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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 […]

Make It or Break It: Do superstitions affect performance? A look at some athletes’ routine rituals.
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Make It or Break It: Do superstitions affect performance? A look at some athletes’ routine rituals.

A lot of athletes have habits that they have had since their early years. Whether it’s a simple ritual that they believe enhances their performance, or a certain type of music they listen to before a game, it’s not uncommon for athletes to have something specific they have to do […]

Tiger’s Hopeful Return: A look at if the 82-time PGA Tour winner will  come back to pro golf.
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Tiger’s Hopeful Return: A look at if the 82-time PGA Tour winner will come back to pro golf.

Who is the golfer tied for the most PGA tour wins? Who has won the Masters Tournament five times, the PGA Championship four times, and the US Open and the British Open both three times? Tiger Woods is the professional golfer to accomplish these feats and many more. But a […]

Squats with the Squad: A reflection on how workout activities with friends eases gymtimidation.
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Squats with the Squad: A reflection on how workout activities with friends eases gymtimidation.

Getting motivated to work out is difficult. For twenty-two years, I rarely worked out. On occasion, I would go for a walk around my neighborhood, but I never knew how to properly work out. I finally got the courage to go to the gym this semester, and I still found […]

Sedona Fever: How one student-athlete took over social media and changed the NCAA  women’s basketball tournament.
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Sedona Fever: How one student-athlete took over social media and changed the NCAA women’s basketball tournament.

When pictures leaked of the NCAA women’s basketball training room, many fans were furious. A few hours later, Oregon Ducks basketball player Sedona Prince posted videos on the social media platform TikTok that detailed the true extent of the inequalities between the men’s and women’s facilities, goodie bags, and food. […]