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People of Eastern: Chelsea Post describes her lifelong connection to Eastern and her role as a librarian.
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People of Eastern: Chelsea Post describes her lifelong connection to Eastern and her role as a librarian.

Most (if not all) Eastern students will spend some time in the Warner Library during their time here. Whether it is doing homework, reading a book for a class, or just using the space for quiet studying, the library is a space that is well utilized by the community. One […]

The Well: What it means to have a space dedicated to discussions about race.
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The Well: What it means to have a space dedicated to discussions about race.

Everyone can agree that 2020 was a rough year. Not only due to COVID, but also because of the many Black-American lives that were lost due to police brutality. However, 2020 did shed a light onto the reality that racism is still a problem in America. This is the reason […]

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What I Learned From Last Semester: A student reflects on how the fall semester changed her outlook.

I don’t think any of us expected our time in college to look this way. I certainly didn’t. After having to leave so quickly almost a year ago (can you believe it’s almost March again?), I don’t have anything in my room that I can’t either fit in two suitcases […]

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Season of Love: How to spread and celebrate love this Valentine’s Day.

Valentine’s Day: the day where you tell that special someone how much they mean to you, whether they’re a romantic partner, a friend, a sibling, a mentor, or anyone else. In a time when we are told to stay physically distanced from one another, it may seem like a challenge […]

Mental Health Mondays: A look into the new workshops aimed to inform students, faculty, and staff about mental health.
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Mental Health Mondays: A look into the new workshops aimed to inform students, faculty, and staff about mental health.

Recently, mental health has been talked about more and more, especially as we’re learning about how much it affects behavior, mood, and performance in work, school, social settings, and self-esteem. Eastern’s brand new Mental Heath Mondays workshops are meant for everyone at Eastern to learn about different topics surrounding mental […]

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Five Things to Know About Fast Fashion: What it is and what you can do to help become more sustainable.

As awareness about the importance of sustainability is on the rise, one term that is being used more and more often in relation to sustainability is “fast fashion.” If this is a new term to you, then you are not alone, and there is much to be learned about this […]

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Looking Back on Halloween: How the October holiday was celebrated amidst COVID-19.

Halloween has always been one of my favorite ways to celebrate the fall season, but this year looked a little different than it normally would. This year’s Halloween had to be scaled down significantly due to COVID-19 restrictions and social distancing. Everyone had to get a little more creative on […]

Conflict resolution is an essential life skill.
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All About Conflict Resolution: A senior reflects on one of her favorite classes.

Conflict is an inevitable and uncomfortable part of life for everyone, though very few would consider themselves adept at handling it. An issue arises and perhaps you say things you did not mean, you find yourself apologizing though you have done nothing wrong, or maybe, you run and hide until […]

Behind the Scenes of Sunday Worship: OneGeneration leader, Xeyah Martin, discusses what it looks like to plan and participate in their Sunday worship services.
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Behind the Scenes of Sunday Worship: OneGeneration leader, Xeyah Martin, discusses what it looks like to plan and participate in their Sunday worship services.

With restrictions on leaving campus this semester as well as different churches having different reopening plans and policies, for many on campus going to church on Sundays has become increasingly complicated. While many students on campus have been participating in virtual church services, the general consensus seems to be that […]

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People of Eastern: Meet Tomi Alarape, a freshman seeking to bring justice to his community.

Lover of words, music, and history, Tomi Alarape is a first-year student at Eastern University whose presence contains bountiful levels of laughter and wisdom. Originally from New Jersey, Alarape came to Eastern “through the wise words of my youth pastor Dave Charnick, an alumni of Eastern,” Alarape explained. His youth […]