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The school manages their finances through budgeting, similar to how students manage their finances.

As universities make budget changes following the pandemic, liberal arts and humanities programs take the heat

By Summer Sandstrom, Contributor July 1, 2022

Universities across the country have been forced to eliminate a variety of programs as a result of the financial strife brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, but across the board, one group of programs...

The Schaplow family (from left to right), Duke, Kallie, Angela, and Don, pose for a photo after the competition Saturday.

Friendly family showdown on the track field

By Keri Kelly, Co-Managing Editor June 4, 2022

The Schaplow family always loved athletics, especially track and field. Don Schaplow, the head coach at Toledo High school, started off as an athlete in high school. Upon attending Eastern Washington University,...

The JFK Library put flags up in honor of our veterans.

JFK Library honors those who have died in service

By Isaiah Gessner, Managing Editor June 1, 2022

Memorial Day is a date every year that is used to honor the men and women who have died while serving in the United States Military.  Memorial day was first recognized on May 5, 1868, when General...

May is taking an undetermined time off after stepping down as interim president at Eastern.

David May remembers his term as Interim President at EWU

By Isaiah Gessner, Co-Managing Editor May 19, 2022

Dr. David May was appointed interim president of EWU on August 4, 2020 and has served within the EWU community since 1999, most recently as the provost. In his time as president of the university, he has...

EWU students attending Mayfest on Friday, May 6th.

EWU joins the Cheney community in the streets for Mayfest

By Keri Kelly, Co-Managing Editor May 18, 2022

The Cheney community closed down the streets during this weekend in order to dance and celebrate. This outdoor festival (Mayfest), extended for two days starting on Friday, May 6th and ending two days...

Elaina DeJong (Elizabeth Bennet) and Blake Carlson (Mary Bennet) take a selfie minutes before the start of the run. Both on and off stage, the cast members exhibited the strong bonds they have with each other.

Theater students find community behind the stage curtains

By Emily Powers, Photographer May 11, 2022

While the curtains may have closed on EWU’s production of “Pride and Prejudice”, the performances continue to live on in the minds of those who were able to see or be a part of it. Here is a behind...

Mother and daughter dances to the music at Mayfest.

As a mother and an EWU professor…

By Isaiah Gessner, Co-Managing Editor May 9, 2022

Mother’s day is a day where children get to celebrate their moms, partners get to do something extra for the women in their lives, and people everywhere get to share their appreciation for the women...

The Inferno Wings logo resembles a sun made of chicken wings.

Inferno Wings adds a little spice to Cheney cuisine

By Luke Pickett, Reporter May 4, 2022

Formerly a “ghost restaurant”, chicken wings and garlic breadstick shop, Inferno Wings opened their doors May 1st. “It’s the best buffalo wings you’ve had,” said Derek Baziotis, owner and...

Deseray Vasquez, an EWU MEChA officer, prepares ingredients during a live cooking demonstration Tuesday in the Multicultural Center.

Eastern celebrates it’s many cultures

By Luke Pickett, Reporter April 27, 2022

Last week, EWU hosted its 11th annual Diversity and Inclusion Week. Held April 18-22, the events were aimed to foster inclusiveness and a culture of respect for students. The week kicked off with a...

Donation jar set up for Giving Joy Day. Much of the money raised on Nov. 27, 2018 will go toward student scholarships.

Ways to make the best of Giving Joy Day

By Keri Kelly, Co-Managing Editor/Web Director April 4, 2022

Today is an important day for all EWU students and faculty. As stated by Interim President David May in his campus email, "It is the day when we pause to really reflect on the accomplishments of our students...

Cyber security professor hopes to add new degrees for program

Cyber security professor hopes to add new degrees for program

By Michael Spearman, Contributor March 21, 2022

When the pandemic hit, computer science and cybersecurity professor Stu Steiner didn’t let it put a halt to his student’s education. “I bought a server to run at my house and then I set up individual...

People wander the booths listing to pitches and giving feed back in 2014.

The Eagles Start-Up Challenge enables students to grow their businesses

By Keri Kelly, Web Editor March 16, 2022

The Easterner interviewed Dixie Hania, Student Ambassador at the E-Ship Center for more information about the Eagles Start-Up Challenge, which is being put on by Eastern's Entrepreneurship Program. Listen...

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