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From Radiation to the Rink: Oskar Lindblom’s incredible return to hockey.
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From Radiation to the Rink: Oskar Lindblom’s incredible return to hockey.

Everyone loves a comeback story. When the comeback is conquering cancer, everyone loves the story even more. Philadelphia Flyers’ forward Oskar Lindblom can tell a story of his own. Through 30 games in the 2019–2020 NHL season, Lindblom proved himself as a top player, scoring 11 goals and 18 points. […]

Winter Wonderland: Students find creative ways to enjoy the snow this semester.
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Winter Wonderland: Students find creative ways to enjoy the snow this semester.

In the past two weeks the Greater Philadelphia Area has seen a lot of snow. Though snow days this semester look different from years past, Eastern students have still found a way to enjoy the wintry weather despite classes remaining online during numerous snowstorms. Eastern University’s beautiful campus has become […]

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EU Men’s Volleyball: A look at the squad’s upcoming spring season.

In the 2018-2019 school year, the Eastern University Men’s Volleyball Team became an official member of EU athletics, with hopes for a bright and successful future. In the Spring 2020 season, those hopes were clouded by the COVID-19 virus, which took away any further opportunity to continue to grow the […]

Tampa Tom: Takeaways from Super Bowl LV.
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Tampa Tom: Takeaways from Super Bowl LV.

Raymond James Stadium erupted in cheers Sunday, February 7, and only some of it was for The Weeknd’s Halftime Show performance. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers took Super Bowl LV, defeating the Kansas City Chiefs, 31–9. This win marked the second in Tampa’s franchise history, the fourth of tight end Rob […]

Athlete Spotlight: A look at senior track athlete Kaitlin Bell’s time at Eastern.
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Athlete Spotlight: A look at senior track athlete Kaitlin Bell’s time at Eastern.

Busy is not the proper word to describe senior Kaitlin Bell. Between her full course load, three jobs (at a gym, as a nanny, and at a convenience store), clinical rotation, and track and field, she barely has any time to herself. Bell, an athletic training major, spoke to the […]

Sports in Film: Looking at Ben Affleck’s new basketball film, The Way Back.
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Sports in Film: Looking at Ben Affleck’s new basketball film, The Way Back.

It wasn’t so long-ago Ben Affleck hit rock bottom for the second time. The Academy Award-winning actor/director went through his second alcohol relapse. He lost his role as Batman in the DCEU in a very public fallout, and more importantly, he lost his marriage. About two years later, Affleck bravely […]

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Gymtimidation: How to face the anxieties of going to the gym.

Eastern is a unique university in many ways. From the small classroom environment, to the strong sense of community, Eastern is a place where many feel comfortable. However, there is one space that makes some Eastern students rife with anxiety: the state of the art fitness center. The fitness center […]

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Finding a Career in Sports: Sarah Todd and Sabrina Thomas offer insight.

In the world of sports, there are a variety of jobs and responsibilities that go beyond playing the game. While coaches, athletes, and trainers can obviously have a career in sports, there are a number of career paths that one can have while still being a part of the sports […]

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The Super Bowl: A look at America’s favorite advertisements.

Do you ever remember getting a certain song stuck in your head? How about a commercial? Do you also remember seeing this commercial broadcast during a particular football game on the first Sunday of February? There’s a large chance that the earworm you’re experiencing is the cause of a Super […]

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Spring Athletics: Preparing for the return of athletics at Eastern with new policies and procedures.

This spring Eastern is preparing for athletes to hopefully participate in a full athletic season. This past fall, Eastern and the MAC Conference had the opportunity to learn what will be required to give athletes the opportunity to have a season while also protecting the communities they are part of […]