Katie Silvestri Voice Reporter

Spring in Quarantine

Posted on May 4, 2020

In a time where sadness may be the easiest option, positivity still shines brighter. Every day I find a way to continue into the next with a smile. Going outside for a tan, walking several miles with my mom and sister, playing board games, inventing our own games, watching old movies, playing fetch with my […]

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Stay Busy Not Bored

Posted on May 4, 2020

Courtney Williams is working away on projects while we are all bored and not knowing what to do with this extra time. Her extra time has been spent on selling products online. This keeps her busy while also making a profit. She started through Facebook and her projects sparked some interest. Williams decided to see […]

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EOU The Voice Tabitha Compton

My Positive Quarantine

Posted on May 4, 2020

Being someone who battles mental illness on an hourly basis and other disabilities, I will be the first to talk about how COVID-19 totally turned my world from only kind of slanted to completely upside down. COVID-19 has had one of the largest influences in recent times in every aspect of people’s lives, including mine.  […]

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EOU The Voice Covid-19 online learning

Learning to Learn Online

Posted on May 4, 2020

According to the National Center of Education Statistics (NCES), there were 19 million students attending college in the United States in the fall of 2019. So many students, every year, whether doing school part time or full time, embark on their journey for higher education. This school year started like any other, but ended unlike […]

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EOU Counseling Center

How to Counsel During Quarantine

Posted on May 4, 2020

With the craziness that has become society’s new normal due to COVID-19, I was curious to know what measures were being taken for EOU community members when it came to mental health. Luckily, I was able to catch both Marianne Weaver, Licensed Psychologist and Director of the Eastern Oregon University Counseling Center, and Adam Lotfi […]

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EOU The Voice Covid-19 tutoring services

Tutoring Services Are Still Available for Spring Term

Posted on May 4, 2020

COVID-19 had caused Spring term for EOU students to change drastically, and this includes changes to the tutoring services. Before Spring term, the tutoring services were offered in the Learning Center, which is located on the second floor of Loso. The Writing tutors had drop in hours that were utilized by students who wanted fresh […]

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Ella Taggart Covid-19 Personal Reportage

Trying to Keep Sane in an Era of Social Distancing

Posted on May 4, 2020

It’s been said countless times on the news, but we really are in unprecedented times. It’s wild to look back to two months ago and try to remember how I thought the rest of my senior year at EOU would be, and now it’s so vastly different. I thought I would be in class, with […]

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Rebekah Lu, EOU Student, Voice Writer

Little Things

Posted on May 4, 2020

It takes 66 days on average to form a habit according to most of the research that I’ve read this morning. It could be more, could be less; it all depends on the habit that you hope to establish. If it’s something easy, maybe only 21 days. The lockdown started exactly 28 days ago here […]

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Hannah Smith, Voice writer, EOU art student

Light in the Time of COVID-19

Posted on May 4, 2020

With COVID-19 being in full swing and people being quarantined to their homes, optimism and being productive can be hard. During this strange time we are living in, there are ups and downs, but we still need to be able to push through each day. I definitely struggle with seeing the good amongst the bad, […]

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EOU Entry, One University Boulevard La Grande

Public Forum Held by President Insko

Posted on May 4, 2020

On April 13, 2020, Eastern Oregon University’s President, Tom Insko held a public forum using the communication/conferencing service, Zoom, that would address the questions, comments, and concerns of the community. For those of you who are interested but we’re unable to attend, the link to the recorded public forum is eou.edu/coronavirus/. President Insko stated at […]

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Stay Busy Not Bored

Posted on May 4, 2020

Courtney Williams is working away on projects while we are all bored and not knowing what to do with this extra time. Her extra time has been spent on selling products online. This keeps her busy while also making a profit. She started through Facebook and her projects sparked some interest. Williams decided to see […]

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