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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 […]

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Super Bowl XLIX: Editor’s Picks

[twocol_one]Alex Kraft, Editor-in-Chief The Pick: Seahawks The Score: 27-24 The MVP: Russell Wilson The Analysis: When the Patriots lose in the playoffs, there are normally two constants: the opposing team pressures Tom Brady and runs the ball consistently enough to keep the Pats offense off the field. This game will […]

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The Resume: Things to Avoid

Featuring Sarah and Noelle’s biggest pet peeves, based on real experiences with resumes. Spelling errors: One spelling mistake? Understandable. Two spelling mistakes? Your thorougness is starting to get questioned. Three or more? According to Todd and Brown, your resume is getting thrown out. Putting personality traits under “skills”: “Being punctual […]

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Four-Year Plan

Whether waiting until the last minute is your thing or you are a hyper-organized, motivated job-seeker, Sarah and Noelle have some advice for you. Here is their ideal year-by-year plan for a college student to be as prepared as possible coming out of undergrad. Freshman Year: The first year of […]

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What’s New, EU Careers?

We spoke with everyone’s favorite Eastern Career counselor, Sarah Todd, and her second-year assistant, Noelle Brown (formerly Rosenblum), about the newest services available for students to locate jobs and internships, network, and get set up to enter the workforce. EU Career Net: This is an electronic job and internship board […]

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Finding the perfect (free, no-effort) costume

Some people like to put a lot of work into crafting the perfect Halloween costume. Others do not. These four suggestions are for people in the latter group, using your garden-variety bedsheet. [twocol_one] Costume title: Superman who can’t fly so he runs instead Appeal: Let’s face it, superheroes are in! […]

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It’s Fright Night at Eastern!

Top 10 Costumes [twocol_one]Top 10 Adult Costumes 10. Spandex body suit 9. Pirate 8. Catwoman 7. Robin Hood 6. Bavarian man (with lederhosen) 5. Despicable Me minion 4. Princess Elsa (from Frozen) 3. Wonder Woman 2. Stitch (from Lilo and Stitch) 1. Where’s Waldo [/twocol_one] [twocol_one_last]Top 10 Kid Costumes 10. […]

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Feeling Trendy?

Which internet trends caught on, which died and which were straight-up dumb? *Disclaimer: The popularity factors are strictly the opinion of your editor. Please refrain from filling my inbox with hate mail over them. Trend: Ice bucket challenge Origin: ALS patients Corey Griffin and Peter Frates had the idea following […]