Campus Lantern

The Campus Lantern is the school newspaper at Eastern Connecticut State University. The Lantern is run by students, for students and reports on everything hppening around campus. We publish every other week. The Lantern has been in publication since 1945.

Spike Lee Feuds with Knicks Owner James Dolan

Monday night’s matchup between the Houston Rockets and the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden featured a battle between two of the NBA’s biggest personalities. However, the showdown didn’t take place on the ninety-four feet of hardwood which has been the center stage for New York basketball over the past fifty-two years. Rather, the conflict ensued at the employee entrance to the arena between Knicks super fan Spike Lee and the infamous owner of the franchise James Dolan.

‘Final Fantasy VII’ Demo Promises Fun and Memorable Experience

The “Final Fantasy” franchise is a cornerstone of videogame history. It is one of the most recognizable names in gaming and its innovations have continued to impact many role-playing games that have followed. Many entries of this renowned franchise have stood out to players, but perhaps none more so than “Final Fantasy VII”. It’s epic story, diverse cast, and technical aspects were first class in 1997, the year of its release. Since then, the game and its protagonist, the ever-brooding Cloud Strife, have been cemented as one of the most memorable experiences in video game history. The game has been remastered on numerous platforms, but now, for the first time, it is being completely remade.

Justin Bieber Returns With ‘Changes’

After a 4-year hiatus, the Biebs returns as Mr. Bieber with a new R&B album called “Changes.” Justin recorded “Changes” mostly with his main writing collaborator Poo Bear and Josh Gudwin, his trusted producer and audio engineer. Without the presence of someone like Skrillex (who helmed six songs on 2015’s “Purpose”), “Changes” settles into a chill, stream-friendly vibe. Its 16 songs (plus a remix) are all very different from the “Purpose” singles.

Being an Out-of-State Student

As an out-of-state student from Atlanta, GA, I didn’t know what to anticipate coming to Eastern. For the most part, I was filled with a mixed of emotions: anxious and excitement. I was anxious because I had a pile of questions still on my mind such as how was I going to adjust to the weather, who was I going to meet, would I enjoy my experience or miss my family, and how was it going to feel like living on campus.

How to Handle Midterm Stress

It’s that time of the semester again, midterms! That joyous time of the semester where everyone seems to drag themselves to class or to not even bother going. Whether or not you have had any midterms yet, it is important to know ways that you can handle the inevitable stress that comes with them. Here is a list of five ways to handle midterm stress: