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EWU alumnus Jason M. Burke self-publishes his first book: “Secretly Seeking Sasquatch: A Road Guide to Washington’s Bigfoot Country”

EWU alumnus Jason M. Burke self-publishes his first book: “Secretly Seeking Sasquatch: A Road Guide to Washington’s Bigfoot Country”

By Richard N. Clark IV, Editor in Chief

October 8, 2019

By publishing his first book, “Secretly Seeking Sasquatch: A Road Guide to Washington’s Bigfoot Country,” EWU alumnus and former Easterner writer Jason M. Burke earned the title of author. As the description of the book says, “part guide, part memoir and part humorous essay, ‘Secretly Seeki...

Cheney Eats: The Easterner’s top choices for on and off campus dining

Cheney Eats: The Easterner’s top choices for on and off campus dining

By Hamine Mendez, Arts & Features Editor

October 2, 2019

Gerardo's Authentic Mexican Food Gerardo’s Authentic Mexican Food is a restaurant that is known across Cheney. It has a large menu, with multiple options to choose from. You can usually get away with spending less than ten dollars. Junior Jose Giron said he eats here a lot, and it is in his top...

Meet The Easterner’s 2019-20 Staff

Meet The Easterner’s 2019-20 Staff

By The Easterner, 2019-20 Staff

October 1, 2019

Richard Clark IV - Editor in Chief Richard Clark is the Editor-in-Chief for The Easterner. He is a senior studying political science and journalism. Clark is originally from Two Harbors, MN, and attended Robert A. Long High School in Longview, WA. From photography to rafting, backpacking and anything outd...

Welcome to Cheney!

Welcome to Cheney!

By Hamine Mendez, Arts and Features Editor

September 28, 2019

Campus life is truly something else. However, when thinking of campus life, everyone has a different perspective. Some of the main points that come to mind are places to eat, where to hang out and where to study. From freshmen to seniors, everyone has a unique perspective. Here are some of the perspectiv...

EWU graduating seniors reflect on college

EWU graduating seniors reflect on college

By Malati Powell, Reporter

June 10, 2019

Graduation is an exciting time for seniors, and an important milestone symbolizing a life accomplishment. EWU graduation ceremonies will be on June 15 at the Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena. Ceremonies for the College of Business and Public Administration and the College of Social Sciences will be a...

Heber Hatchets Axe Throwing opens in Spokane

Heber Hatchets Axe Throwing opens in Spokane

By Richard N. Clark IV, Multimedia Director

June 10, 2019

When Dave Kelley began throwing hatchets over 15 years ago, he thought of it  only as an “obscenely fun” pastime with friends and family—not a way to make money. That is until recently, when Heber Hatchets Axe Throwing decided to open a sixth location in Spokane and was looking for a manager. ...

Scholar of the year: Jordan Stevenson

Scholar of the year: Jordan Stevenson

By Sam Jackson, Copy Editor

June 5, 2019

Our inaugural Eag of the Year awards recognize three members of EWU who have gone above and beyond to represent the campus community. One scholar, one athlete and one staff/faculty member. The awards, which were voted on by students from various organizations on campus, were given to nominees who adhered...

Faculty/staff of the year: Stacey Reece

Faculty/staff of the year: Stacey Reece

By Dylan Harris, News Editor

June 5, 2019

Our inaugural Eag of the Year awards recognize three members of EWU who have gone above and beyond to represent the campus community. One scholar, one athlete and one staff/faculty member. The awards, which were voted on by students from various organizations on campus, were given to nominees who adhered...

Don’t Dress for Dinner capstone at EWU

Don’t Dress for Dinner capstone at EWU

By Erik Rotness, A&F Editor

June 5, 2019

With a “who’s on first” style of comedy and confusion, the EWU theatre capstone class offers a study reprieve with “Don’t Dress for Dinner," opening June 7 at the University Theatre Main Stage. The sex farce, set in a renovated, 1950-60’s French barn, features a married couple trying t...

The Easterner’s ‘Best of’ the Cheney/Spokane area 2019

The Easterner’s ‘Best of’ the Cheney/Spokane area 2019

By Malati Powell, Reporter

June 5, 2019

 We're just a few weeks away from graduating and if you're like us, you've been so disconnected from the world outside of tests and papers that you can't remember all the great things out there. Fear not! We raised our voices arguing for and against our picks for the best of food, nightlife and recrea...

Military sexual trauma linked to posttraumatic stress

Military sexual trauma linked to posttraumatic stress

By Sam Jackson, Copy Editor

May 30, 2019

While military post-traumatic stress disorder is commonly associated with experiences from war, military sexual trauma is also a leading cause of PTSD. Some EWU student veterans wake up with night sweats, recall unpleasant memories, feel tense and avoid reminders of traumatic events—all symptoms of...

NorthStar Taps points Cheney to craft beer

NorthStar Taps points Cheney to craft beer

By Malati Powell, Reporter

May 30, 2019

Looking to taste strictly craft beer? There’s a new taphouse in town! NorthStar Taps is located at 1818 2nd St. Cheney, WA 99004. Come in for the grand opening event Friday, May 31st and Saturday June 1st for free Mexican food and pizza while it lasts! NorthStar Taps is locally owned by Brannon and...

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