Articles written by: Ruby Baker

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Diversity in Publishing: How marginalized people’s stories are silenced in literature

      Diversity in the publishing world isn’t something that a lot of people think about, at least a lot of privileged people who are able to walk into a book store and pick up a novel whose protagonist looks like them.       In 2015, Lee & […]

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A Spring Break to Remember: A Math-Filled Spring Break

      Over spring break, the Faculty of Eastern are still on campus. Eric McCloy, our wonderful Chief Information Officer (CIO), was here, working hard, as we were relaxing.       “I did a lot of math,” McCloy said.       He spent most of Spring Break […]

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Eastern’s Into The Woods: A look into the dedication of students to put on a heart stopping show.

      Eastern University’s production of the Tony Award winning musical Into the Woods was performed March 28-30 in McInnis Auditorium. The musical was written by Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine, and directed for Eastern by Michael Covel. The story follows familiar Grimm fairy tale characters, like Cinderella, Jack, […]

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A Spring Break to Remember: A Math-Filled Spring Break

      Over spring break, the Faculty of Eastern are still on campus. Eric McCloy, our wonderful Chief Information Officer (CIO), was here, working hard, as we were relaxing.       “I did a lot of math,” McCloy said.       He spent most of Spring Break […]

News

Around the World: New Zeland; Terrorist attack plagued a community of Muslims as they worshipped.

      On Friday, March 15, there was a shooting in Christchurch, New Zealand at two mosques, the Al-Noor and the Linwood Mosque. The attack began in the afternoon, when both mosques would be full for afternoon prayers.       The death toll, as of currently, is up […]

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The Art of Internships: A reflection on how simple work can greatly help others and encourage growth.

      A lot of my intern work consists of me sitting on my laptop and staring at my screen. Which, to most people, probably seems boring and dreary. This is understandable, but there are so many beautiful things inside of my internship that make up for any reservations […]

Sports

Ballet Shoes Getting Much Needed Update: Two companies are making more colors available.

      The ballet world has always been very white. The number of non-white dancers in top companies is a very small number, as are companies that actually supply these dancers with pointe shoes that match their skin tone is even smaller.       The amount of pointe […]

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The Power of an English Degree

      Every English major’s least favorite question is “What are you going to do with that degree after college, teach?”       I say least favorite because not everyone who decides to be an English major wants to be a teacher, rather most of us don’t. English, […]

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The Importance of Entrepreneurship

      Rebecca Richards is a sophomore Marketing and Entrepreneurship major and while some may criticize her major as being generic or “easy,” she would vehemently disagree.       For Richards, the biggest appeal to the the major is that the skills used to succeed in classwork and […]

Sports

The Physicality of Dance: Inside the extreme work dancers put into their craft similar to that of a sports player.

      There are a lot of people who would not consider dance a sport, including people who do it. There are differences: the performance for a dancer is usually pretty similar if they are in a stable show. There is rarely any sort of overt competition within a […]