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The Art of Coffee

They say “America runs on Dunkin’,” but personally, I believe that the the statement can be simplified to, “America runs on coffee.” As a college student, coffee has propelled me through my busiest days. Midterms and finals weeks are nothing that a cup of coffee cannot handle. As a frequent […]

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Book Highlight: Six of Crows

Growing up, I was never allowed to watch anything with magic in it because of our church’s beliefs. Fantasy was ‘witchcraft’ and a sin. So no Disney princesses, no Narnia, and no Harry Potter. Imagine my surprise when my family left this church and I was suddenly allowed into a […]

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New Adult and the Literary World: Why this genre is important and why you should care

If you walk into any Barnes and Noble, or preferably, an independently owned bookstore, you might be surprised to see that if you take a close look there might be a book on display among the hundreds that are there already. You might look inside a shiny, new and embossed […]

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An Inside Look at “Little Women”: What it’s been like rehearsing for Eastern’s spring musical.

Little Women.  It’s a story that’s been admired since its publication in 1868.  And now, this timeless classic is now making its way onto the stage of McInnis Auditorium. But what goes into the making of a musical, especially when it’s based on a beloved tale of sisterhood, love, and […]

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The Arts of Philadelphia: Experience art close to campus!

Philadelphia holds a large amount of art culture, however, a lot of it goes unnoticed and hidden within the city.  Some of the lesser-known arts establishments were created by everyday people who had a love for art and became recognized.  The arts culture of Philadelphia is not just limited to […]

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Creative Stress Relief For All: Ways to kick back without being artsy

Now that the semester is in full swing and work is piling up, it’s easy to feel like there are no good ways to relieve stress, especially if you’re not particularly artsy.  Some of the most commonly recommended forms of stress relief have to do with drawing, painting, singing, writing, […]

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Book Spotlight: Johnny Got his Gun

The most effective recruiting symbol of World War II was the I Want You for the U.S. Army poster which showcased Uncle Sam wearing a top hat and trousers decorated in the nation’s colors. The ad was meant to install patriotism to the men who voluntarily signed up, ensuring them […]

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The Art of Studying

Studying can be incredibly frustrating. When the material is hard to understand, there’s an exam coming up, or you simply have other things you would rather be doing, convincing yourself to study in the first place can be challenging, much less enjoying it. It is even harder to study when […]

Everyone had a blast at the Roaring Twenties Dance hosted by E.T.H.E.L.S!
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Swinging Into the 20s: Inside E.T.H.E.L.S’ 1920s themed dance

This past Saturday, E.T.H.E.L.S kicked off 2020 with a Roaring-twenties’ themed dance. The dance took place in Gough Great Room starting at seven in the evening, and both regular members of the club and new faces dropped by to enjoy the festivities. Besides the dancing, which was set to era-appropriate […]

Lowman talks about how surfing offers opportunity for exercise with the freedom of creativity.
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The Art of Exercise: A refection on finding the creativity in an often boring area of life.

Exercise is essential for a happy and healthy life. A popular quote from an unknown author says, “Find three hobbies you love: one to make you money, one to keep you in shape, and one to be creative.” The idea of exercise coincides with a hobby, and once exercise is […]