Articles written by: Dionna Mayes-Felton

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Inside of Conquer the Night: Students gather together for an evening of communal fellowship and worship.

      On Friday March 22, students of the Eastern community gathered for Conquer the Night, a tradition that has been consistently kept for several years. The event is put on by the Office of Faith and Practice, however, it is primarily led by the Chapel Worship Team.   […]

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March Media Madness: Prison Ministry tackles how the media portrays the justice system on TV.

      During the month of March, Prison Ministry held “March Media Madness,” where they talked about the “intersection of media and crime portrayal.” The club’s meetings were dedicated towards debunking some of the myths that crime shows portray about how the justice system works. Every meeting was uniquely […]

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Eastern is Excited for Spring Banquet: Upperclassmen reflect on the happiness they felt last year at the banquet and what they hope for in the even this semester.

      It’s the most wonderful of the year! No, I am not talking about wintertime or Christmas; I am talking about one of the greatest events ever put on by the Student Activities Board (SAB)…the Spring Banquet!       This special occasion takes place annually during the […]

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Multicultural Overnight: A look into how prospective students spent their night on campus.

      On Friday March 16, Director of Multicultural Recruitment and Mentoring, Frann Mawusi, hosted a Multicultural Overnight in which prospective students of color spent the night on campus and attended several events throughout the course of the night.       After arriving to campus, students were able […]

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Love for Eastern Professors: Students reflect on the instructors that helped them during their college careers.

An Appreciation for Professor Gidjunis       I love Professor Rebecca Gidjunis because she was really the first professor here at Eastern that made me feel excited to be here! Before even meeting her, I was immediately drawn to her course description for Intro to Creative Writing. I am an […]

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Barnes Foundation: A look into the art institute in Center City Philadelphia.

      Many do not know that the Barnes Foundation was established in 1922 in Merion, PA by Dr. Albert C. Barnes.       The art institute was founded  by a man who “ believed that art had the power to improve minds and transform lives.” The institute […]

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Inside of St. John’s Baptist Church: Dr. Tony Campolo and Dr. Lindy Backues co-pastor church in South Philadelphia.

      The saying often goes that “There’s no place like home” and this very statement rings true for Eastern’s very own, Dr. Tony Campolo.       On Jan. 27, Dr. Tony Campolo and Dr. Lindy Backues became the co-pastors of St. John’s Baptist Church located in South […]

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People of Eastern: Isaiah Martin

      Isaiah Martin is a first year student here at Eastern and he is already making his mark. Isaiah wears many hats here on campus where he is the Marketing Chair of the Student Activities Board, Co-President of the Gospel Revival and Class Secretary of the Student Government […]

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Black History in Philadelphia: A look into the Black History Month Mural tour.

      Did you know that Philadelphia annually holds Black History Month mural tours that display historical Black figures?       February is well-known across the nation and the world as being Black History Month. This month is observed by countries such as the United States, Canada, Ireland, […]

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Inside of Eastern’s Gospel Revival: Members of the Eastern community gather together to praise God through different forms of worship .

      To be revived means “to be refreshed, strengthen, or given new energy to.” On Sunday Jan. 20, Eastern students experienced these very things when they attended a student-led Gospel Revival.       First year students Isaiah Martin and Tiffany Faulkner hosted the event, which was filled […]