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EWU celebrates culture on campus

By Tahrae Bear Eagle, Contributor October 20, 2021

On Wednesday, October 13th, 2021, I went to the Cultural Fair at the Eastern PUB (it was initially supposed to be in the mall but was relocated due to snow), where I soaked in various cultures. There were...

Postbaccalaureate program at Eastern helps underrepresented students gain traction with educational help, financial assistance

McNair scholarship offers help for low income students

By Summer Sandstrom, Contributor October 19, 2021

The McNair Scholars Program was designed to help first-generation and low income students, or students in underrepresented groups, gain the skills and resources to apply to graduate school and receive...

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Becki Kimball: Manager Extraordinaire

By Aiden Cook, Reporter June 4, 2021

As the pandemic raged through the 2020-21 school year, many businesses across the country were forced to cut back, causing mass laying off. Thomas Hammer Coffee was no exception.  Due to the lack of...

EWU ROTC member marching off the Inferno after national anthem.

EWU’s ROTC Program

By Grant Wengeler, Reporter June 3, 2021

  EWU’s Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) is an Army program that allows students to gain access to many opportunities and experiences. The ROTC program is a four-year program overall....

Dopesmoker: The Stoner Metal Masterpiece

Dopesmoker: The Stoner Metal Masterpiece

By Aiden Cook, Reporter May 28, 2021

In the late 90’s at the height of the stoner metal scene, the band Sleep would quietly and unofficially release their magnum opus, ‘Dopesmoker’. The main reason this album stands out from most commercial...

Creek running from the waterfall at Trail 121 located in the Palisades Park area.

America’s National Parks

By Lauren Reichenbach, Co-Managing Editor/Copy Editor May 22, 2021

  With the weather warming up as summer rounds the bend, many students are getting back outside to soak up the rays before finals. Also, as the country begins to reopen its metaphorical doors,...

Dr. David Syphers, author of the recent ad hoc faculty report concerning athletics, presents his findings at the Feb. 27 board of trustees meeting.

Why is tuition so expensive: the marketing of education

By Aiden Cook, Reporter May 19, 2021

According to Forbes, the average cost of attending a four-year college has risen by 497% since 1985. This surpasses the rate of inflation which since 1985 has been 147.51%. These numbers don’t come as...

FUSE Video Career Fair

FUSE Video Career Fair

By Grant Wengeler, Reporter May 13, 2021

EWU’s career center is putting on a video career fair from March 1 to June 30. There will be no in-person career fair due to COVID-19. Instead, employers will post videos on the Four Universities Connecting...

Photo station at EWU’s 2021 Lavender Graduation.

Pride Center celebrates Lavender Graduation outside

By Karlee Van De Venter, Arts and Features Editor May 12, 2021

The tradition of honoring graduating LGBTQ+ students and their accomplishments has been celebrated by universities worldwide at Lavender Graduation ceremonies. EWU’s Pride Center held EWU’s ceremony...

The former President of EWU, Mary Cullinen passed away recently.

Breaking Down Breaking News

By Karlee Van De Venter, Arts and Features Editor May 12, 2021

Lately, it feels like there is so much going on: in the world, in the news, in our lives. Keeping up with current events was hard enough already, and now we’ve got a lot of information getting thrown...

Because of this lengthy process, the production for this musical started back in December of 2020. Each track, both vocally and instrumentally, had to be pre-recorded, then mixed and edited into one big soundtrack for the performance.

Songs For a New World: A Hopeful End to the Theatre Season

By Aiden Cook, Reporter May 11, 2021

  A new world calls across the ocean. A world of clarity, resilience and most of all, hope. These ideas and more are explored in EWU’s late-spring production, ‘Songs For a New World’.  This...

Titanfall 2

Titanfall 2

By Grant Wengeler, Reporter May 7, 2021

  On October 28, 2016 Respawn Entertainment and Electronic Arts (EA) bestowed a blessing upon the world of first-person shooter gaming. In 2021, the phenomenon is being reborn as the player base...

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