The most effective recruiting symbol of World War II was the I Want You for the U.S. Army poster which showcased Uncle Sam wearing a top hat and trousers decorated in the nation’s colors. The ad was meant to install patriotism to the men who voluntarily signed up, ensuring them […]
Author: Sydney Storms
The differences between a D1 and D3 School: What makes an athlete in both programs?
If you are interested in sports, there is a likely chance that you heard of D1 and D3 schools. In terms of athletics in college, there are three main programs that give out scholarships to prospering athletic schools and these are: the NCAA (National College Association), the […]
The Diversity of Easter Traditions: Students at Eastern share about how they celebrate Easter each year with their families.
Originally, Easter was a celebration of the Vernal Equinox and was based on the German pagan goddess, Eostre. Her animal was a rabbit and her symbol was an egg. Eostre was seen as the goddesses of rebirth and new beginnings, so it would make sense that the […]
A Spring Break to Remember: Spring Break as a Professor
I interviewed Professor Lucas Stromberg on what he did during Spring Break. He went up to Schenectady, New York, where his twin brother Matt is the rector of St. George’s Episcopal Church. He arrived in New York with his wife, Laura and his mother to visit Matt and his family, which […]
A Spring Break to Remember: Spring Break as a Professor:
I interviewed Professor Lucas Stromberg on what he did during Spring Break. He went up to Schenectady, New York, where his twin brother Matt is the rector of St. George’s Episcopal Church. He arrived in New York with his wife, Laura and his mother to visit Matt and […]
Remembering Jackie Shane: Celebrating the life of a pioneer in Soul and LGBT+ representation.
The famous transgender and African-American soul-singer of the 1960s, Jackie Shane, passed away on Feb 22 of this year, 2019. Her passing not only robs the world of an extraordinary musician, but an icon to the transgender community as well. Jackie Shane was […]
Christian Perspective on the Pittsburgh Shooting
There was a shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue on Saturday, October 27 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The shooter, Robert Brown, had previously used the now-removed app, Gab, which was often employed by those who expressed far-right (Republican/conservative) ideologies. Brown used the app to express his disdain […]
Reflection on Modern American Halloween
From Jack-o-lanterns to hoping that your dead relatives stop by, Halloween has gone through a major change throughout the centuries. This major change is especially true in America from trick-or-treating to egging houses on Mischief Night. For college students, Halloween involves streaming movies on Netflix, decorating houses, […]
Dr. Carveth Speaks at Eastern: Dr. Carveth, a communications specialist, discusses the new Nike advertisement.
On Monday, September 24, I attended a presentation by Dr. Carveth, a communication specialist who discussed the new Nike ad. The Nike ad involves the tagline, “Believe in something. Even if it means sacrificing everything,” which premiered on the 30th anniversary of the brand’s iconic […]
Art of the Television Series: A fond reflection on a favorite childhood television show.
For many of us, the TV show after school was a daily ritual. We would rush home from school, dump our backpacks on the ground and crowd around in front of the TV. As a kid, my favorite show was “The Marvelous Mis-adventures of Flapjack”. I still […]