Articles written by: Kiriam Yordan

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SGA President Xeyah Martin Runs For The 185th District: A look inside Eastern’s Isaiah Martin as a person and an aspiring state representative.

Known for his multiple leadership roles on Eastern University’s campus, Xeyah Martin is in the process of running for state representative in the 185th district of the Pennsylvania General Assembly. The district, located in the Delaware and Philadelphia counties, includes the following areas: Philadelphia International Airport, Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum, […]

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A Presidency in Crisis: A critical look at the president’s ongoing border crisis.

Joseph Biden, who campaigned on the promise of immigration reform, finds himself incapable of managing the biggest immigration crisis of the last twenty years. Meanwhile, Kamala Harris – the person in charge of the White House immigration front – is missing in action.  When President Biden ran for the Presidency, […]

Texas Abortion Law Prompts Legal Action: Justice takes legal action against Texas abortion law
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Texas Abortion Law Prompts Legal Action: Justice takes legal action against Texas abortion law

The Western District of Texas is expected to issue a ruling after the Department of Justice asked for an injunction to temporarily halt the novel abortion law. On Oct. 1, before a Federal District Judge, the Department of Justice argued the new abortion law passed by the Texas state legislature […]

The People’s Champion: Nearly half a century after his untimely death, we owe Roberto Clemente Walker an eternal debt of gratitude for being a towering inspiration to us all.
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The People’s Champion: Nearly half a century after his untimely death, we owe Roberto Clemente Walker an eternal debt of gratitude for being a towering inspiration to us all.

The evening of Dec. 31, 1972 not only changed the world of Major League Baseball, it would also be the source of inspiration and heartache for generations of baseball players, particularly those born in Latin-American countries. That fateful evening, Roberto Clemente, right fielder for the Pittsburgh Pirates, would lose his […]

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The Failure of Impeachment

On Feb. 5, news networks across the country turned their attention to the trial of President Trump expecting its outcome to be as dramatic a show as Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Intelligence Committee chairman Adam Schiff had built it to be. Instead, the verdict House Democrats witnessed was delivered […]

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The Influence of Local Politics: The power of public activism to bring about change lies in the ability and willingness to be politically involved at the local level.

The common trope among young voters, particularly in the United States, is a hesitancy to participate in the electoral process. There are, of course, a plethora of reasons for this tendency, chief among these being the usual “one less vote will not count,” or “one vote will not make a […]

Prospective students can tour campus and get a glimpse into college life at the Open House events!
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Open House at Eastern: How this event has become one of Jaclyn Favaroso’s favorite days since becoming an Admissions student worker at the beginning of the academic year.

On Feb. 17, Eastern is set to hold one of the many Open Houses that are expected through the Spring semester. These events are held for the purpose of engaging prospective students with the Eastern campus as a way of working toward higher enrollment numbers for the university. In order […]

NBA player Kobe Bryant tragically passed away at the end of January.
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Remembering a Legend: The life and influence of Kobe Bryant

In the morning of Jan. 26th, a helicopter transporting Kobe Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter Gianna, and 7 others crashed into a mountain in Calabasas, catching on fire. Two days later, on Jan. 28th, the bodies were identified by the Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner. Through the use of […]

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Trump at The March for Life: On his rallying for the Evangelical vote

Since Jan. 1974,  thousands have taken the streets of Washington, DC with the vision of “a future world where the beauty and dignity of every human life are valued and protected.” Originally, intended to be a one-time event, as a way of bullying the United States Senate into providing a […]

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EU Basketball Stops Wilkes: A look into ultimate frisbee and its role at Eastern.

St. Davids, PA. 17 Jan., 2020 –After recovering from a first-half five-point deficit, EU Men’s Basketball rallied through the second half to obtain a hard-fought victory over MAC Freedom rivals, the Wilkes University Colonels. Leading the offense for the Eagles were Victor Peña with 16 points and 9 rebounds, Draig […]