The Daily Eastern News

What is the rush? Live life in the moment

Megan Keane, Columnist

February 27, 2019

In high school, my freshman year health teacher had us do this assignment where we wrote down our goals for the future and sort of allocated our resources. Well, I knew what I wanted—how I flipped to being completely unsure of myself by junior/senior year has a lot to do with this. (Everything make...

Tutors available to help students improve grades

Victoria Wasiloski, Staff Reporter

January 29, 2019

It is never too early to get started studying or to schedule tutoring sessions to help maintain the good grades students strive to achieve.  Luckily, there are many tutoring facilities around campus to help students, regardless of class subject.  Eastern’s website lists many options for students who would like to get help from tutors, an...

Registration open for Lions in Winter creative writing festival

Logan Raschke, News Editor

January 9, 2019

Registration is now open for The Lions in Winter creative writing festival, which will take place on Saturday, Jan. 26 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Doudna Fine Arts Center. The annual creative writing festival will feature readings from three published writers and workshops designed and created by them ...

Explore your talents working for the newspaper

Staff Editorial

August 29, 2018

As a student publication, we want to get students involved and enjoy working for us. The purpose of The Daily Eastern News is to share the news of what occurs at Eastern, but we also strive to have journalism students and any other students interested get involved and develop experience in print jour...

Research is essential to success

Staff Editorial

March 5, 2018

Conducting research and writing about your findings is essential to a college career. That being said, we cannot help but notice the lack of enthusiasm when it comes to approaching research topics. It seems as though there is just one empty complaint after another when it comes to a research paper...

Chronicling the day-to-day: a centering experience

Shelby Niehaus, Columnist

November 6, 2017

On a social network I frequent, there is a trending #smallstories movement. Members from around the site, across nodes, linguistic groups and life experiences write out their day’s smallest, most vibrant experiences in 500 characters or fewer. Writers add flowering language and introspective quips...

Good writing means expressing yourself

Chrissy Miller, News Editor

September 26, 2017

Often, I hear people say they cannot write because they have nothing to say or they are not a “good writer.” In an English class a few weeks ago, a professor mentioned that to linguists, every time a person speaks, they are speaking in a dialect of the language they are using. This means any...

Don’t let writing, reading slip away

Carole Hodorowicz, Columnist

September 26, 2017

There’s nothing that makes me hit the snooze button on my alarm faster than the sun rising on a Monday morning. Mondays signal the end of a good weekend and the beginning of another long week. As the glamour of a free weekend fades away and a week full of responsibilities materializes, it is...

Learning Goal Committee focuses on critical thinking

Chrissy Miller, Administration Reporter

January 20, 2017

The Learning Goal Committee convened to discuss their academic revision proposal. Learning Goal Committee member Karla Sanders said that the committee’s main purpose at this time is to find a way to implement the undergraduate learning goals in general education in a systematic way. The proposed...

Students read non-fiction to their audiences

Mackenzie Freund, City Editor

December 10, 2015

Students volunteered to read essays they wrote to an audience during “The Ghosts of the Riders Present” reading in the 7th Street Underground Wednesday. Students of the Advanced Creative Non-Fiction class volunteered to read one of the essays they have worked on in class during the semester...

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