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Music In The Emerald Isle: Eastern University Choir Travels to Ireland

      This summer, I had the opportunity to travel to Ireland with some of the students from the University Choir, members of the Church of the Savior choir, and singers from choirs from Michigan and Florida. It was my first time out of the country and first time […]

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The Art of The Playlist

      Whoever said that music puts words to the emotions we feel is spot on. Music is such an integral part of my life. I may not write or compose it, but I do love butchering my favorite bops in the shower. I realized this when I was […]

Swift in “Look What You Made Me Do”
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Swift in “Look What You Made Me Do”

      Recently, Taylor Swift dropped all her celebrity beef on the table in her new single, “Look What You Made Me Do”. In the song, the singer makes note of her own damaged reputation that has followed her since the start of her career. Unlike her previous works, […]

Keeping Art Alive
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Keeping Art Alive

      There is a deep sense of pride when one is doing something that explores or carries on a family tradition. If a child’s father is a doctor, the child will feel a sense of pride if he/she too, chooses that path for him/herself. If one’s mother is […]

WILD: Michael Nichols’ Exhibit at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
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WILD: Michael Nichols’ Exhibit at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

       Michael Nichols is an award-winning photographer and wildlife advocate who has traveled to some of the most remote places around the world. In 1996, he became a photographer for National Geographic and then became an Editor-at-Large for the magazine in 2008. Nichols has been photographing wildlife for […]

Dunkirk: Humanity in War Films
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Dunkirk: Humanity in War Films

Christopher Nolan’s new film, “Dunkirk,” appeared in theaters July 21. The movie was both entertaining and thought-provoking, which in my estimation, makes it a solid film. In general, “Dunkirk” received good reviews: Rotten Tomatoes critics gave it a score of 93% and regular film goers on the site scored it […]

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Porchfest: Live From Wayne

Few things bring me more joy than stumbling upon live music. Regardless of the genre or familiarity of the songs played, it is still entertaining and delightful. Even the occasional voice crack or missed note adds a certain charm to the performance, because you know it is real. For many […]

Eastern dorms become a home for students during  the  year.
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The Art Of Making A Dorm A Home

As the fall semester begins, Eastern residents are steadily decorating a room that will soon become their home for the next two academic terms. Too often, college students are under the notion that a dorm will never have that cozy and warm feeling you get when going home to family. […]

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A Media Snapshot of What’s to Come

     It is that time of year again to talk about upcoming summer films and television shows (and at least one currently airing as well). So to mark my final contribution to The Waltonian, here is a look at some of the films and shows I am looking forward […]

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Poetry Celebrated Nationwide in April

      During April is one of the world’s largest literary celebrations, in which schools, libraries, publishers and poets contribute to and admire the art of poetry. During this month, nations are reminded of the rich history behind poetry and how it influenced politics and societies long ago. National […]