Articles written by: Lillie Allen

Athlete Spotlight: A look at senior track athlete Kaitlin Bell’s time at Eastern.
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Athlete Spotlight: A look at senior track athlete Kaitlin Bell’s time at Eastern.

Busy is not the proper word to describe senior Kaitlin Bell. Between her full course load, three jobs (at a gym, as a nanny, and at a convenience store), clinical rotation, and track and field, she barely has any time to herself. Bell, an athletic training major, spoke to the […]

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A Change of Pace: How the ‘ring by spring’ mentality changed the way I look at relationships.

When I joined the Eastern community in 2017, I was a wide-eyed and excited eighteen-year-old with ambitions in politics and changing the world. I would galivant across campus with my new college friends, caking on makeup and hunting for a husband. We rambled on about our dream man; hoping that […]

The Newest Brew: A look into Eastern’s new on-campus coffee shop, Zime.
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The Newest Brew: A look into Eastern’s new on-campus coffee shop, Zime.

While some would assume that Eastern’s campus became quiet after the departure of students for Thanksgiving break, the Eastern Sodexo team was brewing up their newest addition to campus: Zime. Officially opening the first week of the Spring semester, students are becoming accustomed to the new and exciting addition of […]

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Assault Weapons Buy-Back in Canada: How Prime Minister Trudeau changed the Canadian ban on assault weapons.

In May 2020, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau introduced a piece of legislation that effectively banned assault-style weapons. After a brutal mass shooting in April, Trudeau was swift in executing the legislation (the ban was announced a mere two weeks after Gabriel Wortman shot and killed 18 Nova Scotians). On […]

People of Eastern: Chelsea Post describes her lifelong connection to Eastern and her role as a librarian.
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People of Eastern: Chelsea Post describes her lifelong connection to Eastern and her role as a librarian.

Most (if not all) Eastern students will spend some time in the Warner Library during their time here. Whether it is doing homework, reading a book for a class, or just using the space for quiet studying, the library is a space that is well utilized by the community. One […]

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Gymtimidation: How to face the anxieties of going to the gym.

Eastern is a unique university in many ways. From the small classroom environment, to the strong sense of community, Eastern is a place where many feel comfortable. However, there is one space that makes some Eastern students rife with anxiety: the state of the art fitness center. The fitness center […]

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Finding a Career in Sports: Sarah Todd and Sabrina Thomas offer insight.

In the world of sports, there are a variety of jobs and responsibilities that go beyond playing the game. While coaches, athletes, and trainers can obviously have a career in sports, there are a number of career paths that one can have while still being a part of the sports […]

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A Kind Heart in the White House: A student shares hopes for a new, empathetic president.

As Chief Justice John Roberts shook the hand of President Joe Biden and said “congratulations Mister President”, I let out a huge sigh. For the first time in my adult life, I have a president who has empathy. While some may argue that former President Donald Trump was empathetic, I […]

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A Letter to the Past: Managing Editor Lillie Allen writes a love letter to her past self.

To the girl who I used to be, I know that life is hard. You’re exhausted. It seems like there is no end to the pain you feel; that the heartache will never end. I’m here to tell you that things will get better. You’ll forget him, the scent of […]

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Ringing the Bell: Sports traditions in Philadelphia.

“Fly, eagles fly, on the road to victory…” If you’re from Philadelphia, you definitely know these words. In Philadelphia, the city of brotherly love, traditions run deep. It is a city with so much American history, and tradition is ingrained in the Philadelphian way. This is no different than in […]