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Popcorn Talk: ‘Pan’s Labyrinth’ (2006)

Logan Raschke, Podcast Editor

July 16, 2020

https://open.spotify.com/episode/47nH9cSqZbZjM6nKPHm3eH?si=hjLP04F5RgeoyC79e8ssww • This podcast is also available on Anchor, Apple Podcasts and five other platforms! Click here to find out more Guillermo del Toro's 2006 historical and fantasy film "Pan's Labyrinth" is the epitome of quality f...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Remember, honor Black History Month

Staff Editorial

February 6, 2020

February marks Black History Month, and we at The Daily Eastern News want everyone to challenge themselves to go beyond the typical social construct of the month. This is the month to commemorate and celebrate the black people in history who have left their mark on the world and remember the strugg...

Three more events to begin for ‘The 400th’ on Tuesday

Staff Report

September 9, 2019

Three events will be held Tuesday throughout the day as a part of “The 400th,” a semester-long series of events on the 400th anniversary of the first slaves being brought to America from Africa.  The first event is “Radical Forgiveness Participatory Exhibit” by The Justice Fleet. The Justice...

1619 Exhibit, Race Card Project kick off ‘400th’

Corryn Brock, News Editor

September 3, 2019

Two events were held to kick off a series of events with the purpose of looking in depth at race in the past, present and future in American society. The event falls on the 400th anniversary of the first Africans being brought the what is now the U.S. The first event of the day was held in Booth...

Lincoln Log Cabin’s Civil War Ball set for Saturday

Staff Report

June 13, 2019

The historic Lincoln Log Cabin is hosting a Civil War Ball on Saturday from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. The ball is free and open to the public; period dress is encouraged, but not required. Modern or other era semi-formal attire is also welcome. A dance caller will teach era-appropriate dances to attendees...

Historical, modern perspectives of vaccination controversy

Logan Raschke, Editor-in-Chief

May 12, 2019

It all started with a study. In the early 1990s, a group of British researchers published a study in The Lancet that showed people who received the measles, mumps and rubella vaccination were more likely to have bowel disease than people who did not. One of the researchers who worked on the study...

Everyone should try watching a foreign Netflix show

Kate Rehwinkel, Columnist

February 5, 2019

Last week, I went to German Club to watch a German Netflix Original television show called "Babylon Berlin." The show takes place in 1929 in Berlin. The main character is Gereon Rath, a police inspector who was transferred to Berlin from Cologne. Rath is a World War I veteran and suffers from PTSD. He...

‘It doesn’t mean that life is over:’ Professor talks living with blindness

Martin Hardeman, a history professor, holds a plaque he received as a gift over winter break. The plaque says, “Quotes found on the internet are not always accurate- Abraham Lincoln.” He said he thought it fit perfectly in his office, and students can learn a lot from it.

Logan Raschke, News Editor

January 9, 2019

Professor of history Martin Hardeman has been teaching at Eastern since 1992, and he is completely blind. Hardeman is a friendly face in Eastern’s history department, and he is not afraid to discuss his disability or poke fun at it. He said he was born with glaucoma, which is an eye disease that ...

Historical landmarks should be preserved

Jordan Boyer, Photo Editor

December 6, 2018

As a history major, I appreciate the pieces of history that are still preserved in the modern day. It is truly fascinating looking at sources from past eras and imaging all the things that happened with this certain document, image, statue and so on. One thing I do fully support is the preservation of historica...

Speaker teaches audience about history of populism

AJ Fournier, Campus Reporter

October 3, 2017

Students, staff and the public got the opportunity to learn about populism in American history at the 12th Annual Barry D. Riccio Lecture. The event started with Riccio’s wife giving a history of how the event started and its history at Eastern. Michelle Nickerson, associate professor of history...

Historian to explore populism

Chrissy Miller, News Editor

October 2, 2017

The 12th annual Barry D. Riccio lecture, “The History of Our Populist Presidency: Traditions of Anti-Elitism in American Politics,” will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Doudna Lecture Hall. History professor Ed Wehrle said the lecture will attempt to offer the public a better understanding of...

Students experience 100 percent totality

Cassie Buchman, Editor-in-Chief

August 21, 2017

Shirley Mensah, a junior geology major, is only 20, but she has already been to two eclipses on two different continents. Back home in Ghana, she was able to see an eclipse in 2006 and on Monday, she was one of eight students who took a trip down to Chester to experience 100 percent totality. “It’s...

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