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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 […]

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An Open Letter To: A Beloved Professor

To my professor, Since the first class I had with you during my sophomore year, you have stood out to me as a professor. You are continuously pouring your heart out to your students in ways that many professors do not. You’re not only there for us on an academic […]

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New Year’s Resolutions Without Expectations

Every year, around Jan. 1, thousands of various New Year’s resolutions flood our time lines and lives. Some people make a ton and keep none. Some make one or two and keep them faithfully all year. Some vehemently abhor them. Whatever your stance on resolutions, we all know the fundamental […]

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People of Eastern: Frisbee player, guitarist and the “friendliest kid on campus.”

Isaac Matsko was born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. He grew up with his brother, sister and his dog Buddy. Buddy is a Bichon Frise mixed with a shih-tzu. In his hometown, his favorite thing to do is play golf. In high school, he was a multi-sport athlete playing soccer, baseball, track […]

Cocktails were designed during Prohibition to mask the flavor of illegally brewed alcohol.
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Recipes of the Roaring 20’s: What you can expect at a Gatsby-themed party in 2020

It’s 2020, and we’re welcoming in a new decade. However, many of us are also hearkening back to a hundred years ago, what are commonly referred to as the “roaring twenties”. This era in American history is well-known for being the decade of jazz and speakeasies, with The Great Gatsby […]

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A Backpacking Adventure Became One Student’s Life-Changing Experience: Inside how Rebecca “Becca” Belotti’s study abroad assignment in Oregon altered the course of her life.

In the fall of 2019, senior psychology major, Rebecca “Becca” Belotti traveled over 2500 miles to Ashland, Oregon through The Oregon Extension Program dedicated to college students’ learning outside of the normal classroom. “Every autumn since 1975, several dozen college students from across the country have taken a step “out […]