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Against All Odds

September 8, 2017 by easternmagazine

Cristina Santana’s small stature and quiet, comforting manner are nearly lost in her sizable bulletproof vest. She roams the streets

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Ahead of the Curve

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At the highest level of professional competition, all athletes relentlessly search for ways to gain an edge over their opposition.

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Family, Faith & Football

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Rodrick Jackson’s life changed forever Dec. 21, 2016. It was his 18th birthday – the day he changed his name

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Honor Flight

March 20, 2017 by easternmagazine

In October 2016, Rear Admiral (Ret.) George Lotzenhiser ’47 and Lt. Col. (Ret.) Jerry Mellick ’67, Eastern alumni from different

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Skyler Oberst celebrates the interfaith community

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Skyler Oberst is easy to pick out of a crowd of young professionals. It isn’t his fashionable eyeglasses, his watch

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Independent spirit powers entrepreneurial journey

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With Crystal (Balcom) Ju’s fear came a sense of longing. She longed for adventure, for travel, for fulfilling work. Her

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Not Your Father’s Philosophy

April 1, 2016 by easternmagazine

By Kevin Decker, PhD Action figures? Check. Lightsaber? Check. Blu-ray copy of the latest J.J. Abrams film? Check. These are

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Super Collider

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Physicist Kira Burt ’11, BS physics, only dreamed that one day she’d be working at the largest, longest-running collaborative science

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Wordsmiths

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Marshall Named Washington’s Poet Laureate Tod Marshall (’92, MFA creative writing) isn’t afraid of taking on passion projects to promote

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