Articles written by: Lillie Allen

Five Things to Know About Astrology: What it is and how to find out your different signs.
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Five Things to Know About Astrology: What it is and how to find out your different signs.

Astrology is a touchy subject; some people believe in it, others don’t. However, not much is known about astrology by the general public. Most people are aware of their sun sign (I’m a Sagittarius), but so many people are unaware of the nuances of astrology, and I’m here to help […]

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Get Your Head in the Game: How music plays a part on game day.

The easiest way to tell that it’s game day here at Eastern is by the sound: there is usually music pumping onto the field that is filled with athletes who are warming up for their game. No matter the sport, athletes across campus use music as a way to get […]

St. Paddy’s Day as an Irish American: The struggle between Irish ancestral pride and Irish stereotypes.
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St. Paddy’s Day as an Irish American: The struggle between Irish ancestral pride and Irish stereotypes.

I grew up in a faithfully Irish-Catholic family. My house has always been littered with Celtic crosses and we always have a five-pound sack of potatoes in the pantry. For most of the year, I live my life as any other white girl. However, March 17th is always one of […]

People of Eastern: Meet Colton Domblesky, a student chaplain devoted to inclusion and equality on Eastern’s campus..
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People of Eastern: Meet Colton Domblesky, a student chaplain devoted to inclusion and equality on Eastern’s campus..

In the age of COVID, it has become easier for students to be a part of campus life while still learning remotely. Colton Domblesky, a junior Criminal Justice major, is one of those people. He is currently studying from his home in Kinzers, Pa. where he lives with his dad […]

The Olympic Dilemma of 2020: Leaders in the International Olympics Comittee stay optimistic about the 2020 Games.
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The Olympic Dilemma of 2020: Leaders in the International Olympics Comittee stay optimistic about the 2020 Games.

Last summer, Tokyo was supposed to hold the 2020 Summer Olympic Games. Due to the outbreak of COVID in the months prior to and during the set months, The International Olympic Committee (IOC) decided to postpone the games to the Summer of 2021. However, things are not looking too bright […]

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 […]