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The Easterner

Editors Picks Issue 12

February 2, 2017

Filed under Editor's Picks, Opinion

Ian Bouchard Movie: Silence “Silence” is a historical drama released in theaters Dec. 23, 2016. The movie takes place in the Edo period of Japanese history when the government decreed a complete ban of Christianity. Two missionaries are sent on a journey to find their mentor who has gone missing. As they travel through the countryside they must remain hidden, feari...

Don’t fear the Scantron

Don’t fear the Scantron

December 7, 2015

Finals week is approaching yet again. While it can seem like a never-ending week of dread and stress for many students, there are several tricks to surviving...

Eastern students discuss effects of climate

By Katie Dunn, Staff Writer

December 8, 2014

Filed under Eagle Life

Inside the JFK library on Dec. 1, Eastern’s Global Environmental Politics class displayed their posters on climate change in the Pacific Northwest. The class is run by Vandana Asthana, associate professor of government. Asthana said because of class sizes, the last time her class did a poster project display was in 2010. This year she has 18 students in her class,...

Renewed language class being offered

By Larry Ty Holmes, Opinion Editor

September 25, 2014

Filed under Opinion

“Hello,” “hola,” “hallo” and “konnichiwa” represent the degrees that the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures currently offers, but there is a language being reborn this fall at Eastern. Dr. Florain Presig, the chair of the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, is hopeful about the Chinese class starting this fall. He said that a previous...

Senioritis: a swelling of the apathy glands

May 17, 2013

Graduating students have many challenges yet ahead: final tests, job applications and last-minute GECR crises. But none of these compare to the true end-of-the-year crucible: the dreaded senioritis. ...

Get ready for the new academic year

September 26, 2012

by Davis Hill Staff Reporter Ah, early September. Such a joyous time of year, filled with energy and promise. The perfect way to glide into a relaxing school year. Don’t ...

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