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Diversity in Publishing: How marginalized people’s stories are silenced in literature

      Diversity in the publishing world isn’t something that a lot of people think about, at least a lot of privileged people who are able to walk into a book store and pick up a novel whose protagonist looks like them. In 2015, Lee & Low did the first […]

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How To Be a Friend To Those With Mental Illness

     We hear it all across the news. It can be commonly found in a room filled with people. Most times it is ignored. It’s the elephant in the room that needs to be addressed. Mental health. In advance, this article may trigger those who suffer with mental health […]

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Finding Your People: A celebration of how clubs enrich students experiences

      Eastern University has a thriving community of clubs and groups, with 20+ clubs being mentioned on the Eastern University website. We are lucky enough to have everything from Ultimate Frisbee to the Multicultural Awareness Advisory Committee (MAAC). There really is something for everyone when it comes to […]

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The Power of Solidarity: A personal note about what Solidarity Week meant to one ally

      Why is Solidarity Week important to me? It starts with why I care so much about the LGBTQ+ community. My answer should be that because I am a Christian, I radically love others like Jesus loves them. Unfortunately it most certainly did not start out that way for […]

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Women’s Interests Aren’t Taken Seriously, And Here’s Why: A personal perspective on how society trivialzes women’s interests

      Iam the only daughter of a single mother and have lived my whole life completely saturated in femininity. I watched Say Yes to The Dress instead of cartoons, I watched rom-coms instead of Star-Wars, and I never once believed that the women in my life were anything less […]

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Finding Your People: A celebration of how clubs enrich students experiences

      Eastern University has a thriving community of clubs and groups, with 20+clubs being mentioned on the Eastern University website. We are lucky enough to have everything from Ultimate Frisbee to the Multicultural Awareness Advisory Committee. There really is something for everyone when it comes to club shopping. […]

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Diversity in Publishing: How marginalized people’s stories are silenced in literature

      Diversity in the publishing world isn’t something that a lot of people think about, at least a lot of privileged people who are able to walk into a book store and pick up a novel whose protagonist looks like them.       In 2015, Lee & […]

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How To Be a Friend To Those With Mental Illnesses.

      We hear of it all across the news. It can be commonly found in a room filled with people. Most times it is ignored. It’s the elephant in the room that needs to be addressed. Mental health. In advance, this article may trigger to those who suffer […]

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Eastern’s Softball Field Points to Larger Issues: Considering what the lack of a softball field meant for the larger community

      If you have spent any time on campus this year, it would be impossible for you not to notice the large mounds of dirt and construction equipment where our softball field used to live. Due to heavy flooding that affected much of the infrastructure of campus early […]

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Women Aren’t Taken Seriously, And Here’s Why: A personal perspective on how society minimizes women’s interests

      I am the only daughter of a single mother and have lived my whole life completely saturated in femininity. I watched Say Yes to The Dress instead of cartoons, I watched rom-coms instead of Star-Wars, and I never once believed that the women in my life were anything […]