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Five Things to Know About Socialism: Misconceptions and history about this political and social ideology.

Throughout the United States’ history, “socialism” has been used as a scare word. During the Cold War, anti-communist propaganda forced an entire generation to know little about socialism yet despise it anyway. It is through this widespread misguidance that the United States was able to turn “socialism” into a curse […]

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Habitat for Humanity: Building homes and building community.

As students on campus in the winter, there are many things we may take for granted, like having access to running water, electricity, heating, and a roof over our heads. For many people, getting through the winter is a struggle because, for them, these amenities and things we consider to […]

Observing the Heavens and the Earth: An inside look at Bradstreet Observatory and its history.
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Observing the Heavens and the Earth: An inside look at Bradstreet Observatory and its history.

Eastern University provides countless, once-in-a-lifetime opportunities for its students. From building amazing relationships with fellow students and professors to taking part in dynamic learning experiences that teach you education has no boundaries, Eastern encourages students to explore outside their comfort zone and make impactful memories they will remember forever. One […]

The Newest Brew: A look into Eastern’s new on-campus coffee shop, Zime.
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The Newest Brew: A look into Eastern’s new on-campus coffee shop, Zime.

While some would assume that Eastern’s campus became quiet after the departure of students for Thanksgiving break, the Eastern Sodexo team was brewing up their newest addition to campus: Zime. Officially opening the first week of the Spring semester, students are becoming accustomed to the new and exciting addition of […]

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Assault Weapons Buy-Back in Canada: How Prime Minister Trudeau changed the Canadian ban on assault weapons.

In May 2020, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau introduced a piece of legislation that effectively banned assault-style weapons. After a brutal mass shooting in April, Trudeau was swift in executing the legislation (the ban was announced a mere two weeks after Gabriel Wortman shot and killed 18 Nova Scotians). On […]

Eastern Tuition Plan for Military Students: Recognizing students in the military, Eastern announces new tuition price.
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Eastern Tuition Plan for Military Students: Recognizing students in the military, Eastern announces new tuition price.

Being in the military is incredibly hard work, and that is quite the understatement. It takes bravery, strength, determination, loyalty, and dedication to serve and protect our country. It takes even more to pursue a degree at the same time. That is why Eastern University has made the decision to […]

Winter Storms Cause Power Outages Across Texas
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Winter Storms Cause Power Outages Across Texas

President Biden has declared a federal emergency for all 254 counties in Texas due to unprecedented freezing temperatures and snowy conditions. As of Feb. 15, United States federal agencies have coordinated and mobilized efforts to provide disaster relief to Texas residents, according to Reuters. The winter storm is not expected […]

The Art of Horror Film: A look into the art of everything frightening.
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The Art of Horror Film: A look into the art of everything frightening.

When I was little, my mom and I would frequently visit a local bookstore whenever she dragged me along on her errands. I remember this store fondly, and how I would always pick out my books quickly in order to have enough time to run to the back and peek […]

Sports in Film: Looking at Ben Affleck’s new basketball film, The Way Back.
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Sports in Film: Looking at Ben Affleck’s new basketball film, The Way Back.

It wasn’t so long-ago Ben Affleck hit rock bottom for the second time. The Academy Award-winning actor/director went through his second alcohol relapse. He lost his role as Batman in the DCEU in a very public fallout, and more importantly, he lost his marriage. About two years later, Affleck bravely […]

The Struggles of Entertainment in 2021: When can live entertainment open their curtains?
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The Struggles of Entertainment in 2021: When can live entertainment open their curtains?

In a world of isolation and disconnection, technology has been a lifesaver during this pandemic, especially for the arts. Like every other industry, the live entertainment scene was dramatically impacted during the COVID-19 pandemic. Broadway theatres went dark last March and will continue to be closed until at least May […]