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Students showcasing their sense of style at the Rootin' For Everybody Black event.
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Rootin’ for Everybody Black: Inside the event held by the Black Students League

The Rootin’ for Everybody Black event, held by the Eastern University Black Students’ League, had a great turn out and was a fun way to learn about, and celebrate, Black culture. The event, which took place on Feb. 15 in the McInnis Auditorium, featured local Black artists, singers, and creators […]

Prospective students can tour campus and get a glimpse into college life at the Open House events!
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Open House at Eastern: How this event has become one of Jaclyn Favaroso’s favorite days since becoming an Admissions student worker at the beginning of the academic year.

On Feb. 17, Eastern is set to hold one of the many Open Houses that are expected through the Spring semester. These events are held for the purpose of engaging prospective students with the Eastern campus as a way of working toward higher enrollment numbers for the university. In order […]

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The 2021 Budget: A look into how government funds are going to be divided up this upcoming year.

With another year quickly approaching, the White House unveiled President Trump’s budget for the fiscal year 2021. This budget is a record $4.75 trillion.There are multiple cuts to many initiatives as well as increased funding to a few areas. The proposed plan includes $2 trillion in cuts to safety net […]

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Campus Calendar: Here is a list of some important dates to mark in your agendas from graduation to fun club events!

Thursday, Jan. 30 4:00 p.m. | Walton Upper Lobby | 100 Days till Commencement Celebration   Saturday, Feb. 8 Oaks Center Ice | Ice Skating with SAB   Monday, Feb. 10 7:30 p.m. | McInnis 120 | Meet the Blackulty   Saturday, Feb. 15 8:00 p.m. | Gough Great Room […]

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The Iranian Crisis

On Jan. 3, the United States (U.S.) carried out a military operation resulting in the killing of Qasem Soleimani, the leader of the Revolutionary Guard Corps in Iran, an action widely criticized by U.S. allies and which was met by forceful opposition and anger by Tehran. The event followed several […]

Pictured is a brushfire in Queensland, Australia.
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Australian Wildfires Caught Attention of Entire World

The recent news of Australian wildfires has caught the attention of the international community as they have continued to surge across the continent, causing more and more damage along the way. Bushfires in New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia have encompassed the most recent trajectory for damage as of […]

President Morales has been forced to flee Bolivia for safe haven in Mexico.
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Morales Out: President of Bolivia steps down in wake of election scandal; protests ensue.

On Oct. 20, Bolivia’s capital city of La Paz became engulfed by protests after the election tribunal stopped electronically reporting the running count of the recent election when it looked like the election was going to be a runoff.  24 hours after the pause, they released that the incumbent President […]

Buttigieg, Mayor of South Bend, Indiana, is making a strong appearance in the Democratic primary.
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2020 Democratic Primary Update: O’Rourke is out and Buttigieg is surging.

Former Congressman Beto O’Rourke announced his intent to drop out of the 2020 presidential race on Friday, Nov. 1. He writes, “It is clear to me now that this campaign does not have the means to move forward successfully,” likely in reference to fundraising issues and being dominated by candidates […]

Student workers Josh Guenther and Kaitlyn Arrow pose with some Eastern gear.
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Admissions at Eastern: A look at how the university admits students and inside some current trends in enrollment.

On Monday, Nov. 11, Eastern University held an open house for potential undergraduate students. So, what is the current state of Eastern University Admissions? What are the requirements to attend Eastern? And what trends do we see in recent years in enrolling students? I had the chance to sit down […]

President Trump and advisors watch the raid from the War room.
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The End of al-Baghdadi: U.S. Special Forces raid kills the leader of ISIS.

On Saturday Oct. 26, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi died during a raid on his compound in northwestern Syria. For half a decade, al-Baghdadi has led ISIS and its war of terror across the world, conquering large swaths of Iraq and Syria and with affiliates primarily across Africa. It lost the last […]