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Women At The Grammys

The only woman who won a televised Grammy award was Alessia Cara for Best New Artist, and even then, only ten more women won awards out of the 86 given, Which sparked an online conversation about the under representation of women within the famous music awards show. When the Grammys […]

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Feminism and Art

      Throughout much of history, specifically within a Western context, the symbol of a woman has been used to represent beauty. By encompassing and portraying the ideals found within the society they are representing, the marble statues, paintings, and etchings of women considered to epitomize beauty are everywhere, […]

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Eastern’s Private Lessons: A Place for Musical Expression

      There are many talented students on Eastern’s campus. Some have great artistic skills, majority are very musically inclined. Most of those who are gifted in the musical arts go the study in that field, but that field isn’t for all of us. There is a space for […]

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Oscar Snubs and Surprises

      Every awards season, fans and critics alike are shocked and surprised by the films that get overlooked by the Academy for that elusive Oscar nomination. The 2018 Oscar nominations, announced on January 23, are no different. Whether films were edged out by equally-talented competition or by the […]

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Gospel Explosion Event

      Eastern University’s Angels of Harmony performed a fantastic show, appropriately titled Gospel Explosion, joining together with the dance group Precious Movements to deliver a night filled with energetic praise and worship. The gospel group Angels of Harmony has been around for 45 years, and is now directed […]

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Netflix Original Looks at Love and Pain: Why You Should Watch The End of the F***ing World

      Do you know those typical shows about the group of friends who live in nice places where nothing much goes on? The Seinfeld derivatives. Or the hospital with the employees hooking up? Or even the crime dramas? The End of the  F***ing World is not like any […]

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Superbowl LII Commercials: The Good, the Bad, the Just Plain Weird

        Alexa Loses Her Voice:        This commercial is what a Hollywood executive would call high-concept in that you can pitch the idea literally just using the four words of the ad’s name. The ad begins humorously enough with Amazon’s Alexa coughing. The scene shifts […]

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You’ve Been Framed: Eastern Dance Major Senior Recitals

       The Dance Program at Eastern University held its annual senior thesis performance on  Feb. 2 and 3. Past and present, Eastern University dancers took to the stage to put on the exciting and entertaining show, You’ve Been Framed.        The first half of the recital […]

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The Ultimate Throwback: Mars and Cardi B’s“Finesse” Remix

      In light of a successful year for many great artists in 2017, many have made it their goal to continue surprising fans with new releases of songs and albums in the new year. Of these is a remix on Bruno Mars’ “Finesse.” The remix was performed by […]

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Exploring Philly: 6 Things to Try This Semester

      A new semester has begun, which means students are once again facing the stress of schoolwork, attending classes, and most importantly, answering the question, “What are you doing this weekend?” While Eastern University is situated nicely next to the quaint town of Wayne and only a half-hour (if […]