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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

Will Padgett is a graduate student studying English and can be reached at 581-2912

COLUMN: Valentine’s Day is for suckers

Will Padgett, Columnist February 17, 2023

Once again, we find ourselves amidst the time of year when people rededicate themselves to their relationships, profess their love, or otherwise engage in lovey-dovey slop.   Well- I am SICK of it!...

Discussion series on human sexuality, belief systems kicking off

Discussion series on human sexuality, belief systems kicking off

Katja Benz, Campus Reporter October 12, 2021

The first meeting for the discussion series titled Older, Wiser and Smarter is being held in Buzzard Hall Wednesday. These discussions revolve around different topics within human sexuality and human...

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...

Love’s in the air: Students talk Valentine’s Day

Emilie Bowman, Staff Reporter February 13, 2020

Students around Eastern are celebrating the Valentine’s Day holiday in many different ways. Both students in relationships and those who are not have something special planned for the day. Freshman...

Diagnose your relationships with others

Megan Keane, Columnist February 5, 2020

I’ll often find myself in the midst of these longstanding friendships or “situationships” and assess how I acquired the feelings that I have. Giving yourself some distance from those people makes...

Modern relationships are not serious

Jaidyn Yarber February 3, 2020

I was told not to date in high school. So, the last thing I expected to hear in college was it’s the worst time to date. Especially in this time and age, it’s as if dating is a thing of the past. Titles...

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...

Change, growing apart is a natural part of life

Carole Hodorowicz, Columnist February 27, 2019

I don’t think I am alone when I say this: change is hard. And it really sucks. Accepting change has always been difficult for me. I have never been able to grasp how things can change seemingly all...

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...

Column: Hard season for relationships, fish

Abby Carlin, Copy Editor February 27, 2017

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...

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