Archive for October, 2021

Celebrating The New York Film Festival: Film festivals are back in full swing with the New York Film Festival occurring from September 24-October 10.
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Celebrating The New York Film Festival: Film festivals are back in full swing with the New York Film Festival occurring from September 24-October 10.

Festivals including the Cannes Film Festival, Telluride Film Festival, Toronto International Film Festival, The Tribeca Film Festival, and now, the New York Film Festival have all returned this year. Thousands of movie lovers will gather between the many auditoriums of Lincoln Center to catch some of the best films of […]

Podcast of the Month: A look at Chris Gethard’s podcast, “Beautiful stories from Anonymous people.”
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Podcast of the Month: A look at Chris Gethard’s podcast, “Beautiful stories from Anonymous people.”

The podcast “Beautiful Stories from Anonymous People” begins each episode with their staple catchphrase: “One phone call, one hour, no names, no holds barred.” Hosted by comedian Chris Gethard, “Beautiful Stories from Anonymous People” is a podcast that allows listeners from all walks of life to find authenticity and community. […]

The Art of Carving Pumpkins: A student reflects on the history and experience of this Halloween tradition.
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The Art of Carving Pumpkins: A student reflects on the history and experience of this Halloween tradition.

It’s that time of year when families go to their nearby pumpkin patch to enjoy one of the nation’s most creative activities: pumpkin carving. The process begins with picking the perfect pumpkin, then cleaning it, and finally creating images on the pumpkin to capture the spirit of Halloween.  Pumpkin carving […]

Open Letter: An open letter to my favorite artist, Paul McCartney
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Open Letter: An open letter to my favorite artist, Paul McCartney

You may know me for wearing U2 shirts all the time, but before Bono and The Edge came into my life, Paul McCartney was my biggest influence growing up. Before losing my necklace in Iceland over this summer, I wore my Paul McCartney Hofner violin bass guitar necklace everywhere I […]

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A Presidency in Crisis: A critical look at the president’s ongoing border crisis.

Joseph Biden, who campaigned on the promise of immigration reform, finds himself incapable of managing the biggest immigration crisis of the last twenty years. Meanwhile, Kamala Harris – the person in charge of the White House immigration front – is missing in action.  When President Biden ran for the Presidency, […]

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The Fall of the COVID Policies: Analyzing the gaps in Eastern’s COVID policies.

As we roll into week eight of the semester, students are finally getting used to their routines and living as they choose.  Most students are enjoying their semester, (or barely surviving depending on who you ask), but the majority of students will tell you one thing; they want consistency.  Specifically, […]

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Justice for Petito: A devastating end to a social media relationship.

Traveling is made to be relaxing and fun, especially with a significant other. Couples plan vacations for months and prepare for them in advance. It is an exciting time for both parties. Many people do not plan for trips to take a drastic turn but for this TikTok couple, it […]

The Fault in Our Feathers: A satirical take on the university’s goose shortage.
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The Fault in Our Feathers: A satirical take on the university’s goose shortage.

Flaws are a natural consequence of any relationship, and between Eastern and its students, there are many flaws. One of the most popular flaws of Eastern University is that of the geese that take pleasure in invading campus.  This year is different however, as the geese have decided that more […]

Acknowledging Bias in News Outlets: Calling for open and honest discourse across the political aisle.
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Acknowledging Bias in News Outlets: Calling for open and honest discourse across the political aisle.

On August 29, the US ordered a drone strike on a suspected ISIS-K target, in Afghanistan. This is about a month after Biden pulled America out of Afghanistan in a chaotic and messy operation. In the aftermath of the strike, the target turned out not to be an ISIS-K target, […]

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Checking Out Nick Filet: An Eastern student scopes out a new dining location in the area.

Some years ago – when I was a freshman – having little or no money in my wallet, but desperate for food other than Sodexo, I thought I’d walk into Wayne and see what food was available. This is a feeling every Eastern student inevitably feels: whenever you’re staring mournfully […]