Articles written by: Brian Lines

Archive / Sports

Chelsea Future Unknown: Roman Abramovich will likely sell Chelsea after the events happening in Ukraine.

On February 24, Russia began its invasion of its neighbor, Ukraine. As nations began to place sanctions on Russian President, Vladimir Putin, eyes turned to the Russian 1%. On March 2, Chelsea FC owner and Russian oligarch, Roman Abramovich, made a shocking statement saying that he has passed “stewardship and […]

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Artist Spotlight: A quick interview and highlight of an artist at Eastern University.

Philosopher and play-critic, Aristotle, defined acting in “Rhetoric” as “a matter of the right management of the voice to express the various emotions.” Aristotle goes on to say that “dramatic ability is a natural gift, and can hardly be systematically taught.” It would be dramatically difficult to not witness this […]

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The “Art Of” the Color Red: A dive into the natural and symbolic beauty of the color red.

Roses, wine and ladybugs: there is so much symbolism and nature to be discovered in the art of the color red. We see red everyday, it is the most noticeable color and yet it isn’t the color we think of first when we think of nature. And for good reason!  […]

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Vengeance and… Cats?: A short review of “The Batman” (2022).

Having gone through multiple script-rewrites, directors and actors, “The Batman” eventually found itself in the hands of Matt Reeves and Robert Pattinson. But the trials were not over. The film’s production was cut short by the global COVID-19 pandemic, and the release date was pushed to October, 2021. Production eventually […]

Archive / Features

The Meaning of a Mother: A student reflects on his mother’s influence in his life for Women’s History Month.

Writing about your mother is like writing a paper the night it is due: it’s pretty risky, sometimes rewarding and when it comes down to it, it’s necessary. March is women’s history month. While abundantly important, it is ultimately depressing that our world appreciates women and the contributions they have […]

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Athlete’s Corner: Marin Dremock prepares for another successful season at Eastern.

Marin Dremock, a current sophomore at Eastern University, is coming up on her second Spring season as an athlete on Eastern’s Women’s golf team. Last Spring, she placed first in the Lebanon Valley College invitational hitting 86. Below is a brief summary of an interview with Marin.  How long have […]

Archive / Opinions

It’s Okay To Say “Both:” Normalizing the inclusive answer, although unsatisfying.

Have you ever been asked to choose between two options but you realize you don’t want to, not because you’re lazy but because you like both options? And you can’t just say “both” because that isn’t the spirit of the question. Well I think we need to normalize saying “both.” […]

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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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The 94th Academy Awards Kick Off: A brief dive into this year’s Oscars nominations.

As another season of film comes to an end, the industry prepares to celebrate and honor recent movies released between March 1 and December 31, 2021. The 94th Academy Awards ceremony (also known as the Oscars) will be taking place at 8:00PM on Sunday, March 22 this year. Among the […]

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The Super Bowl as Community: In America, Super Bowl Sunday is more than just a sports event.

The Super Bowl not as a sporting event but as a source of community. You can take this a bunch of different ways, but I was inspired by the Super Bowls of my childhood, where my dad made chicken wings, which I loved, and I read my book on the […]