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Local art show gives dignity to the overlooked

In a large room where sunlight spills in from large windows, there stands a small shack.   Built of scrap metal, salvaged wood and paint rags, the structure is a replica of a shanty house. One can find this structure on the outskirts of many cities in developing nations. The […]

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16th century fun at the Renaissance Faire

 There aren’t many places where you can be completely transported into an entirely different time period within just a few hours. At the Renaissance Faire, however, you can.     Located in Manheim, Pa., just an hour from Eastern’s campus, the Renaissance Faire has been giving people a deeper look […]

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BLINK 182 CONCERT REVIEW

  After four years of Blink-182 hiatus, fans everywhere were ecstatic to watch the Grammy Awards on Feb. 8 and learn that the band was back together.    Tom DeLonge, Mark Hoppus and Travis Barker came on stage to announce the “best rock album” for 2009. While doing so, Barker […]

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Birthday Birds and Scaredy Cats

Philadelphia Zoo and Field of Screams offer fun weekend activities

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Field of Screams

Pay to get in, pray to get out

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Philadelphia Zoo celebrates 150th birthday

Wouldn’t it be great to have a birthday celebration that lasts all year long? While the Philadelphia Zoo’s official birthday is on March 31,  the celebration was extended to last the whole year so that everyone can take part. There may not be any cake, but there will definitely be […]

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Beatlemania!

Eastern to host tribute band

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Audiences filled with Glee over new show

Fox gave viewers a taste of Glee last spring, making this fall’s premiere of the show highly anticipated–and it was well worth the wait. Glee is a musical comedy television show that revolves around McKinley High School’s glee club made up of a misfit group of students. Spanish teacher Will […]

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Reilly rocked campus during night classes

As evening classes began on Sept. 23, McInnis auditorium was transformed into a concert venue. A crowd of about 150 students and visitors turned out to hear rock band Reilly. Classes normally held on the first and second floors of McInnis were moved to other buildings to accommodate the loud […]

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Free Library of Philadelphia hosts author readings

Sept. 22: Ralph Nader, Only the Super-Rich Can Save Us!, 12 p.m. FREE Sept. 24: James Ellroy, Blood’s A Rover, 7:30 p.m. FREE Oct. 5: Monday Poets, Leonard Gontarek, 6:30 p.m. FREE Sept. 23: Marjane Satrapi, The Complete Persepolis, 7:30 p.m. FREE Sept. 30: Banned Books Reading, 7:30 p.m. FREE