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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 […]

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Inside of St. John’s Baptist Church: Dr. Tony Campolo and Dr. Lindy Backues co-pastor church in South Philadelphia.

      The saying often goes that “There’s no place like home” and this very statement rings true for Eastern’s very own, Dr. Tony Campolo.       On Jan. 27, Dr. Tony Campolo and Dr. Lindy Backues became the co-pastors of St. John’s Baptist Church located in South […]

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Around the World: Brazil; Inside the collapse of Brazilian mine leaves 300 Victims Missing.

      The morning of Jan. 25, families had seconds to run from their homes with their loved ones in the town of Brumadinho, Brazil. Vale, a well-known mining company, had an iron ore mining complex right outside of the town of Brumadinho which ruptured, releasing sludge and mining […]

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Windows on the World: A look into Rev. Cean James’s message about not choosing sides.

      Tony Campolo, an Eastern alum and founder of the Campolo fellows program, has influenced numerous people during his journey at Eastern and even after the fact.       On Wednesday, Jan. 30, Reverend Cean James was presented with the opportunity to speak about his life’s mission […]

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Black History in Philadelphia: A look into the Black History Month Mural tour.

      Did you know that Philadelphia annually holds Black History Month mural tours that display historical Black figures?       February is well-known across the nation and the world as being Black History Month. This month is observed by countries such as the United States, Canada, Ireland, […]

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Inside of Human Trafficking Awareness Week: IJM makes the Eastern community aware of the issue of Human Trafficking and how we can get involved.

      During the week of January 28, Eastern’s International Justice Mission (IJM) chapter hosted a Human Trafficking Awareness Week. According to Homeland security, Human Trafficking is defined as “modern-day slavery and involves the use of force, fraud, or coercion to obtain some type of labor or commercial sex […]