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Eight “donkeys” travel miles to benefit inner-city program

 At chapel on Oct. 21, T.J. Foltz, the Mid-Atlantic Regional Director for Scripture Union, ended his message on the Good Samaritan by inviting the audience to do something by getting on their donkey and riding. While the audience stared at him in confusion, Foltz reached behind the stage, pulled out […]

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What is your favorite song to dance to?

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Dominick Baruffi wins Mr. Eastern title

 On Oct. 29, the crowd in the Dinning Commons watching Mr. Eastern roared even louder than the moaning Phillies fans in the Breezeway. This excitement arose when the four judges selected not the winner but the final three contestants: Dominick Baruffi III, Tommy McGrady and Kenneth Hufnal, all seniors. After […]

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Get to know this year’s Mr. Eastern contestants

According to junior Beth Sherron, the coordinator for this year’s Mr. Eastern, there will be four different rounds in the competition. “We will have the talent section, lip-syncing, “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” and, since the event is happening so close to Halloween, we will have them dress up for […]

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Do you feel that Christians should celebrate Halloween?

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Elementary students to get a taste of college

Eastern welcomes all visitors with open arms, particularly on preview days for prospective students. On Nov. 9, there will be a different kind of preview day with a much younger group of prospective students. From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., current students will lead 115 seventh and eighth graders from […]

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Photo Caption Contest

Issue 4

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Security officer overcomes hardships in Ethiopia

After many years of struggling to leave his past in Ethiopia behind, Degefa Etana, 64, began working at Eastern as a security officer in 2000. Etana came to America from Ethiopia in December of 1998 to see his son graduate from Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wis. “I had a round-trip […]

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Photo Caption Contest Winner

Issue 3

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Natural and unnatural elements lead to excess pond scum

Eastern’s three ponds – Upper or McGraw Lake, Lower Lake, and Willow Lake – are typically picturesque. Photographers and painters travel miles to capture their beauty. However, the ponds sometimes seem a little more unhealthy than usual and a green film appears along their surfaces. Students have frequently wondered what […]