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Top 5 Albums On Billboard’s Top 100: A look into the popular music of the moment.

If you are interested in discovering some new and popular music, check out these top five albums on the Billboard 200 albums chart! Currently, these are the albums that are performing the best in terms of streams, physical sales and digital sales. The albums listed below are representative for the […]

Creative outlets, such as painting, have been proven to significantly reduce stress in students.
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Coffee & Canvas: The ways in which a simple SAB event can have a larger effect on the student body.

On Friday Oct. 25, the Student Activites Board (SAB) put on the event titled: Coffee and Canvas. This much-anticipated event took place in the evening, in the lobby outside of Jammin’ Java. SAB provided canvases and watercolor paper to all the attendees, as well as paints and paintbrushes. Java was […]

I’m Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter is sold on many online book-selling sites as well as in-person bookstores. I suggest buying from local stores!
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The Importance of “I’m Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter” and Diverse Literature: Inside how this young novel incorporated many difficult themes, allowing readers to see the importance of readers books written by marginalized authors.

“How do we tie our shoes, brush our hair, drink coffee, wash the dishes, and go to sleep, pretending everything is fine? How do we laugh and feel happiness despite the buried things growing inside? How can we do that day after day?” Over the summer, I read lines like […]

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Turning Point: An interview with a member of the University’s touring choir.

If you’ve attended chapel or one of Eastern’s Arts Showcases or concerts, then you’ve probably heard the lovely performances put on by Turning Point.  Turning Point is Eastern’s audition-only choir, performing at events both on and off campus. With classes, schoolwork, and multiple performances a semester, the members of Turning […]

The first film of the successful horror movie franchise, Scream, follows Sidney Prescott, a high school student who finds herself at the center of a string of murders, ass the killer seems to have an obsession with her.
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What’s Your Favorite Scary Movie? A reflection on a spooky Halloween filled with horror movies and an empathetic heart for the flawed protagonist.

When I was a kid, I insisted on only dressing up as one of the two characters- Dorothy or the Wicked Witch. I traded off these characters each year. Now, I do not know why I only had these two ideas in mind. Maybe I loved Wizard of Oz, which […]

K-Pop’s Avengers, SuperM: A look into the new K-Pop group focused on promoting in the United States.
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K-Pop’s Avengers, SuperM: A look into the new K-Pop group focused on promoting in the United States.

Imagine if two Jonas Brothers, two members of Big Time Rush, and two members of One Direction came together to make music and top the charts, not only in America but all over the world. For some Korean pop fans, that has just happened. South Korean label SM Entertainment decided […]

Pictured are the chaplain staff of 2019-2020, who all have their own artful ways of serving the community.
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The Art of Being a Chaplain: A reflection on how spiritually mentoring fellow students can become a work of art.

Art. A scary feat for some. It must be perfect and loved by all. It must be meaningful and deep. It must be bold. That is not how I see it. It is being vulnerable. It is being true to who you are. It is unfinished and always changing. It […]

Spiderman is one of the most beloved superheroes of the Marvel Cinematic Universe
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Sony Vs. Marvel: Studios quarrel over Spiderman- Tom Holland swings in to save the day.

Like the superhero he is, Tom Holland has done the impossible and saved the day once again, uniting Sony and Marvel for at least a little while longer. When times looked darkest and despair threatened to overwhelm fans of the MCU, our favorite Spiderman swung in to the rescue. Ever […]

Walther loves music but doesn’t “want the profit to taint” the message of his music.
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On Uncommon: Inside one student artist’s reflection on how music is a picture of the soul.

Dressed in grey sweats and his signature vibrant shoes, Simeon Walther describes his journey towards becoming a songwriter. He describes his discovery of the music world and the struggles and inner turmoil that inspired his lyrics. Simeon Walther’s stage name is Uncommon. He calls himself this because “Uncommon” was the […]

The album cover for flowergirl’s debut EP, “burnt orange”. The record touches on themes of love, heartbreak and growth.
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The Blossoming of “flowergirl:” How an Eastern University senior turned her heartbreak into artwork.

Morgan Leavy is a senior year social work major at Eastern University. Leavy has been involved in theater and music for years, and this September, she released her first-ever EP titled “burnt orange”. Leavy released the album under the moniker “flowergirl.” “I have this picture of me and my dad […]