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Eastern senior plans to go into Holocaust studies

While some people probably cannot even remember the topics of their middle school papers, Renee Meshach’s sixth grade paper on the Holocaust proved to be a turning point in her life. “Ever since then I’ve been really interested in the subject,” said Meshach, now a senior at Eastern. “I just […]

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OPINION: Voting should not be a fad

With the Presidential election drawing nearer, there have been a plethora of issues concerning me. The issue that most concerns me is the notion that people of color, particularly African Americans, will determine this year’s election. As a young African American in today’s society, I find it very interesting to […]

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Presidential candidates debate Iraq, Homeland Security

The first of three presidential debates for the 2004 election took place on September 29 at 9 p.m. at the University of Miami Convention Center in Coral Gables, Florida. The debate was led by PBS anchor Jim Lehrer. Before the debate began, Lehrer laid out rules to the audience regarding […]

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Philosophy professor talks about methods of contraception, advocates natural family planning

Topics like sex and money have traditionally been private family issues, with that of birth control being especially sensitive. According to philosphopy professor Dr. Randall Colton, natural family planning, though traditionally embraced by the Catholic Church, has a place in the discussion of family planning among Protestant circles. Colton discussed […]

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WEB EXCLUSIVE: Scenes from homecoming weekend

SlideShow: The crowning, games, fine arts show and more

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘Chapel would be much better if we had biblical preaching each week’

I think chapel would be much better if we had biblical preaching each week-that means, the speaker tells the students to open up to a particular passage, reads the passage and explains what the passage means in its context and how it applies today. I have had enough of Christian […]

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BOOK REVIEW: The Nazi Doctors

Doctors are healers. We take this fact for granted, trusting in those who take an oath to protect the sick. But as Robert J. Lifton’s The Nazi Doctors shows, that trust has a dark side. Lifton’s book details how the traditional physician’s vision of healing individuals was applied to the […]

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Plain Jane website debunks myths about body image

Two years ago, 45-year-old actress Jamie Lee Curtis posed bluntly for More magazine, in a sports bra and spandex underwear-without makeup, special lighting or air brushing-in defiance of Hollywood’s standard for physical appearance. Little did Curtis know the full impact her decision would make. Jessica Devaney, a first-year at Lake […]

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More homecoming coverage

Alumni honored, share memories-by Ruth Robinson, Staff Writer Memories, achievements and change were all honored at the homecoming alumni luncheon on Saturday. Relationships were the focus of many alumni memories. “It’s nice to come back and see people,” said Kathy Furlong ’94. “The best part of my college experience was […]

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INQUIRING MINDS: Keeping college community takes guts

This campus is full of bold, action-taking students, as the Waltonian has taken note of in its last two issues. We have future Olympic athletes, national news reporters, patriotic heroes and Broadway stars. But what has impressed the editorial staff the most about this community is the community itself. Within […]