The Daily Eastern News

FEATURE PHOTO: Working after Thanksgiving break

FEATURE PHOTO: Working after Thanksgiving break

Elizabeth Wood, Photo Editor

December 1, 2019

Mylissa Greenawalt, a sophomore special education major, gives two customers their pizza at Charleston’s Pizza Hut Sunday afternoon. Greenawalt said she stayed in Charleston during Thanksgiving break to work at Pizza Hut. 

FEATURE PHOTO: Moving toward the end of fall semester

FEATURE PHOTO: Moving toward the end of fall semester

Elizabeth Wood, Photo Editor

December 1, 2019

Piper Sardinha, a sophomore finance major, puts her bags onto a luggage cart as she begins to move back into her room on Sunday afternoon at Andrews hall. She said she enjoyed the Thanksgiving break because she could sleep in.

Here’s why Thanksgiving is my favorite

Blake Faith

November 21, 2019

Less than a week away from my favorite holiday of the year and I’m excited. Thanksgiving is a holiday that is enjoyable for a lot of people and for me it's my favorite.  I can’t even think about Christmas until after Thanksgiving. Which is tough, because of streaming services with Christmas movie...

Relax during Thanksgiving break

Katelyn Eddington

November 21, 2019

I should not have to explain myself or keep apologizing for everything.  My anxiety has been through the roof, it is the end of the semester rush.  And when my anxiety gets like this, all I do is apologize and feel like I must explain myself to everyone.  I should not have to apologize for ...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Don’t dream of holidays; live them

Staff Editorial

November 21, 2019

 Can you imagine it?  Passing by relieved pupils with happy faces in the halls, packing your things for a great trip and making the drive back home in the cold of November. A relief from the tumult of work and school is needed. We’re seeing the beginning of that relief now. Can you imagine...

Make the best out of these last 3 weeks

Staff Report

November 26, 2017

After a week-long break, students trickle back onto campus, moving back into the dorms slowly beginning to focus on the weeks ahead. Two weeks and finals are all that separate us from more family time and another break from academic work. However, in our rush to get to the end, it is still important...

Residence halls, other buildings to close over break

Vince Lovergine, Staff Reporter

November 16, 2017

Thanksgiving break begins Friday, meaning students who live in residence halls have a checklist of procedures that need to be followed before they leave. Mark Hudson, director of Housing and Dining Services, advises students to follow the steps that are on the checklist. “The biggest thing we're...

Use break to prepare for the ‘real world,’ jobs

Staff Report

November 12, 2017

The future is often a nebulous, scary concept, especially in college. Through classes, work, trying to keep up a social life and more, it is often easy to forget that students are essentially in a transition phase of their lives. The college years, as permanent as they feel now, are only temporary....

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Thanksgiving Break