Articles written by: Jennie Brouse

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The Ethical Implications of True Crime: The entertainment world is showcasing true crime stories in a way that seeks entertainment, not truth.

True crime is a topic that sparks an interest in a lot of people. Regardless of fields of study, true crime has become a form of entertainment for a large portion of our population.  But should we be using these stories as entertainment? Should true crime podcasts, television shows and […]

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Breezeway

Easy, Breezy, Beautiful: Breezeway. Breezeway is the underrated underdog of the on campus eateries at Eastern. It’s there when nothing else is, it’s open late and is perfect for satisfying the late night hunger that most college students experience after they accidentally skip dinner due to an overwhelming study session.  […]

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They’re Not Just Emojis! It’s “Wordle”: Discussing the widely-popular word game.

Random squares have been gracing the feeds of multiple social media platforms, especially facebook. The growing trend is not some secret code, but instead this latest internet sensation that has taken the nerdy, word lovers by storm is none other than “Wordle”. “Wordle” is a word game that was created […]

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Prioritizing Mental Health: A student reflects on the difficulties of saying “no.”

Saying no may be one of the hardest things a person has to do. I always find myself struggling to say no to someone who needs me, or even if someone just asks to hang out. I struggle a lot with this word, and the fear that if I say […]

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Valentine’s Day at the Library: Warner Library hosted a handful of fun events for the holiday!

For Valentine’s Day, Warner Library hosted several on campus Valentine’s events: a movie display, a staff and faculty Valentine’s card board, and a blind date with a book.  The event I was most excited for was by far the blind date with a book; after seeing the rise of book […]

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Hard Pill to Swallow: Spotify drama is pointless.

Recently, a few popular artists, such as Neil Young and Joni Mitchell have decided to pull their music from the Spotify platform after comments from Joe Rogan were made on his podcast, which shares the platform.  While I personally do not agree with Rogan or his commentary, I do think […]

2021 Photo Gallery: Eastern students recollect 2021 through photographs encompassing the history we have lived through this past year.
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2021 Photo Gallery: Eastern students recollect 2021 through photographs encompassing the history we have lived through this past year.

  CNN January 2021: Traffic piles up as drivers wait for COVID-19 tests outside of the Los Angeles Dodgers Stadium.       Reuters  January 2021: Police munition causes explosion as 2,000 to 2,500 supporters of Donald Trump storm the Capitol Building following President Biden’s election.     The New […]

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Stay Safe on the Road: A Pennsylvania native explains road safety in the winter.

Growing up in Pennsylvania, each season tends to take on the extremes regarding the weather. Winter is no exception to this rule, and Pennsylvania winters can be exceptionally harsh.  When I was little, I used to look forward to the days where the snow would fall so heavily that I […]

A Little Heads Up: Why professors should provide their syllabi before class registration.
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A Little Heads Up: Why professors should provide their syllabi before class registration.

Imagine it is the middle of the semester.  You are approaching midterms and you can barely keep your head above water.  Now add course registration into the mix.  Now you are trying to study for midterms and figure out your schedule for the following semester.  This is extremely overwhelming. You […]

Emotional Support Duck Joins Runners in the New York City Marathon: Insights into the first duck to take part in the NYC marathon.
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Emotional Support Duck Joins Runners in the New York City Marathon: Insights into the first duck to take part in the NYC marathon.

Marathons can be a challenging, but not impossible, endeavor for anyone willing to put the pedal to the metal and challenge themselves. Apparently, being a human is also no longer a restriction placed on the nationally acclaimed race.  On Nov. 7, Wrinkle the emotional support duck became the first duck […]