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Nights at the JJ: Jammin’ Java

    It’s Saturday night, and there’s nothing to do. You’ve finished your homework, you’ve already watched season one of Grey’s Anatomy–twice–and you don’t want to drive out to Wayne or Philadelphia. What can you do? Go to the Jammin’ Java.   Starting this semester and continuing next semester, there […]

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New fall play, My Soldiers, deals with hard issues

Eastern’s theater department has the privilege of being the first company to hold a production of My Soldiers. A reading of the play, directed and produced by Mark Hallen, was held in Oshkosh, Wis. in March, but this will be the first full production. “It will be a rather surprising […]

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Beatles return to the stage

The sounds of the 1960s filled McInnis auditorium when The Return took the stage in front of a mostly older, but excited, crowd. The band looked like The Beatles, with shaggy hair and trim suits. Some of the crowd members even came dressed as The Beatles on the cover of […]

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Zombies splatter the screen in Zombieland

In 2004, the British film, “Shaun of the Dead,” introduced a new film genre: the “zomedy.” Following that tradition, this year’s “Zombieland,” directed by Ruben Fleischer, is a zombie flick with sick laughs. While there are comedic elements, “Zombieland” is still considered a horror film. The overarching theme is somewhat […]

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(Don’t) Let the wild rumpus start

Where the Wild Things Are too dark

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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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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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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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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