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The End of an Era Subdivision of Ardrossan Spells End of Farming Era on Main Line

      It’s an exquisite estate. Historic houses and barns are strewn across its 311 acres. Its prize-winning cattle and horses still roam the land. This is the Ardrossan Farm in the heart of Radnor Township. After over 100 years of operations, this icon of the Main Line is […]

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Tensions Rise as Philadelphia’s Status as Sanctuary City Challenged

     On April 21, Philadelphia mayor Jim Kenney received a letter from Alan Hanson, Acting Assistant Attorney General, urging him to enforce federal immigration laws and orders within the sanctuary city.       Philadelphia is a sanctuary city, meaning that it is a central hub for undocumented immigrants. […]

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Philadelphia Museum Of Art Undergoing Massive Expansion and Renovation

      On March 30, the Philadelphia Museum of Art announced they are undergoing a $196-million expansion. Home to over 240,000 pieces of artwork and the cinematically-famous Rocky steps, the Philadelphia Museum of Art attracts visitors from around the world. It is an internationally-known landmark. Recently, the museum began […]

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Templeton Welcomes Dr.Brian Williams As New Dean

      The students and faculty at Templeton Honors College are excited for the arrival of their new dean, Dr. Brian Williams. Williams is highly qualified for the position, with a diverse portfolio of academic experience in his background. After completing his undergraduate work in the United States, Williams […]

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Looking Forward: Changes in Eastern’s Staff and Administration

Dr. Susan Edgar-Smith Appointed Dean of College of Education, Beginning on Sept. 1       Dr. Susan Edgar-Smith will begin as dean of the College of Education on Sept. 1. In her new position, she plans to “continue the already excellent, innovative programming” that has been implemented by the […]

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Legendary Astronaut John Glenn Laid to Rest at Arlington National Cemetery

      Eastern’s Dr. David Bradstreet remembers growing up when John Glenn was a household name. Glenn was among America’s “space-age” heroes of the 1950s and 1960s. During the Cold War’s space race, he gained international fame for being the first American to orbit the earth. He instantly became […]

The park will be located between Walnut Street and Chestnut Street and act as a bridge between Center City and the river.
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Connecting Center City to Penn’s Landing Philadelphia plans cap park over I-95

      Plans are being developed in Philadelphia for Penn’s Landing Park: a building project in which an 11-acre park will be constructed above I-95.       Since its construction in the 1960s, I-95 has been cutting off the center of the city from the riverfront, but it […]

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Museum of the American Revolution to Open

    The brand-new Museum of the American Revolution will shortly open its doors to the public and invite people from all walks of life to view its vast collections of historical artifacts and icons of America’s legacy. The museum will open on April 19, the anniversary of the “shot […]

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Opposing Political Parties Clash in Center City, Philadelphia March

     Since the inauguration of President Donald Trump, there have been numerous marches, rallies and demonstrations for and against the new “leader of the free world.” On a global, national and even local scale, people around the world have been voicing their opinions about the new president of the […]

Shane Claiborne ’97 Among Those Arrested at Anti-Death Penalty March
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Shane Claiborne ’97 Among Those Arrested at Anti-Death Penalty March

      On a wet, dismal day in January, several days before the commencement of the Women’s March on Washington and the Presidential Inauguration, Eastern alumnus Shane Claiborne ’97 was one of the 18 people arrested for being a part of an anti-death penalty protest that took place on […]