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The Art of Traveling: A reflection on growth through discovery

      When I think of traveling, I imagine hectic check-in lines, delayed flights, and being out of breath because you had to run to the very end of the airport after passing through security. Luggage gets lost, and people get pushy all because everyone has a destination to […]

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Club Highlight: Audacity

      Eastern prides itself on being a community of acceptance, where everyone can find their niche. This is true even among their many clubs. Audacity is a spoken word club that meets on Thursday nights at 7:30PM  in Howard Center Room 105. Spoken word, by definition, is poetry […]

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Reflection On The Hate U Give: A look into the movie that explores racial injustice

      On Wednesday October 31st, myself and my friend went to see one of the best movies out right now, “The Hate U Give.” I have been dying to see this movie for a while now, and I can honestly say that it was well worth the wait. […]

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Inklings’ Annual Write-In: A look into the event that fosters community with on-campus writers

      The on-campus literary magazine, Inklings, hosted their annual write-in event that occurs every fall semester on Saturday November 3. The purpose of the event is to help prepare literary work for their magazine submission deadline in the spring of 2019. Students can submit pieces of poetry, nonfiction, […]

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Tri-County Concert: A look into the annual concert series.

      On Sunday, October 21, there was a Tri-County Concerts Association emerging artists concert.  This series is dedicated to showcasing young, talented musicians.  On Sunday, clarinetist, Narek Arutyunian, performed a series of folk-inspired pieces in McInnis auditorium.  He was accompanied by pianist, Christopher Goodpasture.  Although Tri-County Concerts Association […]

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The Art ofActivism: A reflection on activists who have made a difference

      Close your eyes for a moment and allow yourself to picture activists who have made an impactful imprint on your heart either from our current age or from the past. Some people who come to my mind are Jesus, Frederick Douglas, Ava Duvernay, Colin Kaepernick and Chance […]

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Kpop and Its International Takeover: Inside how Korean pop bands have grown in popularity over the years

      I thought I would have been safe from the black hole of kpop. Let’s just say I was wrong.       Last semester, I was taking a media and culture class that discusses the relationship between pop culture, technology, and society. I selected the presentation topic of […]

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Youth Justice Awareness Month Creative Arts Cafe: A look into performances and art based on justice

      On Thursday, October 18, Eastern held their third annual YJAM Creative Arts Cafe. YJAM stands for “Youth Justice Awareness Month” and the event was filled with learning about youth justice and included justice-related performances. There were several spoken words, poems, a painting, a dance and a human […]

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Inside “Trench:” After three years of waiting, fans are finally given new music from Twenty One Pilots.

      After the release of their highly successful album, “Blurryface,” in 2015, musical duo, Twenty One Pilots released their highly anticipated album, “Trench” on Oct. 6.       “Trench” follows the narrative that became prevalent in “Blurryface” as well as the previous album, “Vessel.” This narrative takes […]

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The Art of Journaling: A reflection on finding solace through writing.

      In my opinion, there’s no form of expression that allows someone to be as transparent and honest as journaling does. Journaling allows the writer to unapologetically express their true thoughts, feelings and experiences more genuinely than they ever could when talking to another person. For me, a journal […]