Articles written by: Kay O’Keeffe

Pictured are some of Al-Hathloul, an activist put in prison, followers, fighting for her release.

Saudi Arabia Cover-up: How one country used commercialism of sporting events to cover up human rights issues.

Real Madrid soccer fans around the world are celebrating the recent 3-1 victory over Valencia which marks Real Madrid’s entrance into the upcoming Spanish Super Cup. However, this exciting news looms over the increasingly darkening reality of sports used to cover up humanitarian crises in the Middle East and internationally. […]

Though this study is cause for celebration in the fight for gender equality, there is still work to be done in the way of gender equality across all fields and vocations.

Study Shows Women Make Up More than 50% of U.S. Workforce as of December

For the first time since the 2008 Financial Crisis, where women took a brief lead in the workforce, women have surpassed men in the percentage of people on the payroll according to the Labor Department. In fact, of the just 145,000 jobs added to the workforce this past month, 95% […]

Pictured is a brushfire in Queensland, Australia.

Australian Wildfires Caught Attention of Entire World

The recent news of Australian wildfires has caught the attention of the international community as they have continued to surge across the continent, causing more and more damage along the way. Bushfires in New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia have encompassed the most recent trajectory for damage as of […]

In a world of division, true change happens when people come together. This unity is powerful.

The Art of Politics: A refection on finding unity in a divided world.

In a world obsessed with differences and division, it is tempting to believe that the art of politics has been lost or perhaps never even existed at all. It’s hard to remember a time when two politicians sat down to have a genuine conversation about peace, unity and fellowship in […]


An Open Letter to the Allies of Eastern

Dear Well-Intentioned Allies at Eastern, Thank you for accepting me somewhere I feel out of place. You come to me absolutely ecstatic to support the queer relationship I’m in. While I appreciate your enthusiasm, it can come across as alienating and objectifying. By excessively celebrating my queerness, you effectively treat […]


Eastern Exiles: Ultimate frisbee and it’s role at Eastern

In recent years the popularity of the sport ultimate frisbee, frequently referred to as ‘Ultimate’, has grown both nationally, and on the Eastern University campus. Internationally ultimate frisbee has been recognized as a sport, and will likely participate in the 2024 Summer Olympics. On campus, the Eastern Exiles enjoy this […]


Social Media and its Role in the Political Sphere

In this modern era, social media permeates all aspects of our political life and has resulted in a huge shift in politician-to-constituent communication. Today a voter doesn’t have to travel miles to stand at a rally for hours in order to hear their candidate speak. Instead, each morning many of […]

Eastern is offering a wide variety of classes to take in the spring, sure to suit the interests of each student.
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Check out These Classes Being Offered in the Upcoming Semester.

Faith and Politics:  This spring semester class is for students interested in social change. Although Spring semester registration has come and gone, many students are left looking for classes to fulfill credit needs or major/minor requirements as classes are often in flux semester to semester. One of the most exciting […]


Love Before Binaries: Reverend Pennington-Russell teaches students about the power of love.

This past Friday, November 8 Julie Pennington-Russell of First Baptist Church of Washington D.C. spoke at Windows on the World. Julie, as well as being the Senior Pastor at her church, is a self-proclaimed feminist, Enneagram type three, and Ben & Jerry’s New York Super Fudge Chunk fanatic. She has […]

Meet a zombie widow that haunts the grounds of Bates Motel. She can spook you while you attend.
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Spooky Season is Upon Us: Check out these events nearby to join in on the fall festivities.

Mischief at the Mutter by Kay O’Keeffe The Mutter Museum will be holding its fifth annual Mischief at the Mutter night on October 31, from 6:30 p.m.  to 11:00 p.m. just in time to enjoy some creepy medical anomalies while the air is still static with Halloween energy. The event […]