The Daily Eastern News

Eastern responds to coronavirus

Analicia Haynes, Senior Reporter

March 12, 2020

With universities across the country canceling classes or switching instruction to online format, Eastern has been responding to what the World Health Organization is calling a pandemic. The Coronavirus, or COVID-19, has spread throughout the world and infected more than 120,000 people in more than ...

Have common sense; prevent illness

Dillan Schorfheide, Sports Editor

March 9, 2020

OK, people, common sense check: If you are told to self-quarantine, that does not mean go out and risk spreading the coronavirus to others. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported Monday that the first case of coronavirus in Missouri had another level added to the initial scare of it: Family members of ...

View health as a priority this year

Karena Ozier, Columnist

January 14, 2019

On average, the typical person visits the doctor four times in a year. I am not the average person. I couldn’t tell you the last time I visited the doctor because it has been so long—until recently. I have always talked myself out of going to the doctor because I hated the fact that they could ...

Reach out to family, friends when possible

Logan Raschke, News Editor

January 14, 2019

I’m the kind of person who hardly ever gets sick or injured. With that being said, I am quite clumsy, and you can imagine my horror and shock when I fractured my ankle in the stupidest way possible. I was just walking to my next class and tripped on a twig, or a crack in the sidewalk, or something els...

Temperatures fall, student illness rises

Thaija Evans, Verge Designer

September 28, 2016

Gruesome coughs, falling leaves and chilly nights are finally here as the fall season blooms. Allergies and the common cold linger around campus, spreading from student to student. Sheila Baker, medical director of Health Service, said most students come into the clinic suffering from allergies...

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