The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

Students talk love, relationships while social distancing

Ryan Meyer, Staff Reporter April 13, 2020

The stay-at-home order currently being observed by most states is presenting all kinds of challenges to relationships worldwide. Some Eastern students, such as Emily Kuhn, freshman elementary education...

Remind your friends that you love them

Jessica Stewart October 8, 2019

It’s a common belief that the word “love” is special and should only be used sparingly. You shouldn’t throw it around at just anyone. I strongly disagree. I tell so many people in my life that...

You will find love; be patient

Andrew Paisley, Opinions Editor April 7, 2019

In the last month, I have met someone. Now, I have not always had the best experiences when it comes to relationships, so of course I am very weary of relationships in general. This person came out of...

Stop searching for love; let it come to you

Andrew Paisley, Opinions Editor March 6, 2019

So many times we find ourselves wishing we found soulmates or people to share our lives with. I am sure everyone has wondered when they would find true love at least once in their lifetime. The thing...

It’s OK to be single on Valentine’s Day

Staff Editorial February 13, 2019

Valentine’s Day, or as some like to call it, Singles Awareness Day, is met with a variety of attitudes every year, with 2019 being no exception. Whether it is happiness from spending time with a significant...

True love will come in time

Andrew Paisley, Contributing Writer April 23, 2018

Sometimes I wonder if I will ever find the person I am destined to be with. It seems like I can never truly find the right person. And I often ask myself how much longer it is going to take for me to...

Don’t be ashamed to love

Andrew Paisley, Campus Reporter March 5, 2018

One of the topics I write about the most are relationships. I think it is because I have had a lot of experience with relationships and I know there are so many people out there who need advice or have...

Love yourself, others this Valentine’s Day

Staff Editorial February 13, 2018

Today is the holiday everyone loves — or more commonly, loves to hate. Candy hearts in hues of pinks and reds, notes dripping in sappy clichés and commercials encouraging viewers to go see the newest...

How to get through Valentine’s Day single

Abiola Alafe, Guest Columnist February 13, 2018

Spending Valentine’s Day alone does not have to be miserable. Whether you are in a relationship or not, it is intended to remind us about love. Rather than wallowing in self-pity, get dressed up and...

Love has no construct; break “traditions”

Abbey Whittington, Columnist November 27, 2017

When you hear the word love you generally think of cheesy, heteronormative romantic films, tacky red Hallmark cards and "tying the knot." For generations we have been building a construct of what love...

Millennial generation forgets meaning of ‘love’

Liz Stephens, Columnist November 26, 2017

No one can deny that the term “love” has completely changed definitions and meanings during the millennial generation. Over a family dinner Sunday night, my sisters and I got into a discussion about...

Do what you love

Carole Hodorowicz, Columnist September 6, 2017

Playing the “What do you want to be when you grow up?” game used to be filled with excitement. Every time, you were guaranteed a different answer selected from an endless list of job titles, including...

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