strongest...

Letter to the Editor: Commit to paper, thought

September 9, 2016

Dear Editor: Alex Bonnott did well to point out that "going paperless has its downsides, too." Being totally paperless makes possible that I do "not even have to leave my bed," because I have "no need...

Letter to the Editor: Don’t begrudgingly vote Clinton

September 9, 2016

Throughout this campaign, we have all heard many reasons why we should not elect Donald Trump as our next president. Although, despite the intense anxiety the word “Trump” generates, the feeling on...

Letter to the Editor: Neutrality not a viable stance on Ferguson

September 4, 2014

I’m writing today in response to a Letter to the Editor published on September 1 entitled “In Ferguson, we are all ignorant to the facts.” To the author, you attribute your silence on Ferguson to...

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