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A Glance At Olympic Figure Skating

      Figure skating is a sport where ice skaters, perform freestyle aerobic movements. Movements can include but are not limited to spins, lifts, and footwork. It combines ice skating with the process of drawing “figures.” Various events and deviations have arisen from figure skating. In the Olympics, each […]

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Athletes Paying Tribute In The Wake of The Pittsburgh Shooting

      In our society today, we seem to be overcome by a large array of tragedies on a daily basis. Just in the past couple months alone, there have been several mass shootings on innocent people, and multiple lives have been lost. However, as human beings, we have […]

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The Field Hockey team competes in the playoffs this Halloween!

      The 2018 field hockey season is still ongoing as the Eastern Eagles head off to play Fairleigh Dickinson University on Wednesday Oct. 31st for their first game of the playoffs. Conference play started off a little rocky as they had a few losses to some critical conference […]

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NFL Culture Captivates London: England shows an increasing interest to have a London football franchise.

      Last Sunday marked eleven years of the NFL ondon Classic, featuring the Philadelphia Eagles vs. the Jacksonville Jaguars at Wembley Stadium. The first game dates back to the 2007 NFL season when the stadium opened up, extending permission to host yearly professional American football games.     […]

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Meet Gritty: This orange guy is the new mascot for the Philadelphia Flyers

      On Monday, September 24, the Philadelphia Flyers’ new mascot, “Gritty,” was announced. There have been differing opinions on him, some fans loving him and some hating him. A few fans said, “It looks like a cross of Snuffaluffagus and Oscar the Grouch,” and “I find him scary. […]

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Audience of One: A look inside how Eagles’ quarterback, Carson Wentz, gives back to the community through his relationship with God.

      Long before Carson Wentz, the Philadelphia Eagles quarterback, was drafted in 2016, he was a teenager with a love for God that spawned from football. While attending North Dakota State university, Wentz learned how to grow in his faith through his other teammates. Wentz owes a lot […]

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A Legend Among Us: Pro Football Hall of Famer Tommy McDonald Dies At 84

      On September 24th, the Philadelphia Eagles Hall of Fame wide receiver Tommy McDonald died at age 84. The city of Philadelphia mourns the loss of a man who influenced his community on and off the field. A man of character and integrity that many remember him for […]

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Inside Eastern’s Sports Rivalries: Exploring the history and purpose of Eastern team rivals.

      Every sports team can be caught up in or with a series of opponents, in which all athletes attempt to give their best performance yet. With a long history together or a new matchup against an opponent within one’s division, conference, or region that always creates tension/obstacles […]

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A Blast to the Past: Athletics Department succeeds with their first ever theme night.

      Here at Eastern University, Dan Mouw is the Director of Athletic Communications. His title consists of many different jobs relating to Eastern’s athletic department to help create the best possible environment for athletes to thrive in and Eastern’s body to become part of the experience. On any […]

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Wentz Returns: Eagles Debut Versus Colts with their quarterback’s return.

      A return from an ACL and LCL injury always causes some hesitation and scares to a crowd. Whether it is baseball, football, or any sport, experts can testify the difficulty it is for athletes to perform at their normal or former level. In some cases there are exceptions, […]