Articles written by: Jamie Dixon

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Hall Community In Resident Life: Students share about their experience living in Kea-Guffin and the community they experience there.

      Creating a supportive and inclusive community in a residence hall is key to making students feel welcome and at home on their residence floors. For the past two years, while I’ve been at Eastern, I’ve enjoyed halls like these, and it led me to wonder what exactly […]

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Valentine’s Day Traditions: Inside interviews with Eastern students about how they spend Valentine’s Day, whether they are in a relationship or single.

      Valentine’s Day typically gets two different responses. Some people adore everything about the holiday: the gift exchanges, the proclamations of love and the extra appreciation. Others are not fans of Valentine’s Day, seeing it as an unnecessary excuse to spend money or an opportunity for businesses to […]

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Explore Eastern Weekend

      In Jan. Explore Eastern happened on campus. “Explore Eastern Weekend is an opportunity for prospective students to experience campus life and student life for a weekend,” Beth Pass, Associate Director of Visitation and Admissions Counselor said. I spoke with her nearly two weeks after the exciting event […]

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EQUIP, a Summer Program: Rapid, intense schedules, late nights, early mornings and quick friendships — this was EQUIP.

      A rigorous three-week summer program, EQUIP prepares incoming first year students for the workload and new environment Eastern University provides for them in the fall. Throughout the program, the twenty-five students who came to EQUIP attended five classes every day and participated in study hours every evening. […]