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Low turnout on campus for H1N1 vaccine

It wasn’t that long ago that the H1N1 virus, commonly known as “swine flu,” reared its ugly head and caused wide-spread panic. Scientists have recently revealed the H1N1 vaccination, sealed with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s approval, to combat the disease. From Nov. 4 to. 6, Eastern’s health […]

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Tree planted in the name of Christian Life

There’s been a new addition to Eastern’s campus, and it is one of special importance: As many students have noticed, a tree was recently planted not far from the bronze Eastern Eagle that sits outside Walton Hall.  A vast majority of the student population had absolutely no idea why this […]

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Bike ride across US to build wells in Africa

Chris Carr traveled to Mali, Africa and was so moved by the extreme poverty there that he decided to do something about it. Carr started a non-profit organization called Wheels for Wells, which aims to raise $200,000 to provide clean drinking water for people in Africa. Wheels for Wells is […]

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Domestic violence film raises awareness

“Who’s going to stop me? You? You’re a woman–you’re nothing!” The words echoed off the walls of the Gough Great Room as the man on screen held a scalding iron inches away from his wife’s face. This act of domestic violence was one of many in the UK film Provoked, […]

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Eastern goes paperless

Course evaluations and student billing move online

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Differences embraced during Unity Week

Unity Week was the brain-child of the Multicultural Advisory Committee.  “The main reason for this week was to remind the campus about the need for unity,” sophomore committee member Danielle Craig said. The first event took place on Nov. 2. It was a game called “Archie Bunker’s Neighborhood.” The concept […]

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Act 101 to receive limited PA funding

The Act 101 program, officially called the Pennsylvania Higher Education Equal Opportunity Program, has been operating at Eastern for the past three months without state funding. Recently, the school was finally notified that Governor Ed Rendell has chosen to continue funding the statewide program this year.  “We got the news […]

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The KaGe opens for business

After years of begging for something resembling a student center, the wait is over.Or at least it will be soon. The KaGe, the renovated, former Guffin apartment located beside The Breezeway, opened its doors on Oct. 21 as a new space for students to relax. KaGe visionary and Coordinator of […]

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Security Report

from the desk of Jim Magee, Director of Security

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From across the globe to Eastern

International students find a second home on campus