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Book(store)s for Black History: A look into local bookstores (and other resources) to enhance your anti-racist library.

Bookstores, for me, have always been a place of comfort. With shiny new spines or worn and tattered ones, the smell of books and the muffled quiet are like home for a worm. For Black History Month, here are two stores to furnish your anti-racism library and expose you to […]

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Black Voices In Film: A look at Black representation in the films of 2020.

Despite a lack of big films, 2020 provided a voice for Black filmmakers. 2020 was a year of delayed blockbusters and tentpole films, but it was a great year for independent films with Black filmmakers at the helm. The logical place to start is with the legendary Spike Lee who […]

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Hopes and Dreams for the Black Community: Aliia Matthew reflects on life as a Black woman.

Supposedly, the United States is the “land of the free and the home of the brave.” For centuries, Black Americans have been brave despite not being free. We dream, we fight, we work to surpass obstacles. This land was built on our bondage, rather than for our freedom and pride. […]

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Black Excellence in Fashion: A look at Ann Lowe and her impact of black women in fashion design.

The fashion industry is an ever changing and evolving industry, and Black creators have played a large role in the evolution of said industry. In the 1800’s, enslaved people were forced to spend their days picking cotton to contribute to the production of textiles made for clothing and such. Now, […]

Movie of the Month: “Minari” and the American Dream.
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Movie of the Month: “Minari” and the American Dream.

We are one year removed from “Parasite” being the first South Korean film to win Best Picture at the Academy Awards and making history. A24 now brings the tender, poignant, and delightful “Minari” to the table. “Minari” follows a Korean family that immigrates to Arkansas in the mid-1980s and the […]

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The Art of Journaling: An insight into reflective writing.

Journaling can look different for everybody. Some people like to bullet journal to stay organized, some prefer a short, daily entry, and others are utterly overwhelmed by the prospect. I have been an avid journaler for around three years now. What once started as a failed discipline attempt in high […]

Community Through Virtual Events: An overview of SAB’s attempts in creating companionship in COVID.
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Community Through Virtual Events: An overview of SAB’s attempts in creating companionship in COVID.

On Friday, Feb. 5, SAB held a virtual paint night for students to explore some creativity while maintaining social distancing. SAB advertised this event by telling students to join as a professional guides them step by step to paint their very own masterpiece. Over the week, the club set up […]

Halftime Show History Crossword
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Halftime Show History Crossword

Across: 2. Who performed the 2021 Super Bowl halftime show? 6. Which performer in 2004 suffered one of the most famous wardrobe malfunctions ever? 9. Which artist was asked if they were okay to perform in the rain, and replied, “Can you make it rain harder?” 10. Which member of […]

Black Representation in Film MAAC Event: Understanding how the history of Black caricatures in film affects film and society today.
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Black Representation in Film MAAC Event: Understanding how the history of Black caricatures in film affects film and society today.

On Tuesday, Feb. 9, MAAC held a dinner and discussion featuring Eugene Haynes, a professor of Race and Ethnicity in Mass Media and Film at Temple University. This event was one of a monthly dinner and discussion held by the club throughout the spring semester. The topic of discussion for […]

People of Eastern: Meet Malicka Encarnacion, a biochem major with a passion for ministry.
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People of Eastern: Meet Malicka Encarnacion, a biochem major with a passion for ministry.

Malicka Encarnacion is a senior at Eastern University, but she won’t be leaving us without leaving a lasting impact on the Eastern community. Raised in the Bronx, Encarnacion came to Eastern with a traumatic past, ready to start a new chapter of her life. Encarnacion is studying biochemistry with a […]