Exploring the Greener Side of New York City

I recently went to the United Nations trip to New York City (NYC) on Sunday, April 14, 2019, and I realized that there is more to NYC than the city attractions. NYC has beautiful tucked away green scenery in its various corners that really come to life in the spring and into the summer. The United Nations is in the Tudor City area of New York; it is just to the right of Manhattan, the heart of the city.

Syrian Advocate Isra Chaker Dispels Misconceptions About Muslims

The Campus Activity Board (CAB) invited Isra Chaker, social justice activist and public speaker, to speak at Eastern on Thursday, March 28, in the Student Center Theatre. The daughter of two Syrian immigrants stood tall and spoke on the personal injustices she faced in her own life growing up Muslim; commented on the current political climate surrounding Muslim refugees; and encouraged the attending students to become social advocates themselves within their community and among their friends.

Combating Food Insecurity on Campus

Johana Vazquez   Staff Writer Eastern works to subsidize food insecurity on campus with the reopening of Shawn’s cupboard, the on-campus free food pantry, and the implementation of the SWIPE it Forward program that allows students in need to receive five Read More …