Articles written by: Nicole Markert


Teachers Strike in West Virginia

I am all too familiar with the struggle that teachers face. Many people fail to realize that these individuals are nurturing the future generations. These individuals not only see students everyday and teach, but they become mentors. They not only teach students, but they manage most of the events and extracurriculars […]


The Women of The Bible: Inspiration from Biblical Women

As a woman, and as a woman growing up in the Catholic Church, I have always struggled with my faith. Even as I got older and I finished some of the sacraments such as communion and confirmation, I always looked up to the women in my life more than than […]

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Women At The Grammys

The only woman who won a televised Grammy award was Alessia Cara for Best New Artist, and even then, only ten more women won awards out of the 86 given, Which sparked an online conversation about the under representation of women within the famous music awards show. When the Grammys […]

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Inside the Oscars: The Top Best Film Nominees

Shape of Water Guillermo del Toro’s “The Shape of Water” is a masterfully directed film with passionate performances, impactful story aspects, and an encapsulating visual and musical design. Three actors play Guillermo del Toro’s main type of character, the marginal and invisible. Sally Hawkins stars as the intrepid Elisa, a […]


Eastern ranked in top for CSP

Eastern has been ranked among the 25 best colleges for students with Autism. Placing at 21, the ranking comes from College Choice, which is a provider of college and university rankings and resources. College Choice noted Eastern’s effort to effectively bring education to all of their students. “The cornerstone of […]


Eastern University Trying to Go Green

To Have and To Hold, To Work and To Keep (As Long As We All Shall Live) Written By Eliza Brown   Recycling at Eastern: An Investigation in Progress Written by Emma Buchanan The United States is notorious for excessive waste generation. Even though we only represent 5 percent of the […]


Time’s Up at the Golden Globes

      The famous Golden Globes were hosted Sunday, Jan. 7, and although there were a lot of films to talk about, they were almost overshadowed by the fact that powerful women in Hollywood used this award show as a platform to their advantage. America Ferrera, Reese Witherspoon, and […]


Around the World: Florida Spacecraft launches to unknown destination

      Sunday Jan. 7, the SpaceX program began the new year by launching a rocket. During the webcast of the launch, it seemed as if every aspect had gone successfully. The second stage of the rocket seemed to head toward orbit, and in the process the booster safety […]


Eastern Alumna & Published Poet Visits Campus

For as long as I can remember, I felt like I was born on this earth for one reason: to write. When I was little, one of my elementary school teachers handed out an activity where we had to draw a picture of ourselves, as well answer the accompanying questions. […]


Dr.William Storm Presents on “The Wife of Bath”

When people think of a 400-year-old text, not many people would think that it connects to a modern day dilemma such as sexual assaults on college campuses. However, Dr. William Storm, an Eastern English professor, makes just that connection. In a paper Dr. Storm is presenting to the New Chaucer […]