Features

Features

Logan M. Isaac Speaks at Windows: A look into this veteran’s perspective on war and theology.

      On Oct. 19, Logan M. Isaac spoke at Eastern’s Windows on the World event. Isaac integrated his experience as a veteran with his identity as a Christian to offer a new perspective on war. He engaged with Augustine’s Just War principles and asked how a Christian can […]

Features

Students Share About Service Learning: First-year students reflect on their service learning experiences

      Now half-way into the semester, first-year students are beginning to work on their service learning projects within their Introduction to Faith, Reason and Justice classes. Service learning kicked-off early this semester with a day spent at UrbanPromise, but now students get to choose where and how they in […]

Features

Why I Vote?: Exclusive story featuring EU student Kiriam Yordan-Ortiz

      There are numerous ways to answer why we do what we do or why we believe what we believe. It is a self-reflective thought, one that no one can answer for us without stepping into privacy boundaries. Almost like going to the beach to tan in the […]

Features

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. […]

Features

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 […]

Features

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 […]

Features

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 […]

Features

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 […]

Features

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 […]

Features

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 […]