Articles written by: Megan Mahoney

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Punished for Having COVID: One student’s experience quarantining in the Gatehouse.

It felt like I was being punished for having COVID”, junior Maggie Rafidi said when being interviewed about her experience quarantining with COVID. “It was the first time I felt like my experience at Eastern was just a business transaction, and I wasn’t even getting what I paid for.” While […]

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What I Learned From Last Semester: A student reflects on how the fall semester changed her outlook.

I don’t think any of us expected our time in college to look this way. I certainly didn’t. After having to leave so quickly almost a year ago (can you believe it’s almost March again?), I don’t have anything in my room that I can’t either fit in two suitcases […]

Wednesday Night Worship takes place at Olson field.
Worship teams sing praises to God and feature a speaker. For
this collaboration, students were able to experience the different
types of Eastern’s worship come together.
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Eastern’s Worship Collaboration: A night of worship by Wednesday Night Worship, Precious Movements, and Unceasing.

On Wednesday, Oct. 21, Precious Movements, Unceasing Prayer Ministry, and Wednesday Night Worship (WNW) worked together to put on an evening of worship that combined the strengths of all the different forms of worship that these organizations practice. It took place in the evening, at nine o’clock at night, just […]

Inklings Literary Magazine was established in 1966 at
Eastern University and has published many editions,
including the ones pictured above.
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Inklings Opens for Submissions: Eastern’s Literary Magazine accepting artistic works of all kinds.

Have you ever wanted to be published in a literary magazine? Maybe you’re an aspiring author or poet, or you’re an avid photographer or artist. Getting your work published by a literary magazine could be the first step in your career. But what is a literary magazine, and why might […]

Many people find cooking and baking comforting this
time of year. Pictured is the pumpkin, apple loaf from Taste of Home mentioned in the article.
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The Art of Cooking and Baking: Insight into the craft of making delicious food.

Have you ever eaten a perfect bite of food? Maybe a butter-soft slice of raw tuna swathed in avocado atop a plantain chip? Or perhaps a steaming hot spoonful of pho? Maybe you’ve got more of a sweet tooth, and what comes to mind for you is a crepe in […]


How to Find Food Over Spring Break

Whether you’re going somewhere you’ve never been before or straying back to the old haunts or even relaxing at home over spring break, you might want to try some food you’ve never had before. But how? How do you know what’s good around you, and how do you know if […]

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Spring Break Plans: How Eastern students will be spending their days off.

A Trip to Florida In 2015, my brother was a senior in college and over his Spring break, my sister and I went on a road trip with him down to Florida. It was the first time we ever drove straight through Florida and back, which I thought was a […]


Valentine’s Day Eats: Nearby restaurants to visit this holiday

Valentine’s Day is on the horizon, and whether you’re looking for somewhere good to eat with your significant other, your best friend, or just as a treat-yourself meal, this article has options for everyone! Don’t forget that many of these options deliver through popular services like GrubHub and UberEats, so […]

Everyone had a blast at the Roaring Twenties Dance hosted by E.T.H.E.L.S!

Swinging Into the 20s: Inside E.T.H.E.L.S’ 1920s themed dance

This past Saturday, E.T.H.E.L.S kicked off 2020 with a Roaring-twenties’ themed dance. The dance took place in Gough Great Room starting at seven in the evening, and both regular members of the club and new faces dropped by to enjoy the festivities. Besides the dancing, which was set to era-appropriate […]

Cocktails were designed during Prohibition to mask the flavor of illegally brewed alcohol.

Recipes of the Roaring 20’s: What you can expect at a Gatsby-themed party in 2020

It’s 2020, and we’re welcoming in a new decade. However, many of us are also hearkening back to a hundred years ago, what are commonly referred to as the “roaring twenties”. This era in American history is well-known for being the decade of jazz and speakeasies, with The Great Gatsby […]