The Daily Eastern News

Students return to class after odd spring break

Elizabeth Taylor, Campus Reporter

March 31, 2020

While an extended spring break would usually sound like any college student’s dream, the COVID-19 pandemic has changed perspectives on many things. Instead of a chance to vacation and spend time with others, most students were forced to stay inside for the entire two weeks of break. Whether they had big plans or not, the ...

Classes expected to stay online all semester

Classes expected to stay online all semester

Analicia Haynes and Corryn Brock

March 13, 2020

Eastern is extending spring break by one week and transitioning all classes to D2L for the remainder of the semester. Public Information Coordinator Josh Reinhart said at this point, the plan is to continue online learning for the rest of the semester, but if that changes the university will let faculty...

Be careful during spring break

Karena Ozier, Columnist

March 9, 2020

It is that time of the year when the midterm is in the past and spring break is the next big adventure. For some students, spring break is a time to go home and work, but for the majority of other college students, spring break is time for having fun. Some popular locations for spring break travel include Cancú...

Students discuss goals for after spring break

Shamaine Ware, Contributing Writer

March 18, 2019

Students on campus shared how they plan to finish the last 6 weeks of the semester. Demetria Joiner, a junior majoring in management, said her goals for the rest of the semester are to finish her classes, go to work and complete all of her extracurricular activities. “I plan on meeting my academi...

Here’s my ‘bad decision’ from spring break

Karena Ozier, Columnist

March 18, 2019

Now that spring break has come and passed, college students are left to reflect on the decisions that they’ve made. Some good… And most, not. My bad decision was not intentional. The much anticipated 12-hour drive back from my spring break destination in Texas proved to be quite a challenge. All al...

Editorial: Break is already over; time to hustle

Staff Editorial

March 17, 2019

The age-old battle students everywhere face has come upon us Sunday, into Monday, and standing your ground is the only way to combat the opponent. St. Patrick’s Day and spring break are fresh in everyone’s mind still, though both are now thoughts in the past. Even though they are in the past now...

Students unload, reflect after spring break week

Katelyn Eddington, Contributing Writer

March 17, 2019

Eastern students coming back from spring break found time to relax, be adventurous and prepare for the final stretch of the semester. Dymine Dorsey, an Andrews resident and desk assistant and senior English major, said she went to New Orleans a week after Mardi Gras with two friends. Dorsey and her fr...

Editorial: Recharge, but stay prepared on break

Staff Editorial

March 7, 2019

The long week of assignments, last-minute chores and packing before leaving Charleston has left many of us students sleep-deprived and ready for a week of fun. For some, spring break has already started. For many of us, we’re almost there. The Editorial staff members at The Daily Eastern News ha...

Students share intentions for the upcoming spring break

Austen Brown, Staff Reporter

March 7, 2019

Spring break is finally here, and Eastern’s students share their intentions for the upcoming week-long break from classes. Some students plan on going back home to visit with family while others have plans to leave the state and go on trips. Senior psychology major Nick Bamert belonged to the...

What to know before leaving for spring break

Valentina Vargas, Multicultural Reporter

March 7, 2019

•  Residence Halls and Greek Court will close except for Lincoln, Stevenson, Douglas and Thomas Halls on Friday, March 8 at 8 p.m. •  The Residence Halls and Greek Court will re-open on Sunday, March 17 at 1 p.m. •  All residents in Residence Halls and Greek Court have a checklist to complet...

40 students to spend spring break giving back

Maria Ruettiger

March 7, 2019

Spring break starts March 11, and this is usually a time for people to take a break from school and enjoy their free time. However, the Newman Catholic Center has “alternative” spring break plans that involve helping others. Doris Nordin, campus minister at the Newman Catholic Center, said Alternative Spring B...

A long drive for a short spring break

Karena Ozier, Columnist

March 6, 2019

Spring break is getting closer, and with it are travel plans. I have been planning to go to Texas for the first few days of my spring break to spend some time with my boyfriend who is there for the Air Force. For the remainder of my break, after my trip, I plan on working or relaxing. It’s not just...

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