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Time’s Up at the Golden Globes

      The famous Golden Globes were hosted Sunday, Jan. 7, and although there were a lot of films to talk about, they were almost overshadowed by the fact that powerful women in Hollywood used this award show as a platform to their advantage. America Ferrera, Reese Witherspoon, and […]

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2017 Statewide Elections: Hope For Progressive Politics in the Time of Trump

Almost a year after the shocking election of Donald Trump as the United States President, Democrats, and especially minority Democrats, made it their mission to lead their states, making 2017 the biggest landslide for groundbreaking elections of state legislators. Among the winners, a few notable ones are Danica Roem, Wilmot […]

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A Reflection in Art in Life

Have you ever taken a moment to sit back, relax, and take in the scenery around you? Notice how beauty and art daily yell out bursting before your eyes, ears, nose, and maybe tongue. Everything we do may incorporate one form of art or another, if we only pay attention. […]

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A Review: A Murder On Orient Express

High on top of the cold and unforgiving mountains of Eurasia, the Orient Express, a symbol of luxury and excellence, lies on its side derailed. Inside the train’s dining car 12 passengers sit in silence in the harsh light of electric lamps; exchanging accusatory glances and then hiding their fearful […]

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Eastern’s Winter Music Festival

Eastern University held its annual Winter Music Festival Friday, Dec. 1 and Saturday, Dec. 2. On Friday, performances were given by Eastern Winds, Jazz Band, and Angels of Harmony. The second set of performances on Saturday included pieces by St. Davids Orchestra Society, Turning Point, and the University Choir. The […]

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Sounds in the Holiday Season

With the start of the Christmas season comes many wonderful traditions, which includes listening to Christmas songs we all know and love. During the month of December, it’s not unusual to turn on the radio and hear several stations playing holiday hits, both new and old. Celebrities even host their […]

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Eastern Alumna & Published Poet Visits Campus

For as long as I can remember, I felt like I was born on this earth for one reason: to write. When I was little, one of my elementary school teachers handed out an activity where we had to draw a picture of ourselves, as well answer the accompanying questions. […]

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The Crucible: A Flawed Play, Well-Performed

Eastern University’s theater program recently performed Arthur Miller’s award-winning play “The Crucible.” As with any play, “The Crucible” only succeeds where its cast is strong, and Eastern’s cast was more than sufficient for the task. Of particular note, were stellar performances by Niki Brown as the chillingly devious Abigail Williams, […]

Bladerunner 2049 Revisited
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Bladerunner 2049 Revisited

       Blade Runner is a deeply unsettling 1982 sci-fi movie masquerading as a blockbuster action-mystery movie. Every shot, every sound, every idea is built to shake you from what you thought coming in, in the hope that you feel something new on the way out. Set in the […]

A CHARLIE BROWN THANKSGIVING - The ABC Television Network will celebrate the start of the holiday season with the classic special, "A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving," MONDAY, NOVEMBER 21 and TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 22 (8:00-9:00 p.m., ET), on the ABC Television Network. In the 1973 special "A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving," Charlie Brown wants to do something special for the gang. However the dinner he arranges is a disaster when caterers Snoopy and Woodstock prepare toast and popcorn as the main dish. Humiliated, it will take all of Marcie's persuasive powers to salvage the holiday for Charlie Brown. (©1973 United Feature Syndicate Inc.)
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The Art of Family Traditions

        I know what you must be thinking– Thanksgiving is the simple traditional gateway to the infamous Black Friday. Thanksgiving is merely a family acting as bears preparing for hibernation; they stock up on food on Thursday to be able to shop the entire day on Friday. We […]