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Time flies, so appreciate it and grow

Andrew Paisley, Columnist

April 16, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinions

How is it possible? We literally have just a matter of a few weeks left before the semester is over. It really seems like just yesterday I was pulling up to Stevenson Hall, nervous about starting out my junior year of college at a university, away from home in a place where I literally knew no one. I...

Embrace your ‘awkward’ stage

Carole Hodorowicz, Columnist

April 16, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinions

I never thought I would find myself saying—or writing—this, but I have a few people I want to thank: First, I would like to thank my mother for dictating my style in the early 2000's by dressing me in my brother’s hand-me-downs and giving the woman who used to cut my hair the greenlight to give me a...

Save money now, or you may pay for it later

Liz Stephens, Columnist

April 16, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinions

During my senior year of high school, my teachers drilled information from Dave Ramsey’s financial courses into our heads the best that they could. My friends and I all hated this consumer sciences class, because we thought Dave Ramsey was silly and didn’t really realize the actual importance of savin...

Be open to learning many skills

Angelica Cataldo, Columnist

April 12, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinions

Jack of all trades, but a master of none; still better than a master of one. The term “jack of all trades” was first referenced in 1592 by author Robert Greene’s famous booklet “Greene’s Groats-Worth of Wit” when he negatively referred to actor and playwright William Shakespeare to criti...

Sean Says: New dog becomes even closer to family members

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

April 12, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinions

A dog is a man’s best friend. I have said it before, and my puppy Kona is making that ring true to the moon and back. As a dog owner, all you can ask is for the dog to be loyal, and the rest is just added bonus. And as a man, there are few things better than sitting on the couch with your best bud...

Take progress one step at a time

Abbey Whittington, Columnist

April 12, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinions

As the semester gets more stressful, I can see the look of sleep deprivation and worry across many faces, including my own. The words coming from myself and peers show self-doubt; you can almost see bruises on our skin that reflect how much we beat ourselves up about our work or general lives. Other t...

Remain kind regardless of challenges

Toluwalase Solomon, Columnist

April 9, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinions

There is no charm like tenderness of the heart. Charm here may mean and represent two different phenomena or ideas. First, it may refer to that charming nature that is so powerful to attract people because of their unique, kind hearts. Second, from the perspective of Yorùbá cultural interpretati...

Life decisions can be important, don’t rush them

Andrew Paisley, Campus Reporter

April 9, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinions

Lately, I have been reflecting on my life and all the what-if’s. There are so many different routes that I could have taken in life, but I have to say the route I am on right now is the best choice. When I was 18 years old, I met a guy six years older than me. Here I was, this young, naive and imm...

Advice for first-year students

Liz Stephens, Columnist

April 8, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinions

Almost every student who is a sophomore or older could vouch for new students that the first semester is the worst and is full of adjustments.  My first semester at Eastern was nothing to be proud of, but I learned a lot of good lessons that benefitted me down the road in my college career. I came ...

Please, enough with the eyelashes on cars

Carole Hodorowicz, Opinions Editor

April 8, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinions

It’s no secret: this world we live in is plagued with problems. Every day, there is another horror being reported, another issue that needs attention and another worry to count like sheep before we fall asleep at night. This past week, on Wednesday afternoon to be exact, I came face to face with a new...

Sean Says: Breakfast, friends, good times

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

April 5, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinions

It was not the best, but it was very close to the best decisions I have made this year at Eastern. The decision was, and I recommend all of you do it: A big breakfast with a group of your friends. On Wednesday it was a complete team effort in making this “family” breakfast happen with some of my...

Learn to love, embrace yourself

Abiola Alafe, Fashion Columnist

April 5, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinions

Some of us are at the point of our lives where we are trying to figure things out. I believe all of us go through this phase at one time or another. Maybe for some of us, it’s not just a phase, but a feeling that doesn’t ever go away. I’m talking about that feeling of incompleteness, that our l...

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