Articles written by: Jared Maier

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Bradstreet Star Show

Dr. David Bradstreet is the current head of Eastern University’s Astronomy department, and creator of The Star of Bethlehem show. The Star of Bethlehem show has been playing at Eastern University for more than 45 years. Bradstreet says, “The Star of Bethlehem show was fi rst given at Eastern in […]

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Eastern Students Brace For A Cold Winter

        Though we do not all go to chapel, and we may not all cheer on our Eastern Eagles at sports games, Eastern University’s students have shared in an act we have found all too familiar and unwanted– bracing for the cold. This Jan. temperatures have remained […]

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Controversy Over Eastern’s Crucible

Artistic… JARED MAIER On W e d n e s d a y night, Nov. 15. a few of Eastern University’s performing artists from “The Crucible,” including myself, created some sidewalk chalk advertisements (ads.) We covered McInnis’ cement tiles and the walkways with out of context quotes from “The Crucible,” […]

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A Review: A Murder On Orient Express

High on top of the cold and unforgiving mountains of Eurasia, the Orient Express, a symbol of luxury and excellence, lies on its side derailed. Inside the train’s dining car 12 passengers sit in silence in the harsh light of electric lamps; exchanging accusatory glances and then hiding their fearful […]

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J-Term for Eastern?

      The January term, otherwise known as a J-term, is an optional piece of a college’s spring semester where students can take one course within three weeks. Eastern University does not utilize this unique possible portion of the semester, but there may be benefit to integrating the J-term […]

Blade Runner 2019: A Review
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Blade Runner 2019: A Review

      Writers express their worldviews through genres, and science fiction is the most apt and malleable gateway for a writer’s expressions on policies, social issues and generalized norms. In 1982 Hampton Fancher employed this genre, combined with film noir, and wrote the screenplay for Ridley Scott’s critically acclaimed […]

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Around The World: California West coast disaster causes thousands of residents to become displaced in wake of destruction.

      All it takes is a little spark. A long dry spell without water or rain, and the leaves become dry flint. A misplaced cigarette, an ignored campfire, one forgotten lighter and the whole forest burns. The skies turn dark. The ash is mixed in the wind. The […]

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Striking A Balance While At Eastern

      It is easy to be overcome by stress, anxiety, and social pain. Balancing school with work and relationships is a formidable task, but it is not impossible. I find balance in my school life when I think of my daily activities in terms of three separate areas; […]

“Battle of the Sexes”: A review of hypocritical writing
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“Battle of the Sexes”: A review of hypocritical writing

      Audiences across the world hoped “Battle of the Sexes” would offer a positive perspective on gender equality, but this movie is a sorry bait and switch. Johnathan Dayton and Valerie Faris’ “Battle of the Sexes” is a hypocritical look at modern day USA through the perspective of […]

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Social Media and the Word of God

       Can Christians utilize social media in a way that is pleasing and wholesome? Perhaps there is an existing model of this pleasing and wholesome lifestyle on social media. There are three common examples of Christian social media-users I have found on the majority of social media platforms. […]