“Town Wide, Town Pride” Is Not Enough

“Town Wide, Town Pride” is an annual community clean-up event sponsored by the Center for Community Engagement that occurs every April. This year was the 11th time Eastern has hosted a community beautification event like this. I have been part of “Town Wide, Town Pride” for the past three years at Eastern, and this year I was able to help clean-up a local Willimantic resident’s yard by raking leaves. I was also able to help clean-up efforts at a local Walmart, where trash had been building up in the parking lot.

My Experience Registering for Classes

By now, all students except freshmen, who will register on April 22, have enrolled in courses for the 2019 fall semester, but the lingering stress of registration day is still present. EWeb is great for looking up available courses and figuring out your schedule before your assigned registration period, but in my own personal experience over these past few years at Eastern, I have found myself completely frustrated with how slow the system is during registration time.

My Weird Dog Brady

Ruth Gowitzke   Staff Writer I have a puppy named Brady who is nine months old and is a mutt. He is primarily a mix of Chihuahua and Dachshund. When I adopted him at nine weeks, I did not expect him Read More …

Scientists Discover Rare Giant Tortoise in Galapagos

Since June 24, 2012, when Lonesome George, the final Pinta Island tortoise, passed away, there has not been much discussion on tortoises. However, on February 22, National Geographic published an article about the discovery of a tortoise thought nearly extinct.

Results of the 2019 Oscars

Ruth Gowitzke   Staff Writer The 2019 Oscars premiered on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019. This was one of the more interesting years because the award show did not have a host. There was no one that took time away from the Read More …