The Daily Eastern News

College 101: Tips for the struggling student

Logan Raschke, News Editor

January 14, 2019

The English department and Student Success Center shared advice and tips for students struggling in their classes. While the deadline to add full-term courses for the Spring 2019 semester has passed, students can still drop them at no cost until Jan. 18, according to Eastern’s academic calendar. T...

CAA to vote on revisions to majors

Brooke Schwartz, News Editor

November 14, 2018

The Council on Academic Affairs will meet Thursday in the Edgar Room of Booth Library at 2 p.m. to discuss six action items ranging from a revised major to new courses. A new course titled ‘NTR 3500: Professional Focus on Nutrition and Dietetics’ will be proposed to the council at its meeting. The cour...

Support, don’t shame college students

Carole Hodorowicz, Columnist

October 17, 2018

If there is anything in the whirlwind of college that disappoints me most, it is major-shaming. Too often I witness or overhear college students judge their fellow college students for what area of study they have chosen to pursue. Major-shaming comes in a variety of forms—some are more obvious than others. One of ...

CAA approves new major

Analicia Haynes, Managing Editor

October 20, 2016

The Council on Academic Affairs approved a new interdisciplinary health communication major at its meeting Tuesday. Stephen King, chair of the communication studies department, said the new major is the kind of signature program that Eastern President David Glassman and Provost Blair Lord have been...

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