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New Eagle Bites Business in Cheney

Bene's famous California Benedict and fries. It consists of two poached eggs, thin-sliced turkey, avacado, tomato, sun-dried tomato and hollandaise sauce over an english muffin | Mckenzie Ford for The Easterner
December 1, 2020

  With the state of Washington having new restrictions, indoor seating and pubs will be closed until mid December. Therefore, this has impacted many communities with local restaurants not receiving...

Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday
November 30, 2020

  EWU is gearing up for its fourth annual Giving Tuesday. The event, which will be held on Dec. 1, was described as “a global generosity movement unleashing the power of people and organizations...

Tips on getting your car ready for winter

CarWinterizingGraphic
November 19, 2020

  Most EWU students aren’t strangers to Eastern Washington’s wild winters by this point. EWU’s campus saw a dusting of snow in Sept. last year, and got hit with almost seven inches of snow...

“She Kills Monsters: Virtual Realms” opened Nov. 13

This year, the EWU theatre department is performing their play over zoom. Tickets are free for all EWU students.
November 17, 2020

  EWU’s theatre department has made their first forays into all-Zoom performances this fall quarter. Director Jeff Sanders followed up with The Easterner, detailing some of the victories and...

VICE News Covers the EWU Community

EWU student Aiden Cook stands outside the music and arts building.
October 28, 2020

A video from VICE News “COVID Is Emptying College Towns That Desperately Need Students” came out on Oct. 19 about the effect online school was having on EWU and Cheney. The opening scene of the video...

EWU Confessions Guy Sells Account

EWU Confessions Guy Sells Account
October 21, 2020

  Throughout the last two years, the Instagram page, EWU Confessions, has caught many students’ attention. EWU students were able to submit confessions anonymously to be posted on the account.  Recently,...

8 Days of Diversity recapped

8 Days of Diversity recapped
October 15, 2020

  In remembrance of the death of George Floyd earlier this year, EWU’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion released a week-long set of emails highlighting the struggles of American minorities.  Each...

Adjustments of Cheney local businesses

The Mason Jar offers a variety of authentic coffee beverages, such as lattes and classic drips, along with
October 6, 2020

In past years, move-in weekend for EWU has allowed new students to check out the town of Cheney, wandering through the local restaurants and the campus mall. Returning students have been able to meet up...

A catalyst for change

Graphic of Cheney catalyst building .
September 30, 2020

For over two years, construction has been underway for the new Catalyst Building on EWU’s Spokane campus. On September 17, the completed building was unveiled to the world through a live-streamed grand...

EWU theater gears up for an all-Zoom fall performance

The early stages of a Silent Sky. Silent Sky came to EWU in March, 2020.
September 29, 2020

“She Kills Monsters: Virtual Realms” is the theatrical experiment EWU Director Jeff Sanders has decided upon for our new socially-distanced-learning fall quarter. This year, alongside many new theater...

Cheney businesses reopen during Phase 2

The Zip's in Cheney
June 8, 2020

  Several Cheney-area businesses are back open during Phase 2 of Washington’s four-phase reopening plan.   Phase 2 allows restaurants, hair/nail salons and retail stores to reopen with some...

West Plains Roasters continues to serve community

west plains
June 8, 2020

Before the pandemic caused the community to practice social distancing, West Plains Roasters in Cheney was able to seat many people in their lobby. Walking inside, people are seen chatting with friends...

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