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How to Vote in Pennsylvania: A comprehensive guide to voting in the 2020 Pennsylvania General Election.
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How to Vote in Pennsylvania: A comprehensive guide to voting in the 2020 Pennsylvania General Election.

Step 1: Apply for mail-in absentee ballot at votespa.com/ApplyMailBallot. The Mail-in Ballot Application must be received by your county election office by 5 PM October 27, regardless of post stamp. Step 2: Mail-in ballot must be postmarked by 8 PM Nov 3 or received by the county election office by […]

Registering to Vote In 2020: A look at the registration process for the 2020 election.
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Registering to Vote In 2020: A look at the registration process for the 2020 election.

Voting this year is absolutely imperative, possibly even more so than ever before. However, for many, it could be your first time participating in a presidential election. Voting is a way to make your voice heard and to stand for your beliefs, but first, you have to make sure you’re […]

All About Absentee Ballots: Exercising the right to vote in the midst of a pandemic.
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All About Absentee Ballots: Exercising the right to vote in the midst of a pandemic.

American citizens are given a right that is undeniably significant and that shouldn’t take it for granted. According to the United States Census Bureau, only about 45 percent of 18 to 29-year-olds registered to vote actually vote and according to College factual, that age range makes up 61.8 percent of […]

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September was Suicide Prevention Month: Members of Eastern’s community reflect on their experiences and opinions regarding suicide, mental health, and more.

The Aftermath: How an uncle’s suicide shapes a young girl by Gabrielle Pardocchi My uncle committed suicide when I was nine years old. At least, I think he did. He had been battling with a drug addiction for years, before overdosing in 2008. He had told my grandmother a few months before […]

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Book Clubs: Reconnecting with the fundamentally familiar, yet radically different, world we live in through the escape of novels

The impact of the international Coronavirus pandemic has been multi-faceted, and different for each person. Though our responses to the virus and personal experiences are varied, each of us is faced with an alteration of what it means to be in community. To many, community includes the circle of people […]

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The Exercise Community: How exercise has been shaped and developed by the Coronavirus pandemic

COVID-19 has changed the shape of all communities over the course of six months. All non-essential businesses closed, including gyms, which largely impacted the exercise community. Many people make their New Year’s resolutions to go to the gym more often, get in shape, or just lead a healthier lifestyle. Gyms […]

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Spring Break Plans: How Eastern students will be spending their days off.

A Trip to Florida In 2015, my brother was a senior in college and over his Spring break, my sister and I went on a road trip with him down to Florida. It was the first time we ever drove straight through Florida and back, which I thought was a […]

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Anonymous Love Letters: Written by Eastern students to those they admire most.

Dear Husband, Thank you for all of the adventures we have had and for all of the adventures that are to come. Thanks for all of the little things you do, like giving me the aux cord in the car and pretending that I beat you in Call of Duty. […]

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Celebrating Black History Month

#BLACKLIVESMATTER: The importance of Black Lives Matter and how they honor the lives of the victims, seek justice for them, their families, and the Black community, as a whole. Trayvon Martin. Mya Hall. Mike Brown. Tamir Rice. Sandra Bland. Walter Scott. These are the names that Black Lives Matter (BLM) members […]

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Holidays and Geographical Traditions: Inside how some students spend the holidays where they are from.

A Jew(ish) Christmas: Christmas as a Christian kid in Jewish town. Cherry Hill, New Jersey is a town known for its diners, it’s mall and its synagogues. As one of the few Christians in town, it is not odd that I adopted some of the traditions my Jewish classmates and neighbors […]