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Idea’s for having a comfy break

Kate Rehwinkel, Columnist

December 3, 2018


Filed under Columns

Now that it is getting colder outside and winter is right around the corner, people are not going outside as often on campus unless they are headed to class. Students are taking shortcuts through buildings to get to their next class so they do not have to stay outside as long. I know I have cut t...

Be joyful for friends moving on, no matter how hard

Carole Hodorowicz, Columnist

December 10, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinions

Every time a break is just within reach, I realize more and more that the amount of returning trips to Eastern I have are limited. This realization deepens every time I think about how one of my roommates and best friends will be leaving for winter break but not making the same return I will be. A...

Don’t force memories, enjoy final moments on campus

Shelby Niehaus, Columnist

December 10, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinions

Sometimes I think about when my last day visiting The Daily Eastern News newsroom will be. Will it be twenty years in the future, visiting during an alumni event? Or will I find my way back even later than that? Could it even be soon, a day this week, stepping in to look around at the empty chairs, ...

Keep hard work in mind as semester finally ends

Staff Report

December 10, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinions

The smell of burnt coffee grounds, sorrow, joy and a hint of salty tears linger across campus as students brace themselves for a long week of cramming for finals, and professors grade late work as a one last favor.  However, as the year finally reaches an end, and students chug those unhealthy amoun...

Students gear up for holiday season

Travis Moody, Staff Reporter

December 6, 2017


Filed under News

Many Eastern students are preparing for the upcoming holiday season by decorating their dorms and planning their activities over winter break. Sam Beuligmann, a senior science education major, said he and his roommates took a creative spin when decorating for the holiday season. “We never took...

Editorial: Eastern’s break tragically short

Staff Editorial

January 18, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinions

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...

Traveling students share transportation tips

Callie Luttman, Contributing Writer

December 11, 2016


Filed under News

  Students have a few options when heading home for winter break. Eastern has provided its students with a bus service that can take them to and from the Chicago suburbs. The Bus and Ticket Office, located in the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union, provides a round-trip ticket for...

Eastern students preparing for holidays

Chrissy Miller, Campus Reporter

December 8, 2016


Filed under News

  With winter break right around the corner, students are getting in the holiday spirit and anticipating a few weeks away from schoolwork. Laura Renken, a freshman elementary education major, said creating her own glowing Christmas sweater made the holidays feel closer. Renken said her sweater...

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