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EWU Students Should Expect Minimum Changes to Tuition and Fees

EWU Students Should Expect Minimum Changes to Tuition and Fees

By Aaron Hutchinson, Reporter

March 22, 2020

Students at EWU should expect large-scale changes to virtually every part of campus life in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. They should not, however, expect many changes to tuition and fees. As the novel version of the coronavirus sweeps across the U.S. and climbs towards 15,000 infections, over 1,30...

How to help a friend through trauma

How to help a friend through trauma

By Star Dragon, News Reporter

March 14, 2020

Star Dragon is The Easterner’s news reporter. Her opinions expressed do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of The Easterner, its staff or Eastern Washington University. It’s widely known that sexual assault is a prevalent crime across college campuses. In my own experience as a col...

Morrison Hall to close in Fall 2020

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

By Karlee Van De Venter, News Reporter

March 13, 2020

As part of a university-wide restructuring, the Housing Department has announced they will be closing Morrison Hall and all Living Learning Communities starting in Fall 2020. This restructuring also affects academic departments, housing departments and even the Office of Diversity and Inclusion. “Right...

Spring Break 2020 on a budget

Spring Break 2020 on a budget

By Lauren Reichenbach, Copy Editor

March 12, 2020

Spring Break is right around the corner and almost everyone’s social media is about to beflooded with pictures of places like Cabo San Lucas, Miami and Cancun.But what about students who don’t have money to travel? There are still plenty of ways to have fun over spring break, even on a budget....

EWU announces plan of action in response to COVID-19

EWU announces plan of action in response to COVID-19

By Randle Kinswa, News Editor

March 11, 2020

EWU will be following Washington State Governor Jay Inlsee’s procedure, on how to slow the spread of the coronavirus.   Inslee has advised events involving more than 250 people in King, Snohomish and Pierce counties will be prohibited. Events involving less than 250 people in those areas mu...

Easterner Asks

opinion

March 10, 2020

“If I could have any superpower I would want to fly. I would like to be able to go anywhere at any time and see the world from a different perspective.”-Alyssa Coleman, Freshman “This may sound like a weird response, but I would want the ability to see more compassion in the world. That woul...

How to find an internship

How to find an internship

By Rose Hammack, Copy Editor

March 7, 2020

Twenty percent of EWU students complete an internship every year, gaining invaluable experience in their future careers; but students often have trouble finding the right company or don’t know where to start looking. That’s where the Career Services office and EWU Internship Coordinator Romeal Watson...

40K challenge presents an opportunity to bring business ideas to life

40K challenge presents an opportunity to bring business ideas to life

By Karlee Van De Venter, Arts and Features Reporter

March 4, 2020

If you’ve ever had an idea for an invention or business, you’re not alone. There are at least 60 EWU students with startup ideas. The Center for Entrepreneurship is giving those students an opportunity to grow their ideas. The $40,000 Startup Challenge is only halfway done, and already full of...

Behind the scenes of EWU Confessions

Behind the scenes of EWU Confessions

By Karlee Van De Venter, Arts and Features Reporter

February 26, 2020

   EWU students craving the latest gossip have had a main source for all the campus tea during the past couple years.   The anonymous owner of the @EWU_Confessions account on Instagram (and @ConfessionsEWU on Twitter) has been making waves across campus. With more than 5,000 Instagram follow...

Maximizing the roommate experience

A double room in snyamncut.

By Keri Kelly, Web Editor

February 6, 2020

During the winter quarter many students are changing dorms, rooms and most notably, roommates. Some people are seeking a change in dorm life while living at EWU. Here are some ways that one can maximize their experience with a new roommate presented by students across campus:            ...

Apartment Hunting

Anna Maria Apartments 906 and 922 Washington Street (509)359-2451

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 new menu items offered at 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...

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