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Kpop and Its International Takeover: Inside how Korean pop bands have grown in popularity over the years

      I thought I would have been safe from the black hole of kpop. Let’s just say I was wrong.       Last semester, I was taking a media and culture class that discusses the relationship between pop culture, technology, and society. I selected the presentation topic of […]

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Youth Justice Awareness Month Creative Arts Cafe: A look into performances and art based on justice

      On Thursday, October 18, Eastern held their third annual YJAM Creative Arts Cafe. YJAM stands for “Youth Justice Awareness Month” and the event was filled with learning about youth justice and included justice-related performances. There were several spoken words, poems, a painting, a dance and a human […]

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Inside “Trench:” After three years of waiting, fans are finally given new music from Twenty One Pilots.

      After the release of their highly successful album, “Blurryface,” in 2015, musical duo, Twenty One Pilots released their highly anticipated album, “Trench” on Oct. 6.       “Trench” follows the narrative that became prevalent in “Blurryface” as well as the previous album, “Vessel.” This narrative takes […]

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The Art of Journaling: A reflection on finding solace through writing.

      In my opinion, there’s no form of expression that allows someone to be as transparent and honest as journaling does. Journaling allows the writer to unapologetically express their true thoughts, feelings and experiences more genuinely than they ever could when talking to another person. For me, a journal […]

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Inklings Literary Magazine: Where writers can come together and work towards publication.

      It’s no secret that Eastern University has a wide variety of clubs and activities for students, making it nearly impossible to stay up to date with all of them, and Inklings is a club that may have slipped under the radar for the majority of Eastern students. […]

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The Society of Art and Illustration: Discover a welcoming on-campus art haven for students.

      Across Eastern, students attend classes, study long hours for tests, and repeat the whole process throughout the entire week. With what little time is left, students have to do chores, work, and clubs. With the increasing societal shift into concentrating on narrowly specific goals to succeed with […]

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Seminar By The Sea: A reflection about the summer course and poetical growth.

       I have always been fascinated by the concept of stringing words together to make meaning. It is something that not only touches others, but a place deep within oneself because you can look back and say “I crafted this with my own hands, mind, spirit, and soul”. As […]

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The Art of Self-love: How self-love can be the greatest feeling of all time.

       It is 10 p.m. in the dorm room and I am sitting on the bed staring at my book bag. I completed a full days work in the Jammin’ Java but somehow my bookbag is haunting me, telling me there is more work to be done. I […]

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A Reflection on To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before: A book to a movie– this Netflix smash hit has people around the world falling in love with the quirky Lara Jean and the sweet Peter Kavinsky.

      Let us get something clear– we all need a Peter Kavinsky in our lives. This notion has been quite apparent on numerous social media sites ever since Netflix aired their original film, “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before” in Aug.       The film was […]

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Incorporating the Creative Arts in a Professional Job: Sarah Todd reflects on writing a novel amid her role in the Center for Careers.

      Sarah Todd and her friend, Keely Cutts, have embarked on the massive journey that is writing a novel, and together no less. Both of them work in institutions of higher education. Todd is our esteemed Director of the Center for Career Development here at Eastern University and […]