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Charles S. Walton: A Biography

When Charles S. Walton, Sr. passed away on December 26, 1916, the headline of the local newspaper read, “Radnor Township Sustains an Incalculable Loss.” Over 500 mourners gathered at the Walton estate, Walmarthon, to remember a man who had been an intricate part of their community. During his lifetime he […]

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A Brief History of the Walton Estate

Walking across Eastern University’s campus, it’s easy to feel like you’re in a Spanish villa up on a hillside with a vineyard down below. No, it’s not a Spanish Villa, and no, there’s no vineyard, but the lush, hilly landscape and beautiful Mediterranean-style buildings with their terra-cotta roofs and vaulted, […]

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Meet The Press

  Editor-in-Chief Name: Lauren Bujaky Year: Senior Majors: English Literature/Theology Describe yourself in three phrases: cat cuddler, butter connoisseur, avid bibliophile. Who is your literary crush?  Gabriel Oak from Thomas Hardy’s “Far from the Madding Crowd.” 1. His smile: “When Farmer Oak smiled, the corners of his mouth spread till […]

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Saluting Our Seniors

Remembering the stellar group of Waltonian editors before they graduate Lizzie Vollmer: Managing editor, the brains of our operation (because it certainly isn’t me) and a champion e-mailer. 1. Favorite Waltonian memory: Going up to random people in the Jammin Java and asking them to pose for the centerspread photos. […]

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The Walt-Onion: Eastern’s Finest News Source

“Ring by Spring” Prompts New Eastern Dating Site As many students struggle to find their soul mate before they graduate, the administration has decided to implement an online dating network, my.eastern.edu/equallyyoked. The hope is that students will learn how to have long lasting faith-centered relationships, based on an algorithm that […]

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Memes By Eastern Students

Senior Maryann Bonner has a unique way of expressing cluelessness, drawing inspiration from the infamous “I dunno dog.” Lol. [twocol_one] [/twocol_one] [twocol_one_last] [/twocol_one_last] Success! Sophomore Josh Bell celebrates getting his picture in the Waltonian by re-enacting the trademark “fist-pumping baby” meme. [twocol_one] [/twocol_one] [twocol_one_last] [/twocol_one_last] What do junior Mike Creamer […]

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Don’t Be Anti-Social (Media)

Twitter Who uses it?: Everyone except your parents. Seriously, I don’t think I’ve ever seen someone’s parents on Twitter. I’ve seen every business, athlete, celebrity, college kid and so forth on here. But never a parent. Pros: The absence of a stigma for posting 20 tweets in a five minute […]

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The Perfect Date in Six Easy Steps

Featuring resident love-connoisseurs Lizzie Vollmer and Efram Harkins [twocol_one]Step One: Buy him/her a gift   Make them feel special right off the bat. Just make sure it’s something they like, even if that means dragging them on a shopping trip.   Step Three: Grab Some Drinks   …Eastern style! Skip […]

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Eastern Picks: Super Bowl XLIX

Eastern students weigh in with their Super Bowl XLIX predictions. Antonio Lopez, sophomore The Pick: Seahawks The Score: 28-21 The Most Valuable Player (MVP): Marshawn Lynch Cynthia Douyon, senior The Pick: Patriots… duh The Score: 21-17 The Most Valuable Player (MVP): Rob Gronkowski Shaina Rajan, senior The Pick: Seahawks The […]