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Take a Break to Skate: Fowler Parking Lot turned into an ice skating wonderland for students to enjoy.
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Take a Break to Skate: Fowler Parking Lot turned into an ice skating wonderland for students to enjoy.

While Eastern’s campus is (hopefully) saying its final goodbyes to colder weather, the Student Activities Board (SAB) hosted an “Ice Skating Neon Night” event on March 13th for students to enjoy ice skating, music, and time with friends. The event took place during a rather cold period of the day, […]

Re-evaluating Textbook Prices: Publishing professionals explain why textbook prices are declining and what that means for students.
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Re-evaluating Textbook Prices: Publishing professionals explain why textbook prices are declining and what that means for students.

As college students, we have a responsibility twice a year to buy textbooks for all of our classes each semester. We all know too well the feeling of dread we have when we go to check out at the bookstore and see the final cost of our textbooks for the […]

Five Things to Know About Astrology: What it is and how to find out your different signs.
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Five Things to Know About Astrology: What it is and how to find out your different signs.

Astrology is a touchy subject; some people believe in it, others don’t. However, not much is known about astrology by the general public. Most people are aware of their sun sign (I’m a Sagittarius), but so many people are unaware of the nuances of astrology, and I’m here to help […]

People of Eastern: Meet Dr. Hatch, the Chair of the Communications Studies Department.
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People of Eastern: Meet Dr. Hatch, the Chair of the Communications Studies Department.

Dr. John Hatch has been the Chair of the Communications Studies Department here at Eastern for almost a decade now. I sat down with Dr. Hatch and spoke to him about his journey to Eastern along with interests he has that students may not know about. To describe his path […]

A Mayoral Visit: Students got the chance to speak with Mayor of Philadelphia, Jim Kenney.
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A Mayoral Visit: Students got the chance to speak with Mayor of Philadelphia, Jim Kenney.

Home of the Liberty Bell, cheesesteaks, and many wonderful Eastern students and staff members, Philadelphia contains a multitude of characteristics that makes it so unique from other major cities. On March 4, the Eastern community received the opportunity to take part in a question and answer zoom session with Philadelphia […]

People of Eastern: Meet Colton Domblesky, a student chaplain devoted to inclusion and equality on Eastern’s campus..
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People of Eastern: Meet Colton Domblesky, a student chaplain devoted to inclusion and equality on Eastern’s campus..

In the age of COVID, it has become easier for students to be a part of campus life while still learning remotely. Colton Domblesky, a junior Criminal Justice major, is one of those people. He is currently studying from his home in Kinzers, Pa. where he lives with his dad […]

An Open Letter to the Class of 2021: A senior reminds her fellow classmates of how strong they are.
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An Open Letter to the Class of 2021: A senior reminds her fellow classmates of how strong they are.

The 2020-2021 school year is not all that we had hoped it to be. We couldn’t spend time with our friends or partake in all the activities that we should have been able to our last year of school. We didn’t have that college experience that we had all expected. […]

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Defining Your Dreams: Tips, tricks, and helpful hints for figuring out the perfect major for you.

As children, we dream of what we want to be when we grow up: pilots, firefighters, veterinarians, doctors. As a child the options are endless. It seems as if anything we put our minds to is possible. But as we get older and actually grow up, the complexities of our […]

What’s Your Enneagram Number?: How the Enneagram can be used as a tool to help students navigate through the pandemic.
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What’s Your Enneagram Number?: How the Enneagram can be used as a tool to help students navigate through the pandemic.

Thursday, February 25 found fourteen of our fellow Eastern community members gathered around Zoom to learn something that might help them through this pandemic. Christyn Riehl, Assistant Director of the Center for Career Development and Dr. Lisa Hemlick, Director of the Cushing Center for Counseling and Academic Support, were excited […]

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Eastern’s Immigration Seminar: Everything students need to know about the changing immigration laws.

New administration always brings policy changes and legislative re-prioritization. The Biden Administration, however, has taken this responsibility head on by signing more than fifty executive orders in the two and a half months he has been in office. Though these orders have addressed a slew of social, political, and economic […]