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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 […]

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Mental Heath Conversations: College Students Struggle with Mental Health during COVID-19

During the fall semester in the midst of the pandemic, many students are struggling to keep their mental health in check. With coping mechanisms removed by community guidelines and restrictions due to COVID-19, the mental health of many students is slipping. Fear, anxiety and depression are heightened by the isolation […]

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Ringing the Bell: Sports traditions in Philadelphia.

“Fly, eagles fly, on the road to victory…” If you’re from Philadelphia, you definitely know these words. In Philadelphia, the city of brotherly love, traditions run deep. It is a city with so much American history, and tradition is ingrained in the Philadelphian way. This is no different than in […]

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Introducing Coach Adams: Terri Adams joins Eastern’s Softball Program to a short season of growth.

Coach Terri Adams has joined Eastern University as the Head Softball coach starting in the 2020 season. Adams hopes to lead the Eagles to a winning season this coming Spring after her inaugural season as Eagle was cut short by COVID-19. Adams grew up in Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania playing softball, […]

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Athletes Who Serve: Highlighting Eastern athletes who have served in the military.

This past Wednesday, the United States celebrated Veterans Day. The holiday (which started out as Armistice Day after the end of World War I) is celebrated to thank those who have served their country in the military. Eastern’s community is extremely supportive of the armed forces; there are a number […]

The Army Vs. Navy game hosted by USAA represents long-
standing traditions and Camaraderie.
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Army Vs. Navy; It’s More Than Just a Game: Long standing traditions and rivalries bring together two military branches through competition.

Every year, one of the most talked about College football games of the season is the Army vs. Navy game held in Philadelphia. With a deep-seated rivalry and competitive spirits, students and athletes hail from their universities for an annual showdown. But the army-navy game is way more than just […]