Articles written by: Gaelan Campbell

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Around the World: Catalonia demands Independence from Spain

      Europe is faced with a growing geopolitical crisis as tensions rise over the Catalan independence referendum. The northeastern region of Catalonia in Spain has enjoyed limited autonomy for much of its history. While the country remained under strict control during the Francoist period between 1935 and 1975, […]

No Future For Healthcare?
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No Future For Healthcare?

      As 2017 enters its waning months leading into the holidays, the House and Senate floors of Congress are still in high tension over the issue of healthcare. What started with the President’s campaign promise to “repeal and replace” the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) characterized the first year […]

Democracy in University
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Democracy in University

      This is a place where we study and grow together, where we challenge our understanding and learn how to be better, more diligent people. The core of what the university experience does is development. We take what cannot be taught and nurture it, and what can be […]

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Celebrating 500 Years of Reformation

Martin Luther: From Pastoral Concern to Church Scandal Written by Zachary Nelson       On Oct. 31, 1517, a pious Augustinian monk sent a letter to the Archbishop of Mainz, Albert of Brandenburg, informing him of the mass sale of indulgences near Wittenberg, Germany. This letter contained 95 theses concerning […]

America On The World Stage
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America On The World Stage

      In 1945, the United Nations was founded by 51 separate countries to secure peace in a world torn apart by two world wars. Today, 193 countries hold membership and several others enjoy observer status. For over seven decades the UN has been committed to promoting human rights, […]

Reflecting on the American Revolution
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Reflecting on the American Revolution

      A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of experiencing the Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia. The museum is relatively new, and boasts several exhibits that weave into one another to create a roadmap of the events surrounding our nation’s birth. Relics and pieces of art […]

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The Future of DACA

      In the past few weeks, there has been a lot of talk about the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, an Obama-era policy that protects undocumented immigrants who arrived in the U.S. as children from being deported. There are currently around 800,000 people living in the U.S. under […]

The Art of the Coffeehouse Conversation
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The Art of the Coffeehouse Conversation

       Over the course of this semester, students of all backgrounds will sit in the Jammin’ Java or their favorite coffeehouse off-campus to have conversations. These conversations will range from the casual to the political, but they will all share a certain intrigue. Is it the subtle music […]

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Eastern’s Identity

      What is a liberal arts college? What is a Christian college? What is college at all? All these questions could be answered separately, but together they ask another question. What is Eastern University? The sum of those individual answers wouldn’t be enough to do that big question […]

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Protesting in Philadelphia: Advocates for social justice make their voices heard in Center City

      Each faculty member, student, and surrounding residents of the Eastern area bared witness to the eventful year of activism that was 2016. Last year, indigenous Americans and their allies protested the construction of an oil pipeline through their land; women and friends all around the country marched […]