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Around the World: United Kingdom; A look into homeless youth in the UK.

      With Brexit talks coming to fever pitch, and the future of Britain’s relationship to the rest of the world uncertain, the country faces its growing issues domestically. Across the UK there are currently tens of thousands of homeless people without any security. Global poverty issues such as […]

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Theology Panel Discussion: A look into what members of the Eastern community have to say about theology.

      The notion that everyone does theology, no matter their profession, was a theme throughout the theology panel on Wednesday night. The panel was composed of some theology professors as well as other Eastern employees, including Lexi Dunbar, Sarah Todd, and Eric McCloy. These people, who are a […]

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Drug Use in Philadelphia: A look into the ways in which the government is handling this issue.

      Recently, the Philadelphia Public Health Department installed seven safe needle disposal bins in the Kensington neighborhood. These boxes are called Sharps deposit boxes and function to keep needles off the streets to prevent harm to other people. Besides needles, there are other items that can be placed […]

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Inside of YACHT Awareness Week!: The YACHT club hosts a series of activities to spread awareness about homelessness.

      Eastern University was pleased to host another   HAHA week, organized by the YACHT club on Campus.  YACHT stands for Youth Against Complacency and Homelessness Today.  The group makes frequent trips to Philadelphia, giving sandwiches to the homeless.  This week, called HAHA for short, stands for Hunger […]

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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. […]