National concern surrounding what constitutes a fair wage is an alarming issue across the United States. As the Student Government Association (SGA) consists of leaders advocating for change, they have acquired an in-depth understanding of how Eastern University operates. Due to this, it became clear to SGA members that there […]
Month: September 2021
The Cost Of Child Protection: Is Apple fighting child pornography for the right reasons?
On August 5, 2021, Apple announced they will be releasing an update which will focus on combating child abuse. This new update aims to mitigate the spread of digital content which depicts children involved in sexually explicit activities. According to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC), Child […]
To Lift or Not To Lift: That is the question. How to find motivation to work out.
Most students already know the benefits of going to the gym but still do not go. Why? For many, trying to find motivation or not having enough time are the major reasons for not going to the gym. Trying to find time is a daunting task, especially for a college […]
A Move of Énormité: A brief look at Lionel Messi’s career and departure from FC Barcelona
On Dec. 14, 2000, Barcelona FC, one of the most well-known football clubs in the world, scrambled to sign a child prodigy. It was the father of the 13 year-old player who signed the contract that was, in the moment, written on a napkin. This 13 year-old boy was none […]
The Aftermath of Hurricane Ida: New Orleans experiences power outage after Hurricane Ida strikes.
On the sixteenth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, Hurricane Ida struck the United States roughly 45 miles west of where Hurricane Katrina initially hit land. Hurricane Ida struck the shores of Louisiana near Port Fourchon with 150-mph winds on August 29th, granting it the title of the fifth most powerful hurricane […]
Holding Out Hope: The trials and tribulations of a diehard fan waiting for a championship.
Hockey analyst, Steve Dangle Glynn titled his book, “This Team is Ruining My Life (But I Love Them).” This title sums up how most fans feel if they are faithful to a team that hasn’t won a championship since before they were born or in their childhood. It’s mentally and […]
Celebrating Bi Visibility Day: A thoughtful reflection and affirmation of bisexual and biromantic folks.
September 23rd is Bi Visibility Day, a day where we can acknowledge and affirm bisexual and biromantic folks. A quote from the Washington Post reads, “One in six adults in Generation Z identifies as LGBT” and of that, 72% identify as bisexual. To delve more deeply into this identity, we […]
Movie Spotlight: “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings”: A look at Marvel Cinematic Universe’s newest film, “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings.”
After over a year of anticipation, Marvel finally released their second movie since the strike of the pandemic in the form of “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings.” “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” is the 25th installment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and the first […]
Eastern University Football: How would EU change if American football was introduced?
After rumors and years of deliberation, it’s official. Eastern University will introduce football to its athletic department. In an email from the Office of the President, President Ron Matthews detailed the expansion of EU Athletics. “We will begin team recruiting efforts for the Fall of 2022 and anticipate competing in […]
Broadway is Back: A brief look into the return of live theatre and the role it plays in society
Over the summer of 2019, I had the opportunity to attend three performances on Broadway: “To Kill a Mockingbird,” “Phantom of the Opera,” and “Hadestown.” I have performed in a multitude of shows, my most recent one being “A Doll’s House,” and have designed the lighting for shows including “Kiss […]