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Around the World: A look into the Ukraine’s church feud with Russia

      Recently, under the shadow of political tensions over the Ukraine and its current conflict with Russia, the church is seeing a major split in an otherwise enduring tradition. Where in the west, the protestant church is characterized by countless divisions and subdivisions, in the east, major schisms […]

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Gun-Violence in America: A look into the domestic terrorist attack in Thousand Oaks, California

      On November 8th, gunshots rang through the Borderline Bar & Grill in Thousand Oaks, California killing 12 including the perpetrator. In response to the gunfire, many politicians, celebrities, and civilians asked for thoughts and prayers. Among the slain was Alaina Housley, a student and niece of Sister […]

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Windows on the World: A look into a discussion on the how Gospel is meant to heal our broken world

      On November 9th, Pastor Amy K. Butler spoke at Eastern’s Windows on the World event. She expressed the importance of preaching the Gospel to a broken world that’s longing for a Savior. Butler is the Senior Minister of Riverside Church in New York City and is also […]

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Inside the Akwaaba Festival!: The African-Caribbean club invites Eastern to a multicultural experience

      On November 2nd, Eastern’s African-Caribbean Union club (ACU) held the Akwaaba Festival had hosted this event for all to see and experience different afro-cultures on display. Akwaaba means “welcome” in the Akan languages, and, in holding the festival, ACU hoped to welcome the Eastern community to experience […]

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Around the World: Australia; A look into Australia’s economic incline.

      Australia is fighting back for their economy, and returning to their diplomatic roots. Recently, Australia has shown a dramatic increase in the productivity of the Australian market. Their most recent decision to lower the cost of their exchange rate for the exporting of produced goods has revived […]

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Prison Ministry Awareness Week

      While Isaiah 61:1 may just be another Bible verse for some people, it serves as the foundation for Eastern University’s Prison Ministry. Isaiah 61:1 proclaims, “The Spirit of the Sovereign Lord is on me, because the Lord has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. […]

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Inside panel discussion lead by MAAC

      On Oct. 19, four members of Eastern’s Multicultural Awareness Advisory Committee (MAAC) held a panel discussion geared towards ethnic students to discuss what it is like being a minority at a predominantly white institution (PWI) and the ways in which students can go about handling race-related issues. […]

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Fall and Fun– Welcome to the Harvest Festival!

      Saturday came with a cool breeze, leaves had begun to change and most of us could really feel the beginnings of autumn. Quite characteristically, during that same evening on October 20th, many gathered all together to celebrate the Harvest Festival hosted by the Students Activity Board. This […]

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Around the World: Jamaican Minister seeks to educate youth about the workplace.

      According to the Minister of Labour and Social Security, Hon. Shahine Robinson in Jamaica, the Electronic Labour Exchange (ELE) have been positively making an impact in the lives of young people who are seeking employment. It provides multiple resources to young people who are searching for employment […]

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Chapel and the Book of Malachi: Inside the chapel service hosted by Dr. Peter Enns.

      On Oct. 3rd, students, faculty, and guests of Eastern gathered in the gym to celebrate weekly chapel together.       The university Chaplain, Dr. Joseph Modica introduced the question he wanted us to ponder that morning.       “Does God’s word still matter today?” Dr. […]