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Inside the Oscars: The Top Best Film Nominees

Shape of Water Guillermo del Toro’s “The Shape of Water” is a masterfully directed film with passionate performances, impactful story aspects, and an encapsulating visual and musical design. Three actors play Guillermo del Toro’s main type of character, the marginal and invisible. Sally Hawkins stars as the intrepid Elisa, a […]

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Where Do We Go From Here: 50 Years of Divine Dissatisfaction

       It has been fifty years since Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination on April 4, 1968. In remembrance of this tragic date, the Campolo Institute for Applied Research in Social Justice has been drawing attention to one of King’s most enduring speeches, “Where Do We Go From Here?” […]

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The Search for Transparency at Eastern University

The Nuances of Transparency Asking for greater transparency from college administrators is a millennial thing, or so the senior editors of the Waltonian have been told. “I don’t know if your generation is going to trust anyone in authority,” says Ben Howard, Associate Dean of Students. Howard adds, “you could […]

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Thanksgiving Under the Shadow of Imperialism

In Defense of Thanksgiving Written by Jesse Whiteman        For most American families, including my own, thoughts of American imperialism are not a regular occurrence around the Thanksgiving table. Indeed, Thanksgiving in my family is a time of remembrance and connection. We remember where we have come from, […]

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Celebrating 500 Years of Reformation

Martin Luther: From Pastoral Concern to Church Scandal Written by Zachary Nelson       On Oct. 31, 1517, a pious Augustinian monk sent a letter to the Archbishop of Mainz, Albert of Brandenburg, informing him of the mass sale of indulgences near Wittenberg, Germany. This letter contained 95 theses concerning […]

Neighborhood Highlight: Nicetown
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Neighborhood Highlight: Nicetown

      The Waltonian is beginning a new series that highlights various neighborhoods in Philadelphia, as a way of exploring Eastern University’s backyard. Look for more Centerspreads like this one throughout the semester! Below is a brief introduction to our first featured neighborhood: Nicetown.       Nicetown, also […]

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Courage To: Student Edition

Farewell, Seniors
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Farewell, Seniors

SHELLY LISTER Hometown: Hampstead, Maryland Majors: English and Psychology Years with The Waltonian: 2 Positions with The Waltonian: Sports Editor, Staff Writer One thing you’ve learned at Eastern: Sleep is not as “optional” as we college students think… Favorite Waltonian memory: Seeing my name in the paper for the first […]

Photojournalist Kevin Carter won a Pulitzer Prize for this picture depicting the famine in Sudan in 1993.
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This is Journalism

The Ethics and Standards of Journalism by Hector Davila       For centuries journalism has undergone the test of time, having to endure difficulties, challenges and failures that have shaped the ethics and standards of journalism today. TRUTHFULNESS       There has been a recent rise in fake […]

The Walt-Onion
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The Walt-Onion

EASTERN SET TO LAUNCH FOOTBALL PROGRAM by Anthony Barr and Jordan Kolb       Last week, Eastern announced that on April 1 it will launch a new plan to develop a football program. Recruiting for the upcoming school year is already underway, and the program is expected to increase […]