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The Holidays Are Not Always “Merry and Bright:” Dealing with loss during the holidays season.

      The holidays can be a time of happiness, love, family, and traditions. However, this is not always the case. Some people have lost important people in their lives, whether it be family or friends. There are different reasons for this loss, whether it be sickness, suicide, accident, […]

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Black Hair Panel: Inside look at the panel that discusses topics regarding Black hair.

      In Professor Gidjunis’ Postcolonial Women’s Novels class, topics regarding colonialism and postcolonialism are discussed at length. One of the novels that is read in this course is called “White Teeth” by Zadie Smith. In this book, we see how white beauty standards are perpetuated in European society. […]

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Destress with the Holiday Season: Give yourself a break from finals to visit some local seasonal activities.

       As the semester is slowly being chaotic and there are those who need to take a break from the stress of finals, we have a list of local Christmas and holiday activities. We hope these activities and events give you a break from studying and put you […]

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People of Eastern: Soad “Ali” Poagoda

      Soad Poagoda, if you ask around for her on campus, calls herself Ali. Her parents and brothers are immigrants from Honduras. Ali grew up in a very Latino household and takes her culture seriously, even when she is living as a student at Eastern.       […]

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Jared Polis: First gay man to run for elections and be voted in as governor in Colorado

      After viewing the results of the recent midterm election, I cannot help but notice the changes that are present in America’s politics. In this election, we have the first openly gay man, Jared Polis, to be elected as governor. Equality for all people, especially the LGBT+ community, […]

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Christian Perspective on the Pittsburgh Shooting

      There was a shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue on Saturday, October 27 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The shooter, Robert Brown, had previously used the now-removed app, Gab, which was often employed by those who expressed far-right (Republican/conservative) ideologies. Brown used the app to express his disdain […]

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S.A.G.E views the Documentary Miss Representation: tudents Adovating for Gender Eqaulity looks at how the media portrays women in the media through this documentary

      The documentary Miss Represntation, was produced by “Girls Club Entertainment” and discusses how women are portrayed in the media. An overarching theme is that the way women are portrayed affects how women and girls see themselves in society. It affects not only how they see their appearance, […]

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Eastern Welcomes a New English Professor: Adjunct, Professor Sunshine, discusses the importance of relevance in papers, essays and Christian conversations

      Originally hailing from Long Island, New York, Professor Sophia Sunshine Vilceus, Professor Sunshine for short, has made her way to Eastern as an English professor for Fundamentals of Writing as well as College Writing.       Sunshine also teaches similar introductory English courses to eager students […]

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People of Eastern: Cody Fox

      Cody   Fox first heard of Eastern University from a now retired admissions counselor, Paul Charles. After hearing about the illustrious Summer Scholars Program featured at Eastern, Cody embarked on the 2000-mile journey all the way from Arizona to be a part of the program in 2015. […]

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What is “E.T.H.E.L.S?”: Eastern Student shares about the swing dance club on Eastern’s campus and what to expect at an event

      “Would you like to dance?” a man in a checked-print shirt and jeans asks me, holding out his hand. I say yes; to our left, the King of Hearts spins the Mad Hatter, and to our right, a Gryffindor student leads Gamora across the floor. This is […]