The Daily Eastern News

Take a break before you break down

Staff Editorial

February 6, 2019


Filed under Editorials, Opinions

It’s no secret; college students are stressed out. There’s a lot of pressure put on us, and there’s a lot of pressure we put on ourselves, to excel in classes, find jobs soon after graduation, pay our bills and loans quickly and dedicate whatever time we have left to having some semblance of a so...

Take care of yourself

Staff Editoral

September 17, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinions

Although it’s only the middle of September, it already feels like December. Many of us, especially those of us on the News staff, are fatigued and physically and mentally drained.   We acknowledge that we are not the only ones who feel like throwing in the towel.   In fact, knowing that ma...

Mental health in focus

September 10, 2018


Filed under Editorials

As the country observed National Suicide Prevention Day yesterday, we at The Daily Eastern News kept in mind, just like we always have, the importance of suicide prevention. Depression, anxiety, loneliness and other issues are all factors in what drives a person to consider suicide. We at The Daily...

Mental illness is serious

Staff Editorial

September 3, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinions

There’s a silent killer rampaging throughout the world right now. It creeps in, or lays dormant, until it starts making life unbearable and unbelievably difficult. That ‘killer’ is mental illness, and we are all the victims. Despite the fact it is 2018 and we live in a modern, socially progressive world,...

Column: Hard season for relationships, fish

Abby Carlin, Copy Editor

February 27, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinions

Fall snuggles and late night bonfire season has passed, Christmas lights and holiday movie marathons have come and gone, New Years kisses have dissipated and Valentine’s flowers rotting in the garbage and chocolates are sitting comfortably right above where your favorite pants rest. This time of year...

Editorial: Inmates deserve proper mental health treatment

Staff Editorial

September 13, 2016


Filed under Editorials, Opinions

When 55 percent of male inmates and 73 percent of female inmates have a mental illness in the U.S., according to The Atlantic, The News believes proper health care should be provided for those with a mental illness. The two most common mental illnesses for inmates are depression and bipolar disorder...

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