Articles written by: Gabrielle Pardocchi

This painting was inspired by another person’s art-
work that Sulecki saw; however, the artist found her

inspiration by making the painting abstract. The colors
and proportions of the art make Sulecki’s work distinct
and unique, making this painting one of the artist’s favorites.
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Color in the Shadows: A feature on an unknown artist on Eastern’s campus.

Elizabeth Sulecki, a junior on Eastern’s campus, has been an artist for years, but she hadn’t always known of her artistic calling. When Sulecki was a little girl, her mom did what every parent did, put their child on a sports team; however, Sulecki had no interest in sports. “I […]

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Looking Back on Halloween: How the October holiday was celebrated amidst COVID-19.

Halloween has always been one of my favorite ways to celebrate the fall season, but this year looked a little different than it normally would. This year’s Halloween had to be scaled down significantly due to COVID-19 restrictions and social distancing. Everyone had to get a little more creative on […]

A lot of yoga is based in the idea of trees. The bottom
tier is rooting their poses through their feet as the top
person is extending her body upwards, illustrating the
tree concept.
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The Art of Yoga: An insight on the practice of mind and body.

Yoga has become a popular form of exercise and meditation with the combination of physical postures and breathing techniques. However, many people don’t realize the dedication and time that yoga requires. Yoga not only requires flexibility, but also requires physical and mental strength. Many poses require flexibility to achieve, but […]

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Spooky Trends to Try This Halloween: How to recreate the TikTok trends that have appeared this Halloween season.

TikTok has become one of the most popular social media platforms in 2020, and this spooky season there have been a variety of fun trends to make their way into the spotlight. The most popular trend on the app is the Halloween-inspired photoshoot. In these videos, couples or groups take […]

Broadway has never seen the lights dark for this long.
The street that typically shines bright and is packed with
people is quiet, making it an eery sight for many.
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Will Live Theater Survive the Pandemic: A look at how the performing arts have suffered during COVID-19.

Lights went out on Broadway and stages all over the world when COVID-19 made its debut. Since then, theaters of all levels have been trying to come up with solutions to minimize the suffering of productions and performers due to the aftermath of the closures. While New York City has […]

Archive / Sports

Dorm Room Workout: Insight on staying fit in the midst of a pandemic.

With the COVID-19 gym regulations, it can be difficult to find time to get a workout in, but dorm room workouts can be just as effective and convenient. Since gyms closed, fitness centers and influencers have been posting their at-home routines for anyone to follow along. Gyms have opened up […]

Archive / Opinions

Students Struggle to Eat on Weekends: How unreliable Sodexo hours affect Eastern’s community.

While students stay on campus due to COVID-19 regulations, what are they supposed to eat when one of their only dining options fails to open during work hours? Eastern University only has three dining options available on campus; however, on the weekends, the options are limited to the Dining Commons […]

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Major Changes in the Dance Department: A reintroduction of the Dance major to Eastern’s curriculum.

In 2019, Eastern students thought they were saying goodbye to the last ever dance majors to graduate from the university; however, dancers were happily surprised at the reinstatement of the major last spring. Eastern University’s Dance Department is now offering the dance major, starting this semester, with a course load […]

Archive / Center Spread

September was Suicide Prevention Month: Members of Eastern’s community reflect on their experiences and opinions regarding suicide, mental health, and more.

The Aftermath: How an uncle’s suicide shapes a young girl by Gabrielle Pardocchi My uncle committed suicide when I was nine years old. At least, I think he did. He had been battling with a drug addiction for years, before overdosing in 2008. He had told my grandmother a few months before […]

Pasta, a carbohydrate, is a yummy way to get the nutrients your body needs.
Archive / Sports

Fueling the Body: Insight on proper nutrition as a college student they leave behind.

Most students live at home with their parents before coming to college, therefore not everyone has the knowledge of how to properly fuel their bodies when making their own decisions about food. While nutrition for athletes looks a little different, the general principles remain the same. The average person eats […]