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Top 5 Oscar Nominations

      Airing Feb. 24, the Oscars, celebrating their 91 years of cinema critique and awards, has been long awaited as some of the films have been highly anticipated to pick up many awards. Below is a list of the five most anticipated films to win big later this […]

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Advocation for a Genre: Why you should look more into Young Adult Literature.

      The Hate U Give, The Poet X, Children of the Blood and Bone, The Fault in Our Stars, The Hunger Games, Harry Potter. If you have heard of any of these titles (which I’m sure you have) you are probably familiar with Young Adult Literature. This genre […]

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The Art of Thrift Shopping: A reflection on how thrift shopping is a form of expression.

      A major part of art is curation. It’s bringing together different components like colors, textures and style, and combining them all to create something beautiful and expressive. Though I’m not very good at painting, drawing, or any other fine art, I do know how to shop.     […]

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Eastern’s Dance Department Presents “The Thaw”: A look into the dance concert that fundraised and featured many seniors.

      The Eastern University Dance Department has recently hosted its dance concert, “Before the Thaw,”  on Feb. 1 and 2 in McInnis Auditorium.  Although this concert featured dance students of all levels, it contained many solos and duets performed by the seniors.       The first set […]

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SAB’s Coffee House: A look into the event filled with Eastern student performances.

      On Feb. 1, The Student Activities Board (S.A.B.) hosted a coffee house in Jammin’ Java with the theme “Singing through the Ages.” Performers played songs from bands throughout the decades, such as Bob Dylan and Journey, as well as some originals too.       Krista Barnett, […]

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Top 5 Emerging TV Shows

1.  Russian Doll At her 36th birthday party, Nadia dies and comes back to life. As a result, she relives this day over and over again in this dark comedy. Natasha Lyonne, who one may recognize from “Orange is the New Black” plays the comedic yet surreal character of Nadia. […]

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The Art of Home: How one student found comfort in living away at college from her homestate in Florida.

     After committing to Eastern, I faced one real internal struggle: would I be able to live away from home? I knew that I would be able to live on my own, but I was not sure in my capabilities of living in PA after being raised in FL. […]

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S.A.B’s Popculture Trivia Night: Insight into a fun filled night filled with music, media and memes.

      There is no doubt that pop culture influences all of us. It can range from celebrities, music, film, and even your favorite meme. These are all elements that make up pop culture in our society. At the Student Activities Board’s Pop Culture trivia night that was held […]

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The Grammy Nominations: Will the Academy Follow Through on Diversity?

      The 2019 Grammy nominations were announced over a month ago, after the award show’s efforts to add more voting members and expand some categories for more nominations. 5 women were nominated in the Album of the Year category, including Cardi B, Brandi Carlile, Janelle Monáe, Kacey Musgraves, […]

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Student Highlight: Morgan Leavy; A look into the performing life of an Eastern student.

      If you are involved with or even interested in theater at Eastern University, you have likely heard of Morgan Leavy. Though she has only been at Eastern for 2 semesters after transferring here last spring, she has already made an impact.       Remarkably though, Leavy […]