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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 […]

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Around the World: Philippines: Inside the aftermath of a church bombing.

      On the southern Philippine island of Jolo, twenty people were killed in a twin bomb blast the morning of January 27th. During a Roman Catholic mass in the Cathedral of Our Lady Mount Carmel, the first explosion went off sending sharp wood debrew throughout the cathedral and […]

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The Living Legacy of Dr. King: A look into how Americans celebrate the Civil Rights leader.

      In the United States, people take off from work and school every third Monday of January to celebrate a well-known leader for equality, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. He dedicated his life to making the world better as he served as leader for the Civil Rights Movement. […]

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Windows on the World: A look into one of Dr. Martin Luther King’s most prominent speeches.

      On Friday, January 18th, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was commemorated at Eastern’s  Windows on The World forum. Vicar of Church of the Advocate in Philadelphia and Temple University Chaplain, Reverend Dr. Renee McKenzie, explored and dissected one of Dr. King’s most prominent sermons.       […]

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Inside of Eastern’s Gospel Revival: Members of the Eastern community gather together to praise God through different forms of worship .

      To be revived means “to be refreshed, strengthen, or given new energy to.” On Sunday Jan. 20, Eastern students experienced these very things when they attended a student-led Gospel Revival.       First year students Isaiah Martin and Tiffany Faulkner hosted the event, which was filled […]