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Reflections on New Year’s Resolutions

      It is a new year, and that means another chance to turn our lives around! At least, that is what many renewed gym memberships and dieting subscriptions will tell us. Yes, it is the time of New Year’s resolutions! After a season of gift giving, fellowship, and […]

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Eastern University Without Students

By Dec. 16, students evacuate campus to spend three weeks resting, working, spending time with family, traveling, and engaging in any other activity besides school. For many, Winter Break is a time to recover from the busy schedule of the previous semester and prepare for the upcoming one. And once […]

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Winter Track is Coming: A Preview of Eastern University’s Men’s and Women’s Winter and Spring 2018 Track Season

The Eastern University Track and Field teams are stretching their legs and preparing for the beginning of their indoor winter season. This is Coach Michael Wilson’s third season with track and fi eld at Eastern, and he believes that this is probably the fi rst year where they have the […]

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Dr. Bettie Ann Brigham: A DNA Person

A tribute is difficult to write. Often it can sound like a eulogy or morph unintentionally into hagiography. A tribute simply is “an act, statement, or gift that is intended to show gratitude, respect, or admiration.” That is my hope for this piece. Dr. Bettie Ann Brigham has served the […]

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Following Up On DACA

      There are a lot of issues in the Age of Trump that elevate our anger. Eastern students are born activists as the concept of “justice” is ingrained in the campus culture. There is, however, a way to care about justice that furthers injustice. That is to only […]

For days leading up to Irma’s arrival, its deadly path was tracked through Cuba, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands before it slammed into the coast of Southern Florida.
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Hurricane Irma Hits Home For Many Eastern Athletes

      On the weekend of Sept. 8, while lots of people were excitedly anticipating NFL kickoff Sunday or simply breathing a sigh of relief that they had reached the end of a four day (but nonetheless long) week of classes, many eyes and ears were also on the […]

“IT” Remastered: The terrifying first chapter of Stephen King’s horror novel
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“IT” Remastered: The terrifying first chapter of Stephen King’s horror novel

      From the classic thriller author, Stephen King, comes the 21st century remake of “It.” Originally airing in the 1990s, the character of It has had a complete transformation.  The original clown had a more circus-gone-wrong look, but the new Pennywise has a demonic gaze. The 2017 version […]

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A Review of “Beauty and the Beast”

      Disney is a moneymaking machine. They always have been, but ever since Bob Iger joined as the new CEO of Disney, this has been enforced far more than ever before. Live-action adaptations of different Disney properties, such as “Maleficent” (a guilty pleasure, seeing as how she is […]

In October of 2014, former Yankees’ shortstop Derek Jeter founded The Players’ Tribune, a journal that provides professional and collegiate athletes with a platform to write and publish.
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Derek Jeter’s Players’ Tribune- Where athletes find their voices

     Since the very beginning of media outlets, newspapers and television and radio programs have been running stories about sports. The articles that were written typically only covered the teams that competed in big games and highlighted athletes that were deemed important by professional journalists. Derek Jeter, retired shortstop […]

The Steven Ford Singers perform “We Are All America” with Grammy nominee Brian McKnight and Grammy winner Nnenna Freelon in celebration of the newly opened Smithsonian National Museum of African American History.
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A Steward of God’s Gifts- Recognizing alumnus Steven Ford

     Steven Ford graduated from Eastern University with a Bachelor of Arts in Composition and Electronic Music, and has continued to give back to Eastern in his role as a music professor. Dr. Ford has also been involved with a seemingly endless list of award-winning projects, though students may […]