Articles written by: Jennie Brouse

Apple Music vs. Spotify: It’s time to settle the debate.
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Apple Music vs. Spotify: It’s time to settle the debate.

Apple Music and Spotify are two of the most popular ways for people to get their music. As an avid Spotify user, I have never actually used Apple Music beyond downloading it for this article. Upon first glance, the way each app plays music looks very similar, but Apple Music does […]

The Benefits of Zoom University: One student reflects on the positive outcomes of hybrid learning.
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The Benefits of Zoom University: One student reflects on the positive outcomes of hybrid learning.

In the past year, students all over the world began  experiencing an increase in online learning thanks to the Covid-19 pandemic. Having graduated high school in the midst of online courses after all of my other years of schooling in person only, this new normal consisting of online learning was […]

Furry Friends Around Campus: What it’s like to have an Emotional Support Animal at Eastern during a stressful season caused by the pandemic.
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Furry Friends Around Campus: What it’s like to have an Emotional Support Animal at Eastern during a stressful season caused by the pandemic.

Emotional Support Animals are pets that can provide companionship that eases anxiety, depression, and other mental illnesses. They are different from service animals, as they do not receive any formal training in order to become certified, but they do have to meet certain criteria. They have to be prescribed to a […]

The Uses and Abuses of Technology: Technology has its downfalls, but ultimately it improves our daily lives.
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The Uses and Abuses of Technology: Technology has its downfalls, but ultimately it improves our daily lives.

Every morning, the first thing I do when I wake up is check my phone. It is part of my daily routine and I feel incomplete if I don’t. We all have these technological habits that make us feel incomplete if we don’t follow them. But is this necessarily a […]

Gun Reform Talks After Tragedies: President Biden has recently shown his support for major gun reform.
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Gun Reform Talks After Tragedies: President Biden has recently shown his support for major gun reform.

Amid the recent outburst in mass shootings, President Biden has brought up the idea of the improvement of gun control in America. On Tuesday, Mar. 23, the president addressed the recent grocery store shooting in Boulder, Colorado that took place the day before. In his short speech, President Biden proposed […]

The Easter Egg Hunt: Copy editor Jennie Brouse describes her favorite Easter tradition.
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The Easter Egg Hunt: Copy editor Jennie Brouse describes her favorite Easter tradition.

Easter has always been one of my favorite holidays to spend with my family. Our traditions used to begin on Good Friday when we would color eggs at my church with my dad’s side of the family, followed by a church Easter egg hunt on Saturday morning. My church is […]

The Benefits of Music While Studying: A look at how music affects a student’s studying habits.
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The Benefits of Music While Studying: A look at how music affects a student’s studying habits.

Walking through Warner library, besides the focused studying students, there is one common theme that most in the library tend to have. Earbuds. Now, earbuds can play a multitude of roles in helping students study, but the most common use is for music. For me personally, I find it almost […]

Re-evaluating Textbook Prices: Publishing professionals explain why textbook prices are declining and what that means for students.
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Re-evaluating Textbook Prices: Publishing professionals explain why textbook prices are declining and what that means for students.

As college students, we have a responsibility twice a year to buy textbooks for all of our classes each semester. We all know too well the feeling of dread we have when we go to check out at the bookstore and see the final cost of our textbooks for the […]

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TikTok Cringey or Cathartic?: A student’s reflection on using the controversial app Tik Tok.

I remember when I first downloaded TikTok. “It’s just a joke”, I thought to myself at the time, “I am not actually going to waste my time on this app.” If only I had known then how wrong I would be. On a whim, my boyfriend and I downloaded TikTok […]

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Celebrating Female and Queer Artists: A feature on one of Eastern’s very own.

Senior Krista Antenucci discovered her passion for music at a very young age. She began taking piano lessons at the age of five and then traded in piano for trumpet lessons in fourth grade. Antenucci is a music composition major, her goal is to become a composer and to form […]