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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...

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 ...

Money saved after moving out of dorms

Money saved after moving out of dorms

May 25, 2020

  Many students’ experience of living in the dorms was shortened when EWU President Mary Cullinan announced the switch to online classes in Mar...

greek houses

Spring quarter as a Greek student

May 18, 2020

  Last year around this time, spring quarter was in full force. People were gathering together in hammocks, planning outdoor trips with friends or e...

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

The search for an apartment during quarantine

May 11, 2020

The pandemic has caused many unexpected changes to occur, including how students are searching for housing. Everyone has been affected by the developmen...

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

Working at grocery stores during a pandemic

May 4, 2020

With grocery stores labeled as essential during the stay-at-home order, it has been crucial for individuals to shop for food while remaining safe. This...

Kylie Stark (left) and Kayla Willms smiling at Monterey's Pub & Grub

Encountering relationships during quarantine

May 4, 2020

  COVID-19 is a global pandemic but it affects everyone on an individual level. The impact the virus has had on someone’s life may not be lik...

Adjusting to different food options

Adjusting to different food options

April 27, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought many changes to daily activities, such as food options available for people. The “Stay home, Stay healthy” order has...

Kailani Kennedy and Andrick Carroll studying for finals in the LLC pre-health lounge.

Students adjust to life outside of the dorms

April 20, 2020

About a month ago, students at EWU were finishing up winter quarter, studying at JFK Library and working out at the URC. People were still roaming the c...

EWU's normally bustling campus is now practically empty.

Life on an empty campus

April 13, 2020

On a typical Tuesday afternoon, EWU's campus is usually filled with students hustling to and from classes. Now, the campus atmosphere has become quiet. In...

On-campus resident numbers plummet as spring quarter begins

On-campus resident numbers plummet as spring quarter begins

April 6, 2020

Students living on campus this year were heavily impacted by COVID-19. When the decision came that all spring quarter classes would be online, residents had ...

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