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Meet our Essay Contest Winners!

On Friday, April 8, Friends of the Library held their Annual Dinner. This year’s theme focused on Children’s literature. At the dinner, the Jonathan Orr Essay Contest winners were recognized and read their essays, which we’ve included here for your enjoyment. (Note: Rebecca Lundberg was unable to attend the dinner since she is studying aboard […]

Announcing the 2016 Jonathan Orr Essay Contest

Are you an undergraduate at Eastern? Then take this opportunity to enter Friends of the Library’s annual Jonathan Orr Essay Contest and a shot at winning some money! This year’s question is:  The poet William Wordsworth said, “The child is father of the man,” meaning our early experiences shape our mature lives and thoughts. Children’s […]

Announcing the Winners of Friends of the Library’s 2015 Orr Essay Contest

The judges have decided! We are excited to announce the winners of this year’s Jonathan Orr Essay Contest held by Friends of the Library. Out of 20 entries, these three rose to the top of the list. Congratulations! To view this year’s question and essay requirements, visit https://warnerlibeu.wordpress.com/2015/02/03/2015-friends-of-the-library-jonathan-orr-essay-contest/ (Click on our winners’ name to read their […]

2015 Friends of the Library Jonathan Orr Essay Contest

Are you an undergraduate at Eastern? Then take this opportunity to enter Friends of the Library’s annual Jonathan Orr Essay Contest and a shot at winning some money! This year’s question is: John Henry Cardinal Newman says in his classic study The Idea of the University (1852) that “This process of training, by which the […]

We have our winners!

The judges have decided! We are excited to announce the winners of this years Jonathan Orr Essay Contest held by Friends of the Library. Out of 28 entries, these three rose to the top of the list. Congratulations! (Click on our winners’ name to read their essay) First Place: Nicholas Trombley Second Place: Jacob Palmer […]

2014 Jonathan Orr Essay contest

Are you an undergraduate at Eastern? Then take this opportunity to enter Friends of the Library’s annual Jonathan Orr Essay Contest and a shot at winning some money! This year’s question is: In his books Red Letter Revolution (2012) and Red Letter Christians (2008), Dr. Tony Campolo suggests that the world of theology, Christian living, and […]

Announcing this year’s 2013 Orr Essay Contest winners!

On Friday April 19th, Friends of the Library had their annual dinner and recognized this year’s Orr Essay contest winners. We had some amazing live jazz music performed by Eastern’s very own David Bryant and Teresa Moyer with additional accompaniment by Teresa’s husband, Stephen. It was a wonderful, fun evening! Here is this year’s essay […]

All that Jazz! Enter Friends of the Library’s Orr Essay Contest and WIN MONEY!

It’s time for the Jonathan Orr Essay contest presented by Eastern University’s Friends of the Library! This annual contest recognizes Eastern U. undergraduate student essays that demonstrate excellence in communicating how books have influenced the opinion of the student concerning significant questions of the day. Our essay question for this year is- “Jazz is a […]

Announcing this year’s Orr Essay contest winners!!

On Friday, Friends of the Library had their annual dinner and recognized this year’s Orr Essay contest winners. Our speak for the evening was Dr. R.J. Snell. It was a wonderful, fun evening! Here is this year’s essay question: “In his World War II era book, Poetry as a Means of Grace (1941), Charles Osgood suggested that each […]

Announcing our 2012 Orr Essay Contest: or, How to win $500!

It’s time for the Jonathan Orr Essay contest presented by Eastern University’s Friends of the Library! This annual contest recognizes Eastern U. undergraduate student essays that demonstrate excellence in communicating how books have influenced the opinion of the student concerning significant questions of the day. Our essay question for this year is- “In his World […]