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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...

Broomball is similar to hockey except it is played with shoes and a broom.

URC hosts Broomball and Disco night on Feb. 18th

By Keri Kelly, Web Editor February 15, 2022

This year the URC is holding a few different events on February 18th. Not least of these events is the Broomball tournament and the Disco Inferno events. Both of these are held on the ice skating rink...

Daughters of the Dust to be discussed on an open platform

Daughters of the Dust to be discussed on an open platform

By Emily Driskel, News Editor February 15, 2022

  Angela Schwendiman, the Faculty Commons Director/ Africana Studies Director, chose the film discussion to be about the Daughters of the Dust because the plot focuses on women and their views.  “When...

Dungeons and Dragons is a popular role playing game amongst students.

Podcast: Philosophy professor is hosted on “Dragon Talk”

By Keri Kelly, Web Editor February 2, 2022

Terrance MacMullan, Chair of English and Philosophy at EWU, has loved playing Dungeons and Dragons since he was a child. When he saw that he had a chance to be hosted on the famous Wizards of the Coast...

Old time favorite, The Roost is open for students!

By Jazmine Reed, Contributor February 2, 2022

  Pre-pandemic shut down, The Roost may have been a place of gathering for students. Or perhaps a place to socialize, unwind, or to inevitably see people fall while ice skating during a  meal....

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