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“DIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND BELONGING”: A look into the shortcomings of Eastern University’s diversity initiative.

The Diversity and Inclusion Planning Initiative was created in 2016 to respond to an analysis which determined the racial makeup of the EU workforce had been steadily declining from 2010 to 2015. The analysis specifically cited university leadership as lacking in racial, ethnic, and gender diversity. The initiative, charged by […]

Features

People of Eastern:

A one-on-one with Eastern University senior Keilah Olmeda By: Lenora Kirkland Keilah Olmeda is a current senior in the Templeton Honors College majoring in Biochemistry and minoring in both Spanish and Youth Ministry. Originally from Lancaster Pa., Olmeda has been living on campus since her freshman year and is an […]

Features

Churches Day:

A look into some of the churches around Eastern. By: Katherine Thomas On Sept. 7, a myriad of churches from the surrounding area set up booths in the McInnis lobby. Students meandered around, checking out the different tables and engaging the church representatives in conversation here and there. Do not […]

Features

What is Unity?:

Eastern students offer input and aspirations on this year’s theme. By: Hannah Bonanducci At freshman orientation this year, Eastern University presented a hopeful theme of “unity” for this school year. The theme took over the rock behind Walton (for those of you wondering what that unfinished “uni” was supposed to […]

Sports

Fantasy Football/Futbol:

What you need to know. By: Brian Lines In the first week, Josh Allen earned his owners 31.48 points against the L.A. Rams’ defense despite only having a predicted amount of 22.65 points. Also in the first week, for those who captained him, Mohamed Salah earned his owners 24 points […]

Sports

Golf’s Greatest Showdown:

How the PGA and LIV saga is changing the world of professional golf By: Marin Dremock Every week, there seems to be news of yet another PGA Tour golfer defecting to LIV Golf. If you don’t follow golf, these terms may mean nothing to you. However, if you are a […]

Sports

Women’s Volleyball Preview:

The defending MAC champions are off to a great start to their season. By: Will Cunningham The Eastern Eagles Women’s Volleyball team entered the 2021 season with odds to overcome. The year before, they were unable to play any games due to Covid-19, and Eastern transitioned to a new conference, […]

Sports

Fall Sports Schedule and Resources:

A calendar of EU Fall Sports remaining competitions. By: Marin Dremock Fall sports are in full swing here at Eastern University. Your fellow student athletes would love your support by cheering them on in competition. The fall sports calendar is listed below by sport so you can choose who you […]

Sports

Game of the Week:

Eastern University Women’s Volleyball defeated the University of Lynchburg in four sets. By: Will Cunningham In the second game of a trimatch on Sept. 3, Eastern Women’s Volleyball had an impressive performance, besting the University of Lynchburg 3-1 to move to 2-1 on the season. The Eagles came into the […]

Opinions

Hard Pill to Swallow:

Your life is not about you By: Daniel Finegan It is one of life’s most important and enduring questions: what is the purpose of my existence? The great Catholic Bishop Robert Barron has an answer: “Your life is not about you.”  This is a hard truth to hear, and even […]

Opinions

Running in the Heat:

A runner shares why she dislikes running in the heat. By: Jayme Fisher “Oh good grief it’s hot out here,” says the child playing soccer on a Saturday afternoon in July. This imaginary child is right, afternoons in the summer are unbearably hot. Over the summer, I began taking up […]