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Featured guest makes Broken Mic appearance

Wil Gibson and Hallowed Down performing for their first time at the Neato Burrito. Gibson has been writing for as long as he can remember but became serious about it in the 90's | Dayana Morales for The Easterner

By Dayana Morales, Arts & Entertainment Editor

November 29, 2017

Broken Mic, held every Wednesday night from 6:30-9 p.m. at Neato Burrito at 827 W 1st Ave., is free and open to all ages. The event has been taking place at Neato Burrito for seven years. They serve one-pound burritos, bowls, and quesadillas to enjoy while listening to the poets. They also have a co...

Eagle Made bazaar showcases student and alumni artwork

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By Sam Jackson, Reporter

November 16, 2017

Just in time for the holidays, the EWU Downtown Student Art Gallery is hosting a student and alumni bazaar called Eagle Made.   The EWU Downtown Art Gallery is open from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. in Brewster Hall. There are 13 artists showcasing and selling their artwork and will be present at the galler...

Loose Change & Filler Text

Loose Change & Filler Text

By Andrew Watson, Art Director

November 11, 2017

Philosophy majors juggle between Star Wars and Kant

The philosophy club gathers last October for its weekly philosophical debates. The club has been here on campus since 2008 | Photo courtesy of the Philosophy Club website

By Dayana Morales, Arts and Entertainment Editor

November 10, 2017

Want to talk about Star Wars? Care to debate Immanuel Kant? The Philosophy Club meets weekly on Wednesday to engage with topics ranging from pop culture to the foundations of Western philosophy. The weekly general meetings are typically philosophical debates, topical conversations, and discussion...

Music department preps for weekend jazz Dialogue Festival

EWU Jazz band poses for a group photo. The band will be performing at the Dialogue Festival | Courtesy of EWU Music

By Sam Jackson, Reporter

November 10, 2017

The music department offers classes that pave the way toward a career path in music for many EWU students. For non-music majors there are still opportunities provided to be a part of their ensembles and take lessons. The goal of the department is to ensure that students find success through thei...

Dia de Los Muertos

Dia De Los Muertos | Sam Jackson for The Eastener

By Sam Jackson, Reporter

November 8, 2017

EWU organizations and departments gathered together to put on a Día de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) event, celebrating the lives of those who were victims of the Mexico earthquake, murdered transgender people, painter Frida Kahlo and many others. Day of the Dead is a festivity based on indige...

Loose Change & Filler Text

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By Andrew Watson, Art Director

November 4, 2017

EWU theatre students go back to grade school for 2017 fall musical

Holly Kirkman and Scott Worley pose for a picture after practice. Kirkman will be playing Veronica Sawyer and Worley will be playing J.D. | Bailey Monteith for The Easterner

November 2, 2017

A cast of 20 EWU Theatre Department students are preparing vigorously to showcase Heathers the Musical this November. The musical will be performed throughout six shows on Nov. 10, 11, 17, 18 at 7:30 p.m., Nov 12 at 2 p.m., and Nov. 16 at 5 p.m. at the University Theatre. The show is free to EWU students wit...

Artist raises the question of gender binary at EWU Art Gallery

Portrait of J. Casey Doyle | Courtesy of J. Casey Doyle

By Sam Jackson, Reporter

November 2, 2017

They Play, an exhibition of artwork that raises the question of gender binary, is made by J. Casey Doyle and will be displayed in the EWU Art Gallery. The artist, J. Casey Doyle, is currently an Associate Professor at the University Idaho. He has been teaching sculpture and ceramic classes there s...

Annual library fundraiser draws costumed crowds

Antony and Cleopatra partake in the beverages offered at JFK's Library's annual Oktoberfest. Oktoberfest has been an annual fundraising event for the JFK Library for many years | Bailey Monteith for The Easterner

By Mandy Nicole, Contributor

November 2, 2017

Last Saturday, bedecked in diamonds, bow ties, and shined to perfection, attendees of this year’s Oktoberfest poured into the JFK Library atrium for night of old-Hollywood glitz. Participants in the library’s only fundraising event of the year were met by volunteers: some dressed as Hollywood st...

Food Truck Series: Experienced chef brings homemade soup to campus

The Soup's On food truck, where students can enjoy a hot, nourishing bowl of soup accompanied by a fresh sandwich. Leroy and Jennie Mitchell's food truck made its debut in August 2015 | Mckenzie Ford for The Easterner

By Sam Jackson, Staff Reporter

October 30, 2017

Soup’s On, the only food truck in the Spokane area specializing in soup, is one-of a-kind. It not only has an array of hot soups, but fresh sandwiches as well. The truck’s debut was in August 2015, at Spokane’s Pig Out in the Park Food Festival. Recently, the truck has made appearances a...

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