Articles written by: Jared Maier

The 1929-30 Philadelphia Arrows.

Remembering the Forgotten Past of Philadelphia Sports

Philadelphia Arrows       The Arrows, created in the autumn of 1927, were Philadelphia’s first professional ice hockey team. The Arrows had little promise, coming in last place in both of their first two seasons. The Arrows got pointed in a new direction when WWI veteran Herb Gardiner became […]

Michelangelo’s “Pietà” depicts Mary holding the dead body of Christ.

Christ Frees Us From Guilt, Shame, Fear

      When I was four years old, ABC Family aired a new claymation film known as “The Miracle Maker.” The film depicts the powerful true story of the life, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. My soul sings for the King every time he triumphantly enters Jerusalem, yearns […]


Museum of the American Revolution to Open

    The brand-new Museum of the American Revolution will shortly open its doors to the public and invite people from all walks of life to view its vast collections of historical artifacts and icons of America’s legacy. The museum will open on April 19, the anniversary of the “shot […]


EU Choir to Tour Ireland This Summer

      The Eastern University Choir’s tour of Ireland will start on Aug. 9 and end on Aug. 17 (nine days and eight nights). According to the tour’s main website, this choir tour will highlight “the sights and sounds of Dublin and Belfast, including Trinity College, Malahide Castle, Titanic […]

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EASTERN SET TO LAUNCH FOOTBALL PROGRAM by Anthony Barr and Jordan Kolb       Last week, Eastern announced that on April 1 it will launch a new plan to develop a football program. Recruiting for the upcoming school year is already underway, and the program is expected to increase […]


Proposed Villanova Bridge Meets Controversy

      Controversy has arisen in the Radnor community over recent plans by Villanova to place Christian crosses on a new bridge.  The new bridge, according to CBS Philly, is “part of a $285-million expansion project, [in which] Radnor Township has approved a pedestrian walkway.” According to Mainline Media […]

This photo of the broken Warner Library door was posted on the GoFundMe page along with this caption: “Allowing the door to remain broken is the moral equivalent of breaking it ourselves.”

Fixing the Warner Library Door

      It’s an atrocity on our campus. Students scream in terror before it. Small children run in fear from it. Professors are generally miffed by it. I am, of course, talking about the library’s broken door!…Wait, what?…They fixed it…       It’s a miracle on our campus. […]


Dr. Deborah Winters Wins Illumination Book Award

      Palmer Seminary professor Dr. Deborah Winters recently received the Silver Medal Illumination Book Award in the Biblical Studies category for her recent book “Through Her Eyes: Bible Studies on Women in Scripture.”       The book has 20 chapters, with each chapter devoted to a specific […]


Creating a Common Memory- A reflection on Black History Month

     Why does America need a Black History Month? Why do both Caucasian and African Americans need to acknowledge this month? We need to acknowledge this month because we do not all have a common memory. Canadian political scholar George Erasmus once stated, “Where common memory is lacking, where […]


Oscar Predictions for Best Picture

“Arrival”: Director Denis Villeneuve shocked audiences around the globe with his engrossing and intelligent science fiction thriller, “Arrival,” starring Amy Adams and Jeremy Renner. Regrettably Amy Adams has no chance at winning Best Actress, because she was snubbed in the nominations. Don’t count this alien film out, though. As it […]