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Around the World: Catalonia demands Independence from Spain

      Europe is faced with a growing geopolitical crisis as tensions rise over the Catalan independence referendum. The northeastern region of Catalonia in Spain has enjoyed limited autonomy for much of its history. While the country remained under strict control during the Francoist period between 1935 and 1975, […]

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Windows on Vulnerable Missions

       Dr. Jim Harries, chairman of “The Alliance for Vulnerable Mission,” (AMV) shared about his missionary work in a Windows on the World lecture on Friday, Nov. 3. Harries began his talk by explaining what he does in the mission field.       “For ministry, essentially, I […]

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Eastern Welcomes New Pastpass

      Starting in the fall of 2018, Eastern University is introducing a brand new program called the EU FastPass. This program will hopefully save students time, money, and stress. To put it simply, residential students in traditional undergraduate programs will be able to receive two tuition-free, online summer […]

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Eastern and New York City

      On Saturday, Nov. 4, Eastern’s Student Activities Board (SAB) sponsored a trip to New York City (NYC). Many Eastern students leapt at the opportunity to take a day trip to the city. The bus left at 9 a.m., and since the drive is almost exactly two hours, […]

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Around The World: California West coast disaster causes thousands of residents to become displaced in wake of destruction.

      All it takes is a little spark. A long dry spell without water or rain, and the leaves become dry flint. A misplaced cigarette, an ignored campfire, one forgotten lighter and the whole forest burns. The skies turn dark. The ash is mixed in the wind. The […]

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Watchmen Prayer Ministry Goes Mobile

      Hector Davila and Stephanie Rodriguez, President and Vice President of Watchmen Prayer ministry respectively, have made the decision to host the Watchmen Prayer Ministry group in different dorms this year, instead of the Chapel in Walton as the ministry has done in previous years.       […]

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Students “Akwaaba” and Celebrate African Culture; Black Student League and Heart of Africa collaborate to spread cultural awareness.

      On Oct. 27, The Black Student League and Heart of Africa came together in an amazing collaboration to spread African culture through the Akwaaba Festival. Akwaaba is a word that translates to “welcome.” It is a Twi word, spoken by the Ahan tribe of Ghana.  Everyone gathered […]

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Insight into the Temple Murder

      The Philadelphia area was shocked by the death of a college student named Jenna Burleigh. Burleigh was a student from the lower Salford Township in Montgomery County. She had been commuting to Temple University. The local authorities have a possible suspect whose name is Joshua Hupperterz. He […]

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Around The World: A call for unity after mass shooting in Las Vegas

      Thousands of people gathered on Sunday Oct. 1 to celebrate the Route 91 Harvest Festival on the Las Vegas strip. Total strangers gathered to embrace each other like family for a night of entertainment by some of their favorite singers such as Jason Aldean, Big & Rich, […]

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A look into Dr. Brian Williams’ Windows on the World Talk

      The new dean of the Templeton Honors College, Dr. Bryan Williams, gave a talk at Windows on the World on Friday, Oct. 6, about reading towards moral virtue. He began the lecture by asserting that young people — including college students — aren’t able to be fully […]