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From Radiation to the Rink: Oskar Lindblom’s incredible return to hockey.
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From Radiation to the Rink: Oskar Lindblom’s incredible return to hockey.

Everyone loves a comeback story. When the comeback is conquering cancer, everyone loves the story even more. Philadelphia Flyers’ forward Oskar Lindblom can tell a story of his own. Through 30 games in the 2019–2020 NHL season, Lindblom proved himself as a top player, scoring 11 goals and 18 points. […]

Winter Wonderland: Students find creative ways to enjoy the snow this semester.
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Winter Wonderland: Students find creative ways to enjoy the snow this semester.

In the past two weeks the Greater Philadelphia Area has seen a lot of snow. Though snow days this semester look different from years past, Eastern students have still found a way to enjoy the wintry weather despite classes remaining online during numerous snowstorms. Eastern University’s beautiful campus has become […]

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EU Men’s Volleyball: A look at the squad’s upcoming spring season.

In the 2018-2019 school year, the Eastern University Men’s Volleyball Team became an official member of EU athletics, with hopes for a bright and successful future. In the Spring 2020 season, those hopes were clouded by the COVID-19 virus, which took away any further opportunity to continue to grow the […]

Tampa Tom: Takeaways from Super Bowl LV.
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Tampa Tom: Takeaways from Super Bowl LV.

Raymond James Stadium erupted in cheers Sunday, February 7, and only some of it was for The Weeknd’s Halftime Show performance. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers took Super Bowl LV, defeating the Kansas City Chiefs, 31–9. This win marked the second in Tampa’s franchise history, the fourth of tight end Rob […]

Athlete Spotlight: A look at senior track athlete Kaitlin Bell’s time at Eastern.
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Athlete Spotlight: A look at senior track athlete Kaitlin Bell’s time at Eastern.

Busy is not the proper word to describe senior Kaitlin Bell. Between her full course load, three jobs (at a gym, as a nanny, and at a convenience store), clinical rotation, and track and field, she barely has any time to herself. Bell, an athletic training major, spoke to the […]

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Shining a Light in a World of Darkness: Insight on the good news of our world today.

Our world seems to be infiltrated by an abundance of darkness. The news is flooded with stories of death, hopelessness, poverty, and oppression. However, in a world full of darkness, there is a force constantly working against it – a force that travels over 186,000 miles per second. That force […]

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Smoking or Non? A closer look at the COVID-19 vaccine availability list.

As the COVID-19 vaccine is becoming increasingly more available to vulnerable and essential members of our communities, there has been some dispute over who should and should not be included on the prioritized vaccine availability list. States like Pennsylvania and Delaware have expanded the availability list to include “Persons aged […]

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A Change of Pace: How the ‘ring by spring’ mentality changed the way I look at relationships.

When I joined the Eastern community in 2017, I was a wide-eyed and excited eighteen-year-old with ambitions in politics and changing the world. I would galivant across campus with my new college friends, caking on makeup and hunting for a husband. We rambled on about our dream man; hoping that […]

Reddit and Wall Street: The 2021 David vs. Goliath Story ; The trading world turned on its head when day traders caused GameStop stocks to jump astronomically high.
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Reddit and Wall Street: The 2021 David vs. Goliath Story ; The trading world turned on its head when day traders caused GameStop stocks to jump astronomically high.

The new year started off in weird fashion when a group of day traders put GameStop and AMC Theaters back in the news when their stocks skyrocketed in late January. If you’ve ever seen Martin Scorsese’s 2013 film, The Wolf of Wall Street, this idea of “shorting” is nothing new. […]

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Punished for Having COVID: One student’s experience quarantining in the Gatehouse.

It felt like I was being punished for having COVID”, junior Maggie Rafidi said when being interviewed about her experience quarantining with COVID. “It was the first time I felt like my experience at Eastern was just a business transaction, and I wasn’t even getting what I paid for.” While […]