Author: Shelly Lister


Eastern Sports Recap

     The EU Men’s Soccer team now stands with an overall record of 6-1-1, surrendering only to Swarthmore College on Sept. 14 with a score of 0-1. On Sept. 24, the Eagles defeated Eagle Road rival Cabrini University with a final score of 5-1. Cade Harmon finished with two […]


Fall Athletes Find Balance in Preseason

As recently as early August, the St. Davids campus of Eastern University was filled with little more than sunshine and stillness. It was summertime and the students were home, leaving hollow dorms and vacant parking spaces. The fitness center was gently used and new grass was able to grow where […]


Tennis Stays Above the Net

The Eastern University women’s tennis team  (EUWT) has gone undefeated since their spring break trip to Florida. For the spring season, the Eagles stand with an impressive record of 8-2 as of Friday, Apr. 15. Two of the most notable victories for EUWT were their shutouts against Cairn University on […]


Running As Worship

As an elementary school kid, the worst days were when we would run the mile in gym class. The gym teachers tried to ease us into the exercise. They would add one lap at a time to our warm-up jogs in the beginning of class, but nothing really seemed to […]


Chronicles Of A Retired Athlete

I knew I had really done something special after the third day of practice. We were finishing up our conditioning–a full 20 minutes of sprinting–when Coach started lining up our team gear on the end line. Fresh boxes of Under Armor shoes sat in front of brand new Under Armor backpacks–all […]


EU Women’s Softball Update

Over spring break, the EU Women’s Softball (EUSB) team headed down to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina to take part in the Fastpitch Dreams Classic. The Eagles started the weekend with a double-header against the University of Mary Washington on Feb. 29. EUSB won the first game by a score of […]


EU Fitness Center Now Open

On Wed., Feb. 17, Eastern University opened its new fitness center to students and faculty. After the 10 o’clock chapel service and a prayer dedication, the gym officially opened its doors–complete with a ribbon cutting ceremony and a little bench press action by Dr. Duffet himself. While I’m no gym-buff, […]


Joy In The Unpredictable

I’m an overthinker who is hyper-aware of her own personality. I’m in tune with all of my little quirks, and I know exactly what makes me tick. I like morning routines and color-coding my school supplies. I function best when my bed is made and my hair is parted in […]