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Habitat for Humanity lends Norristown a helping hand

Helping out in the community has always been a goal of Eastern, and the goal of student-led ministries on campus. Habitat for Humanity is no different. Through the work of some ambitious and hard-working students, many on campus will have even more opportunities to do their part in the community. […]

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Preview: Dewitched book educates Christian youth about the occult, Wicca

Tim Baker’s newly-released book Dewitched seeks to educate Christian youth about Wicca, witchcraft and Satanism. “It is important for Christians to be equipped with the truth,” Baker said in a recent press release. “We must constantly be on guard and evaluate everything we take into our souls.” Wicca is one […]

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INQUIRING MINDS: Ghost of Walton invades Waltonian office

It was a dusk-like night with a slight drizzle, and we editors were off our heads with fright as we started layout for the next issue of The Waltonian. With eyes tearing up and crossed from prolonged screen vision atrophy, we looked at the empty pages in endless blank stares-the […]

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Jammin’ Java hosts new student jazz sessions on Thursday nights

On Thursday nights, the Jammin’ Java is host to live music acts from on campus and the surrounding area. Individuals and groups come forth to share their talents with anyone who will listen. Performances are usually soft rock or singing accompanied by instrumentals – music to fit the study atmosphere. […]

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Students encouraged to get involved

Black, Lee discuss upcoming election, war on Iraq

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Better Saved! than sorry! or Don’t bother getting Saved!? Writers Sara Parisi and Rebekah Henson offer different opinions on the controversial movie recently released on DVD

Synopsis: Saved!, the controversial new movie recently released on DVD and video, is a satire that exaggerates the common absurdities in Christianity, from an outsiders perspective. Directed by Brian Dannelly, Saved! stars Macaulay Culkin, Mandy Moore and Jena Malone. The movie is about a peer group’s journey to figure out […]

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Newspapers, world leaders lend support to favorite U.S. presidential candidates

With only a few days left before the presidential election, newspapers and world leaders alike are stepping forward and backing the two main candidates, John Kerry and George W. Bush. For the most part, the results have been predictable. Papers such as the Chicago Tribune, which backed Bush in the […]

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Local artist shares inspiration, perception in McInnis

Decades prior to showcasing his work at Eastern, Kevin P. Lewellen was faced with a pivotal decision. He had to choose between a “Billy Blast-off” action figure and a “Visible Man” anatomy set. Lewellen chose the anatomical man, a choice that would lead him into a career of artistry. Lewellen’s […]

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Interest in Catholicism does not mean a distaste for Protestantism

For anyone who read “Catholics Hold Prayer Meetings in Gough” in the September 29 issue of The Waltonian I would like to make clear that the article did not express how I really feel about the Church. I have not converted to Catholicism and do not plan on doing so […]

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Fishing club revived and moving along swimmingly

Sometimes the best way to catch fish is to put your bait in the water, sit back and let the fish come to you. Similarly, Sodexho supervisor Doc Carr took a quiet approach in his second attempt to start a fishing club at Eastern. “Word of mouth” is how Carr, […]