The Daily Eastern News

Eastern should switch to refillable salt, pepper shakers

Jessica Stewart, Columnist

May 31, 2019

One night, my friends and I were eating late night pizza at the Thomas Dining Hall when I noticed that the salt shakers were not refillable. I tried to open it every way possible, but alas, the salt shakers are not refillable. This led me to wonder, are any of the salt or pepper shakers refillable? The...

Money problems of the typical college student

Karena Ozier, Columnist

February 26, 2019

A shirt that I had said “The best things in life are free.” To me, “free” can mean one of two things: Something can be free in regard to no payment needed for something typically paid for, and free from burdens. Someone can get an item for free and also be free of financial problems. I can g...

Skipping class keeps you from the college experience

Staff Editorial

January 15, 2019

Want to know a clever way to throw away hundreds or thousands of dollars in one day? You probably don’t want to know, but we know (since several members of the editorial staff are guilty of it) that many of you have done it before. Yeah, we’re talking about skipping class. If you’ve lived...

There are more important things in life than wealth

Staff Editorial

October 24, 2018

Well, there is a new soon-to-be billionaire in America, as Tuesday’s $1.537 billion Mega Millions jackpot was discovered to have a single winning ticket sold in South Carolina. While we know there are and will continue to be cries all over America from the sad hopefuls who did not win, we at The Daily East...

Save money now, or you may pay for it later

Liz Stephens, Columnist

April 16, 2018

During my senior year of high school, my teachers drilled information from Dave Ramsey’s financial courses into our heads the best that they could. My friends and I all hated this consumer sciences class, because we thought Dave Ramsey was silly and didn’t really realize the actual importance of savin...

‘Ballin’ on a budget’ builds character

Carole Hodorowicz, Columnist

October 30, 2017

All of us have the same dream: to be financially secure. Unfortunately, this dream is far from tangible while being a college student. Working multiple jobs while being a full-time student involved in several school organizations is something I pat myself on the back for from time to time. I pay...

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