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Left: Eastern students and community members gather to take part in 5K run to raise awareness for human trafficking. Above: (from left to right) Eastern students Michelle Miles, Marcy Andersen, Tessa Allebach, and Lishaly Madera support SAHT in their attendance at the race.
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SAHT in “Walk Her Home”

      On Saturday Oct. 7, Eastern’s Students Against Human Trafficking (SAHT) club took part in a 5K race called Walk Her Home. Walk Her Home is a nonprofit organization founded by Susan Ingram in response to the problem of human trafficking in Pennsylvania. This was the organization’s first […]

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Around The World: French photographer displays art on US-Mexico border

      In early September, near the Mexican city of Tecate, and an hour southeast of San Diego, a massive photo of a young toddler named Kitito was placed right behind the border fence with California. If viewed from the American side of the border, the child seems to […]

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Jackie Irving Announced as Interim Vice Provost for Student Development

      On Sept. 8, Jacqueline (Jackie) Irving was announced as the Eastern University Interim Vice Provost for Student Development. While Irving is new to this position, she is not new to the Eastern community, having filled different administrative and professorial roles since 2001. Irving started her Eastern career […]

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A Day of Social Justice: Students and faculty participate in a school-wide day of awareness.

      On Sept. 22, Eastern participated in a campus-wide event for social justice. In the morning, students gravitated toward the gym for a fantastic Windows on the World featuring Tony Campolo, a notable Eastern alumnus. During the afternoon, students interacted with their peers, who lead various social justice […]

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Around The World: Texas

      Hurricane Harvey ran through a large portion of Texas bringing in 47 inches of rain in some areas. Most of the residents experienced flooding and had to evacuate homes, leaving behind almost everything that they could not carry themselves. The flood waters were devastating. The storm led […]

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Protesting in Philadelphia: Advocates for social justice make their voices heard in Center City

      Each faculty member, student, and surrounding residents of the Eastern area bared witness to the eventful year of activism that was 2016. Last year, indigenous Americans and their allies protested the construction of an oil pipeline through their land; women and friends all around the country marched […]

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Inside Faith On The Field: How a radio show turned into an interview with National Football League players

      Faith on the Field Sept. 6 served as a time of worship, football, and laughter. Located on the Olson field at Eastern, the Faith on the Field Show had players from the Philadelphia Eagles speak about their relationship with God on and off the field. Included in […]

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Eastern Among Best Christian Colleges

In recent months, Eastern has been ranked in a few national lists of outstanding Christian colleges and universities based on aesthetics, academics, and various other qualities that make any institution of higher education attractive to prospective students. The most recent list from College Choice named Eastern 34 out of 50 […]

Dr.Kent Sparks Named As Eastern’s Provost
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Dr.Kent Sparks Named As Eastern’s Provost

With the introduction of new staff members across Eastern, faculty and administration acted in the trend by electing a new provost who firmly believes in the school’s ability to grow every year as he did throughout his life. Dr. Kent Sparks was recently elected as Eastern’s new Provost. however, he […]

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Courage To Be An Eastern Eagle

Students have noticed that some cosmetic changes have occurred on campus while they were away for the summer. The majority of the changes have been made by the Eastern marketing team. For one, the previous “Wake up the World” banners that hung off of lamp posts are now displaying variations […]