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Together We Rise conference to promote diversity, inclusion

Abby Carpenter, Staff Reporter

October 8, 2018

Eastern’s Making Excellence Inclusive is prepared to host their second annual Together We Rise Conference in the Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union on Friday. Tuesday is the deadline to register. Making Excellence Inclusive is a body comprised of faculty, staff, administrators and a few students...

Give ‘Insatiable’ a chance on Netflix

Megan Keane, Columnist

September 5, 2018

On Aug. 10, 2018, Netflix debuted its drama/comedy series “Insatiable,” but even before it was released in its entirety, it was under fire for … a lot of reasons. But, I have a theory about that and that theory is: “Insatiable” deviates from the plot we’re used to seeing, from the likable ch...

Diversity leads to better understanding

Abbey Whittington, Columnist

February 5, 2018

Almost every day you can find something that perpetuates a stereotype, whether it is on television, in the news or during real life experiences. These stereotypes include but are not limited to Asians as smart, black people as criminals, Indians as convenient store owners, women as bad drivers and...

Be understanding of others’ struggles

Staff Report

November 8, 2017

As student journalists, those of us at The Daily Eastern News are taught not to make assumptions. If something is unclear, we ask questions to clarify what is meant. If we do not know something, we ask. This idea should not only be a guideline for journalism, but for people’s’ daily lives as...

Day of the Dead to teach culture, celebrate life

Kennedy Nolen, Multicultural Reporter

October 30, 2017

Latino registered student organizations will turn the Grand Ballroom into a fiesta for Día de los Muertos from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday in the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. Although this coincides with the American holiday of Halloween, Julisa Bautista, president of the Latin American...

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