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Racism play debuts at annual MLK Convocation

After the turmoil surrounding last year’s racial incident, this year’s Martin Luther King Jr. Convocation held added significance for the Eastern community. Along with an address from President David Black and a viewing of part of King’s “I Have a Dream” speech, the new documentary theater production Within the Walls, […]

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Napoleon Dynamite explodes in popularity

For previous generations of college students, the name Napoleon stirred up images of a short, French emperor obsessed with world domination and putting his hand up his shirt. Recently, however, the name is being associated with images of snow boots, big sleeves, one percent milk and “ligers” in correlation with […]

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Inquiring Minds:Buying books leaves students broke

Students are pulling everything but extra cash out of their pockets these days. The culprit: inflated textbook costs. According to the Washington Post, textbook prices are on the rise with no leveling in sight. The Post reported students can expect to pay an average cost of $102.44 for just one […]

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Musical ensemble shares gospel, gifts through song

Turning the tide of Christianity is what Turning Point strives to do, according to its mission statement. “[We] proclaim the Gospel through music,” said sophomore member Tiffani Mc Laurin. Senior Bryan Broughton agreed. “We’re middlemen from the congregation to God,” he said. Begun in 1973 on Eastern’s campus, Turning Point […]