The Daily Eastern News

Let friends know you made it home safely

Jessica Stewart, Columnist

October 9, 2018

Have you ever told a friend to text you when they make it home safely after leaving your house? I’m sure most people have because I think it’s a pretty common thing to do, but have you ever had them forget to text you? Have they ever fallen asleep right when they get home without texting you? If...

Selfie safety: Risks are not worth danger

October 1, 2018

We at The Daily Eastern News know all too well about the desire to get the perfect photo. Whether it be for the newspaper or for social media, it feels good seeing an amazing photo you’ve either taken or are pictured in. However, people’s selfie games have gotten so strong in this social media age that there is...

Stay safe this Halloween

Staff Report

October 26, 2017

It is the spookiest time of the year, and the air is filled with spirits, tricks and treats. Although Halloween allows us the chance to overdose on sugar and step into someone else’s shoes, it is important to remember to take this weekend with caution. The staff at The Daily Eastern News has...

SPJ stands up for immigrants

SPJ stands up for immigrants

Brooke Schwartz, Staff Writer

September 25, 2017

On Monday, Students for Peace and Justice showed their original documentary “I am Migration” for the second semester in a row. The documentary focused on different undocumented immigrants in the Charleston community and their individual stories. The overreaching message of the documentary was...

Safety Walk proves useful, reveals needed improvement

Chrissy Miller, Administration Reporter

April 17, 2017

Lighting issues, crumbling sidewalks and overgrown bushes were the main safety concerns participants in the Safety Walk discovered last night. Participants broke up into three groups, each focusing on different areas of the university. Lynette Drake, interim vice president for student affairs,...

Study abroad office ensures safety to students abroad

Kennedy Nolen, Staff Reporter

November 1, 2016

When unexpected or traumatic events happen in other countries, the Office of Study Abroad at Eastern has one main priority for students who are overseas: their safety. Disasters like the terrorist attacks in Paris last November and an earthquake that shook up central Italy on Sunday, Oct. 30 are examples...

Somewhere, sober the rainbow

Kayln Kayslett, Editor-in-Chief

October 20, 2016

  It is all fun and games until the student wakes up the next morning to an unbearable headache, overwhelming nausea and dizziness. This can be avoided by following three steps. Step one: Do your homework Before you walk into the party or pregame session create a plan of attack. Deter...

Eastern ranks highest regional Illinois public school

Angelica Cataldo, Entertainment Reporter

September 18, 2016

According to the U.S. News and World Report’s annual college ranking for 2016–17, Eastern was the highest-ranking Illinois public school and was rated sixth for the Midwest’s public regional universities. Eastern is ranked No. 40 among Midwestern regional institutions. Eastern is also ranked...

Gotta catch em’ all around campus, safely

Mallory Kutnick, Verge Reporter

September 8, 2016

The school year has officially kicked off. More students and teachers now rush to and from than one would have seen just three weeks ago. Cars roam the streets, bicycles roam the sidewalks and Pokémon Trainers roam carefully. University Police have found that, even in its July prime, mobile app...

Safe sex, responsible drinking resources available

Safe sex, responsible drinking resources available

Abbey Whittington, Associate News Editor

August 17, 2016

During the first week at Eastern, new and returning students will have several resources on campus to inform themselves on safe sex and alcohol consumption. The Health Education Resource Center provides two programs — “Rubber Lovers” and “Myth Busting Alcohol” — to educate students on...

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