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Six students reflect on their positive experiences with the Templeton Honors College.
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An Addition to the Conversation on THC: A group of Templeton Honors College students respond to the ongoing discussion of elitism in THC.

By Ellen francis, Sarai Gonzalez, Lindsey Thompson, Carlie O’Keefe, Matti Veldhuis & Zack Wilson ellen.francis@eastern.edu, sarai.gonzalez@eastern.edu, lindsey.thompson@eastern.edu, carlie.okeefe@eastern.edu, matti.veldhuis@eastern.edu & zachary.wilson@eastern.edu I will never forget the day Mr. P, at the end of another long discussion, directly addressed the class as we stood to leave. We were freshmen, barely four […]

There are many parties and many ways to vote in the upcoming American Presidential election.
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Why We Vote: Unsure of who to vote for? The Waltonian Staff is here to tell you their opinions regarding the 2020 election and the nominees.

Going Green: An Eastern student expresses their reasoning behind voting third party in the 2020 election. By Anonymous With the increasingly tumultuous political climate, many people are looking at third-party candidates. Instead of blindly voting for a third-party candidate for the sake of “protest voting,” it helps to understand the important […]

On Being has generated an audience of over 1.5 million

listeners each month, tuning in to the podcast that generates unedited and unfiltered conversation about a wide range of topics.
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Podcast Highlight: “On Being with Krista Tippett.”

The podcast On Being with Krista Tippett has been an integral and grounding voice in my social and political growth. Through fostering civil conversation and asking questions about human nature, On Being has allowed me to better understand the deep connection between each of us as humans and how it […]

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Wildfires Burden West Coast: Washington, Oregon, and California suffer amid intense wildfires.

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to wake up and look out the window to see a red sky? Beginning in early September, that became the reality for many living on the West Coast, especially in California, Washington and Oregon. The air was filled with ash and […]

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EU Appoints Diversity Specialist: Faculty prepare statement voicing concerns of university’s appointment process.

Controversy among faculty, staff, and students has followed the appointment of Dr. Randolph Walters as Special Assistant to the President for Diversity, Equity, and Belonging by President Ronald Matthews. The following statement outlines some of the critiques of this process: its lack of transparency, disregard for procedural recommendations to promote […]

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Happenings: A list of important dates to mark in your agendas!

CoffeeHouse • 7:00 p.m. Friday, September 11 | Walton Upper Lobby | 100 Days till Commencement Celebration Windows on the World: Imani Barbarin • 10:00 AM Friday, September 11 | “Challenging Ableism” Philosophy Society • 6:30 p.m. Thursday, September 17 Windows on the World & Evening Performance: Audrey Assad • […]

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Anonymous Love Letters: Written by Eastern students to those they admire most.

Dear Husband, Thank you for all of the adventures we have had and for all of the adventures that are to come. Thanks for all of the little things you do, like giving me the aux cord in the car and pretending that I beat you in Call of Duty. […]

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Top 5 Songs on the Billboard Hot 100

Do you know the top songs in America right now according to Billboard? Here are the top five songs for the week of November 24, 2018. Thank U, Next by Ariana Grande There is no doubt that Ariana Grande has been through a lot in the past couple years. However, […]

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Spring Music Festival

      For all music majors, the Spring Music Festival is the culmination of a semester of hard work. The Spring Music Festival features performances from the University Choir, Turning Point, Eastern Winds, The Saint David’s Orchestra Society, Jazz Band, the Flute Ensemble and Angels of Harmony. Throughout the […]