Author: Anthony Barr

Opinions

The Humanity of the Criminal

     The problem of dehumanizing criminals in our minds and in our prison systems is a perennial one. Because we as a society feel betrayed when crimes are perpetuated, it is easy to lose sight of the humanity of those who betrayed us. I recently talked to Sharon Gramby-Sobukwe […]

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The Humanity of The Criminal

     The problem of dehumanizing criminals in our minds and in our prison systems is a perennial one. Because we as a society feel betrayed when crimes are perpetuated, it is easy to lose sight of the humanity of those who betrayed us.  I recently talked to Dr. Sharon […]

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Eastern Receives Gift for New Templeton Building

     In a speech during Eastern’s 2016 convocation service, Josephine Templeton announced that her family would be giving Eastern University $5 million towards the construction of a new Templeton building. Eastern will work to raise matching funds. The plan is for the new building to be built opposite Walton […]

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Do the Olympics Help the World?

[twocol_one] Not Really by Gaelan Campbell      The largest country in South America, Brazil is home to 205 million people. It has the seventh largest economy in the world, is a major exporter of oil, and if you have ever had a cup of coffee, you very likely got […]

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Eastern Partners With Wycliffe Bible Translators

     Eastern University recently announced a new partnership with Wycliffe Bible Translators USA, the largest Bible translation organization in the world. Through this partnership, Wycliffe employees and missionaries, as well as their spouses and dependents, will qualify for a 20 percent discount on tuition.      Wycliffe has been […]

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We Are Here to Love and Learn

Dear fellow students, we are not here today because of our own merits alone. Our being here is an undeserved gift from God. There are hundreds of thousands of other young people in our nation and around the world who, possessing an equal or greater measure of our intellect and […]