The Daily Eastern News

National holiday encourages people to make others’ days

Photo Illustration by Elizabeth Wood

Austen Brown, Staff Reporter

March 2, 2020

Students were encouraged to make a stranger’s day for National “I Want You to be Happy Day” on Monday. While paying a compliment or a friendly gesture to a stranger is the point of the national holiday, some students think opening up to strangers is easier said than done. Claire Conrady, a s...

Diagnose your relationships with others

Megan Keane, Columnist

February 6, 2020

I’ll often find myself in the midst of these longstanding friendships or “situationships” and assess how I acquired the feelings that I have. Giving yourself some distance from those people makes this easier, whether it’s your choice or it’s forced upon you by them. You’ve got to diagnose t...

The beauty industry profits from socialized insecurity

Zoë Donovan, Staff Reporter

July 12, 2019

Human beings can be traced back to using beauty products and cosmetics for more than 6,000 years with that of Ancient Egypt and its use of kohl to accentuate the eyes. The cosmetic and makeup industry that exists today is worth more than $532 billion, and it is estimated to reach $832 billion by 2024,...

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