By: Jayme Fisher On Sept. 27, Eisai announced in a press release that the results of a trial saw a breakthrough in Alzheimer’s disease treatment. The drug used in the trial was lecanemab, which is an experimental monoclonal antibody designed to break down clumps of toxic proteins in the brain […]
By: Hannah Bonaducci Almost five years after Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico in 2017, Hurricane Fiona struck on Sept. 18 leaving even more damage. At the time of writing, Reuters reports that out of Puerto Rico’s 3.3 million residents, 40% are without water, and about 75% are without power. Currently, […]
By: Hannah Bonanducci Unfortunately in the United States, the overpricing of necessary medications isn’t a new story. We’re used to the expensive inhalers and Epi-pens, and for the 8.2 million Americans using insulin, the astronomical price is nothing new. What is new, however, is the growing attention the prices are […]
A Glimpse Into the 2022 Pennsylvania Primaries: Breaking down the candidates for each party of the upcoming election
By: Sarah Westmoreland On the left is Dr. Oz, the Republican candidate for Senate in Pa. On the right is Democratic candidate John Fetterman. This election promises to be a highly competitive and controversial one. A tight race is expected in Pennsylvania, for the positions of governor, representatives, and senators. […]
A glance into the deteriorating circumstances of Afghan women under the Taliban regime. By: Daniel Finegan Militant Islamist group, the Taliban first emerged in the 1990s in Pakistan. By 1998, it had taken over most of Afghanistan. Their early reign in the country was marked by numerous accusations of human […]
The continued crisis at the border and what was, has been and is being done to combat it. By: Lenora Kirkland The United States receives over one million immigrants each year, bringing in people from across the globe with enticing promises of freedom and liberty. In recent years, the number […]
The President’s speech was centered around unity and how the country desperately needs it. By: Hannah Bonanducci Source: The New York Times and The Philadelphia Inquirer On Sept. 1, President Biden delivered an impassioned speech at Independence Hall about the state of America’s democracy and his hopes for what it […]
Eastern Alumni, Brisa De Angulo, Goes to Inter-American Court of Human Rights: The IACtHR hears the case of Brisa De Angulo Losada v. Bolivia, to further jurisprudence surrounding sexual violence against children and adolescents.
Trigger warning: This article mentions sexual abuse and sexual violence. Founder of A Breeze of Hope foundation and 2007 graduate of Eastern University, Brisa De Angulo’s has rooted her career in activism and justice for survivors of sexual violence. De Angulo is the CEO and founder of A Breeze of […]
Biden Administration Strives to End Title 42 Restrictions: Title 42 restrictions allowed for increased expulsion of immigrants at the southern border.
The Biden administration has taken action to end the Title 42 restrictions which allowed migrants to be quickly expelled at the southern border. The restrictions had been put in place by the Trump administration in order to stop the spread of COVID-19. The Biden administration is now intending to return to the […]
March 15 Becomes International Day to Combat Islamophobia: The United Nations General Assembly has approved resolution aimed at combatting religious discrimination.
The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) has approved a resolution that sets March 15 as the International Day to Combat Islamophobia. Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan has welcomed this approval. The resolution has been adopted by the consensus of the 193-member world body and co-sponsored by 55 prominently Muslim countries. […]