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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 […]

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The Philadelphia Museum of Art: A look into the famous museum.

      The Philadelphia Museum of Art is renowned for their impeccable art collection, and their impressive reputation stretches far outside of Philadelphia. Their website says, “We are committed to inviting visitors to see the world—and themselves—anew through the beauty and expressive power of the arts.” However, this experience […]

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Inside of Eastern’s Inauguration Week: President Matthews along with the Eastern community will be celebrating his official introduction.

      The week of March 18-24 may seem like any other academic week for Eastern students, but it is also the time in which we as a campus officially welcome our new university President, Dr. Ronald Matthews, with an inauguration celebration.           Dr. Matthews […]

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Around the World: Somalia; Inside the terrorist group that is wreaking havoc in Somalia.

       Islamic Jihadist groups such as ISIS and the Al-Qaeda have been known around the world to destroy the lives and homes of thousands of people.       One such similar group that has been proven to be equally as dangerous, but has since flown under the […]

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Barnes Foundation: A look into the art institute in Center City Philadelphia.

      Many do not know that the Barnes Foundation was established in 1922 in Merion, PA by Dr. Albert C. Barnes.       The art institute was founded  by a man who “ believed that art had the power to improve minds and transform lives.” The institute […]

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Soul Fusion: A look into the Warmdaddy’s inspired event held at Eastern.

       Inspired by the atmosphere of Warmdaddy’s, a restaurant known for its soul food and live music, Soul fusion was a collaborative event between Multicultural Awareness Advisory Committee (MAAC) and Student Activities Board (SAB).       On Saturday, Feb. 9, attendees came dressed-to-impress to listen to local […]