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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 […]

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Inside the Oscars: The Top Best Film Nominees

Shape of Water Guillermo del Toro’s “The Shape of Water” is a masterfully directed film with passionate performances, impactful story aspects, and an encapsulating visual and musical design. Three actors play Guillermo del Toro’s main type of character, the marginal and invisible. Sally Hawkins stars as the intrepid Elisa, a […]

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Majors, Minors, Work, Clubs and How it’s Possible To Do it All

      You are always doing stuff. That was the subject of an email my advisor sent me a few weeks ago. While she meant it in response to a few things that I had done to help out around the chemistry department, I hate to admit that it […]

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Where Do We Go From Here: 50 Years of Divine Dissatisfaction

       It has been fifty years since Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination on April 4, 1968. In remembrance of this tragic date, the Campolo Institute for Applied Research in Social Justice has been drawing attention to one of King’s most enduring speeches, “Where Do We Go From Here?” […]

Neighborhood Highlight: Nicetown
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Neighborhood Highlight: Nicetown

      The Waltonian is beginning a new series that highlights various neighborhoods in Philadelphia, as a way of exploring Eastern University’s backyard. Look for more Centerspreads like this one throughout the semester! Below is a brief introduction to our first featured neighborhood: Nicetown.       Nicetown, also […]

“Millennials and The Mission of God”: An Eastern Effort
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“Millennials and The Mission of God”: An Eastern Effort

       Dr. Andrew Bush, chair of the Mission and Anthropology department, and Carolyn Wason, Eastern University graduate class of 2015, recently completed a book that will be published in October 2017, titled “Millennials and the Mission of God: A Prophetic Dialogue.” They began this project in October 2014, […]

Farewell, Seniors
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Farewell, Seniors

SHELLY LISTER Hometown: Hampstead, Maryland Majors: English and Psychology Years with The Waltonian: 2 Positions with The Waltonian: Sports Editor, Staff Writer One thing you’ve learned at Eastern: Sleep is not as “optional” as we college students think… Favorite Waltonian memory: Seeing my name in the paper for the first […]

Angels of Harmony Present “Destined for Greatness”
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Angels of Harmony Present “Destined for Greatness”

      Eastern’s Gospel choir, Angels of Harmony, hosted an evening of soulful, celebratory worship on Sunday, March 12. Angels of Harmony kicked the evening off, and everybody in attendance was immediately on their feet, clapping and enjoying their time together. The band consisted of keys, drums and a […]

Infinity and the Incarnation Thoughts on science and Christianity
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Infinity and the Incarnation Thoughts on science and Christianity

     For years now, scientists and Christians have been suspicious of one another, to say the least. This tension is unnecessary, and it dissipates when both Christians and scientists understand the nature of God, creation and science.      Science is a function that maps nature to the rational […]

Nate Roberts of EU Men’s Soccer discusses his identity as an athlete and a Christian.
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The Spirit of the Game Reflections From Nate roberts of EU Men’s Soccer

Who Do You Play For?      One of my favorite movie scenes of all time comes from “Miracle,” the true story of the legendary 1980 U.S. Olympic Men’s Ice Hockey team. In it, Coach Herb Brooks forces his young, inexperienced team to work out after one of their Olympic […]