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Introducing: Coach Bing: Coach Bingaman is Eastern’s New Associate Athletic Director For Performance, Health and Wellness

Associate Athletic Director Brian Bingaman recently joined Eastern’s Athletic Program in the midst of COVID-19. Bingaman grew up in Northumberland, Pennsylvania where he grew up playing football, basketball, baseball, and threw shot put before going on to play football at Bloomsburg University. After college Bingaman interned, before becoming a graduate […]

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The Final Countdown: The final class of Athletic Training students reflect on the legacy they leave behind

It is impossible to live in a world without change. From changes in curriculum to faculty changes, the wheel is always turning here at Eastern. For one passionate and hardworking group of students, they will be the last few to hold a bachelor’s degree in Athletic Training. CAATE, the Commission […]

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Welcome Back Eagles! Athletic Director Eric McNelly sits down with the Waltonian

As we head into a new school year filled with uncertainty, excitement, and hope, the Waltonian’s Maggie Fleming sat down with Athletic Director Eric McNelly to discuss how Eastern Athletics is addressing the changes that the Eagles will see this year. On July 24th, the Mid-Atlantic Conference announced that they […]

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How to Stay Motivated During Midterm Season

Midterm season is upon us, and it seems as though we’re drowning in a sea of papers, tests, projects, presentations, review packets, and study guides.  With all of this work building up, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by it all, but there several things you can do to stay motivated […]

Hiking is a great way to get some exercise, connect with friends, and be one with nature.
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On the Trails: Exploring the benefits of hiking

At home, I live on a small, and relatively inconsequential mountain. In fact, it’s more like a big hill, but it certainly feels mountainous, with the steep one-way streets and wildlife that prowl our driveways. Brunswick, Maryland is surrounded by valleys, rivers, creeks, woodlands and mountaintops that encircle our small […]

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Stay Hydrated: Why drinking water is great and how to increase your water intake

There’s a chemical compound that is taking the world by storm: hydrogen dioxide. it is colorless, odorless, and tasteless. It takes up space in the human body and occupies our oceans. Believe it or not, we need it to survive. So what exactly is hydrogen dioxide? Well, it’s water. While […]

NBA player Kobe Bryant tragically passed away at the end of January.
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Remembering a Legend: The life and influence of Kobe Bryant

In the morning of Jan. 26th, a helicopter transporting Kobe Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter Gianna, and 7 others crashed into a mountain in Calabasas, catching on fire. Two days later, on Jan. 28th, the bodies were identified by the Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner. Through the use of […]

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Eating a Balanced Diet as a College Student

I am not the most healthiest of eaters. When I’m stressed, I have a tendency to binge on my favorite guilty pleasure snacks: kettle cooked chips, popcorn, or cup noodles. However despite my lack of will power, I have tried as a college student to be mindful of what I […]

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Benefits of Going to the Gym: Why you should keep up with your New Year’s resolution a month later.

Almost everyone has made a resolution to go to the gym at some point. Most people do this to look better in the mirror, however, going to the gym is so much more than that. When you go to the gym in the morning, you start your day with an […]

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 […]