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A Timely Project: Senior Courtney Schrom studies the impacts of mask-wearing during the pandemic for her senior thesis.
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A Timely Project: Senior Courtney Schrom studies the impacts of mask-wearing during the pandemic for her senior thesis.

Courtney Schrom is a senior who is prepping for her last couple of weeks on-campus at Eastern. That means she is in the home stretch of her senior thesis, and that is a true light at the end of the tunnel at this point for the senior. Schrom is a […]

Earth-Friendly Fashion: A look into planning Earthkeepers’ clothing drive.
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Earth-Friendly Fashion: A look into planning Earthkeepers’ clothing drive.

A change in the weather means it’s time for a cleanout, and that means going through your wardrobe only to find that you don’t actually wear half of the clothes that you own. This is what senior Business Administration major and founder of Earthkeepers, Claire Kasari, noticed when talking to her […]

Emerging from the Shark Tank: Enactus Shark Tank winner, Karl Golden, talks about his entrepreneurial experience in this competition.
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Emerging from the Shark Tank: Enactus Shark Tank winner, Karl Golden, talks about his entrepreneurial experience in this competition.

Over 45,000 people apply for the chance to appear on ABC’s competition show, Shark Tank, every single year for a chance to promote their business and hopefully land the best deal of their lives. That number may seem incredibly intimidating for many students with product and business ideas, but Eastern […]

Forever and Always a Potterhead: Why you should reread the series in your 20’s
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Forever and Always a Potterhead: Why you should reread the series in your 20’s

It’s no secret that Harry Potter will always be one of the most popular middle-grade book series, but what might shock you is how the books get even better as you age. Growing up, I was obsessed with the Harry Potter movies. I’ve watched all eight movies over 150 times, […]

Five Things to Know About Weight Loss: The most common weight loss myths debunked.
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Five Things to Know About Weight Loss: The most common weight loss myths debunked.

In today’s society, everyone nitpicks their bodies, comparing themselves to Instagram influencers or the people they see on TV. We follow countless diets and run for miles on the treadmill, but don’t see long-term success. What if I told you that weight loss is not as complicated as you think? […]

People of Eastern: A conversation with Health Center Director Damona Wilson.
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People of Eastern: A conversation with Health Center Director Damona Wilson.

Over the past academic year, Eastern has tackled the coronavirus pandemic with force. Behind the scenes of all the decision making, testing days, and quarantine management is one woman with a heart of gold. Her name is Damona Wilson. The director of the student health center and nurse of over […]

Two Young Victims of Police Brutality Start Another Conversation: The nation grieves 20-year-old Daunte Wright and 16-year old Ma’Khia Bryant.
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Two Young Victims of Police Brutality Start Another Conversation: The nation grieves 20-year-old Daunte Wright and 16-year old Ma’Khia Bryant.

The Brooklyn Center, Minnesota Police Department is under scrutiny after the recent shooting and death of twenty-year-old Daunte Wright. Wright, a Black man, was killed on April 11th after he was pulled over for having a tail light out. The shooter, 48-year-old police officer Kim Potter, was placed on administrative […]

Vaccine Blood Clots Cause Concern: Recent cases of blood clots linked to Johnson & Johnson vaccinations in USA.
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Vaccine Blood Clots Cause Concern: Recent cases of blood clots linked to Johnson & Johnson vaccinations in USA.

With vaccines becoming more readily available to the general public, issues with the one-shot Johnson & Johnson immunization have arisen. As a result, the Johnson & Johnson vaccine distribution has been halted. This pause in Johnson & Johnson vaccine usage came after a series of side effects involving multiple cases […]

DEFENSE ATTORNEY IN THE TRIAL OF DEREK CHAUVIN IS AN EASTERN ALUMNI: Students buzz over the recent discovery that Defense Attorney Eric Nelson in the trial for the  murder of George Floyd graduated from Eastern University.
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DEFENSE ATTORNEY IN THE TRIAL OF DEREK CHAUVIN IS AN EASTERN ALUMNI: Students buzz over the recent discovery that Defense Attorney Eric Nelson in the trial for the murder of George Floyd graduated from Eastern University.

Eastern University has a number of world-renowned alumni, revered for their impressive social justice work that we as students can proudly look to. However, there is another side of Eastern’s alumnus repertoire, which includes some more sinister legacies. This semester has illuminated a number of Eastern graduates whose careers have […]

Furry Friends Around Campus: What it’s like to have an Emotional Support Animal at Eastern during a stressful season caused by the pandemic.
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Furry Friends Around Campus: What it’s like to have an Emotional Support Animal at Eastern during a stressful season caused by the pandemic.

Emotional Support Animals are pets that can provide companionship that eases anxiety, depression, and other mental illnesses. They are different from service animals, as they do not receive any formal training in order to become certified, but they do have to meet certain criteria. They have to be prescribed to a […]