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College friends are the best friends you’ll ever have

Jessica Stewart, Columnist

May 23, 2019


Filed under Columns

Remember when we all said that we’d keep in touch with our friends from high school? Remember when you thought your high school best friends would be your best friends for life? I remember, and oh how foolish I was. Little did I know that in college I would meet some of the best people I have...

FEATURE PHOTO: Designing for the Bookstore

FEATURE PHOTO: Designing for the Bookstore

Logan Raschke, Editor-in-Chief

May 22, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Through the lens

Evan Boggs, senior graphic design major and head of graphic design at Eastern's Bookstore, scrolls through advertisements he has created for the store Wednesday afternoon. Boggs said he designs advertisement campaigns for products the Bookstore sells, like Apple devices and Beats headphones for example. He...

FEATURE PHOTO: Catching up on classwork

FEATURE PHOTO: Catching up on classwork

Logan Raschke, Editor-in-Chief

May 21, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Through the lens

Humaira Ahmed, a counseling graduate student, works at her laptop for one of two classes she is taking over the summer at the Buzzard Hall Atrium. Ahmed said one class is a three-week course, so classwork has dominated her summer schedule. With a fast-paced college course comes some stress, but...

Eastern runner in familiar place at state track meet

Dillan Schorfheide, Sports Editor

May 19, 2019


Filed under News, Sports

If it were during the academic year, he probably would have been on the other side of the starting blocks. Even then, he actually may not be using the blocks, seeing as how he runs middle distance events for the Eastern Track and Field program. Also a member of Eastern’s men’s cross country...

SBL talks mental health, stressors for college students

Alyssa Cravens, Staff Reporter

May 14, 2019


Filed under News

Lisa Ballinger, a social worker clinic specialist for Sarah Bush Lincoln Health System's Psychiatry and Counseling Unit, said the emotional wellbeing of college students is a growing concern in our rapidly changing and socially driven society. She said for many students, leaving for college also means...

FEATURE PHOTO: Studying over summer

FEATURE PHOTO: Studying over summer

Raine Zhu, Photographer

May 14, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Through the lens

Portia Mensah, a graduate student majoring in economics, studies in Booth Library for her international economics course Tuesday afternoon. Mensah said she is an international student from Ghana and will go back to the country after graduation, but not this summer. She said she is taking three credits f...

STAFF EDITORIAL: We made it through the school year

Staff Editorial

April 28, 2019


Filed under Editorials

We made it. Congratulations, everyone. The end of the semester and school year is upon us, and in a few days we can all relax knowing that we do not have classes anymore, or projects or homework. For some of us, we are done with our schooling completely. After walking across the stage to grab that...

College 101: Surviving finals

Valentina Vargas, Multicultural Reporter

April 28, 2019


Filed under News

Finals week is finally here, and the Student Success Center and fellow college students have some tips for the rest of the campus. The SSC said students must be familiar with the test they are taking, so they recommend asking their professors questions about the tests and what all will be in them. ...

3 traits to determine a friend’s toxicity

Kate Rehwinkel, Columnist

April 21, 2019


Filed under Columns

Friends are people who are supposed to care about you and your wellbeing, or so I thought. I recently had a friendship end a couple of weeks ago. The friendship lasted a year and a half and I thought we would be friends until college ended. Now that we are no longer friends, I see how much happier I am. L...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Celebrate holidays by reflecting

Staff Editorial

April 21, 2019


Filed under Editorials

There is no better way to celebrate a holiday than to be happy while doing so because a sad holiday celebration is not much of a celebration. So, in the spirit of keeping our spirits high at this stressful time, let us all look back on the semester and think about everything that we have overcome, b...

Eastern’s nontraditional students share stories, experiences

Trevin Milner, Contributing Writer

March 22, 2019


Filed under News

According to USA Today, 74 percent of undergraduate students are comprised of students who are above the age of 25 or have children; they are referred to as nontraditional students. Timothy Hunter, a 45-year-old organizational professional development major, is attending school for the third time. Hunter first w...

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