Articles by: Neely, Myesha

Humanity Isn’t Past Chemical Weapons Yet

May 1, 2017 8:42 pm

Chemical weapons were first used in World War I. Soldiers used phosgene and chlorine gases during battle to kill their opponents, and this eventually expanded to other chemical weapons, such as yperite, commonly known as mustard gas. When the Cold War began, the United States and the Soviet Union each obtained heaps of chemical weapons […]

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A Review of “The Watsons go to Birmingham: 1963”

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“The Watsons go to Birmingham: 1963,” directed by senior Frankie Bruny, chronicles the lives of an African American family, the Watsons, in 1963. Through its entirety, this production calls for audience members to pay attention to the problems that the African American community faces. With the rise of movements like Black Lives Matter and the presence of racism […]

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Theatre Preview: ENC Welcomes Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

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ENC’s Theater Department recently announced “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” for the 2017 fall musical. Written by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice, this production is a rock opera, with diverse musical styles ranging from rock, to country, and even jazz. Webber is also the composer of other famous productions such as “The Phantom of the Opera” and “Jesus Christ […]

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New Beginnings: “Go in Color ”

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New Beginnings: “Go in Color ”

On Friday April 21, 2017, Eastern Nazarene College held its 10th annual New Beginnings ceremony. The event, which was presented by the college’s Multicultural Affairs Office, celebrates the heritage of graduating students of color and their accomplishments. The ceremony kicked off with a reception in the Linda Whitling Lounge, with live music and refreshments, for […]

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A Conversation about Chapel

April 9, 2017 6:37 pm
A Conversation about Chapel

  Every Wednesday and Friday morning, students of ENC gather in Wollaston Church of the Nazarene, also known as “Wolly,” for the bi-weekly chapel service. If you are unfamiliar with what chapel is, it is a time when students gather in worship and hear messages from ENC Chaplain Montague Williams, […]

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Rihanna: More Than Just an Entertainer

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Rihanna: More Than Just an Entertainer

  Photo: Caption Rihanna addresses the audience after winning the 2017 Harvard University Humanitarian of the Year Award (Steven Senne/AP) Let’s give a round of applause for the badgalriri. Robyn Fenty, best known by her stage name Rihanna, has reached another pinnacle in her career. Known for smash hits such […]

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Attack on London

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Attack on London

Tragedy struck in London on March 22 as Khalid Masood, 52, killed four civilians and wounded fifty others. The attack, which lasted for 82 seconds before policemen shot Masood to death, began on the Westminster Bridge and ended with Masood in front of the House of Parliament. He was brought […]

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#OscarsNotSoWhite

February 9, 2017 9:04 am

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences release of their nominations for the Oscars this year shocked people with the records that were broken. Aside from “La La Land”‘s record-tying nomination for 14 Oscars (“All About Eve” and “Titanic” also received 14 nominations), there were more African-American nominees in this year’s Oscars […]

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