Archive for March 24th, 2022

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PGA’s 2022 Players Championship: A look at the unusuality of this year’s tournament at TPC Sawgrass.

Off and on weather delays and play suspensions clouded the field of professional golfers in this year’s Players Championship at TPC Sawgrass. Play was halted several times over the four rounds in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., as heavy rainfall peppered the course. The first round, scheduled for Thursday, March 10, […]

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Athlete’s Corner: The life of track runner DaNeal Williams tells his plans for the season.

The junior track runner DaNeal Williams has accomplished a lot in his track career, so I’ve asked him about how he managed to prepare himself for meets, balance sports and schoolwork, and what expectations he has for this season. Off the track, Williams is a health science major who wants […]

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Politics Should Get the Heck Out of Sports!: Over the past few years politics has become more present in sports.

Whether it was Colin Kaepernick or The Washington Redskins, political ideas have more and more begun to slip into sports. You can’t watch a game without noticing a colored flag or a small slogan representing a political cause or ideology. Sports teams have chosen to change their names, and many […]

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March Madness: Every sports fan’s favorite time of the year is the unpredictability of college basketball.

It’s that time of the year when basketball fans join together to make their brackets towards their predictions on who is winning the March Madness tournament. Fans around the country get to view NCAA Men’s Division 1 top basketball teams of the year take their competitiveness to the next level […]

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A Historic Season Ends: The Eastern Eagles lost 65-88 in the first round of the NCAA tournament.

This past season for the Eastern’s men’s basketball team was the best in the program’s history so far. The Eagles compiled a record of 21-6 throughout the season and made the championship of the MAC commonwealth tournament. They lost a heartbreaking championship game by four points to Hood College, whom […]

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Do Russian People Deserve to Suffer?: Russia’s citizens are being punished for the actions of the country.

As economic sanctions have been imposed upon Russia, I aim to better understand the ethics of imposing sanctions and how this will and has affected Russian people. However, I hope to do so without diverting attention away from the destruction and displacement that Ukraine is experiencing.  Economic sanctions have been […]

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A Call for Servant Leadership: A good leader leads by their actions, not their voice.

What is a leader and what are the expectations of a leader? Is it someone who provides structure and guidance? Do leaders listen to their subordinates’ concerns? Do they do the task at hand and lead by example? These are all important qualities of a leader, but is it possible […]

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Time for my Morning Sugar: Today’s coffee enthusiasts do not love coffee, they love sugar.

Leaving a warm, comfy, soft, bed in the morning for work or school is never easy. However, for many people, a morning cup of coffee is the motivating factor for getting up and seizing the day. Well, not just a regular cup of coffee, an iced, super-sized, Frappuccino with four […]

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Hard Pill to Swallow: Another approach to Women’s History Month.

I am about to write something that could be deemed offensive, so I just want you to be prepared. If I am going to be honest, I think women’s history month is unnecessary. I say this because I feel like it is a mockery of women. Why? The answer is […]

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When Will You Let Go?: Eastern’s policies are preventing students from maturing into adults.

College is a confusing time for students because we are considered adults but are treated like children. As soon as we are 18, we have officially entered adulthood and we expect to be treated like adults. However, this is not the case at Eastern University. There are rules regarding who […]