Articles written by: Kay O’Keeffe

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New Gym Policies: How to Use EU’s fitness center during COVID-19

There have been many changes this semester for students on-campus during the Coronavirus pandemic, and the fitness center is not exempt. New policies and hours of operation have been implemented in order to curb the spread of COVID-19. For this Fall semester, the fitness center will remain open with altered […]

Among the countless number of face coverings available,
students must chose the most effective option to best protect themselves
Archive / Opinions

Not All Masks are Created Equal: How to choose the most protective face covering.

In the age of the Coronavirus, wearing a face covering has become the social norm in an effort to prevent the spread of the virus in public settings. Following a study by Duke University published in early August, it has come to public attention, however, that not all masks are […]

Archive / Center Spread

Book Clubs: Reconnecting with the fundamentally familiar, yet radically different, world we live in through the escape of novels

The impact of the international Coronavirus pandemic has been multi-faceted, and different for each person. Though our responses to the virus and personal experiences are varied, each of us is faced with an alteration of what it means to be in community. To many, community includes the circle of people […]

Organization advocating for sexual assault survivors rights takes a stand against recent Title IX regulatory changes.
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TITLE IX REGULATIONS LOWER VICTIM PROTECTIONS ACROSS THE NATION

Recent release of the Department of Education’s regulations governing sex discrimination at federally funded institutions, Title IX, has sparked much controversy and conversation. The first federal alteration since1997, these changes have been received with mixed criticism and support. The bulk of the changes made to Title IX address issues of […]

Opinions

The Christian Case for Reparations

In a world where religion plays such an integral role in American politics, it is important to analyze our own political loyalties with the lens of the true teaching of the Bible. This is especially true when addressing such controversial issues as reparations, as it is easy to put our […]

Students showcasing their sense of style at the Rootin' For Everybody Black event.
News

Rootin’ for Everybody Black: Inside the event held by the Black Students League

The Rootin’ for Everybody Black event, held by the Eastern University Black Students’ League, had a great turn out and was a fun way to learn about, and celebrate, Black culture. The event, which took place on Feb. 15 in the McInnis Auditorium, featured local Black artists, singers, and creators […]

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

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.
Opinions

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.
News

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.
A&E

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 […]