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Why Political Science?

      If you are looking for a major which will match your passion for inspiring change, a political science major is the one for you. This major offers a community of people who work together toward a better America and a better world, no matter what that looks […]

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The Power of an English Degree

      Every English major’s least favorite question is “What are you going to do with that degree after college, teach?”       I say least favorite because not everyone who decides to be an English major wants to be a teacher, rather most of us don’t. English, […]

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The Importance of Entrepreneurship

      Rebecca Richards is a sophomore Marketing and Entrepreneurship major and while some may criticize her major as being generic or “easy,” she would vehemently disagree.       For Richards, the biggest appeal to the the major is that the skills used to succeed in classwork and […]

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A Passion for Sociology: How junior Suzi Staherski found a home in the Sociology Department.

      Suzi Staherski, a junior at Eastern, is an advocate for Sociology– a major she fell in love with while attending college. After developing this love, Staherski also picked up a Political Science concentration, making her a double major.       Kelsey Fiander-Carr: In your own words, […]

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Visiting Close Family Friends Down Under

      When I was a kid, our family had a few au pairs, or nannies from another country that stayed with us for a year. Two of them were from Australia, and I became especially close to them. Over Christmas break, I had the opportunity to go visit […]

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The not-so most Wonderful Place on Earth

      Disney World, not to be confused with Disneyland, is located in Orlando Florida, and its property covers over nearly 25,000 acres of land. Disney World consists of four major theme parks, Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Hollywood Studios, and Animal Kingdom. It also has two water parks, Blizzard Beach […]

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Inside an Impromptu trip to Europe

      I remember being a little girl staring at the world maps on my wall. Colorful pins dotted the pastel continents with seemingly no rhyme or reason, but to me, every pin symbolized a plan. I knew from the time I was in elementary school that someday, I was […]

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Sharing food and stories–the heart of Friendsgiving: Part 2

      Gathering together to eat a meal, all sitting at one table and sharing conversation, is the most important component of a Friendsgiving dinner. The people you choose to share dinner and a space with are important to your life. It helps you build a lasting relationship with […]

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Sharing food and stories–the heart of Friendsgiving: Part 1

      My friends and I have celebrated Friendsgiving every year for the last three years, and we don’t skip it for anything. As we’ve gone away for college or struggled through exams, Friendsgiving has always taken priority. I’ve gone most of my life without having family nearby, so […]

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Reflection on Modern American Halloween

      From Jack-o-lanterns to hoping that your dead relatives stop by, Halloween has gone through a major change throughout the centuries. This major change is especially true in America from trick-or-treating to egging houses on Mischief Night. For college students, Halloween involves streaming movies on Netflix, decorating houses, […]