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Embracing Your Culture: Student, Kathleen O’Keeffe shares about her Czechoslovakian heritage and traditions that her family celebrates.

      On both my mom and dad’s side of the family, Czechoslovakian culture defines much of who I am. Though my grandparents immigrated due to conflict in Czechoslovakia immediately before World War II, I claim my heritage from the nation of “Czechia,” since the two nations, Slovakia and […]

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People of Eastern: Lizzy Parker

      Lizzy Parker is a senior graduating this  May, but will be back in the Fall for student teaching and starting Eastern’s TESOL (Teaching English as a Second Language) grad program. Parker as three majors: Early Childhood Education, Middle-Level Education for math and social studies and Spanish. She […]

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Inside of Conquer the Night: Students gather together for an evening of communal fellowship and worship.

      On Friday March 22, students of the Eastern community gathered for Conquer the Night, a tradition that has been consistently kept for several years. The event is put on by the Office of Faith and Practice, however, it is primarily led by the Chapel Worship Team.   […]

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Meet Eastern Philosophy Professor, Dr. Phillip Cary: Student, Megan Mahoney, interviews Dr. Cary about his teaching career.

      If you hear the tables shaking in a classroom, it  might be an earthquake, but it also might just be Dr. Phillip Cary pounding the table in excitement. After all, he considers philosophy— and teaching in general— something worth getting excited about. “The great gift [of teaching] […]

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Shopping on a Budget: Price Rite Marketplace

      Food. Glorious food. This topic is something that every college kid can get behind. Whether it comes from on-campus or off-campus, finding a great place to eat is essential to making it through the semester. What may be just as important, if not more important to some, is […]

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Parents and College Students: A few students share about how their relationships with their parents have changed since living at college.

      In my experience, college has been a really   interesting and exciting period for my relationship with my mom. We have always been incredibly close, so at first, I was worried about what might happen when I left for school. I was nervous that we would grow […]

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People of Eastern: Colyn Hoffer

      Colyn Hoffer is a Sophomore Biology:   Pre-Med major from Camp Hill, Pennsylvania. Hoffer wears many hats at Eastern: one of the main ones is a baseball hat. He is a right handed pitcher for Eastern’s baseball team. He first picked up a baseball when he was […]

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Hall Community In Resident Life: Students share about their experience living in Kea-Guffin and the community they experience there.

      Creating a supportive and inclusive community in a residence hall is key to making students feel welcome and at home on their residence floors. For the past two years, while I’ve been at Eastern, I’ve enjoyed halls like these, and it led me to wonder what exactly […]

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Eastern is Excited for Spring Banquet: Upperclassmen reflect on the happiness they felt last year at the banquet and what they hope for in the even this semester.

      It’s the most wonderful of the year! No, I am not talking about wintertime or Christmas; I am talking about one of the greatest events ever put on by the Student Activities Board (SAB)…the Spring Banquet!       This special occasion takes place annually during the […]

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Valentine’s Day Traditions: Inside interviews with Eastern students about how they spend Valentine’s Day, whether they are in a relationship or single.

      Valentine’s Day typically gets two different responses. Some people adore everything about the holiday: the gift exchanges, the proclamations of love and the extra appreciation. Others are not fans of Valentine’s Day, seeing it as an unnecessary excuse to spend money or an opportunity for businesses to […]