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Cheney businesses reopen during Phase 2

June 8, 2020

  Several Cheney-area businesses are back open during Phase 2 of Washington’s four-phase reopening plan.   Phase 2 allows restaurants, hair/nail salons...

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West Plains Roasters continues to serve community

June 8, 2020

Before the pandemic caused the community to practice social distancing, West Plains Roasters in Cheney was able to seat many people in their lobby. Wal...

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EWU leadership presents the financial impacts of COVID-19 to Board of Trustees

June 6, 2020

EWU leadership is proposing sweeping changes to university finances and structure in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to presentations give...

Some future and current EWU students are unsure where to live next year due to uncertainty caused by COVID.

Lease signing uncertainty potential byproduct of COVID-19

June 5, 2020

Disclaimer: Jacob Kinswa, one of the sources interviewed for this story, is the brother of Randle Kinswa, The Easterner's news editor. Randle Kinswa was...

COVID-19 Timeline: June 2 - June 4

COVID-19 Timeline: June 2 – June 4

June 5, 2020

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EWU students share online midterm experience

EWU students share online midterm experience

June 5, 2020

  EWU, as the quarter has progressed, has continued to facilitate online learning. All tests, quizzes, and assignments are newly formatted for distanc...

The Cheney Safeway is one of many grocery stores that have had to make COVID-19-related guidelines for their customers and employees.

How are students pursuing summer jobs?

June 1, 2020

  Summer is finally approaching. People are starting to make summer plans, going out to the lake and spending more time outside. Applying for summ...

The video calling platforms EWU students prefer

The video calling platforms EWU students prefer

June 1, 2020

Students are using video calls to fulfill their work. Video calling platforms allow students to be able to collaborate as if they were in person, but ...

The Vocal Jazz Choir gathers around the piano in the choir room to practice their parts

EWU choir sings to inspire, inform

June 1, 2020

When EWU announced that spring quarter would be fully online, many departments were left questioning how they could make their student learning objectiv...

COVID-19 Timeline: May 15 - May 29

COVID-19 Timeline: May 15 – May 29

May 30, 2020

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Mary Cullinan at the Passing Through the Pillars event on Sept. 23

EWU waives SAT and ACT admissions requirement

May 27, 2020

  On May 18, EWU announced its switch to testing-optional admissions. This means incoming students will not be required to submit SAT or ACT s...

It's currently unknown whether there will be football home games with fans present this fall or not.

UPDATED: Fall sports filled with uncertainty at EWU

May 25, 2020

In a normal world, fall sports would be getting under way in the next few months. But the world is anything but normal right now, and as a result, unc...

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