The Daily Eastern News

Carry out your responsibilities on time

Andrew Paisley, Opinions Editor

April 2, 2019

One thing that truly bothers me is when people do not get things done in time. Of course, we all have those times where something pops up or there is an emergency. Those are understandable. When someone does not fulfill their commitments a number of times in a row, this poses a problem. You...

Is it our job to recognize struggles?

Megan Keane, Columnist

March 27, 2019

I, unfortunately, know a ton people that will only offer help when there’s personal gain involved. And, yes, there’s always a little bit to gain personally when you help someone. You feel good that you did a good thing—or, at the very least, you feel useful. That’s not enough of a motivator for...

Get a pet for the right reason

Staff Editorial

January 22, 2019

Don’t adopt a pet if you’re just going to use them for an Instagram post once a week throughout your college career and then drop them off at the shelter or open your car door and shove them out so they wander across campus for the rest of their existence. Alright, we’ll cut you some slack....

‘Adulting’ is more than a fun word to use

Staff Editorial

September 9, 2018

Far too often we hear the term “adulting” spill out of someone’s mouth who is just “so freaking proud” because they were able to cook a meal without burning it or they managed to do their laundry without, well, burning it. The term is increasingly becoming an annoying cliché and a headache because...

Go ahead, celebrate but stay responsible

Staff Editorial

October 16, 2017

Homecoming Week is officially upon us and along with wearing blue to celebrate school spirit; many students are taking it upon themselves to go the extra mile to welcome in homecoming. What better, stereotypical way to ring in homecoming than chugging gallons of booze and getting blackout drunk everyday...

Take control of your time, life

Staff Editorial

October 3, 2017

As the days turn into months, it is easy to allow time to escape from your clutch. As students, we recognize that time is of the essence and therefore to waste it doing mundane tasks is unbearable and has consequences that we may not particularly care for. As a result, with so much going on at...

Take charge, finish what you started

Analicia Haynes, Managing Editor

September 6, 2017

Being in college is a once in a lifetime experience that comes with bundles of opportunities to learn new things and learn about oneself. It is the perfect time to experiment, to meet new people and discover who you really are, what you are like and how you act. And yet, I cannot begin to share...

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