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A Reflection on Ending the Semester

      As we come to the end of another semester, another end to another academic year, we find ourselves reflecting on the time we spent in and out of the classroom over the past few months. For some, this is the last time they will spend a semester […]

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March For Our Lives: Students Take a Stand

       Since the tragedy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, it has been a long and hard month coming, but in the recent days there has been some big developments in the gun-violence conversation. In the wake of the shooting in Parkland, Florida, the March For Our Lives […]

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Reflection on National Poetry Month

      Everyone has a way to channel their energy, whether it be music, art, dance, theatre, or even sports. Everyone has something that is an outlet for their passion and drive. For some people, it’s writing creatively. More specifically, sometimes it’s the wonderful art of poetry. Poetry is […]

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Alumni Spotlight: Drew An Brubaker Shares about Post-Graduate Life

      Drew An Brubaker (‘16) graduated from Eastern University with her BS in Psychology, a minor in Biology and another minor in Political Science. Drew An was also a member of Templeton Honors College. As I interviewed Drew An in her current workplace, Frontline Education in Malvern, PA, […]

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An Easter Reflection

As I prepare for Easter this year, I am thinking about the harlots of the desert. In my Spirituality of the Desert Fathers class, I’m reading Sister Benedicta Ward’s book Harlots of the Desert. This book explores ancient stories in the Christian tradition such as of St. Mary of Egypt […]

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EU Faith Forum:Dr. Powery on African American Hermeneutics

Have you ever wondered how slaves and freed men and women interpreted the Bible in the pre-Civil War period? This is precisely the question that Dr. Emerson Powery, our guest speaker from Messiah College for this year’s Faith Forum, engaged with this week in his lectures. He wanted his audience […]

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Gregory Wolfe Comes To Eastern

This past Friday the library was open a little later than usual. Thanks to our wonderful library staff, somewhere around 150 people were crowded into an area in the Warner Library third-floor atrium. But why? Why would there be 150 people in our library on a Friday night? Because this […]

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Courage Spotlight: Jessie Nichols

Throughout Eastern, there are many students and faculty who represent the university’s new initiative, ‘courage to.’ Among them is senior Jessie Nichols. Nichols is an Exercise Science major, a Psychology minor, and has been a Student Chaplain for the past three years. Despite how busy Nichols is being in his […]

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Adventures Abroad: Eastern Student reflects on a spring break trip to Singapore

This spring break, I returned to Singapore for a short visit. Last summer my family moved there permanently. I had the opportunity to live with them last summer and now to visit them again. While I have a direct purpose to this traveling, aka to smoother my twin 4-year-old brothers […]

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Inside the Student Activities Board: An interview with the student life programming coordinator

Whether it is the movie on the hill or open mic nights in the Jammin Java, there is something for everyone to enjoy at Eastern. While we have all enjoyed these fun events from time to time, we don’t always see the work that goes into planning and running them. […]