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People of Eastern: Dr. Eloise Meneses

      Dr.Eloise Meneses is a professor of Anthropology here at Eastern University. She has come a long way (literally) to be part of this community. Dr. Meneses was actually born to missionaries who were working in India, and spent much of her childhood there homeschooled by her parents. […]

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StrengthsQuest Week at Eastern: Sarah Todd and Student Interviews to get an inside look into StrenghtsQuest.

      For the past five years, first year students have been required to take the       StrengthsQuest assessment from Gallup in order to learn about what their top five strengths are. In the assessment, students are asked a series of thought-provoking questions in order to get […]

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Jonathan Beasley Bench Dedication

      On October 5, 2018, about thirty people gathered on the porch of the Library for a bench dedication in memory of Jonathan Beasley. There was an astounding peace to the atmosphere, as the congregation of those who were touched by the life of Jonathan gathered together. With […]

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Dr. Carveth Speaks at Eastern: Dr. Carveth, a communications specialist, discusses the new Nike advertisement.

      On Monday, September 24, I attended a      presentation by Dr. Carveth, a communication specialist who discussed the new Nike ad. The Nike ad involves the tagline, “Believe in something. Even if it means sacrificing everything,” which premiered on the 30th anniversary of the brand’s iconic […]

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David Garlock: A little background on who David Garlock is and what his life has been like as a returning citizen

       David Garlock is an alum from Eastern University who graduated in May, 2016. After only nine months of being out of prison, Garlock started attending Eastern in January, 2014. Before attending, he had applied to two different colleges. He told people at a prayer group that he […]

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Eastern Ranked in Best Colleges for Students with ASD

      Attending university can be one of the most    daunting experiences for young people living in the United States. From either the societal pressure to make something of yourself or the great financial burden of education, a young adult venturing out on their own might find themselves […]

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People of Eastern: Khandace Mitchell

      Khandace Mitchell is a first-year student here at Eastern and is a Criminal Justice major but is thinking of switching over to Music because she is a huge music lover. She was born and raised in West Philly and yes, on the playground is where she spent […]

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Turmoil and Triumph: A tale of one foreign exchange student’s journey to Eastern.

        Many living in America do not know the pain and heartbreak that comes with having to escape their country of origin because of political persecution. However, there are many refugees across the nation that went through this turmoil seeking safety. On our campus, junior Victor Guillen lives […]

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The Making of EU Commercials: An insider’s look to marketing’s Storyboards, Casting, and Filming.

      All around us are messages calling out for attention either to influence or persuade for a larger cause. One of the most effective ways to advertise in this day and age is through TV commercials according to CNBC Catalyst’s Lead Creative Strategist, Katya Ionova, report in 2016. […]

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Service Learning Kick-Off 2018: The freshman class serves at UrbanPromise in Camden, NJ to kick-off their service learning experience.

      Each year, freshmen and transfer students  partake in service learning as a part of their first-year seminar “Faith, Reason and Justice” class.  Megan Acedo, Coordinator of Student Ministries and Service Learning at Eastern of nearly six years explains the program as the lab or practicum section of […]