Articles written by: Abigail Webb

Sports

Eastern University Welcomes New Golf Coach

      Eastern’s new golf coach, Andrew “Drew” Patterson, is a recent graduate from West Chester University. Originally from Hummelstown, Pa., Patterson earned a PING Division II All-Atlantic Region recognition and was appointed to be team captain throughout his college career. Patterson shot three rounds under 70 during his […]

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Politics In The Classroom

      Politics do not belong in the classroom. Nearly every political debate turns into a heated, and sometimes downright ugly argument, but the classroom should be a refuge from political discrimination and intimidation. In a perfect world, professors would be able to stand up for their political values […]

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Talent and Career Development: Handshake Program Launch

       As I sat down to interview with Sarah Todd and Joanna Craig about the new job finding website Handshake, their excitement was palpable. “We’ve been prepping for a baby!” Todd jokes, “And next week is the due date!” The Handshake launch has been in the works since […]

Eastern Alumna, Lara Owlett, was nominated for PA teacher of the year.
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Alumna Lara Owlett Nominated For Pennsylvania Teacher of the Year Award

Education is a foundational, yet significantly undervalued, pillar of society that ought to form young people into excellent citizens, leaders, and most crucially, excellent human beings. Teachers and professors are integral to creating a school environment that encourages not only memorization of the facts and figures, but also virtue and […]

Dr.Kent Sparks Named As Eastern’s Provost
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Dr.Kent Sparks Named As Eastern’s Provost

With the introduction of new staff members across Eastern, faculty and administration acted in the trend by electing a new provost who firmly believes in the school’s ability to grow every year as he did throughout his life. Dr. Kent Sparks was recently elected as Eastern’s new Provost. however, he […]

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Prayer and the Inward Turn

     The idea of an “inner turn” as the prelude to discovering the awesomeness and wonder of God has always made me uncomfortable. It always seemed so self-involved and egocentric to claim that there is nothing greater than the soul and that we must therefore  look at nothing else […]

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Staying in Touch During Summer

      Reflecting on my first year here at Eastern, I realize I have had some of the best experiences of my life since coming to school here. I have been so fortunate to have built relationships with amazing professors who truly care about not only my academic skills […]

Henry Tanner’s “The Annunciation.”
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Mary and Second Person Ethics

      On March 30, Dr. Amy Richards, a professor in Eastern’s philosophy department, gave a lecture on “The Annunciation of Mary and Second Person Ethics.” In this lecture, Richards explained how Mary’s response to the Annunciation of Christ serves as an example to humanity of how to respond […]

Healing Is Possible: EU hosts panel on  eating disorders
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Healing Is Possible: EU hosts panel on eating disorders

     With the highest mortality rate of any psychiatric illness and incredibly low research funds, eating disorders are severely misunderstood by many, even though 30 million people–10 percent of the population–struggle with some type of eating disorder. Speaking at Windows on the World to inform college students about these […]

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Abbie Storch Speaks on Vocation

     Abbie Storch, Eastern alumna (‘16), is already well on her way to “waking up the world.” After graduating with an English major and a music minor, she is now a master’s student in religion and literature at the Yale Institute of Sacred Music.      “Essentially, the degree […]