The Crisis of the Asiatic Cheetah and its Defenders

In times of crisis, humanity should often look in on itself to examine if it will be the heroic, caring beings we so often make ourselves out to be, or if we will stand by while innocents are punished from unwarranted crimes. This is a question that has been brought up lately revolving around the conservation efforts of the Asiatic Cheetah.
In January of 2018, eight researchers from the Tehran-based Persian Wildlife Heritage Foundation (PWHF) were arrested by the Iranian government and were charged with “corruption of the Earth”, espionage, and collusion to espionage after conducting research of the native cheetah species. Since then, most of the research team has been in jail or were killed.

Scientists Capture the First Photograph of a Black Hole

On April 10, the National Science Foundation (NSF) released the first official photograph of a black hole’s shadow at the heart of a distant galaxy known as Messier 87. This incredible image was taken by the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT), a series of radio dishes and other telescopes across the world that are linked together to create an Earth-sized interferometer, a device used to make precise measurements and images through the interference of two beams of light.

Video Game Series Halo is Finally Coming to PC

Eric Warner   Staff Writer It’s rare these days when a charitable, interpersonal, and definitively united community can be formed out of an entertainment outlet. While many communities are formed through common interests, work operations, or ideals, they often don’t form Read More …

Club Spotlight: Eastern Television

Eric Warner   Staff Writer Eastern Television is a campus news cablecast that produces a weekly program about on-campus events, local Willimantic events, and, at times, national news, to Eastern residents. ETV is one of the many communication focused co-curricular organizations Read More …

“Kingdom Hearts 3”: A 10 Year Journey

Eric Warner   Staff Writer Over the last few decades, the entertainment industry has changed and developed rapidly with introductions of new storytelling platforms such as video game consoles, new styles of animation, and thousands of new franchises that entice onlookers Read More …