Author: Parker Desautell


Your Study Soundtrack

Let’s face it: everyone has their headphones in while they study these days. Yet, if we’re honest, most of us don’t give much thought to what kinds of sounds make their way through our ears. Most of us probably have some clutter-filled playlist which jumps from commercials to tracks to […]


First Year Fantasy

Optimism in the Face of Guaranteed Heartbreak On Wed., Sept. 2 at 8:30 a.m., 18-year-old first-year Jeremy Pomeroy expressed his thoughts to a crowd of reporters about his “certain future” at Eastern University in the phenomenon fondly known as romance. Showcasing “unbridled optimism” and bubbling over with “starry-eyed, overly romanticized visions […]


Record Hurricane Misses Mexico

Roaring in from the Pacific Ocean at a record-breaking 200 mph, Hurricane Patricia sent the people of Mexico scrambling for shelter in preparation for her imminent arrival. Over 4000 Mexican navy officers were deployed to offer aid in areas of high risk. Some 1780 shelters were constructed for more than […]

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A Brief History of the Walton Estate

Walking across Eastern University’s campus, it’s easy to feel like you’re in a Spanish villa up on a hillside with a vineyard down below. No, it’s not a Spanish Villa, and no, there’s no vineyard, but the lush, hilly landscape and beautiful Mediterranean-style buildings with their terra-cotta roofs and vaulted, […]