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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 […]

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Eastern Esports: With a strong start to the season in Rocket league, the Eagles are still finding their footing in other competitions.

Esports is unique as they are the few teams able to compete during Covid-19 restrictions due to the ability for their competitions to be held entirely online. Members stream their games while competing against other teams remotely from their home campus in order to maintain social distancing. As the fall […]

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Introducing Coach Brenner: Eastern’s new men’s soccer Coach, Kevin Brenner, hopes to continue growth.

Coach Kevin Brenner has joined the Eastern University athletic program as the new head coach of the men’s soccer team. Brenner was born and raised in Plattsburgh, NY, where he attended Plattsburgh High School. Brenner played multiple sports in high school, including hockey, soccer, and golf. Brenner was given All-State […]

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Retiring From College Sports: Evan Wildermuth reflects on his time as a collegiate athlete after announcing his retirement this fall.

Over the past three years, Evan Wildermuth’s name has been in Eastern Athletics’ headlines. A Track and Field athlete who does jumps, Wildermuth brought his A-game to meets at every chance he got. From his amazing performances at conferences in 2019 and his title of MAC Indoor Athlete of the […]

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Professional Athletes Weigh In: Current and Retired Pro Athletes endorse their Candidates for the 2020 Election.

In the past, many retired Professional and Olympic Athletes have endorsed presidential candidates including Mike Tyson, Magic Johnson, and Abby Wombach, and the 2020 Election has been no different. Current Professional Athletes in the past have abstained from endorsing any candidate in elections. Many retired athletes have spoken out and […]

Maya Moore playing basketball for the WNBA.
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Activism and Athletics: Maya Moore’s newest life purpose.

Many athletes spend their lives dedicated to the sports that they love. Some sacrifice friendships, schoolwork, and even family for their professional sports dream. Once a professional athlete, few leave their job willingly. Most athletes retire after hitting their physical peak or suffering a career-ending injury. However, for WNBA player […]