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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...

Cheney Eats: The Easterner’s top choices for on and off campus dining

A group of EWU students enjoying their meal at Gerardo's.

By Hamine Mendez, Arts & Features Editor

October 2, 2019

Gerardo's Authentic Mexican Food Gerardo’s Authentic Mexican Food is a restaurant that is known across Cheney. It has a large menu, with multiple options to choose from. You can usually get away with spending less than ten dollars. Junior Jose Giron said he eats here a lot, and it is in his top...

Welcome to Cheney!

A campus map with descriptions of some the key buildings and it's purpose. | Made by Colleen Ford and Erik Rotness for The Easterner

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

A student stands in line at Freshens inside the PUB. Tapingo has joined forces with Grubhub.

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...

EWU Symposium to showcase student works

By Devante Gaillard, Contributing Writer

April 6, 2016

In the seventh century B.C., a symposium involved men gathering to drink wine and discuss philosophy on pillows. Symposia this century emphasize discussion of topics between professionals, with considerably less wine. The EWU Research and Creative Works Symposium Week includes a series of events...

Open Forum for campus gender issues

Open Forum for campus gender issues

By Colette-Janae Buck, Contributing Writer

March 31, 2016

EWU students, staff and faculty members concerned with campus gender issues are invited to share their thoughts with EWU’s Women’s Commission during a forum on April 1. The forum is a two-hour long open event where students and other campus community members can stop in and share their concerns...

EWU exhibition ‘Appropriate Ambitions’ utilizes artwork to challenge gender roles

By Erin Rebar, Contributing Writer

March 12, 2016

Stepping inside is like walking back into the womb. Overhead, gracefully draped fabric hangs like a veil of silken clouds. Light filters downwards through the gauzy roof, painting the room a delicate shade of red. Two videos play in the background, thrumming low notes, sounding like a mixture of water...

Spring Brings More EPIC Outdoor Adventures

By Colette-Janae Buck, Contributing Writer

March 11, 2016

Rafting dangerous white capped waters, mountaineering steep snow-ridden mountain sides and hiking cavernous trails are all adrenaline-ridden trips EPIC Adventures offers to students. EPIC, or Experiential Programs Inspiring Confidence, is a semi-student-led recreational outing program that exists...

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