The Easterner

Eastern After Dark hosts trivia night

Eastern After Dark hosts trivia night

By Shandra Haggerty, Reporter

October 26, 2018


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Contrary to popular belief, an enjoyable college experience can be attained without getting drunk every weekend. Eastern After Dark is a series put on by Eagle Entertainment and aims to provide students with alcohol-free activities. Due to its popularity at the beginning of the month, Eagle Entertainme...

EWU’s Scary Feminists scare because they care

EWU’s Scary Feminists scare because they care

By Sam Jackson, Reporter

October 21, 2018


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The Scary Feminists club at EWU got its name in 2005 because its founders realized feminism can be scary to some and that it possesses an intimidating reputation. Despite that, the club aims to raise awareness that feminism is for everyone by addressing all kinds of social issues throughout the y...

EWU Africana Studies celebrates 50-year anniversary

EWU Africana Studies celebrates 50-year anniversary

By Shandra Haggerty, Reporter

October 19, 2018


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For the past 50 years, the Africana Studies program at EWU has culturally enriched students interested in examining and interpreting the experiences and culture of African Americans and others of African descent. Students who major in race and cultural studies or minor in Africana Studies will learn t...

Inside the audition process of the musical ‘Working’

Inside the audition process of the musical ‘Working’

By Erik Rötness, A & F Editor

October 18, 2018


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You have to wait your turn, and there’s no telling exactly when that will be. All you can do is sit and wait like everyone else. Sit. And wait. Not just in a chair, but in a feeling. The feeling that any second your name will be called and you will be the one walking through that door to be judged. ...

Philanthropist Saul Flores shares ‘Walk of the Immigrants’ project

Philanthropist Saul Flores shares ‘Walk of the Immigrants’ project

By Sam Jackson, Reporter

October 17, 2018


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To raise awareness for immigrants from Latin America and their journeys into the United States, Saul Flores chose to walk 5,328 miles in their shoes. Flores, philanthropist and public speaker, will be at EWU on Oct. 17 to share his project the "Walk of the Immigrants." Flores committed to this pro...

Comedian and EWU graduate says to start something now

Comedian and EWU graduate says to start something now

By Erik Rötness, Arts and Features Editor

October 14, 2018


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If you’re just trying to get good grades and graduate, you’re not alone. If you ever did something just because your college buddies dared you to, again, you're not alone. If that dare then turned into a growing career where you won the Bay Area Black Comedy Competition, competed on Nick Cannon’s...

EWU students reforest Spokane

EWU students reforest Spokane

By Shandra Haggerty, Reporter

October 11, 2018


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What can you do in three hours? Maybe you take a long walk around a park. Or you do the homework you’ve been setting aside. You might roast a small turkey, read a newspaper or finish the extended collector’s edition of James Cameron’s “Avatar” with just minutes to spare. Students at E...

Everland exhibit enriches student experience

Everland exhibit enriches student experience

By Shandra Haggerty, Reporter

October 11, 2018


Filed under Arts & Features

wice each quarter, EWU’s art department hosts exhibitions for students to get firsthand experience  from the successful artists of today. The gallery is free to attend Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and will take place through Oct. 26. Located in the Art Building, the gallery of...

EWU Mariachi club provides diversity and culture to students

EWU Mariachi club provides diversity and culture to students

By Sam Jackson, Reporter

October 5, 2018


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Freshman Rubyceli Alonso discovered EWU on a field trip with her high school. While she was intrigued by the school’s social work program, it was the mariachi music that made her decision. Alonso plays the violin and has been playing mariachi for seven years. Even though she graduated, the music...

EPIC adventures to Spokane for students

EPIC adventures to Spokane for students

By Erik Rötness, A&F Editor

October 5, 2018


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EWU’s EPIC Adventures is reaching out to students on the Spokane campus by extending its services and planning more Spokane-centered events. EPIC and EWU’s Student Activities, Involvement and Leadership team partnered to create an afternoon of rock climbing, paddle boarding and kayaking for Spokan...

Terrain art show supports local Spokane artists

Terrain art show supports local Spokane artists

By Shandra Haggerty, Reporter

October 4, 2018


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Terrain is an organization that creates opportunities for the young artists, musicians and innovators of Spokane to showcase their talent. Terrain’s self-titled event, taking place on Oct. 4, will present new ideas and energy from artists across a wide range of styles and media. Terrain’s oper...

Spokane HOPE to host annual Hoedown

Spokane HOPE to host annual Hoedown

By Erik Rötness, A&F Editor

October 4, 2018


Filed under Arts & Features

The Spokane Hearing Oral Program of Excellence wants to make a difference in the lives of children with hearing impairments by providing them with early intervention auditory language therapy. The nonprofit organization’s annual Hoedown for HOPE will take place at the Spokane Convention Center on Oc...

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