Articles written by: Joseph Yeh

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A Deep History: Insights into the correlation between past conflicts and the present-day conflict among Ukraine and Russia.

In Moscow, Russia, President Vladimir Putin delivered a televised speech from the Kremlin on Monday night, where he repeated his demand that Ukraine must not join the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO).  In 2002, Ukraine had formally announced its wish to become a member of NATO.  NATO promotes democratic values […]

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The Art of Esad Ribic: A student shares their appreciation for a comic book artist.

I imagine many of us have seen Marvel’s latest movie “The Eternals”. In July 1976, Jack Kirby had returned to Marvel Comics to create the “Eternals” comic series, following his Fourth World saga stint at DC Comics. Kirby’s original series ran for 19 issues, including an annual (an extra issue). […]

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The History of Spring Break: A look back into the history of Spring Break as the future looms uncertain.

The concept of spring break began in the mid-1930s, when swimming coach, Sam Ingram, from Colgate University from Upstate New York decided to take his team down to Fort Lauderdale for some early training. The idea quickly became popular with other college swim coaches and soon the spring training migration […]

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Iran-Backed Houthi Airstrikes in Yemen Cause Nationwide Internet Blackout: A look into the historical background and ongoing conflict leading to Jan. 2022 airstrike in Yemen.

On Jan. 24, one of several airstrikes hit a telecommunication building in the strategic port city of Hodeida, causing a nationwide internet blackout. Yemen has become an Iranian Proxy War Against Israel, while the UAE faces militant consequences of the Abraham Accords, which aims to promote peace in the Middle […]

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Film-Making Club: Joseph Yeh explains the club he’s starting at Eastern.

So you want to be a filmmaker.  Come and support Eastern University’s new Filmmaking Club.  The aim of the club will be to produce films.  At the end of each semester, we will present a show that will be open to the public and only members will be allowed to […]

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Martin Luther King Jr. Day: A man whose legacy, and the work he began, lives on.

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was born on Jan. 15, 1929 and graduated as the valedictorian of Crozer Theological Seminary of Chester, PA  in 1951.  King became a pastor of Dexter Avenue Baptist Church in Montgomery, Alabama from 1954 to 1960.  The Church was the backbone of the Montgomery Bus […]

Air Pollution Causes School Closure in New Delhi, India: The pollution crisis in New Delhi furthers as schools are forced to close due to smog.
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Air Pollution Causes School Closure in New Delhi, India: The pollution crisis in New Delhi furthers as schools are forced to close due to smog.

On Saturday, Nov. 13, 2021, schools in New Delhi, India will be physically closed for a week from Monday as severe air pollution blankets the city, the chief minister of the National Capital Territory of Delhi, Arvind Kejriwal, announced during a press conference after he held an emergency meeting to […]

Veterans Day: What’s the holiday all about?
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Veterans Day: What’s the holiday all about?

What is it that we are celebrating or commemorating when we observe Veterans Day? Veterans Day is the day set aside to thank and honor all who have served, living or deceased, but in particular the living veterans among us. In contrast, Memorial Day specifically commemorates the men and women […]