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Ethels: Eastern’s Toe-tappin’, Heel-stompin’, East-coast, Lindy-hoppin’ Swing Club

An interesting name for an energizing dance, the name E.T.H.E.L.S was established by its original Council members. Ethel’s has been a club here on Eastern’s campus since the mid 1990’s. The actual year Ethels was established  as well as the founder is still something debated over today. The first Ethels […]

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Sick Tips: Stay healthy during flu season

As autumn is upon us, the air is getting colder, and we may very well follow. Flu season is here, but we don’t have to fall victim to it. As college students, we don’t have the time or means to be treating an annoying illness. Take these preventive measures to […]

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Thrift Shopper: How to save money

Plenty of students have come to the conclusion that funding their own expenses is not cheap. Managing money is hard, especially when students have grocery shopping,  fast food, toiletries, quarters for laundry and wardrobe to worry about.  So, how can students manage money with a tight budget? I would advise […]

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Eastern Alumni Empower Disabled Through Project Able

Imani Barbarin and Matt Curcio, Eastern alumni (Class of ‘13), have joined together to tackle the struggles and triumphs of disability through the documentary feature, Project Able. Imani and Matt, who both have physical disabilities, are going to document day-to-day living that most cannot begin to understand. Curcio states that […]

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Vietnam Vets Recognized After Five Decades

On September 20, 47 years after their heroic actions on the battlefield, American veterans of the Vietnam war received their medals for bravery. On April 30, 1967, Marines serving with Company M, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Division, were ordered to secure Hill 881 South during the first Battle of Khe Sanh. […]

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Merkel Re-elected Germany’s Chancellor

On Sunday, September 22, Angela Merkel was re-elected Chancellor of Germany for a third term.  Merkel, a member of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU), is a well-respected figure throughout the European Union (EU) and is considered by many to be the most powerful woman in the world. There are six […]

Gunman Slays 12 At Navy Yard
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Gunman Slays 12 At Navy Yard

Aaron Alexis entered the Washington Naval Yard on September 16, 2013 ready to kill and be killed. The FBI stated, “Washington Navy Yard gunman Aaron Alexis left a note saying he was driven to kill by months of bombardment with extremely low-frequency radio waves.” The note also explains that Alexis […]

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Dr. Bradstreet Pioneers New Astronomy Curriculum

  Dr. David Bradstreet, the chair of the Astronomy and Physics Department at Eastern, has completed the new curriculum for the Spitz SciDome located in the Julia Fowler Planetarium. Spitz Fulldome Curriculum Volume 2 was made available to over one hundred planetariums across the globe, as far as Turkey, in […]

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Obama Continues Fight For Gun Control

Vice President Biden announced two new policies in regard to gun control on Thursday, August 29. While the White House has been busy dealing with issues in the Middle East, Biden has introduced the policies in the form of executive action. Obama’s pursuit of stricter gun policies was sparked in […]

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Terror Strikes Westgate Mall

Fifteen Somali-Islamist terrorists stormed the Westgate Mall in Nairobi, Kenya on Saturday, September 21. The militant al-Shabaab fighters threw grenades and fired shots, quickly destroying parts of the mall and taking numerous hostages. Throughout the course of the three-day stand-off between Kenyan officials and the Al-Qaeda linked group, 67 people […]