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Apple Inc. in Trouble Over Update

      In case you haven’t heard, this winter iPhone users around the world received a shocking confession by the popular tech giant. On Dec. 22, Apple admitted to the press that older models of their iPhones were purposely “slowed” in order to support battery life. It’s possible you […]

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Paychecks for Student Athletes?

      Through the years, I have been morally challenged by the notion of whether college athletes should be getting paid for their work on the field. I was first presented with this question when I was a marching band saxophone player who spent a lot of time with […]

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Darkness Rises and Light Meets It

      Much has been said about the most recent addition to the “Star Wars” franchise. Many fans  enjoyed another adventure into that galaxy far, far away that we love so much, but there seems to be an equal number of fans who left theaters in disappointment. I myself […]

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Showdown Over Shutdown

      Oh no not again! If you have been paying close attention to the media the last few days, you’ll have noticed the  decision to shutdown the government until an agreement is reached. On Monday Jan. 22, 2018 the Democrats voted to reopen the government, and President Trump […]

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Korean Olympic Team United

      The international community was shocked when Kim Jong-un, the leader of North Korea, announced that he wanted to meet with South Korean leaders to discuss the possibility of both countries competing as a joint team in this upcoming winter Olympic games. The international community was positively astounded […]

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Controversy Over Eastern’s Crucible

Artistic… JARED MAIER On W e d n e s d a y night, Nov. 15. a few of Eastern University’s performing artists from “The Crucible,” including myself, created some sidewalk chalk advertisements (ads.) We covered McInnis’ cement tiles and the walkways with out of context quotes from “The Crucible,” […]

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States Lead The Way In Education

While the prospect of “free college” was a point of tension for many in the 2016 election, it seems that states are charting a path ahead on the issue. Recently, states like New York have adopted programs that make public college more accessible by providing free tuition through scholarships. In […]

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2017 Statewide Elections: Hope For Progressive Politics in the Time of Trump

Almost a year after the shocking election of Donald Trump as the United States President, Democrats, and especially minority Democrats, made it their mission to lead their states, making 2017 the biggest landslide for groundbreaking elections of state legislators. Among the winners, a few notable ones are Danica Roem, Wilmot […]

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Legislation That Will Define An Era

While you were asleep last Saturday, a piece of legislation passed in the senate that will alter the U.S. tax code drastically, and while this bill still needs to be amended to fi t with the house version before it becomes law, it is only a matter of time before […]

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America’s Attention Span Problem

      Tragedy strikes. A tsunami in Southeast Asia. A terrorist attack in Europe. A scandal in the government. You know the headlines. They appear before your eyes on television screens as you get ready for work, check social media on your phone, or read the paper (heaven forbid), […]