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Newspapers, world leaders lend support to favorite U.S. presidential candidates

With only a few days left before the presidential election, newspapers and world leaders alike are stepping forward and backing the two main candidates, John Kerry and George W. Bush. For the most part, the results have been predictable. Papers such as the Chicago Tribune, which backed Bush in the […]

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Fishing club revived and moving along swimmingly

Sometimes the best way to catch fish is to put your bait in the water, sit back and let the fish come to you. Similarly, Sodexho supervisor Doc Carr took a quiet approach in his second attempt to start a fishing club at Eastern. “Word of mouth” is how Carr, […]

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Interest in Catholicism does not mean a distaste for Protestantism

For anyone who read “Catholics Hold Prayer Meetings in Gough” in the September 29 issue of The Waltonian I would like to make clear that the article did not express how I really feel about the Church. I have not converted to Catholicism and do not plan on doing so […]

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Only the Prince of Peace can eliminate fear in the church

We live in a culture of fear. Everywhere we go, people tell us that we are all part of the army in the so-called war on terrorism. The terrorists are ready to strike. Watch out for those suspicious people and report them to the government. Watch out! I live fifteen […]

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Lovedrug takes center stage, gives free concert

The Ohio-based band Lovedrug came to Eastern’s campus to perform a free live concert. Lovedrug, formed in June 2002 by Michael Shepard and Adam Ladd, have certainly come a long way from humble beginnings to earning the respect of many. As soon as Lovedrug took the stage, the auditorium was […]

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HUMOR: My struggle with cartoon mosquitoes and that overall feeling of yuckiness

Last week was midterms week. I don’t know about you guys, but I thought I was going to die. First of all, I had midterms to study for. Studying always makes me feel like dying. Second, I had papers to write. Lots of papers. And, like studying, thinking of papers […]

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Basketball program adds JV team

The formation of a junior varsity team will open a new chapter in Eastern basketball history. Recent graduate and Eagles basketball fan-favorite Ryan Livingston and men’s assistant coach James Joseph will be co-coaching. “We are using it this year as a developmental year to develop guys in our program that […]

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International Justice Mission opens new chapter at Eastern

Eastern students who are frustrated with international injustices may want to join Eastern’s chapter of the International Justice Mission. According to their Web site, www.ijm.org, IJM is an organization, founded in 1997, that is made up of professionals and volunteers who strive to provide solutions to the problems of injustice. […]

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WEB EXCLUSIVE: Photographer Elijah Jung snapshots Midnight Madness

Midnight Madness marked the day the Eagles women and men’s basketball teams could officially begin organized practicing. What better way to start the season than by celebrating with students, alumni and faculty? The packed gymnasium featured a faculty, staff and alumni basketball game, a three-point shooting contest, a $10,000 half-court […]

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Former adjunct professor places third in an essay writing contest

Former adjunct professor Randy Frame recently won third place in the Templeton Foundation Power of Purpose essay contest, according to a press release from the American Baptist News Service. Frame’s article, “Fixing Haiti,” was based on his 1995 trip to Haiti. According to Frame, the delegation was part of a […]