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The Benefits of Zoom University: One student reflects on the positive outcomes of hybrid learning.
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The Benefits of Zoom University: One student reflects on the positive outcomes of hybrid learning.

In the past year, students all over the world began  experiencing an increase in online learning thanks to the Covid-19 pandemic. Having graduated high school in the midst of online courses after all of my other years of schooling in person only, this new normal consisting of online learning was […]

Saying Goodbye: The Waltonian highlights the class of 2021 and their hard work.
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Saying Goodbye: The Waltonian highlights the class of 2021 and their hard work.

Kay O’Keeffe Editor-in Chief Major: Political Science Kay joined the Waltonian in 2019 as Opinions Editor before transitioning to her role as Editor in Chief in 2020. After graduation, Kay hopes to find work in public policy and eventually get her masters.         Lillie Allen Managing Editor […]

A Letter to My Inner Artist: A letter to my childhood self.
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A Letter to My Inner Artist: A letter to my childhood self.

Dear Inner Artist, It feels strange to have you back after you seem to have been gone for a while. Even as you’ve been enjoying the process of writing more poetry in one semester than you have in a while, it still doesn’t feel like you’re back in your entirety. […]

The Evolution of Jazz: A brief history of the music.
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The Evolution of Jazz: A brief history of the music.

America’s “classical music” is being celebrated all of April during National Jazz Appreciation Month. In light of the celebration, we’re going to take a deeper look at the historical richness of the music. Jazz uses improvisation to form its unique, rhythmic sound. According to the National Museum of American History, […]

The Art of Skincare: How beauty creates confidence and happiness.
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The Art of Skincare: How beauty creates confidence and happiness.

It’s a common saying that if you look good, you feel good about yourself. While this has typically been understood as dressing up, doing your hair, and putting on makeup, I have found this to be true by simply sticking to a skincare routine. With a simple skincare routine, one […]

The “Before” Trilogy: A look back at Richard Linklater’s underappreciated postmodern and unique romantic drama trilogy.
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The “Before” Trilogy: A look back at Richard Linklater’s underappreciated postmodern and unique romantic drama trilogy.

When thinking of the greatest movie trilogies of all time, what comes to mind? It could be the groundbreaking “Dark Knight” superhero trilogy from Christopher Nolan, the epic adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien’s “Lord of the Rings,” the original three films in the “Star Wars” saga, or maybe even “The Godfather” […]

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, […]