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The False Promise of Modern Feminism

     Far too many people are falling for the lie that the best solution for a struggling woman who finds herself pregnant is to have an abortion. But abortion as a solution for women in poverty is a horrifying one, not only because it involves ripping an innocent child […]

Salary Gaps and the Role of Faculty
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Salary Gaps and the Role of Faculty

     Most college students can think of at least one professor who has significantly impacted their college experience, perhaps by asking challenging questions, introducing engaging new concepts or offering personal or academic support. The professors I’ve encountered at Eastern are one of the defining points of my college experience–perhaps […]

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Reflections on Writing for Eastern’s Odyssey

     When I joined Eastern’s Odyssey last semester, I wasn’t sure what to expect. For those who might not know, Odyssey is an online blogging platform with affiliate branches on universities across the nation that allows students to write about whatever they want. I’d heard about it before I […]

Letter to the Editor: Marriage protects the dignity of men and women
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Letter to the Editor: Marriage protects the dignity of men and women

     The destruction of marriage is not the student “who has subconsciously decided that marriage is the ticket required to have sex unapologetically.” The destruction of marriage is the result of the licentious license given to young men and women to have sex “unapologetically” outside of marriage. Taking Ms. […]

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Neil Gorsuch for Supreme Court

     The loss of Justice Scalia was a devastating blow to the nation last year. He brought a conservative disposition, prudent intelligence and incisive wit to bear on complex cases argued before the United States Supreme Court. President Trump’s nominee, Neil Gorsuch, seems like a great fit to replace […]

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Renovations: A New Kind of Old?

     Having lived in both Kea and Guffin in back-to-back years, I can safely say that the two oldest dorms on campus were in desperate need of renovations. Now, more than a month into the still-ongoing renovations, I can safely say it still feels in need of renovation. Most […]

Dr. Roy Clouser lectures on the myth of religious neutrality in Gough Great Room on Jan. 23.
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The Myth of Religious Neutrality

     On Jan. 23, Eastern University’s Philosophical Society partnered with the Perspectives series to bring in guest speaker Roy Clouser. Dr. Clouser currently holds the position of professor emeritus at the College of New Jersey, where he teaches courses in philosophy and religion. Prior to his teaching position, Clouser […]

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America: A Hypocritical Nation

     Now, the following article may come off as, well, un-American, and it is fine if you perceive it that way, but know I am just trying to point out facts that have been ignored by much of the general public. It has recently come to light that Russia […]

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Dealing With Fake News

     We live in an era in which technology continues to innovate, promising an “easier” life and in which most consumers’ dependency for current news correlates with the number of social media accounts they have. This raises the question of how one can rely on the news media for […]

President Donald J. Trump, who took office on Friday, Jan. 20.
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How President Trump Is Already Making America Great Again

     By the time you read this article, there will have been a changing of the guard at the helm of the free world. Indeed, Barack Obama will have passed the torch to the victor of the 2016 cycle, Donald J. Trump. While the transition may not have been […]