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The Iranian Crisis

On Jan. 3, the United States (U.S.) carried out a military operation resulting in the killing of Qasem Soleimani, the leader of the Revolutionary Guard Corps in Iran, an action widely criticized by U.S. allies and which was met by forceful opposition and anger by Tehran. The event followed several […]

Pictured is a brushfire in Queensland, Australia.
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Australian Wildfires Caught Attention of Entire World

The recent news of Australian wildfires has caught the attention of the international community as they have continued to surge across the continent, causing more and more damage along the way. Bushfires in New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia have encompassed the most recent trajectory for damage as of […]

President Morales has been forced to flee Bolivia for safe haven in Mexico.
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Morales Out: President of Bolivia steps down in wake of election scandal; protests ensue.

On Oct. 20, Bolivia’s capital city of La Paz became engulfed by protests after the election tribunal stopped electronically reporting the running count of the recent election when it looked like the election was going to be a runoff.  24 hours after the pause, they released that the incumbent President […]

Buttigieg, Mayor of South Bend, Indiana, is making a strong appearance in the Democratic primary.
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2020 Democratic Primary Update: O’Rourke is out and Buttigieg is surging.

Former Congressman Beto O’Rourke announced his intent to drop out of the 2020 presidential race on Friday, Nov. 1. He writes, “It is clear to me now that this campaign does not have the means to move forward successfully,” likely in reference to fundraising issues and being dominated by candidates […]

Student workers Josh Guenther and Kaitlyn Arrow pose with some Eastern gear.
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Admissions at Eastern: A look at how the university admits students and inside some current trends in enrollment.

On Monday, Nov. 11, Eastern University held an open house for potential undergraduate students. So, what is the current state of Eastern University Admissions? What are the requirements to attend Eastern? And what trends do we see in recent years in enrolling students? I had the chance to sit down […]

President Trump and advisors watch the raid from the War room.
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The End of al-Baghdadi: U.S. Special Forces raid kills the leader of ISIS.

On Saturday Oct. 26, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi died during a raid on his compound in northwestern Syria. For half a decade, al-Baghdadi has led ISIS and its war of terror across the world, conquering large swaths of Iraq and Syria and with affiliates primarily across Africa. It lost the last […]

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California Wildfire: 15 Wildfires rage across the forests of California.

Since Oct. 10, about 15 fires have raged through California. The majority are still burning, ranging from 0% to 97% contained. Containment refers to the perimeter or physical barrier that firefighters build around fires and could come in the form of something natural such as a river or something man-made […]

Eastern University has made it a priority to make education available to more students by making online degrees accessible and affordable. They have even instituted EU FastPass for traditional undergraduate students.
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Eastern Ranked at the Top: Guide to Online School’s list of “Best Online Colleges in Pennsylvania” ranks Eastern University’s online programs among the top!

Eastern University was recently ranked number 22 on Guide to Online School’s list of “Best Online Colleges in Pennsylvania.” The web-based program was recognized for its asynchronicity, which allows students to work at their own pace. This is often seen as a benefit of online school because instead of adhering […]

Eastern University, with the help of Kimberlee Johnson, has started an educational funding program for incarcerated people
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Eastern’s Prison Education Program: Dr. Kimberlee Johnson launches a Prison Education Program where incarcerated persons will have the opportunity to earn college credit.

There are about 2.3 million people in prisons all across the country, 95% of which will be released in their lifetime.  But what will happen to them when they go back home?  They’ll need to find jobs, and many employers are wary of hiring people who have served time in […]

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Meet the Candidates: Learn about the leading candidates in the 2020 Presidential Election.

With the 2020 Presidential Election right around the corner, both the Republican and Democratic Parties are narrowing down their potential nominee fi eld. The Democrats especially have made sacrifi ces, with only 10 of the original 26 candidates qualifying for the next Democratic National Convention (DNC) debate, hosted by ABC […]