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Even though it seems hard to spend time outside during the winter, any source of sunlight can benefit us in the long run.
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The Importance of Sunshine: How vitamin D, even in the winter, is vital to our wellbeing.

If you’re anything like me, this time of year makes you want to stay inside and curl up with a blanket and a cup of tea to stay warm and out of the elements.  However, staying inside for prolonged periods of time, even if you’re active, can have negative effects […]

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EU Basketball Stops Wilkes: A look into ultimate frisbee and its role at Eastern.

St. Davids, PA. 17 Jan., 2020 –After recovering from a first-half five-point deficit, EU Men’s Basketball rallied through the second half to obtain a hard-fought victory over MAC Freedom rivals, the Wilkes University Colonels. Leading the offense for the Eagles were Victor Peña with 16 points and 9 rebounds, Draig […]

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Sports Calendar: Support your Eastern Eagles!

Saturday, Feb. 1 Men’s Volleyball at Newman University @11 a.m. Women’s Basketball at Wilkes University @12 p.m. Men’s Volleyball vs. College of Saint Elizabeth @1 p.m. Men’s Basketball at Wilkes University @2 p.m.   Wednesday, Feb. 5 Men’s Basketball at King’s College @6 p.m. Men’s Volleyball vs. King’s College @7 […]

Willams wins her first singles match since her last pregnancy in the first round of the Australian Open.
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Serena Williams wins at Australian Open After a Complicated Pregnancy

Serena Williams made an impressive comeback to the Australian Open on Jan. 14, when she won the first round of the competition. The athletic powerhouse defeated Tatjana Maria 6-2 after a 49 minute match. The last time Williams played in the Australian Open was in Jan. 2017, while in the […]

Pictured are some of Al-Hathloul, an activist put in prison, followers, fighting for her release.
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Saudi Arabia Cover-up: How one country used commercialism of sporting events to cover up human rights issues.

Real Madrid soccer fans around the world are celebrating the recent 3-1 victory over Valencia which marks Real Madrid’s entrance into the upcoming Spanish Super Cup. However, this exciting news looms over the increasingly darkening reality of sports used to cover up humanitarian crises in the Middle East and internationally. […]

Brandon “Scoop B” Robinson during his Windows on the World Presentation.
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Scoop Comes Home: Brandon “Scoop B” Robinson, ‘08 discusses his experiences with Eastern Athletics.

In 2008, the sports section of the Waltonian had communication studies student Brandon “Scoop B” Robinson as its editor. In 2019, Robinson came back home and was a speaker at Windows on the World. As the current sports editor, I took time after Windows to ask him a few questions […]

Above is a photograph of the 2016 tournament of League of Legends, a popular video game.
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E-sports to Arrive at Eastern in 2020: What esports are and how their arrival will affect Eastern University.

Eastern University is set to introduce esports, or electronic sports, to the athletics department according to the goeasterneagles website. Eric McNelley, Director of Athletics, announced the upcoming change on Oct. 9. Esports is comprised of competitive, multi-player computer games that require strategy and skill to master. Games like League of […]

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Athletes in the Community: First year baseball player Henry Hutchingson reflects on his faith and his future

If you were to see Henry Hutchingson around, he would be more than likely be wearing these three essentials: an Apple watch, a cap of some sort, and a cross necklace made out of baseball bats. As I got to know Henry and his story, I found that the necklace […]

Katie Sims enjoys wearing her hair in a ponytail and printed leggings, staples of the athleisure style.
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Athleisure in Fashion: How athletic apparel has made its way into the mainstream fashion world

Leggings, sweatpants, and sneakers, are no longer exclusively worn to workout, they are seen in everyday fashion. Athleisure is a term created in the United Kingdom, meaning casual and comfortable, suitable for exercise as well as everyday wear. Athleisure has taken off to become one of the most adapted styles […]

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Eastern Exiles: Ultimate frisbee and it’s role at Eastern

In recent years the popularity of the sport ultimate frisbee, frequently referred to as ‘Ultimate’, has grown both nationally, and on the Eastern University campus. Internationally ultimate frisbee has been recognized as a sport, and will likely participate in the 2024 Summer Olympics. On campus, the Eastern Exiles enjoy this […]