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

Officials should respect the press

Staff Editorial March 4, 2020

The press is an arm of democracy, and in order for it to do its job and inform the public, elected officials need to speak to and have respect for journalists. This is also true for those working in student...

Smokers need to respect non-smokers

Karena Ozier, Columnist April 1, 2019

When I go to the store or to a restaurant with my friends and family, I do not want to walk through a cloud of cigarette smoke before I enter the building. I can understand that it is not the easiest thing...

Respect is earned by giving it to others

Staff Editorial March 5, 2019

Respect is something that should be given and received by all. There are so many people in this world who lack respect, yet they believe they should automatically receive it. When you see a person in...

Be safe, considerate of others at Unofficial

Staff Editorial February 26, 2019

Well, we are just a few days away from one of Eastern’s favorite traditions: Unofficial. Amid the stress and busyness of the semester, especially with midterms, this is understandably a much-anticipated...

The taste of politics is disgusting

Karena Ozier, Columnist September 26, 2018

The political system is unappetizing. The easiest way for me to look at it is in terms of taste. It’s a system of sour and salty. There seems to be no sweet side to the mixture. On either side that...

Learn through experience; do not expect life to be easy

Abbey Whittington, Columnist March 5, 2018

Part of growing up is learning how to bite your tongue, even if it means drawing blood. I am as hot headed as they come; when people are disrespectful I want to push them into the hole they have dug...

Sean Says: Take advantage of opportunities, do not interrupt

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor February 11, 2018

To me, nothing looks worse than blatantly not paying attention and then raising your hand to ask a question that the presenter literally just go done covering. It makes you look like an idiot to the...

It is not about whether you believe it, it is about respecting others’ beliefs

Carol Hodorowicz, Opinions Editor January 28, 2018

The amount of complexities we will never understand and questions we will never have the full answer to in this world is infinite. Is there a heaven and a hell? Too bad the dead cannot speak. Can the...

Be respectful of all majors, programs

Staff Report January 9, 2018

Both on the internet and in real life, jokes about other people’s majors are prevalent. Whether they are about how “easy” someone else’s major seems or how “you’ll never get a job in that field,”...

Lead by example, teach respect

Liz Stephens, Columnist November 12, 2017

There is currently a Buzzfeed article being shared on Facebook that shows how a student at Clatsop Community College in Oregon created photographs of quotes from our president on women’s bodies. One...

Column: Respect the choice to go Greek

Abigail Carlin, Copy Editor September 19, 2016

Let me begin this column by stating that I am not involved with Greek life, nor do I plan on becoming involved in the future. That being said, I recognize the negative stigmas associated with Greek life...

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