On Oct. 7, Celia Aniskovich, director and producer of “There’s No Winning at Murder,” spoke and answered students’ questions in the STU Theatre about the documentary episode and domestic violence.
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Hurricane Sally makes landfall on Wednesday, Sept. 16 entering the already battered Gulf Coast that is still recovering from Hurricane Laura.
Amid the Coronavirus pandemic crisis, Trump announced during a conference Tuesday, Apr. 21, that he would sign into place an executive order aimed at temporarily barring those seeking permanent residency. This, however, would not affect temporary workers such as technology workers, farm laborers, and others with visas. The bar would only place a 60-day pause on the issuance of green cards.
Although it would be nice to fly to the Bahamas or Florida for Spring Break, not everyone has that luxury. The good news is you don’t have to travel far to find a local getaway. While the weather is not always so nice, there is an advantage to living in New England. There are a lot of great cities and places condensed in this area. You also end up saving money because you’re not dropping hundreds on a trip to Miami or Orlando. Here are some places I think would make great getaways from the everyday sights of this campus or your hometown.
On Feb. 18 at 3 p.m., in the Betty Tipton Room, Eastern’s Freedom club hosted a rally called UnDocurally in support of immigrant rights. The rally brought awareness to the current political climate that is threatening the undocumented community. The Supreme Court case has to make a decision to continue or rescind DACA, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, before June. Many people believe that the decision will be made within two months due to the Presidential election. Freedom at Eastern, the activism club on campus for undocumented rights, sought to unite administration, faculty, the DACAmented community that will be affected by the Supreme Court decision, and allies together to stand in solidarity. The rally emphasized that this was an issue that affected everyone whether one has status or not, or whether one cared for immigration issues, gender issues, and/or political issues.
After canceling a game to allow the players time to grieve, the Lakers held a memorial honoring Bryant on Jan. 31 prior to their game against the Portland Trail Blazers. The Laker players wore Kobe jerseys with the No. 24, shed tears, and consoled each other, remembering their friend and inspiration. Lebron James, who has been with the Lakers 19 months, did his best to commemorate Bryant for his lifetime hard work and addressed the Laker nation with heartfelt, healing words. “As I look around this arena, we’re all grieving,” James said. “We’re all hurt. We’re all heartbroken. But when we’re going through things like this, the best thing you can do is lean on the shoulders of your family.” Since the day of Bryant’s death, citizens of Los Angeles gathered out of the Staples stadium, creating makeshift shrines with candles, flowers, and balloons.
Who is Baby Yoda? Baby Yoda is the name fans of Star Wars gave to an unnamed character in “The Mandalorian,” a Disney+ exclusive show. Is he actually Yoda as a baby? No. He just appears to be the same species as Yoda and that is why he has been dubbed with that name. He is incredibly cute and everyone is going crazy over him, even some who have yet to see the show or care little about Star Wars. The memes you have probably seen on Twitter by now do not give the little guy justice.
Connecticut’s Attorney General, William Tong, made a special appearance at Eastern on Nov. 12 for a press conference surrounding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) in the Student Center Theatre.
CAB sold tickets to students to go see Bad Bunny in concert on Oct. 26th in Bridgeport, CT. For those of you who do not know, Bad Bunny is a huge deal in Latin Music. If you ask me, he is leading the scene in Latin Trap and reggaeton. The tickets were scheduled to be sold at seven in the morning at the Student Center. Students were already camped out by three during freezing temperatures.
Every year the Organization for Latin American Students (O.L.A.S.) puts on an event called Latin Fest to celebrate Latinx culture at Eastern an. This year the event took place on Oct. 24, in the Student Center. The event showcased different Latinx countries with food, displayed information about them, activities, and traditional dances. The event served as a space to allow the Latinx community to be proud of who they are.