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EASTERN Magazine

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Winter 2020

Issue 32

Ring in the new decade with a visual tour of the 2010s; find Willi the Warrior; meet former student athletes who are forging careers as coaches; learn about Eastern's renowned annual toy study; and more. To experience EASTERN in its entirety, click on the magazine cover at the bottom of this page and have a digital look at the print version.

Decade timeline A Decade of Opportunity for Eastern Students


A lot has happened at Eastern in the last 10 years. Take a visual tour of some of the decade's greatest milestones and moments.

Alumni coaches Switching Sides: Former Student Athletes Take the Field as Coaches


With lessons learned and wisdom gained from hard-fought trials on the court and field, many former student athletes continue to compete, but from a different position. Now they are coaches, guiding their players through sport and life just as they were guided at Eastern.

TIMPANI10 Years of TIMPANI: Annual Study Investigates the Paradox of Play


Through one of Eastern's most acclaimed studies, early childhood researchers debunk the notion that young children need high-tech toys to match today's modern society. After 10 years, the paradox is clear: simple toys yield complex play.

DonorsSteady Support from Faithful Donors


Eastern has been fortunate to receive support for student scholarships and other programs from donors who have maintained their giving over many years. Meet some of our unwaveringly generous alumni and friends.

TV alumniCommunication Alumni Shape Opinions in the Digital Age


Many alumni are forging careers in the television news industry, working as reporters, hosts and producers. Meet the people who work to help society make sense of the ever-changing times.

Where's Willi

Where's Willi?


Hidden within this busy illustration of college students is Eastern's beloved mascot, Willi the Warrior. Can you find him? Bonus: how many masks can you spot?