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Opening Weekend of Men’s Basketball

EWU junior guard Jacob Davison drives to the hoop. Davison led EWU in scoring with 17 points Saturday Dec 21, 2019.
December 1, 2020

The NCAA men’s and women’s Division-1 basketball season is underway across the United States.  Due to the COVID-19 epidemic, the 2019-20 season was never finished and every athlete was awarded...

New Eagle Bites Business in Cheney

Bene's famous California Benedict and fries. It consists of two poached eggs, thin-sliced turkey, avacado, tomato, sun-dried tomato and hollandaise sauce over an english muffin | Mckenzie Ford for The Easterner
December 1, 2020

  With the state of Washington having new restrictions, indoor seating and pubs will be closed until mid December. Therefore, this has impacted many communities with local restaurants not receiving...

Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday
November 30, 2020

  EWU is gearing up for its fourth annual Giving Tuesday. The event, which will be held on Dec. 1, was described as “a global generosity movement unleashing the power of people and organizations...

Tips on getting your car ready for winter

November 19, 2020

  Most EWU students aren’t strangers to Eastern Washington’s wild winters by this point. EWU’s campus saw a dusting of snow in Sept. last year, and got hit with almost seven inches of snow...

Election recap by state

As of November 16, 2020 the presidential race map.
November 18, 2020

This year’s election was arguably the most unpredictable and unexpected election we’ve had. With results coming in at different times and methods than normal, many people found themselves confused...

The AP experience

The AP experience
November 17, 2020

Earlier this year I took an opportunity that was presented by a former staff member of EWU, to work for the Associated Press in Spokane, on Super Tuesday.  I at first reluctantly went to the practice-run...

“She Kills Monsters: Virtual Realms” opened Nov. 13

This year, the EWU theatre department is performing their play over zoom. Tickets are free for all EWU students.
November 17, 2020

  EWU’s theatre department has made their first forays into all-Zoom performances this fall quarter. Director Jeff Sanders followed up with The Easterner, detailing some of the victories and...

How wrong were the polls this time?

Many polls were taken before the election in order to guess the winner of the 2020 Presidential Election.
November 12, 2020

In 2016, President Trump’s election was surprising to many. The outcome according to state and federal polls, was to be an electoral repeat of 2012. However, President Trump won the election which...

Election Day in the PUB

Main stairs at the entry of the PUB.
November 12, 2020

  On Tuesday Nov. 3, ASEWU hosted a non-partisan voting event in the PUB, allowing members of the EWU community to register to vote. ASEWU wanted to create a safe environment for students and the...

Diversity firsts from the 2020 election

Oklahoma elected Mauree Turner (D), the country’s first non-binary state legislator. (Photo by Erin Schaff-Pool/Getty Images)
November 10, 2020

While the presidential race has been at the forefront of election coverage, the elections this year brought a lot of historic firsts. Federal, state and local governments all became more diverse with the...

The presidential election: What EWU was up to

Key Baker (left), the unofficial ASEWU president-elect, looks on at Reilly Responte (right), who filed a grievance after losing by 11 votes. Responte cited Bylaw 2017-18/206A section 4-D as his main argument. This was during the ASEWU elections in 2019.
November 10, 2020

In typical 2020 fashion, the presidential election was one of grand proportions. Incumbent Donald Trump ran against challenger Joseph Biden. At the end of election night, the race was tight. Biden led...

The Easterner Election Coverage LIVE

The Easterner Election Coverage LIVE
November 3, 2020

2020 Presidential Race by State The 2020 presidential race candidates are President Donald Trump and Joe Biden. The winner of the presidential race is Joe Biden with 306 votes. Biden also has the popular...

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