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NHL and MLB Play Amid COVID-19

COVID-19 has affected every industry in one way or another, and sports are no exception. Each sport has responded differently, some decided to postpone their season and others decided to create a “bubble” of safety for their players in order to keep playing. The NHL is one of the teams […]

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New Gym Policies: How to Use EU’s fitness center during COVID-19

There have been many changes this semester for students on-campus during the Coronavirus pandemic, and the fitness center is not exempt. New policies and hours of operation have been implemented in order to curb the spread of COVID-19. For this Fall semester, the fitness center will remain open with altered […]

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Introducing: Coach Bing: Coach Bingaman is Eastern’s New Associate Athletic Director For Performance, Health and Wellness

Associate Athletic Director Brian Bingaman recently joined Eastern’s Athletic Program in the midst of COVID-19. Bingaman grew up in Northumberland, Pennsylvania where he grew up playing football, basketball, baseball, and threw shot put before going on to play football at Bloomsburg University. After college Bingaman interned, before becoming a graduate […]

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The Final Countdown: The final class of Athletic Training students reflect on the legacy they leave behind

It is impossible to live in a world without change. From changes in curriculum to faculty changes, the wheel is always turning here at Eastern. For one passionate and hardworking group of students, they will be the last few to hold a bachelor’s degree in Athletic Training. CAATE, the Commission […]

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Welcome Back Eagles! Athletic Director Eric McNelly sits down with the Waltonian

As we head into a new school year filled with uncertainty, excitement, and hope, the Waltonian’s Maggie Fleming sat down with Athletic Director Eric McNelly to discuss how Eastern Athletics is addressing the changes that the Eagles will see this year. On July 24th, the Mid-Atlantic Conference announced that they […]

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Messages Across the Distance: Reviving the lost art of letter writing in the face of uncertainty.

Being sent home and separated from our friends due to COVID-19 proved difficult for everybody. Zoom calls can get old and eventually I ran out of things to talk to talk to my friends about on FaceTime. Connecting with loved ones had to be done creatively, so I decided to […]

Among the countless number of face coverings available,
students must chose the most effective option to best protect themselves
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Not All Masks are Created Equal: How to choose the most protective face covering.

In the age of the Coronavirus, wearing a face covering has become the social norm in an effort to prevent the spread of the virus in public settings. Following a study by Duke University published in early August, it has come to public attention, however, that not all masks are […]

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Setting Yourself Up For Success: A senior shares what she wishes she knew as a first-year.

Your freshman year is exciting, full of possibilities and opportunities to meet new people and learn new things. For many of you, it’s your first time living away from home, and this independence is equally as daunting as it is rewarding. There are so many newfound responsibilities, time commitments, and […]

The underfunded United States Postal service continues to
operate at full capacity despite insufficient finances.
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Neither snow, nor rain, nor insufficient funds…: How the Postal Service is struggling and what can be done to save it

Imagine a world without the postal service. It may not seem so bad initially, but when you look closer, you will see that many things you once took for granted have vanished. Things like postcards from Grandma, easy access to your absentee ballot while at school. It may seem ridiculous […]

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What Are Eastern’s COVID-19 Policies Accomplishing?

As students begin the fall semester, Eastern University’s campus doesn’t look like previous years. The Coronavirus, also referred to as COVID-19, changed the world in 2020. Students were sent home to finish the 2019-2020 school year online. Over the summer, schools and universities had to decide whether conditions were safe […]