The Daily Eastern News

Parts of Eastern to close for Thanksgiving break

Rylee DeLong, Contributing Writer

November 22, 2019

Thanksgiving is less than a week away, and that means Eastern will be closed. Starting Friday at 8 p.m. all residence halls will have their locks changed out, so students will not have access to any of the buildings over break. Students were able to sign up if they needed to stay over break. This a...

Special hours in effect over summer

Zoë Donovan, Staff Reporter

May 13, 2019

Many popular and important resources on Eastern’s campus have special hours over the summer. Hours for these services and resources change in the summer months because of reduced student traffic. Only the University Court Apartments are available for students who are completing summer courses...

College is a cup of coffee: too brief

Carole Hodorowicz, Columnist

April 24, 2019

For the past couple of weeks, my dad has been repeating a few words to me that have yet to hit me with their full weight until I sat down to write this column, my last column for The Daily Eastern News: “College is like a cup of coffee.” An absolute delight, but much too brief. Looking back...

Faculty forum looks at threats to higher education

Panelists speak at a faculty forum where threats to higher education, including decreased funding, were addressed.

Brooke Schwartz, Administration Reporter

February 13, 2018

Decreased funding for colleges and universities and how the public misunderstands their mission were two threats to higher education looked at during a faculty forum on Tuesday. The forum included an introduction from economics professor  Teshome Abebe and four panelists: Provost Jay Gatrell, histo...

Factors considered in Facilities

Cassie Buchman, News Editor

February 27, 2017

When it comes to Facilities, many factors go into deciding what projects are started and completed as well as what is prioritized. Last semester, Workgroup No.5 looked at Facilities and made recommendations for them during the vitalization project. The group recommended several areas receive increased...

Editorial: Eastern’s break tragically short

Staff Editorial

January 18, 2017

As many students have found out by now, Eastern has begun the second week of the spring semester at the same time that many of the neighboring institutions are starting their first week back from winter break. Other students at neighboring schools had an extra week for break and were eased back into...

Editorial: Make library services a funding priority

Staff Editorial

October 19, 2016

Everyone has their own wishlist for when the budget is restored. Some people list restoration of terminated Building Service Workers at the top of their budget wishlists. Others want cut academic programs or academic support services like the Testing Center back. At The Daily Eastern News, we recog...

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