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The Art of Planning: The importance of planning as a college student

Planning looks different for everyone. It can be in the form of a planner, to do list, or Google Calendar. No matter how one organizes their day to day lives, planning is an essential aspect to succeeding in college. One of the first things we are told as freshman is […]

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To Connect as Dancers Without Touch: A look at how Eastern’s dancers will move through Coronavirus

Dance is known for its connection between dancers, moving together as one; however, in this pandemic, performers are without an essential element to the art: touch. As the virus continues to spread, artists are attempting to resume their practices while keeping the integrity of their art. Masks and social distancing […]

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Arts as Stress Relief: How to use the arts in these stressful times

There’s a lot to be stressed about right now. We’re starting a new semester in the midst of the pandemic and having to deal with all of the ups and downs that go along with that. As easy as it may be to get bogged down by all of the […]

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Podcast Highlight: Brené on FFTs

First times are uncomfortable because they are new and uncertain, but what would happen if people started to normalize these feelings? Brené Brown, a research professor at the University of Houston, studies vulnerability, shame, and empathy. In her new podcast, “Unlocking Us,” Brown explores her studies and their application in […]

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Patronage (From a Distance): How to be involved in the arts during COVID

In times of stress, what do you turn to? Do you read your favorite book or visit an art exhibit? Do you listen to music alone in your room? No matter what you turn to, many stress relieving arts activities have been postponed, canceled, or modified due to the pandemic. […]

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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 […]