Elena was the Editor-in-Chief for The Campus Lantern in 2018-2019. In 2017-2018 she was the Managing Editor, and in 2016-2017 she was the Opinion Editor.


Eastern Students Present Research at Conference in Georgia

Eastern Connecticut State University brought over 40 students to the National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR), which was hosted at Kennesaw State University in Georgia. From Wednesday, April 10 to Saturday April 13, students presented on a wide variety of topics over multiple disciplines, sharing research projects that they have been working on throughout the academic year.


Softball: Warriors Split UMASS Doubleheader

Elena Sorrentino Editor-in-Chief Saturday, March 30, the Eastern Warrior’s softball team met UMASS Dartmouth at home for a doubleheader. In the first game, Eastern started off strong, putting themselves up two runs. Alexis Tyrell had a single that brought in Sabrina LeMere and Kat Devolve. Unfortunately, the rest of the game went downhill from there, with […]


President’s Breakfast: How Eastern’s Budget Will Affect Students

Elena Sorrentino   Editor-in-Chief Wednesday, March 6, the Student Government Association (SGA) hosted the first President’s Breakfast of the semester. This event serves as an environment where student leaders can become informed and give feedback on the newest developments facing Eastern’s community. These reports are given directly by President Nunez and other important administrators, including the […]

Arts and Entertainment

Eastern’s Drama Society Presents Student Written Works in “Reading Between the Lines”

Elena Sorrentino   Editor-in-Chief On Friday, Feb. 22, Eastern’s Drama Society held their biannual stage-reading show, “Reading Between the Lines” (RBL). The performance featured twelve student-written scenes that kept the audience laughing throughout the night. According to the Mason Beiter’s Director’s Note, RBL offers a space where “writers can see their work go from page to […]


Shafer Hall to Open Fall 2019

Elena Sorrentino   Editor-in-Chief Fall 2019 marks the moment that many students have been waiting for: The opportunity to live in the newly renovated Shafer Hall. For seniors, who have been on campus for several years, it is remembered as the musty, run-down, old art building. For the newer kids on the block, it has remained […]


African-American History Month: The Faces of Eastern’s History

Elena Sorrentino   Editor-in-Chief African American History Month is the result of a lifelong pursuit from Carter Godwin Woodson. The son of former slaves, Woodson fought hard to achieve his education, often self-teaching himself while working to help support his family. At the age of 21 he formally enrolled in Douglass High School, where he earned […]


Check Out Eastern’s Fitness Classes

Elena Sorrentino   Editor-in-Chief Eastern Connecticut State University offers a wide variety of fitness classes that students can take for one credit. These typically run for half of the semester and can be an easy way to supplement your schedule. This past semester, myself and my begrudging boyfriend took Cardio Kickboxing together and it was a […]


Native American Heritage Month on Campus

Elena Sorrentino   Editor-in-Chief November is Native American Heritage Month which, according to the National Congress of American Indians, “is a time to celebrate rich and diverse cultures, traditions, and histories and to acknowledge the important contributions of Native people.” Eastern prides itself on its dedication to promoting diversity and a campus environment that values cultural […]