Christen Ogden Pietraz


Tag Movie Review

One great thing about summer is all the blockbusters hitting the movie theaters. I’ve taken in quite a few so far but the most impressionable was “Tag,” a comedy based on a real-life story.

Handmade for the Holidays

Last week, artistic Eastern students gathered to host “Handmade for the Holidays”. The event was held on Wednesday, December 6, on the first floor of the student center. It was an opportunity for original art to become original gifts this holiday season. 

Disney Pixar’s Coco: Go See It and Bring Tissues

Have you ever felt a connection to someone, maybe a family member that’s passed, that you’ve never met? Some believe these people are part of the same soul group. Without getting too metaphysical, it’s a philosophy that people are connected in life and even after because their souls belong in the same inner circle. Think of the “cut from the same cloth” mentality. This was an unexpected underlying theme of Disney Pixar’s movie, Coco. 

What You Need To Know About Lip Balms To Protect Yourself

 As the harsh chill of winter approaches, many of us reach to our favorite lip balms for protection. But what if your lip products were doing more harm that good? Nearly 85% of the top lip care brands, tested by, contained harmful ingredients. So, how do you know if your favorites measure up to the competition? What else can you do to protect your pucker?  

National Coming Out Day: Video Shoot

 For 29 years, National Coming Out Day has been a celebration of self-expression amongst the LGBT community. This year, on Wednesday, Oct. 11, Eastern Michigan University’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender Resource Center (LGBTRC) celebrated in a new way: by hosting a video shoot.