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STAFF EDITORIAL: Support, recognize all victims of sexual assault

Staff Editorial

April 18, 2019

During Sexual Assault Awareness Month, we at The Daily Eastern News would like to emphasize the importance of supporting sexual assault victims who are not typically represented. According to the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network, a traditional college student falls into the most likely to ...

Destroy the stigma about taking from food pantries

Staff Editorial

October 31, 2018

In an interview with The Daily Eastern News on Oct. 31 2018, Michael Gillespie, a member on the EIU Hunger Action Team and a sociology professor, said he collected data that showed that 39.8 percent of students, of the 344 students who responded to the survey, showed signs of food insecurity. In th...

Introverts are not necessarily antisocial

Mercury Bowen, Entertainment Reporter

September 17, 2018

A Google search defines the word “introvert” as “a shy, reticent person.”   Thus, it is a common misconception that because someone is an introvert, they are timid and unable to express their thoughts or feelings.   While this may be the case for some, there are also many introverts who can and do s...

End the stigma with mental illnesses

Kate Rehwinkel, Staff Reporter

September 3, 2018

I was recently told by someone that my mental illnesses are “all in my head” and that if I tried hard enough they would go away. First, I would like to say that that comment is completely false, but it is still believed by many people who are uneducated about the topic. The person who said that...

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