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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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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 […]

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Dia del Este strikes again

Dia del Este came back bigger and better than ever this semester, causing the entire campus to burst with excitement from Sept. 17-19. The festivities began Thursday night with a showing of the theatre department’s Waiting for Godot, which was free with a Dia del Este ticket. The party really […]

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What is the best piece of advice you have ever given?

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After 45 years, antigravity monument still standing tall

There are a lot of existing theories and ideas that deserve to be questioned, but most people do not second-guess the concept of gravity. At least not anymore. According to an article in the Chronicle of Higher Education, in the early 1900s, self-made millionaire and one-time presidential candidate Roger W. […]

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Freedom in the air

Dan Lenko looks to land new skydiving license

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Slininger works in Uganda all summer

After junior Katy Slininger finished her semester studying abroad in Uganda, she made the decision to stay and work there throughout the summer. Slininger worked with Emmanuel International after her pastor suggested that she get involved with it. This organization offers counseling to widows, former child soldiers returning from the […]