An Interview With Dr. Ronald Matthews

Eastern University junior, Anthony Barr, had the opportunity to interview Dr. Ron Matthews, the new President of Eastern University. This is an edited transcript of their interview. ● Tell us about your faith journey! What were some defining moments for you? Moment 1: I was born into a Christian family. […]


Insider’s Guide To Philly: Jules Pizza

On my latest trip in the city of brotherly love, I  ventured into Independence Mall and Old City and wondered if there was a place within Old City that is cheap where I can get a bite to eat. With all of the high end bars and restaurants that engulf […]


A Thank You to the Fruit Throwers: Recognizing One of Eastern’s Most Under Appreciated Student Groups

A well-known yet seemingly inexplicable fact of Eastern University is the existence of certain fruit-throwers: an elusive group that seeks to vastly improve Eastern University campus life by throwing a variety of fruits in seemingly random places scattered around campus. It has come to my attention that there has been a […]


A Discussion on Social Justice: Dr. Flynn Leads a Talk on Social Justice in the Progressive Era

Eastern University’s mission is to develop its students into better academics and more spiritually mature individuals. While this is something we share in common with many other universities, our commitment to justice is vital to our identity as a Christian college, and this semester, that commitment has taken the form […]


The History Behind Presidents’ Day

       Monday, Feb. 19, has come and gone, and with it, the 138th official celebration of Presidents’ Day. We might all remember Presidents’ Day in elementary school— learning about George Washington, with his wooden teeth and cherry tree-felling abilities, but the truth is that the actual meaning and […]


Reflection On Lent

      Soon, we will be entering the most significant time in the year for Christians: the period of time between Ash Wednesday and Easter. This time allows us to give up something meaningful to ourselves in order to anticipate Christ’s death on Good Friday and Resurrection three days […]


An Interview with Dr. Lia Howard: New Agora Director Dr. Lia Howard Shares Her Vision for the Program

      Dr. Lia Howard is the new Executive Director of the Agora Institute and a Professor of Political Science and Liberal Studies in the Templeton Honors College at Eastern University. Prior to Agora she taught American Politics in the Political Science Department at Saint Joseph’s University. Dr. Howard […]


Expanding Horizons: A Reflection on Studying Post-Colonial Women’s Novels

      As a sophomore at Eastern, I have had the privilege of taking many courses that have broadened my knowledge of the world around me. The course I can confidently say has had the most impact on me is Post-Colonial Women’s Novels. This course, which counted as my […]

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Exploring Philly: 6 Things to Try This Semester

      A new semester has begun, which means students are once again facing the stress of schoolwork, attending classes, and most importantly, answering the question, “What are you doing this weekend?” While Eastern University is situated nicely next to the quaint town of Wayne and only a half-hour (if […]

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Reflections on New Year’s Resolutions

      It is a new year, and that means another chance to turn our lives around! At least, that is what many renewed gym memberships and dieting subscriptions will tell us. Yes, it is the time of New Year’s resolutions! After a season of gift giving, fellowship, and […]