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Talent and Career Development Hosts Cookout with Careers

      On April 18, the path from Walton to McInnis was lined with tables where more than 50 employers stood to tell Eastern University students about available job and internship opportunities. This was all due to the hard work of the staff and student workers of the Talent […]

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The WaltONION

Weekly Happenings By Chiara Behm  Due to the last five weeks being cancelled for inclement weather and an Eagles’ parade, Eastern University will be condensing the majority of the missed events into the upcoming week — except (as always) for those pertaining to Esperanza. Another note: Eastern University will once […]

Opinions

A “Rocket Man” and a “Rogue” Walk into a Bar: Thoughts on Trump’s Meeting with Kim Jong-un

March 8, President Donald Trump agreed to meet with Kim Jong-un in person and discuss nuclear weapons. The meeting is intended to result in the removal of nuclear weapons from the Korean Peninsula. A meeting between Trump and Jong-un would be the first meeting between a sitting U.S. president and […]

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Around the World: Germany Educators React to the Rise of a Far-Right Political Party.

Alternative for Germany, or AfD, is a far-right political party that recently won 13 percent of the vote in national elections on September 24, 2017, and now holds 94 seats of the German parliament. The rise of this extremely conservative political party concerns some of the German population as this […]

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Faces of EU Leadership: A look into the process of RA selection and the importance of student leadership.

On March 2, Interim Assistant Dean of Residence and Student Life Ben Howard and fellow Resident Directors Krista Barnett, Lexi Dunbar, Heidi Birtwistle, Bryce Johnson, Courtney Johnson, and Theresa Noye announced the students who have been selected to work as resident assistants in the coming academic year of 2018-2019. Resident […]

Features

The History Behind Presidents’ Day

       Monday, Feb. 19, has come and gone, and with it, the 138th official celebration of Presidents’ Day. We might all remember Presidents’ Day in elementary school— learning about George Washington, with his wooden teeth and cherry tree-felling abilities, but the truth is that the actual meaning and […]

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Duffett Resigns, Board of Trustees Elects Matthews as New President

Eastern University President Bob Duffett submitted his resignation letter to the Board of Trustees on Jan. 25, effective Feb. 28. This news was shared with the Eastern University community on Feb. 6, via an email from Chairman of the Board, Steven Clemens; he simultaneously announced the new president-elect, music department […]

Opinions

Korean Olympic Team United: Suspect Motivations for North Korea’s Sudden Olympic Zeal

       The international community was shocked when Kim Jong-un, the leader of North Korea, announced that he wanted to meet with South Korean leaders to discuss the possibility of both countries competing as a joint team in this upcoming winter Olympic games. The international community was positively astounded […]

A&E

Oscar Snubs and Surprises

      Every awards season, fans and critics alike are shocked and surprised by the films that get overlooked by the Academy for that elusive Oscar nomination. The 2018 Oscar nominations, announced on January 23, are no different. Whether films were edged out by equally-talented competition or by the […]

Sports

Men’s Basketball Team Shoots Holiday Hoops in Miami

While most of Eastern University’s community was preparing for the Christmas holiday, the men’s basketball team was competing in the Third Annual HoopMIA D3 Holiday Shootout in Miami, Fla. HoopMIA LLC is a basketball event management and marketing organization that arranges events for young student athletes in South Florida. The […]