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Finding the Words: A look at Eastern University’s black- out poetry contest.
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Finding the Words: A look at Eastern University’s black- out poetry contest.

Blackout poetry stems from found poetry in which the artist blacks out words, usually with a black marker, in other forms of art. This could be newspapers, magazines, books or any other writing. By blacking out words, a redacted poem is formed. When thinking of poetry, this typically isn’t the […]

The Art of Taking a Breath: What it means to find the peaceful moments amidst the chaos.
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The Art of Taking a Breath: What it means to find the peaceful moments amidst the chaos.

The Enneagram Institute defines type ones as being “well-organized, orderly, and fastidious, they try to maintain high standards, but can slip into being critical and perfectionistic.” This trend may seem overdone and tired, but this definition fits me better than my favorite t-shirt. When I got to college, I felt […]

Movie of the Month: “Zack Snyder’s Justice League.”
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Movie of the Month: “Zack Snyder’s Justice League.”

After four long years in the making, Zack Snyder’s original vision for 2017’s “Justice League” finally released on HBO Max this month. The 2017 version was so utterly disappointing, and a lot of it can be traced back to the turmoil that happened behind the scenes on the production. Zack […]

Dyeing to Know About the Eggs: A brief history on the dyeing of Easter eggs.
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Dyeing to Know About the Eggs: A brief history on the dyeing of Easter eggs.

For many, dyeing Easter eggs is an annual tradition and a way to spend quality time with family and friends before the Easter holiday. I’ve always wondered how the tradition of making and hiding colored eggs relates to Easter besides getting children more involved in the holiday festivities. So why […]

An Open Letter to Lil Nas X: A reflection on how the artist’s new song and music video is affecting queer communities.
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An Open Letter to Lil Nas X: A reflection on how the artist’s new song and music video is affecting queer communities.

Congratulations to you! I’m so glad to see your new song doing so well. Of course, we both know not everyone is as excited. It’s nice to see that you remain unbothered by the backlash, and can simply enjoy the art you’ve created. I must admit, if Satan shoes or […]

People of Eastern: Meet Zoe Lucas, a freshman with a wide range of passions and a desire for justice.
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People of Eastern: Meet Zoe Lucas, a freshman with a wide range of passions and a desire for justice.

Stepping into a space with Zoe Lucas, it is immediately apparent that she illuminates a presence of sincerity and insightfulness to all who surround her. Originally from Wilmington, Delaware, Lucas is in the midst of completing her first year at Eastern University as she majors in Business Administration with a […]

In the Home Stretch: Ways to push through the last weeks of the Spring semester.
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In the Home Stretch: Ways to push through the last weeks of the Spring semester.

After Easter break, there are only three weeks left of classes before finals season begins. With the news about in-person Commencement ceremonies for the graduating classes of 2020 and 2021, there is a lot to look forward to at the end of this year. For some, the break may have […]

The Eastern Election: Xeyah Martin’s hopes for his term as the Student Government Association President.
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The Eastern Election: Xeyah Martin’s hopes for his term as the Student Government Association President.

Xeyah Martin has big plans for Eastern University. The junior business administration major is the incoming SGA Executive Board President for the 2021-2022 school year, having previously served as the vice president and treasurer in the past. While his term as president will not begin until next semester, Martin has […]

Gun Reform Talks After Tragedies: President Biden has recently shown his support for major gun reform.
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Gun Reform Talks After Tragedies: President Biden has recently shown his support for major gun reform.

Amid the recent outburst in mass shootings, President Biden has brought up the idea of the improvement of gun control in America. On Tuesday, Mar. 23, the president addressed the recent grocery store shooting in Boulder, Colorado that took place the day before. In his short speech, President Biden proposed […]

International Floods Displace Thousands: Recent weather catastrophes have forced many to evacuate their homes.
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International Floods Displace Thousands: Recent weather catastrophes have forced many to evacuate their homes.

Recent flooding across the globe is forcing millions of people to struggle for survival. Severe storms have targeted island regions such as the coasts of Australia and large parts of Hawai’i, including the popular beach regions of O’ahu island. The eastern state of New South Wales in Australia remains the […]