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Falling out of friendship: A sad, necessary learning experience

June 26, 2020

"Falling out of friendship" with someone, or eventually losing touch with a person who was previously a good friend, feels like getting stabbed with a million little needle pricks of gloom and unrest....

FEATURE PHOTO: Chatting and chewing

Luz Stanislawek (left), freshman pre physical therapy major, Brianna King (middle), a freshman criminology major, and Margaret McNellis, a freshman special education major, enjoy lunch together on Thursday afternoon at the Food Court in the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. King decided to stop by at the lunch table after seeing Stanislawek and McNellis eating lunch.
February 21, 2020

Luz Stanislawek (left), freshman pre physical therapy major, Brianna King (middle), a freshman criminology major, and Margaret McNellis, a freshman special education major, enjoy lunch together on Thursday...

National Make a Friend Day

February 10, 2020

National Make A Friend Day, an unofficial holiday that encourages people create new friendships, is Tuesday, and Eastern students reflected on what friendship means to them. Destiny Rowel, a freshman...

Dear stressed student: You aren’t alone

January 16, 2020

I had a great break. It was relaxing and fun, and I was so stress-free. I had forgotten how the feeling of being stress-free was.  Then I got back and became a big ball of nervous stress, a ticking...

Value advice, wisdom from ‘old’ friends

December 4, 2019

I spent part of my Thanksgiving Break sitting in on a sociology class at my previous college, with the main intention of heckling a previous instructor after he had finished the lesson, and of course just...

Remind your friends that you love them

October 8, 2019

It’s a common belief that the word “love” is special and should only be used sparingly. You shouldn’t throw it around at just anyone. I strongly disagree. I tell so many people in my life that...

Set goals to prepare for life after college

August 18, 2019

It is finally official, I am a senior and this is going to be my last year at Eastern. I have decided to set personal and academic goals this school year. Every student at Eastern should enjoy the school...

Coffee is one influential drink

July 16, 2019

I didn’t like coffee—at least, not at first. It took several years of drinks littered with sugar and the slightest coffee taste to slowly build myself up to a point where I could drink it any other...

Cooking meals at home has many benefits

June 23, 2019

When was the last time you ate a home-cooked meal? Did you cook it, or did someone else cook it for you? Learning how to cook is an essential life skill because we all have to eat. Cooking at home has...

College friends are the best friends you’ll ever have

May 23, 2019

Remember when we all said that we’d keep in touch with our friends from high school? Remember when you thought your high school best friends would be your best friends for life? I remember, and...

3 traits to determine a friend’s toxicity

April 21, 2019

Friends are people who are supposed to care about you and your wellbeing, or so I thought. I recently had a friendship end a couple of weeks ago. The friendship lasted a year and a half and I thought we...

Reach out to family, friends when possible

January 14, 2019

I’m the kind of person who hardly ever gets sick or injured. With that being said, I am quite clumsy, and you can imagine my horror and shock when I fractured my ankle in the stupidest way possible. I...

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