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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 […]

Jon Thomas
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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 […]

“Not all Those who wander are lost. . .” An Inside Look at EU Study Abroad Programs
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“Not all Those who wander are lost. . .” An Inside Look at EU Study Abroad Programs

Jordan by Elizabeth Byrd       When you tell people that you studied abroad in the Middle East, they tend to get this wide-eyed look of amazement and demand that you tell them everything about it. I have come to accept this as part of living in a non-Western […]

Creative voices of EU
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Creative voices of EU

[nine things a blanket can be] Ruby Baker one. a blanket can be a starting line to a long race folded and laid out on the floor the first item my parents ever bought together it was a testament to seven years of love between them two. a blanket can […]

Visual design for Kea-Guffin Hall.
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Phase One Of Eastern’s Reconstruction

Phase I of the Campus Master Plan Walton Hall       Regarding the changes made on the first floor of Walton Hall, Bettie Ann Brigham, Vice Provost for Student Development, says, “Lower Walton Lounge needed new furnishings and an update to become a more inviting, versatile and attractive space […]