Articles written by: Megan Mahoney


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 […]

Doro Wat on Injera is a traditional holiday meal typically served in Ethiopia

Holiday Foods Around the World: How cultures across the globe celebrate Christmas.

Candy canes, hot chocolate, marshmallows… these immediately come to mind as American Christmas staples. However, this isn’t the case for many other countries around the world. Here are ten dishes that you may not be so familiar with; perhaps one of these could become your new Christmas favorite! Japan: Fried […]

Advent candles are often used in preparation. The display is typically made up of four red candles arranged within a wreath.

Festive Fasting: Inside an Orthodox Advent on a meal plan.

Advent season is coming up, and while many Christians and non-Christians alike associate this time of the year with calendars filled with chocolate, holiday music, and celebration with friends and family, the Orthodox Christian community also observes fasting during this season of the Church calendar. According to the Antiochian Orthodox […]

Spiderman is one of the most beloved superheroes of the Marvel Cinematic Universe

Sony Vs. Marvel: Studios quarrel over Spiderman- Tom Holland swings in to save the day.

Like the superhero he is, Tom Holland has done the impossible and saved the day once again, uniting Sony and Marvel for at least a little while longer. When times looked darkest and despair threatened to overwhelm fans of the MCU, our favorite Spiderman swung in to the rescue. Ever […]

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Inventive Uses for Your Halloween Candy

It’s spooky season once again, and that means candy. Whether you’re trick-or-treating or taking advantage of those day-after bargains, there may come a point when chowing down on one more candy bar no longer seems so appetizing. But don’t worry— here are six things to do with all those leftovers! […]


People of Eastern: Dr. Caren Lambert

      The world and writing of Flannery O’Connor revolves around seeing, and Dr. Caren Lambert’s experience teaching O’Connor has certainly affected how she sees the world. Dr. Lambert came to study O’Connor through her scrutiny of Southern literature. O’Connor can be approached from two very different angles, Dr. Lambert […]


Meet Eastern Philosophy Professor, Dr. Phillip Cary: Student, Megan Mahoney, interviews Dr. Cary about his teaching career.

      If you hear the tables shaking in a classroom, it  might be an earthquake, but it also might just be Dr. Phillip Cary pounding the table in excitement. After all, he considers philosophy— and teaching in general— something worth getting excited about. “The great gift [of teaching] […]


The Art of Packing: A reflection on how packing is a extension of yourself.

      I rediscover the art of packing with every break that passes by. It’s an art I learned so long ago I can barely remember, an art that never dies and will never quite leave me. I packed with every house and every state I left behind as a […]