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Shalom, not economics, should inspire health care

Dr. Jonathan Yonan’s recent argument in the Sept. 16 issue of The Waltonian, that wrong questions lead to poor answers is refreshing and true.  Unfortunately, his rejection of the question of whether “comprehensive health insurance” is a civil right is mistaken. Dr. Yonan worries that “rights” language in the debate […]

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The family who cried “balloon”

By now we’ve all heard plenty about Falcon Henne and his staged balloon ride across Colorado. If not, put “balloon boy” in your web browser and soak up the drama of possibly the biggest hoax in recent history. The latest development? According to a CNN report on Oct. 23, Mayumi […]

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Misguided Maintenance

Campus buildings in need of TLC

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Hasty decisions are bad decisions

In these times of hardship, peace and justice are at the forefront of the minds of many all around the world.  These are the things that come to mind when I think of a Nobel Peace Prize winner.  However, I have been wondering about the most recent recipient President Barack […]

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Ask Walt…

The guy who knows it all

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Parking problems persist

 Time to go? Grab your wallet and your keys and you’re off, right? Wrong. If you’re a resident of Kea-Guffin, Gough, Hainer or Gallup you know exactly what I’m talking about.   The parking lot for these residence halls is ridiculously crowded all the time.  If you find a spot […]

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My eyes are up here!

Focusing on the woman in Breast Cancer Awareness

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Does Prejudice still exist?

 Eastern is unique among Christian liberal arts universities because of its culturally diverse student body, so hearing about present day racial discrimination is shocking to me sometimes. How do attitudes of prejudice still exist? I’ve been wondering: Is racism still a prevalent issue? Is this campus a safe haven, free […]

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Student leaves debate feeling “sorely disappointed”

As I walk onto the third floor of Warner Memorial Library, I become aware of the quiet attentiveness that accentuates the air.  A sure voice slices through the quiet, declaring that we should love everyone no matter what their sexual orientation. I was stunned to hear this comment from the […]

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The best things in life are free, except laundry

Two dollars and twenty-five cents, that’s what it costs me to do a load of laundry. It wouldn’t be so bad if there were change machines in Kea, but there aren’t. The closest one is in Gough. I averaged it out and, by the end of the semester, I will […]