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United States House Passes the CROWN Act: After many years of pushing for policy change, the CROWN Act bans race-based hair discrimination.

On Friday, March 18, The House passed the CROWN Act, with a vote of  235-189. It was largely on party lines with 14 Republicans joining the Democrats.  The act was introduced by Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman. CROWN is the acronym for Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural hair. […]

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Celebrating Pi Day: What’s this weird and obscure holiday all about?

March 14: for many, it’s a day used as an excuse to eat an assortment of pie or circular foods. But for mathematicians and  math enthusiasts alike, it’s an exciting day of math-related fun. In case you have no clue what I am talking about, March 14 is Pi Day,  […]

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Third Person Living with H.I.V. Has Been Cured: Scientists’ finding in medicine leads to hope for the final cure of this disease.

On Feb. 8, scientists announced a woman of mixed race became the third person to ever be cured of H.I.V. The process included a new transplant method using umbilical cord blood, increasing the chances of curing people of diverse racial backgrounds.  The other two patients who were cured of H.I.V. […]

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Black History Month: Check out the accomplishments of these 10 Black figures throughout history!

Black History Month is a time to reflect on the past but also a time to honor the individuals of the African American community who have made significant accomplishments that are often overlooked. Keep reading to discover ten African American legacies whose names are often left out of history books […]

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Honoring bell hooks: A reflection on bell hooks and her legacy.

On Dec. 15 2021, the world lost a powerful social activist, author, feminist and professor,  a woman known prominently by her pen name, bell hooks. After a long health battle, she passed at 69 from end-stage renal failure.  In 1952, Gloria Jean Watkins was born in the segregated town of […]

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Debunking Study Myths: Not every studying tip you’ve heard will actually pay off.

As we go into finals seasons, it’s time to perfect those studying habits. It’s all about finding what works best for you and effectively planning out your methods of studying. Keep reading to discover some of the studying myths to avoid as well as some effective practices to implement. You […]

The Science of Gratitude: How an attitude of thanksgiving can change your brain and body.
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The Science of Gratitude: How an attitude of thanksgiving can change your brain and body.

I’m sure we have all heard the common phrase “an attitude of gratitude.” Countless inspirational speakers and clergy alike have used to phrase to encourage their listeners to evoke a more positive attitude. This idea of adopting an attitude of gratitude has been scientifically proven to produce greater positive outcomes […]

Homecoming Club Fair: Homecoming’s Annual Club Fair featured a variety of fundraisers to support you favorite club!
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Homecoming Club Fair: Homecoming’s Annual Club Fair featured a variety of fundraisers to support you favorite club!

The atmosphere is filled with excitement and energy as you enter the KG Tent. The club fair is active, and everyone is waiting and ready to spread awareness about their club. With fun interactive activities, food, drinks, and engaging fundraisers, there was something for everyone.  If you are a kinesiology […]

Fun Things to Do in Wayne
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Fun Things to Do in Wayne

If you are a bored college student looking for some fun activities to do on the weekends or in your free time, this article is for you. Keep reading to discover fun local activities for both free and great low prices.  Are you looking for a quiet, lowkey place with […]

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How to Find On-Campus Jobs: An Eastern student walks you through the opportunities available.

Are you looking for a job this semester? Would you like to work on campus with a job that has flexible hours? Are you unsure of where to look for on-campus jobs? Have you found an on-campus job but do not know how to apply? Well, keep reading to have […]