Articles written by: Nathaniel Hawes

One of Hawes’ favorite photos, taken on a side street in Kensington.

The Role of Creative Expression

      Many people hold the belief that creativity is a God-given gift, and while I do agree, I also think that everyone has some sort of creative lens in their mind that just needs to be found and focused to suit themselves. You may not have found it […]

Carli Lloyd of the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team is one of the leaders in the women’s fight for equal pay.

Evaluating Equal Pay for Female Athletes

     Philadelphia Flyers fans were quick to tear into Head Coach Dave Hakstol after he posted a tweet last week in support of the U.S. Women’s Hockey Team and their fight for equal pay. One fan replied that they “support [Hakstol’s] search for a college coaching job next year,” […]

Photojournalist Kevin Carter won a Pulitzer Prize for this picture depicting the famine in Sudan in 1993.
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This is Journalism

The Ethics and Standards of Journalism by Hector Davila       For centuries journalism has undergone the test of time, having to endure difficulties, challenges and failures that have shaped the ethics and standards of journalism today. TRUTHFULNESS       There has been a recent rise in fake […]

Dr. Patricia Reger was recently appointed dean of the College of Health and Social Sciences.

Dr. Patricia Reger Appointed Dean of the College of Health and Social Sciences

      Our Eastern University 2014 Teacher of the Year, Dr. Patricia Reger, has been named the dean of the College of Health and Social Sciences. Due to reorganization within the school, Reger was initially named interim dean of the program in 2016. However, on March 20, 2017 it […]


A Highlight of Your Banquet Host, the Penn Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

      Eastern University will be holding their annual Spring Banquet on April 1 at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology for the first time. The Spring Banquet is a formal event open to all traditional undergraduate Eastern University students, offering a night of fun, food […]

Example of an American watercolor done by native Philadelphia artist Arthur Stevens.

American Watercolor Society Celebrates 150th Anniversary with Exhibition in Philly

      In the years immediately following the American Civil War, during the onset of the Industrial Revolution and urbanization, Americans sought out art to once again bring a sense of beauty and expression to their lives. A select portion of these artists bypassed popular oil-based paints in favor […]


Commenting on Society Through Art and Technology

      Ever since we began expressing ourselves through creative means, artists have been using these platforms to provide social commentary or to make a statement. While it has never been the goal of every artist to express a political or social idea through their art, it has been […]

Local malls are facing the reality of store closures.

America’s Retail in Midst of Meltdown

      If you are among the many Americans who have embraced the ease of online shopping, you may be unintentionally adding to the decline of brick-and-mortar retail stores across the nation’s malls and shopping centers. Many department stores have announced the closing of numerous storefront locations, leaving alarming […]

Eastern Promotes 2017 NSSE Survey

Eastern Promotes 2017 NSSE Survey

      Eastern University’s Office of Institutional Planning, Research and Assessment is currently administering the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) to first-year and senior undergraduate students. The survey will be available to take online through June 1 for eligible Eastern students. Results of the survey will be compiled […]