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. […]
Women Under the Taliban:
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 […]
Immigration Crisis at the Southern Border:
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 […]
President Biden Visit Philadelphia:
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. […]
United States House Passes the CROWN Act: After many years of pushing for policy change, the CROWN Act bans race-based hair discrimination.
On Friday, March 18, The House passed the CROWN Act, with a vote of 235-189. It was largely on party lines with 14 Republicans joining the Democrats. The act was introduced by Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman. CROWN is the acronym for Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural hair. […]
Kea-Guffin and Gough Halls to Transition to First-Year Housing Only: A look into Eastern’s housing changes for the 2022-2023 academic year.
In an email sent to students on Feb. 28, Student Development announced to the student body, for the first time, its plan to transition the Kea-Guffin (KG) and Gough residence halls into fully-first year student buildings for the 2022-2023 academic year. This means that any upperclassmen currently residing in KG […]
Ukrainian Soldiers Find New Recruit in Stray Dog: Rambo was rescued from several Ukraine soldiers and serves alongside them in the trenches.
As Ukraine continues to experience terrorization from Russian forces, a unit of Ukrainian soldiers have demonstrated a moment of kindness amidst the conflict. After a puppy was found terrified and abandoned in an open field in Bakhmut, Ukraine, soldiers adopted him as their new watchdog. Soldiers named the pup “Rambo” […]