Articles written by: Gaelan Campbell

Center Spread / Opinions

Indiscretions in The Highest Office: How Trump Sadly Follows a Typical Trend

       You would think that with rising geopolitical tension and a supposed “trade war”on the horizon, the media attention would be covering those stories, but instead when we tune in, a large portion of our time is taken up with stories about a woman named Stormy Daniels. For […]

Center Spread / Opinions

University Library Frustration

      Studying in the upper floors of Warner library the other day, I found myself being kicked out by a student worker at what I thought to be an outrageously early time. “Four in the afternoon!? On a Friday!?” I thought to myself. This is a university! How […]


A Reflection on Ending the Semester

      As we come to the end of another semester, another end to another academic year, we find ourselves reflecting on the time we spent in and out of the classroom over the past few months. For some, this is the last time they will spend a semester […]


Around the World: Saudi Arabia women are able to watch their favorite sport

      Since as early as 2014, Saudi Arabia has experienced a rapid period of social activism. Most recently, women were given the right to go to public soccer games. Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has been hailed as reformer, who has made some rather radical changes to public […]


Term Limits Abolished in China

Having arrived at the end of his first of two five-year terms as Chinese president, Xi Jinping and the chinese government have moved to alter the constitution to allow him to stay in power. The change will not only abolish term limits for the office but it will also add […]


The Problem With Amazon

Over the past year, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has been planning to build a second headquarters in a domestic city in the U.S. This building will be dubbed HQ2 and comes at an interesting time. Large corporations are trying to take advantage of the lower taxes and regulations under the […]

A&E / Opinions

Being a Better Electorate: On The Trend of Celebrity Candidates

Recently, #Oprah2020 was trending across the social media landscape. The aforementioned hashtag refers to the possible United States presidential run by famous TV talk show host and billionaire Oprah Winfrey. A few years ago, the idea that someone who has made their career out of self-help advice and working in […]

Archive / Features

Inside the Student Activities Board: An interview with the student life programming coordinator

Whether it is the movie on the hill or open mic nights in the Jammin Java, there is something for everyone to enjoy at Eastern. While we have all enjoyed these fun events from time to time, we don’t always see the work that goes into planning and running them. […]


Around the World: Nigeria

The 2016 Brexit referendum has created political chaos as pro-European Union and British independence movements fight over what the future of the United Kingdom will look like. There are a variety of diplomatic and economic decisions that will be made, specifically regarding immigration and the sovereignty of the UK’s territories. […]


Reflections on President Trump’s First State of The Union Address

On Jan. 30, 2018, a few weeks ago, President Donald Trump gave his first state of the union address. The state of the union address, given annually by the president to a joint session of congress, is as old as the country itself. Outlined in article II, section 3 of […]