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Interim president hosts COVID-19 town hall

Interim president hosts COVID-19 town hall
January 26, 2021

  Interim President David May hosted a town hall on Jan. 21 regarding COVID-19. All students and faculty were invited via email to join the discussion “about the state of the pandemic, vaccinations,...

A tribute to Dr. Raphael Guillory

A tribute to Dr. Raphael Guillory
January 21, 2021

  Over the 2020 winter break, EWU’s Dr. Raphael Guillory, friend and professor, lost his life. He was 49 years old. Dr. Guillory was an adamant and passionate member of the EWU community....

Provost Brian Levin-Stankevich and EWU’s future academic plans

EWU student Aiden Cook stands outside the music and arts building. Many academic programs are facing budget cuts.
January 21, 2021

Provost Brian Levin-Stankevich started at EWU in 1995 as vice provost. At that time, he started the EWU hockey club and continued to work in a variety of roles in administration until he left the university...

College during COVID-19

A student does classes on her computer in the PUB.
January 20, 2021

There’s no denying that the college experience has drastically changed from what it was before March 2020. The old stereotypical college day no longer consists of fighting to stay awake in a lecture...

Campus during the holidays

Pierce hall has a common room in which students would spend time socializing.  Most students went home for the holidays, leaving the space empty.
January 20, 2021

  During Thanksgiving and winter breaks in the past at EWU, the campus has been empty as students left to spend time with their families. With the COVID-19 restrictions allowing limited access...

Honoring EWU professor Sarah Keller

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January 12, 2021

  On Dec. 24, 2020, anthropology Professor Sarah Keller passed away. Dr. Keller was well known among the EWU community and had many accomplishments that benefited EWU students. Keller retired in...

How to Travel Safely During a Pandemic

How to Travel Safely During a Pandemic
December 11, 2020

  Covid-19 may be present even without symptoms. With this in mind, a degree of paranoia surrounds the topic of travel during the pandemic. Thankfully, the Center of Disease Control provides valuable...

Study Abroad

Study Abroad
December 11, 2020

  Now is the time for Eastern Washington University students to take advantage and start looking into studying abroad through International Studies Abroad. If you have ever thought about looking...

The Desautel Scholarship Endowment has reached its endowment goal!

The FBI informs EWU students of available internships. A representative spoke about the many career options within the bureau.
December 11, 2020

  Students, alumni and community members were invited to celebrate the completion of the Desautel Scholarship Endowment on Nov. 8 with a virtual meet and greet. During this event, attendees...

The future of EWU’s studio arts

The Downtown Student Art Gallery was previously supported by student activities fees but lost its funding in 2018.
December 3, 2020

  In the midst of EWU’s decisions to conduct winter quarter online, programs such as ceramics and studio arts need to adapt to an especially atypical workspace.  Jenny Hyde, associate professor...

How to support local businesses during the new restrictions

How to support local businesses during the new restrictions
December 3, 2020

  A couple weeks ago, students and members of the EWU community were able to go to local restaurants in downtown Cheney to enjoy indoor dining. Friends could spend time with their loved ones while...

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...

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