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” […]
SGA President Xeyah Martin Runs For The 185th District: A look inside Eastern’s Isaiah Martin as a person and an aspiring state representative.
Known for his multiple leadership roles on Eastern University’s campus, Xeyah Martin is in the process of running for state representative in the 185th district of the Pennsylvania General Assembly. The district, located in the Delaware and Philadelphia counties, includes the following areas: Philadelphia International Airport, Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum, […]
A Decision Made: The Supreme Court sides with FBI in a case involving the surveillance of three Muslim men.
The Supreme Court recently ruled in favor of the FBI in a case involving FBI surveillance of three Muslim men. However, this does not mean that the case is over and that the three men lost their lawsuit. Instead, it means that the Supreme Court found that FISA (the Foreign […]
A Deep History: Insights into the correlation between past conflicts and the present-day conflict among Ukraine and Russia.
In Moscow, Russia, President Vladimir Putin delivered a televised speech from the Kremlin on Monday night, where he repeated his demand that Ukraine must not join the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). In 2002, Ukraine had formally announced its wish to become a member of NATO. NATO promotes democratic values […]
Third Person Living with H.I.V. Has Been Cured: Scientists’ finding in medicine leads to hope for the final cure of this disease.
On Feb. 8, scientists announced a woman of mixed race became the third person to ever be cured of H.I.V. The process included a new transplant method using umbilical cord blood, increasing the chances of curing people of diverse racial backgrounds. The other two patients who were cured of H.I.V. […]
500-Pound Black Bear Breaks Into California Homes: The bear nicknamed “Hank the Tank” has been stealing food from homes and causing damage but no harm.
A 500-pound black bear nicknamed “Hank the Tank” has been breaking into homes around Lake Tahoe, Calif., stealing food and causing damage. He was last spotted walking down a street in the Tahoe Keys. The bear, as of now, has caused damage to over 30 Lake Tahoe properties and prompted […]
Conversion Therapy Unanimously Criminalized in France: The National Assembly passes a new law that illegalizes conversion therapy throughout the European country.
On Jan. 25, France passed a new law criminalizing conversion therapy. The National Assembly passed it unanimously, and it had already been passed by the majority vote in the French Upper House. With President Emmanuel Macron’s signature, the law will go into effect. Macron has already tweeted in support of […]
March for Life Supporters Gather in D.C.: The 49th annual March for Life takes place as marchers advocate against abortion.
On Jan. 21, 2022, thousands boarded buses, cars, trains and planes to reconvene in Wash., DC. for the 49th annual March for Life. A steady stream of pro-lifers, bundled up against the freezing weather in scarves and coats, processed up Constitution Avenue chanting, praying or simply carrying signs with slogans, […]