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The Jorts are known for their unconventional outfit choices, including hotdog costumes.
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The Impact of Intramural Sports: A senior reflects on her experience on the Jorts.

The Jorts intramural soccer team began in the Spring of 2014 as a bunch of ragtag misfits who wanted to make intramurals fun again. We were not very good, but we had a lot of fun and as the years have gone by, we have improved. Our fans have been […]

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Enjoy College: How to make the most of your undergraduate experience

It feels safe to say that college has been one of the strangest times of my life, ever. There’s a ton of change at all times, and you’re always thinking ahead, while still trying to soak in the present. Trying to get all your work done, make a couple friends […]

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Getting to Know Eastern’s Faculty: Dr. William Storm

If you’ve been on campus long enough, you’ve probably seen him. Worn leather briefcase, a long, colorful scarf in the winter, and a bow tie. Always a bow tie. Even if you don’t know his name, you probably know who I’m talking about: Professor William Storm. A staple on campus, […]

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An Open Letter to the Weather

When it first occurred to me to write to you, I thought I would take you to task. I thought I could hold you accountable for all the times you have rained on me, coldly, cruelly, mercilessly, as if you were trying to make my life hard and miserable. Like […]

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People of Eastern: Mary Lauer

Mary Lauer is a Senior at Eastern who is studying Environmental Science. She grew up in Morgantown, PA and is the youngest of six kids. She was homeschooled and played the piano, along with participating in a local school band where she played the flute. She also danced, her favorite […]

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How to Find Food Over Spring Break

Whether you’re going somewhere you’ve never been before or straying back to the old haunts or even relaxing at home over spring break, you might want to try some food you’ve never had before. But how? How do you know what’s good around you, and how do you know if […]

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Valentine’s Day Eats: Nearby restaurants to visit this holiday

Valentine’s Day is on the horizon, and whether you’re looking for somewhere good to eat with your significant other, your best friend, or just as a treat-yourself meal, this article has options for everyone! Don’t forget that many of these options deliver through popular services like GrubHub and UberEats, so […]

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Silence Can Be Our Greatest Enemy: A reflection on Black History Month

“There comes a time when silence is betrayal.” -Martin Luther King Jr.  Black History Month is one of the most important months of the year. Why? Not just because it enlightens people on African-American heritage, but it also lets racists know that we will not be silent, no matter how […]

Mei Moerder, a sophomore at Eastern University, balances faith, school, and community outreach.
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People of Eastern: Mei Moerder

Eastern University’s motto, “Faith, Reason, and Justice,” is something we’re all striving for during our time here.  One student in particular embodies all three of these values through her studies and her free time. Mei Moerder is a sophomore with a wide variety of interests. She started her academic career […]

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An Open Letter to My Roommate

To my unexpected blessing: Under different circumstances, we may not have ever even met. We have different interests and completely different class schedules. Left to fate, our paths probably would not have crossed. But thankfully, our lives aren’t left up to fate. God knew I would need you. He knew […]