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Around the World: China; A look into the escalating feud between China and Sweden.

      In early September a family of Chinese tourists in Sweden were forcibly removed from a hotel lobby by Sweden police. They had arrived a day early and had refused to leave the lobby when asked to do so. While their refusal to leave may have warranted ejection, […]

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Rock the Block: Eastern students volunteer at a neighborhood clean up event in Pottstown, Pennsylvania.

      On Saturday April 13, members of Eastern’s chapter of Habitat for Humanity, participated in the organization’s annual “Rock the Block” volunteering event in Pottstown, Pennsylvania. “Rock the Block” is a clean up event headed by Habitat Montgomery and Delaware Counties and it typically has over 200 people volunteer […]

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Wawa Shooting Hits Close To Eastern: Students continued with caution when a murder investigation was underway.

      On March 28, a gunman entered a local Wayne, Pennsylvania Wawa around 8:30 p.m. and killed his former wife. During and after the event, residents of Radnor were shocked to discover that there had been any sort of violence in their typically quiet suburban neighborhood. On the night […]

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Habitat For Humanity Awareness Week: Members of the campus ministry provide week long events dedicated to informing the Eastern community on the importance of global affordable housing.

      During the week of Monday, April 1 through Saturday, April 6, Eastern’s chapter of Habitat for Humanity raised awareness about their mission to promote global affordable housing. The campus ministry led a number of on-campus and off-campus events through its “Act! Speak! Build!” awareness week. The week focused […]

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Around the World: United States: The first woman to win the Abel Prize for outstanding work in mathematics.

      Retired mathematics professor at University of Texas at Austin, Karen Uhlenbeck, has recently won the 2019 Abel Prize Laureate. Through the Norwegian Ministry of Education and Research, the Academy of Science and Letters in Oslo, Norway, announced the winner and the monetary prize of $700,000. King Harald […]

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March Media Madness: Prison Ministry tackles how the media portrays the justice system on TV.

      During the month of March, Prison Ministry held “March Media Madness,” where they talked about the “intersection of media and crime portrayal.” The club’s meetings were dedicated towards debunking some of the myths that crime shows portray about how the justice system works. Every meeting was uniquely […]

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Inside Prevention-Point Philadelphia and Harm Reduction

      In the Philadelphia area, Eastern students, many from the city, know all too well some of the harsh realities this city faces. Kensington especially faces a harsh reality due to its complicated history.       After pharmaceutical companies over-prescribed addictive painkillers in the 1990s, new users […]

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Inside Solidarity Week: Refuge, a student run club on campus, holds a week of solidarity to raise awareness for the LGBTQ community.

      Building awareness, creating a space for students to ask questions and guiding people to resources– this is what 2019’s LGBTQ Solidarity Week was all about. Around campus during the week of March 25 – 29, there were colorful, rainbow flyers adorning every cork board in sight. A […]

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Around the World: New Zeland; Terrorist attack plagued a community of Muslims as they worshipped.

      On Friday, March 15, there was a shooting in Christchurch, New Zealand at two mosques, the Al-Noor and the Linwood Mosque. The attack began in the afternoon, when both mosques would be full for afternoon prayers.       The death toll, as of currently, is up […]

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Multicultural Overnight: A look into how prospective students spent their night on campus.

      On Friday March 16, Director of Multicultural Recruitment and Mentoring, Frann Mawusi, hosted a Multicultural Overnight in which prospective students of color spent the night on campus and attended several events throughout the course of the night.       After arriving to campus, students were able […]