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Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting in the Principal’s Office Together?

Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting in the Principal’s Office Together?

By Elizabeth Price, Arts and Features Editor

February 12, 2020

  Generating open, honest conversations about racial discrimination is exactly what one historian came to EWU to do.   In honor of February being Black History Month, the Africana Studies Program presented the “Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting in the Principal's Office Together?” ...

The process of creating a play

The process of creating a play

By Ryan Hatten, Contributer

February 7, 2020

For a production that airs for little over a week, EWU’s theater department is hard at work constructing the play months in advance. Every quarter, EWU’s theater department presents a play (two in Spring quarter, when considering the senior capstone). Although the play only airs four to six times at...

Apartment Hunting

Apartment Hunting

By Elizabeth Price, Arts and Features Editor

January 31, 2020

Living in the campus dorms may be a dream for some, but for others, apartment life may be the way to go.  EWU has two on-campus apartment buildings and one off campus. The on-campus buildings are the Anna Maria and Townhouse apartments. The new Benjamin Lofts are off campus.  The Anna Maria Apartments ...

The scoop on The Roost

The scoop on The Roost

By Keri Kelly, Web Editor

January 30, 2020

The rumors came in November: The Roost had undergone a health inspection and failed. It underwent a new inspection soon afterwards. The rumor that the workers failed to wash their hands at The Roost spread on the Wildfire app and students soon began to share their various experiences with the popul...

Letter from the editor: staff changes for The Easterner

Letter from the editor: staff changes for The Easterner

By Drew Lawson, Sports Editor

January 28, 2020

Dear readers of The Easterner, My name is Drew Lawson. I’m the sports editor here at The Easterner, and I wanted to let you know of some staffing changes going on within our student-run news organization. Student staff members are the key to putting out a weekly print copy of The Easterner and also putting ...

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...

Grubhub replaces Tapingo at EWU

Grubhub replaces Tapingo at EWU

By Dylan Harris, Managing Editor

September 27, 2019

College students are busy. Crazy class schedules, job commitments and hours of studying often take up valuable time, which means grabbing a bite to eat isn’t always convenient.  Grubhub, a popular food delivery and pickup app, now offers on-campus dining options at EWU. Similar to the Tapingo app...

In his own words

In his own words

By Josh Fletcher, News Editor

October 4, 2017

“I didn’t think about it, I just pulled out the gun and shot him,” said Donavon Culps, in a jailhouse interview. Culps shot and killed Cameron Smith outside of LUCID in Cheney on Sept. 10. Culps was calm, yet remorseful with KHQ’s Hayley Guenthner, where he talked about what happened in an...

Students demonstrate for gender-neutral showers

Students demonstrate for gender-neutral showers

By Josh Fletcher, News Editor

September 29, 2017

Students from the EWU Pride Center held a demonstration outside of Patterson Hall September 26 in the hopes of getting more gender-inclusive showers on campus. “I struggled with feeling safe on campus,” said senior Mels Felton, regarding the lack of gender neutral showers. “The only bathrooms I ...

EWU Veterans Resource Center welcomes back students

EWU Veterans Resource Center welcomes back students

By Dayana Morales, Arts & Entertainment Editor

September 29, 2017

WU has always been nationally recognized as a military friendly campus. Military veteran population on campus continues to grow. About 600 veterans are now enrolled. It is the largest center in the Northwest. EWU Veterans Resource Center had a welcome back social Sept. 21. The room was filled with co...

NeighborFest gathering kicks off another EWU school year

NeighborFest gathering kicks off another EWU school year

By Dayana Morales, Arts & Entertainment Editor

September 28, 2017

Over a thousand students along with 220 clubs, organizations and local business made it out to EWU’s campus mall for its annual NeighborFest, Sept. 22, SAIL Director Stacy Reece said. SAIL and the Office of Community Engagement sponsored the event. Reece said the event has been going on for more t...

Previous instructor showcases new work

Previous instructor showcases new work

By Sam Jackson, Contributing Writer

September 28, 2017

Former EWU instructor and local artist Garric Simonsen returns to Eagle stomping grounds showcasing his collection of new works. Simonsen’s work will be presented in EWU’s Gallery of Art, located in the Art Building. His work will be up from Sept. 27 through Oct. 26. The gallery is open from 9...

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