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From left: Hannah Brumbach, Maddie Ridgeway and Jordan Bonney perform a tap trio.
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The Stories Behind the Choreography of EU’s Spring Dance Concert, “In Full Bloom”

      Last weekend (April 7-9), Eastern University’s dance department presented its spring concert, “In Full Bloom.” The concert featured an array of beautiful pieces choreographed by Eastern faculty and students. To get an inside look at what went into the preparation for this concert, I spoke to senior […]

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Micah Skinner Earns First Place in Jonathan Orr Essay Contest

      This past March, Eastern University’s Friends of the Library presented the winner of the annual Jonathan Orr Essay Contest after receiving a record number of entries. This contest honors an Eastern alum named Jonathan Orr, whose family left an endowment to Friends of the Library in honor […]

The Art of Makeup
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The Art of Makeup

      I have an on-again, off-again relationship with makeup. We often go steady for weeks at a time. I flirt my long, black lashes with rapid blinks and flash a smile finished with highlighted cheekbones. When I decide that it’s time we take a break, I wipe my eyes […]

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A Closer Look at Literary Journals

      The first poem I ever had published made its debut in my high school’s literary journal. If my memory serves me correctly, I think it was about angels, but that’s all I remember about my poem. It probably wasn’t very good when measured by critical standards, but […]

attends the THREE Empire awards at The Roundhouse on March 19, 2017 in London, England.
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“Legion” Review- A look at an unreliable narrator

      Noah Hawley’s new television series “Fargo” has been held in critical acclaim, having already aired two seasons, and with an upcoming third season starring Ewan McGregor, Carrie Coon and Mary Elizabeth Winstead. In between, Hawley has created what could potentially be one of the most twisted and […]

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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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A Highlight of Your Banquet Host, the Penn Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

      Eastern University will be holding their annual Spring Banquet on April 1 at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology for the first time. The Spring Banquet is a formal event open to all traditional undergraduate Eastern University students, offering a night of fun, food […]

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The Art of Following Your Passions

      I have to say, when I started high school, I was the worst writer on the face of the planet, but I was put into upper-level English because I had “impeccable comprehension of literature.” However, my first-year English teacher absolutely transformed my understanding of writing with one simple […]

The cast of “25th Annual Putnam Spelling Bee” demonstrates their goofy side.
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A Celebration of Human Quirkiness- “25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee”

      Thursday, March 23 was the opening night for Eastern’s production of “25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.” All in all, the show proved to be a delightfully sweet and zany comedy. The basic premise of the musical is a county spelling bee, full of highly idiosyncratic 12-year-olds […]

Mahershala Ali starred in “Moonlight,” the real Best Picture winner.
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Controversy at the Oscars- The evening that will go down in cinema history

      Who would have thought that the 2017 Oscars would have given us one of the most controversial moments of the year? The Academy Awards were in full swing on Feb. 26. Hosted by late-night host Jimmy Kimmel, the awards were a mixture of joy, sorrow, confusion and […]