The Daily Eastern News

Column: Our generation is not the dumbest one

Shelby Niehaus, Opinion Editor

January 12, 2017

One of my professors asked me to read a selection from Mark Bauerlein's hit social commentary The Dumbest Generation as winter pre-reading for a class. I tried to swallow my pride while I read it, but it can be hard to remain neutral when you go into an experience already implicitly insulted. Dumbest...

Column: Body image: ripped pants are not a sign

Abby Carlin, Copy Editor

January 9, 2017

On Wednesday, Dec. 21st, 2016, I ripped my pants. My heart broke when I realized that my favorite pair of jeans, the jeans I bought with the money I earned from my first job, the jeans I wore on my first date and the ones I wore when I had my first kiss, the jeans that I wore to Europe and to my first...

Column: Police, social justice must both change

Juan Nevarez, Staff Reporter

September 28, 2016

It has been brought to public attention that the All Lives Matter movement is a nonsense manifestation that spawned out of opposition to the Black Lives Matter movement. It is a development of anger from the fragile American that do not feel included in Black Lives Matter. Obviously all lives matter,...

Column: ‘Black lives matter,’ not ‘only black lives matter’

Gretchen Neal, Staff Reporter

August 25, 2016

The recently-ended summer saw its share of tragedy, not the least of which was the deaths of Philando Castile and Alton Sterling, fueling activists to protest, once again, the unnecessary killing of black citizens by police officers. This is not necessarily news to anyone-- the protests have been...

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