Author: Lauren Murphy


A Closer Look at Literary Journals

      The first poem I ever had published made its debut in my high school’s literary journal. If my memory serves me correctly, I think it was about angels, but that’s all I remember about my poem. It probably wasn’t very good when measured by critical standards, but […]


Sometimes, We Get Answers

“You can tell whether a man is clever by his answers. You can tell whether a man is wise by his questions.” -Naguib Mahfouz “It’s not that I’m so smart. But I stay with the questions much longer.” -Albert Einstein       In the course of our lives, we […]


A Look at the Process of Crafting a Senior Thesis

      I recently spoke with two Eastern seniors to learn about their experiences while crafting their senior theses. Brianna Esposito, English Major (Creative Writing Concentration) 1) What are the requirements for your senior thesis?       “As a writing student, our thesis could be written in one of […]

Center Spread

Creative voices of EU

[nine things a blanket can be] Ruby Baker one. a blanket can be a starting line to a long race folded and laid out on the floor the first item my parents ever bought together it was a testament to seven years of love between them two. a blanket can […]

Center Spread

Phase One Of Eastern’s Reconstruction

Phase I of the Campus Master Plan Walton Hall       Regarding the changes made on the first floor of Walton Hall, Bettie Ann Brigham, Vice Provost for Student Development, says, “Lower Walton Lounge needed new furnishings and an update to become a more inviting, versatile and attractive space […]