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The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

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...

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...

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...

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...

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