Archive for March, 2022

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Video Games With Structural Stability: A brief analysis of LEGO video games.

Video games are perhaps one of the least praised and least respected medium of art and entertainment. Whilst they remain loved and enjoyed by niche fans and younger generations, they are never looked at in the same way as movies and television. Even within larger gaming communities not many kinds […]

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A Growing Child: A look at Grogu’s development throughout “The Mandalorian” and “The Book of Boba Fett.””

The “Star Wars” Universe was overcome with joy when the character formerly referred to as Baby Yoda made his debut in the Disney+ Star Wars series, “The Mandalorian.” Fans’ adoration for this character, now known as Grogu, has increased consistently throughout the two seasons of this show and the one […]

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Dealing with the News Cycle: How to find healthy and productive ways to engage with the news.

If you’ve been following the news cycle recently, it can be deeply overwhelming and stressful. It’s easy to feel as though we have to be constantly plugged in to keep track of everything going on, both nationally and internationally, and social media can easily add to that idea, calling out […]

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St. Patrick’s Day: An Irish-American perspective on this holiday that spans both cultures.

Just like 31.5 million Americans, I am of Irish descent—that is roughly one out of ten Americans. But unlike many of those 31.5 million Americans, my family has much more immediate ties to the Emerald Isle (Ireland); both of my Dad’s parents were born in Ireland in the 1920s before […]

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What Should I Give Up For Lent This Year?: An exploration into the different Christian traditions for this liturgical season.

It’s that time of year again. Insects are emerging, daffodils are poking up from the ground, birds are chirping, the weather is getting warmer, the sun is shining more happily — and Christians around the world are about to observe multiple weeks of fasting, repentance, prayer, and being reminded of […]

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Spring Banquet: Buy tickets now!

After a long and excruciating two-year-hiatus, one of Eastern University’s beloved traditions has finally resurfaced. For seniors, this tradition may hold a special place in their hearts, but for freshmen, sophomores and juniors, this tradition has remained elusive until now. Spring Banquet, sponsored by the Student Activities Board (SAB), is […]

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Aromantic Spectrum Awareness Week: What is aromanticism, and how can we support aros?

In February, many people celebrated Aromantic Spectrum Awareness Week! It took place from Feb. 20-26, providing an opportunity to raise awareness for this romantic orientation.  Aromanticism “describes people whose experience of romance is disconnected from normative societal expectations, often due to experiencing little to no romantic attraction, or sometimes feeling […]

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A Deep History: Insights into the correlation between past conflicts and the present-day conflict among Ukraine and Russia.

In Moscow, Russia, President Vladimir Putin delivered a televised speech from the Kremlin on Monday night, where he repeated his demand that Ukraine must not join the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO).  In 2002, Ukraine had formally announced its wish to become a member of NATO.  NATO promotes democratic values […]

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Third Person Living with H.I.V. Has Been Cured: Scientists’ finding in medicine leads to hope for the final cure of this disease.

On Feb. 8, scientists announced a woman of mixed race became the third person to ever be cured of H.I.V. The process included a new transplant method using umbilical cord blood, increasing the chances of curing people of diverse racial backgrounds.  The other two patients who were cured of H.I.V. […]

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500-Pound Black Bear Breaks Into California Homes: The bear nicknamed “Hank the Tank” has been stealing food from homes and causing damage but no harm.

A 500-pound black bear nicknamed “Hank the Tank” has been breaking into homes around Lake Tahoe, Calif., stealing food and causing damage. He was last spotted walking down a street in the Tahoe Keys. The bear, as of now, has caused damage to over 30 Lake Tahoe properties and prompted […]