Articles written by: Nicole Markert

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Eastern Welcomes New Pastpass

      Starting in the fall of 2018, Eastern University is introducing a brand new program called the EU FastPass. This program will hopefully save students time, money, and stress. To put it simply, residential students in traditional undergraduate programs will be able to receive two tuition-free, online summer […]

To Mend What Is Broken
Opinions

To Mend What Is Broken

      A shockwave was sent to the rest of the world when Harvey Weinstein, who made himself popular as a notable director, became known as something completely different in Hollywood. In Hollywood, Weinstein was depressingly interconnected with actresses through sexual assault and coerced situations.  So far, over fifty women […]

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Students “Akwaaba” and Celebrate African Culture; Black Student League and Heart of Africa collaborate to spread cultural awareness.

      On Oct. 27, The Black Student League and Heart of Africa came together in an amazing collaboration to spread African culture through the Akwaaba Festival. Akwaaba is a word that translates to “welcome.” It is a Twi word, spoken by the Ahan tribe of Ghana.  Everyone gathered […]

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Around The World: A call for unity after mass shooting in Las Vegas

      Thousands of people gathered on Sunday Oct. 1 to celebrate the Route 91 Harvest Festival on the Las Vegas strip. Total strangers gathered to embrace each other like family for a night of entertainment by some of their favorite singers such as Jason Aldean, Big & Rich, […]

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Around The World: French photographer displays art on US-Mexico border

      In early September, near the Mexican city of Tecate, and an hour southeast of San Diego, a massive photo of a young toddler named Kitito was placed right behind the border fence with California. If viewed from the American side of the border, the child seems to […]

A&E

The Art of The Playlist

      Whoever said that music puts words to the emotions we feel is spot on. Music is such an integral part of my life. I may not write or compose it, but I do love butchering my favorite bops in the shower. I realized this when I was […]

Sports

Eastern To Add Men’s Volleyball Team

      For the past few months, Eastern has been a hub of growth and change. From building renovations, to advancements in technology, there is no question about it: Eastern is stepping up their game. However, they are not just stepping up their game in those departments, but on […]

Features

“Wayne Open Late”: Later Business Hours, Refreshments, Sales, and More

Wayne is a quaint and lovely town that is known for its historic Quaker origins, beautiful architecture, sightseeing, shopping, and dining experiences. Eastern University students tend to flock there in their free time, enjoying the scenery and getting some good ice cream at the Wayne Coffee and Ice Cream Bar. […]

The Myth of the Summer Body
Sports

The Myth of the Summer Body

      The relaxing bliss of summer is what all crave as the semester begins to come to a close. Overwhelmed with the overload of finishing up finals, projects and presentations, we become exhilarated at the thought of our bare feet touching the sand, feeling the warmth of the […]

Shane Claiborne ’97 Among Those Arrested at Anti-Death Penalty March
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Shane Claiborne ’97 Among Those Arrested at Anti-Death Penalty March

      On a wet, dismal day in January, several days before the commencement of the Women’s March on Washington and the Presidential Inauguration, Eastern alumnus Shane Claiborne ’97 was one of the 18 people arrested for being a part of an anti-death penalty protest that took place on […]