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Spokane art gallery displays works from Eastern Washington University students

By Kayla Dickson, Reporter February 13, 2024

The Gonzaga University Urban Arts Center is showing collections of fine art made by college students this month for their Regional Student Invitational. The exhibit, which kicked off on Feb. 2, features...

Renowned beatboxer took center stage at EWUs Pence Union Building

Renowned beatboxer took center stage at EWU’s Pence Union Building

By Kayla Dickson, Reporter February 5, 2024

Professional beatboxer and vocal performer SungBeats performed for the students of Eastern Washington University on Jan. 30. SungBeats, a New York City-native musician, has been working on perfecting...

Spokane art gallery displays culmination of EWU artists work

Spokane art gallery displays culmination of EWU artist’s work

By Kayla Dickson, Reporter January 23, 2024

Photo Credit: Marshall Peterson, Photographer/Gallery Owner Acquire a piece of Eastern Washington University history at Marmot Art Space’s artwork showcase of Professor Emeritus Ruben Trejo on February...

Eastern Washington University’s KEWU radio station to sign off after 73 years on air

Eastern Washington University’s KEWU radio station to sign off after 73 years on air

By Cannon Barnett, News Editor December 6, 2023

Eastern Washington University’s KEWU-FM 89.5 radio is set to end its 73-year run within the next few months. In its early years the music station, established in 1950, broadcasted all sorts of student,...

EWU theatre tackles politics with new play

EWU theatre tackles politics with new play

By Kayla Dickson, Reporter November 13, 2023

The Eastern Washington University theater program effortlessly blended fine art with current politics during their production of “Julius Caesar”. “Julius Caesar” is a tragedy written by William...

Photo: D.S. Schaefer (Outlier Imagery)

Movie filmed on Eastern Washington University campus: an interview with 213 Bones producer Tyler Olson

By Cannon Barnett, News Editor November 7, 2023

A whodunit horror movie “213 Bones” is being filmed on Eastern Washington University’s campus this fall quarter. The production follows a group of anthropology students as they begin to find human...

Photo from the EWU Pride Center

Famous Author to Mingle with Students at EWU

By Kayla Dickson, Reporter October 23, 2023

Meet a famous author and snag an autograph when Benjamin Sáenz visits the Eastern Washington University campus on Oct. 31st. Benjamin Sáenz is an award winning author and poet whose most famous works...

New EWU Dungeons and Dragons Club Helps People Build Life Skills, Community

New EWU Dungeons and Dragons Club Helps People Build Life Skills, Community

By Cannon Barnett, Reporter May 22, 2023

In the Eastern Washington University PUB, people joked with one another behind their arrays of carefully organized dice. A Great Dane-Husky mix named Molly walked from person to person in search of attention....

EWU Event Programming in May Brings Attention to the Joys and Struggles of Being Asian American Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander

By Cannon Barnett, Reporter May 22, 2023

There are mixed emotions among staff and students as Eastern Washington University celebrates Asian American Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander (AANHPI) month this year. On one hand, AANHPI individuals...

Japanese American Internment Camp Photos to Encourage Students to Make Connections with Those Detained

Japanese American Internment Camp Photos to Encourage Students to Make Connections with Those Detained

By Cannon Barnett, Reporter May 9, 2023

Frank Hirahara was only 15 when he was taken to an internment camp with his family in 1942. He was there for 3 years as one of the more than 120,000 Japanese Americans placed in internment camps during...

Image provided by Nicholas Palmieri

EWU’s Drag on Ice Expands Tradition in the Midst of Recent Anti-Drag Legislation Across America

By Samuel Cash and Cannon Barnett April 3, 2023

  Cheers were off the charts. EWU’s Drag on Ice was a hit as tickets sold out quickly. Hundreds of people lined up at the doors to the University Recreation Center to grab seats for the annual...

Student Feature Podcast: The Ghost of Streeter Hall Stars in Student Film

By Hanna Alexis Yulo, Reporter March 13, 2023

Film students, Jasper Ramsey and Caden Petersen, sit down with The Easterner to discuss their mockumentary film featuring Lucky, the ghost of Streeter Hall. 

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