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Carson Wentz Leaves Philly: A look at the former Eagles QB’s future.
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Carson Wentz Leaves Philly: A look at the former Eagles QB’s future.

The Philadelphia Eagles’ supposedly fated face of the franchise has moved on. After several up and down years in Philly filled with injury, loss, and inconsistency, quarterback Carson Wentz was traded to the Indianapolis Colts in exchange for two draft picks. Wentz, a former MVP candidate on the 2017 Super […]

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Get Your Head in the Game: How music plays a part on game day.

The easiest way to tell that it’s game day here at Eastern is by the sound: there is usually music pumping onto the field that is filled with athletes who are warming up for their game. No matter the sport, athletes across campus use music as a way to get […]

She Believes: Inspiring change in the women’s sports realm.
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She Believes: Inspiring change in the women’s sports realm.

The United States Women’s National Soccer Team has been making headlines for years now. In 2015, besides already accruing four Olympic gold medals, they became the first women’s team to win three separate World Cup Championships in 1991, 1999, and 2015. Four years later the USWNT beat their own record […]

EU Men’s Lacrosse: Overcoming quarantine adversity in preparation for the spring season.
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EU Men’s Lacrosse: Overcoming quarantine adversity in preparation for the spring season.

From February 1 to March 2, the Eastern University Men’s Lacrosse team was not in one piece. Different players were in quarantine at different times due to COVID-19 exposure. When the spring season was approaching, the team being thrust back to their homes or isolated in Doane Hall was not […]

Athlete Spotlight: A look beyond athletics at EU Baseball’s Michael Gray.
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Athlete Spotlight: A look beyond athletics at EU Baseball’s Michael Gray.

Michael Gray is a sophomore pitcher for the Eastern University Baseball team. We spoke over Zoom and ended up talking for over 3 hours. Starting with baseball, this is clearly a season of ambiguity, and Grey simply hopes to play. The current plan in place has the season being trimmed […]

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 […]