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Fathers definitely deserve their own day of celebration

Jordan Boyer, Editor-in-Chief

June 18, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinions

This past weekend, I surprised my dad by showing up at my parents house (the home I grew up in) unannounced to celebrate Father's Day. I wanted to surprise my dad because he never gets surprised about anything, and the look on his face was filled with absolute joy when I showed up at the house. I...

Review: ‘Hereditary’ is a great film, but is it a classic?

Jordan Boyer, Editor-in-Chief

June 11, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Opinions

Hereditary was a great and well executed film, with Ari Aster writing and directing the film. This is Aster's debut feature film, and he certainly did a wonderful job writing and directing the film. Other reviewers and viewers have compared the film to horror legends such as The Exorcist and Psycho, but ...

Superhero movie genre is becoming over saturated

Jordan Boyer, Editor-in-Chief

June 8, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Columns, Opinions

Before I get ousted for what I am about to say, I am an avid fan of superhero movies and some of the comics. However, me being a fan, I can not ignore the fact that there are way too many superhero movies in our modern film era. This does make sense though, because at the end of the day these Hollywood...

Give anime and manga a chance before you shun it away

Jordan Boyer, Editor-in-Chief

June 7, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinions

With the recent releases of American live action film adaptations of Japanese anime and manga series, such as Paramount Pictures's "Ghost in the Shell" and Netflix's "Death Note", there is an obvious attempt from American film makers to bring anime and manga in to the Western mainstream. I have been...

Take advantage of summer break

Jordan Boyer, Editor-in-Chief

June 1, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinions

After the end of this past school year as a junior at Eastern, I have realized that this summer break is my last summer break that I will ever have in my life. For college students, summer is the time to take a break from all the hard work as a student enrolled in university. However, you can do much...

How does the national opioid crisis affect Eastern?

Shirley J. Davis, Columnist

May 29, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinions

Many students live in the dark when it comes to the potency of the opioid crisis that is harming and killing tens of thousands of people in the United States every year. The facts of this horrendous blight on our country are stunning. Overdoses are now the leading cause of death for Americans under the age of fifty, and many of the people who make up these s...

Permanent hearing loss is not something you want to earn in college

Shirley J. Davis, Columnist

May 28, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinions

College should be a time of spreading one’s wings and learning the ropes of living as an independent and responsible adult. It is also a time when young people enjoy attending sporting events to root on the home team, going to music concerts and of course the obligatory parties. However, there is one...

How Career Services can help before and after graduation

Shirley J. Davis, Columnist

May 22, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinions

To those who are just entering college, or even those who have already been on campus, looking for a job after graduation may seem like a no-brainer. You do your best, get good grades and you are guaranteed a great job, right? Not necessarily. While you are much more likely to find a job in your...

The importance of crisis intervention training

Shirley J. Davis, Columnist

May 17, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinions

There are tons of videos online and in the news detailing how police officers have shot and killed someone who was experiencing a mental health crisis. There are many factors involved in these unfortunate incidents. One of these is a drastic misunderstanding by the officers involved in what they are...

You are not alone if you suffer from a mental illness

Shirley J. Davis, Columnist

May 16, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinions

Every year since 1949 Mental Health Awareness Month has been observed as the month of May in the United States. This observance was started by the Mental Health America organization. Once called the National Association for Mental Health, this online organization is dedicated to disseminating helpful...

Love your mom, show appreciation before it’s too late

Shirley J. Davis, Columnist

May 14, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinions

This past weekend, we took a day to celebrate the women who run our planet: mothers. From the beginning of time the female influence over humanity has held a strong sway, and we do not spend enough time in awe of the many jobs mothers do or have done for us each day. The word “mother” has no definitive...

Don’t miss out on potential memories with friends and family

Liz Stephens, Columnist

April 30, 2018


Filed under Opinions

Many people miss out on events in their family or friends’ lives that will only happen either once or only for a certain amount of time. Although some are prevented from going to these events due to work or other unfortunate circumstances, I do not believe simply not wanting to drive 15 minutes or...

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