Articles written by: Alex Kraft

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Reflections on Holy Week

Growing up, Holy Week always meant one thing to me: lots of church. Instead of the usual weekly mass that my traditional Catholic family normally attended, there was Holy Thursday mass and Good Friday service on top of it. And don’t even get me started on the Easter Vigil, a […]

Baseball Weathers Tough Stretch
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Baseball Weathers Tough Stretch

Fortunately, Eastern is done playing DeSales this season. The baseball team began conference play March 27 with a doubleheader against Wilkes University. After splitting the two games, the team has gone on to post three wins against six losses the past few weeks against Freedom Conference opponents, even as shoddy […]

Life After Eastern
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Life After Eastern

Survey of class of 2014 paints a positive picture Almost a year has passed since they left Eastern as graduates, and the time has come for the class of 2014 to update Eastern on their next steps in life. The Office for Talent and Career Development recently completed its post-graduation […]

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Waste The Day Away With YouTube

With over 1 billion channels on YouTube worldwide, how can you possibly know which ones to waste your valuable time watching? With so many channels to choose from, it is impossible to hit even close to all of the best. Regardless, here are a few of my favorite channels to […]

Women’s LAX Playing Clutch
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Women’s LAX Playing Clutch

At a school where men’s lacrosse traditionally rules, a new coach is looking to usher in a similar run of success for the women’s program. Just past the halfway mark of the regular season, rookie coach Kim Campbell finds herself in a 3-6 hole. The former Eastern lax player took […]

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Perspectives Program Continues Development

Just because a program changes hands, does not mean it has to change goals. For several years the Perspectives Program at Eastern has served to stimulate the intellectual and often spiritual side of students with compelling speakers and videos. The program also has a very specific goal in mind. “The […]

Sports

Season Start For Eastern Baseball

Though the season is only six games old, Eastern’s baseball team already faces an uphill battle. As the weather slowly starts to become more baseball-friendly, the Eagles will look to rebound from a devastating opening stretch against some of the region’s more powerful teams in which they dropped their first […]

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The NBA or College Basketball?

[twocol_one]NBA Alex Kraft College basketball and NBA fans have seemingly been at odds since Joseph Naismith first started tossing balls into suspended peach baskets. I have always fallen on the NBA’s side of the argument. When I was growing up, I was not raised to love either the NBA or […]

Features

The Waltonian Guide to Having the Best Spring Break EVER

So you want to have the best spring break ever? I salute you, as my spring break will likely be filled with work because while money may be the root of all evil, it certainly makes Wawa trips a much more practical venture. Now I wish there was one step-by-step […]

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A Brief Guide to Singleness on Valentine’s

With Amateur Lover Alex Kraft Having spent a world record 21 straight Valentine’s Days all by my lonesome (Okay, I made that up. The world record part I mean. I know my life is sad), I feel I’m more than qualified to talk on this subject. Rather than sit around […]