The Easterner

Letter from the incoming editor: looking ahead

By Michael Brock, Sports Editor

June 7, 2018

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Greetings fellow EWU students, my name is Michael Brock, next year’s Editor in Chief of The Easterner. When I was hired to the position a couple months ago, I was naturally thrilled about the opportunity. I have been in journalism for four years and I am ready to lead the paper into its next phase. The hire also gave me some time to reflect on The Easterner’s success th...

Letter from the outgoing editor: looking back

By Brandon Cline, Editor in Chief

June 7, 2018

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It seems like just last week when I first sat down at my desk to write my letter from the editor in the first issue of the school year. I know it’s a cliche to claim that you remember something just like it was yesterday but the truth is, that moment is still fresh in my mind nine months and 30 issues later. The Easterner’s come a long way since then, and if you don’t...

The high price of negligence

By The Easterner, Editorial Board

May 23, 2018

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Earlier versions of this editorial ran in issues 3, 8 and 17 of Volume 101 of The Easterner. It has been updated accordingly for the most recent mass shooting that took place on May 18, which killed 10 people in a city in southeast Texas.   A 17-year-old student began firing a shotgun and a .38 revolver inside Santa Fe High School in Santa Fe, Texas, which is about...

Decisions are made by those who show up

Decisions are made by those who show up

May 3, 2018

With some seven weeks remaining in the spring quarter, attention around campus has begun turning to next school year, including the upcoming ASEWU general elec...

Editors’ Picks

By The Easterner, Editorial Board

April 14, 2018

Filed under Editor's Picks, Opinion

"Sing Street" “Sing Street” (2016) is an independent movie directed by John Carney. The film features an original soundtrack following the new wave genre of the 1980s. “Sing Street” is set in Dublin, Ireland and pertains to the cultural conflicts of the region and era. This unique film explores teenage matters while simultaneously bringing the viewer back in time ...

Editors’ Picks

By The Easterner, Editorial Board

April 5, 2018

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Ready Player One Based on Ernest Cline’s book that became a cult phenomenon, legendary director Steven Spielberg adapted the novel for the big screen. Set in a dystopian Earth in the year 2045, Ready Player One chronicles the journey of Wade Watts as he attempts to find an Easter Egg hidden the virtual reality universe dubbed the “OASIS.” Whoever finds the Easter Egg wi...

Editors’ Picks

By The Easterner, Editorial Board

March 14, 2018

Filed under Editor's Picks, Opinion

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite I still like reading an actual book more than books off a Kindle, but it is hard to beat the convenience. It’s easy to grab and start reading because of how small and light it is, which makes me more likely to read. Instead of scrolling through stuff on my iPhone, I’ll read a few pages of a book instead. Also, if you have a library card, you c...

Editors’ Picks

By The Easterner, Editorial Board

March 11, 2018

Filed under Editor's Picks, Opinion, Uncategorized

“Everything Sucks” Set in the 1990s in the town of Boring, Oregon, “Everything Sucks” is a drama-comedy detailing the lives of teenagers in Boring. While on the surface level the show may seem light, the writing is deep and touches on real-life situations we face growing up including sexuality, bullying and yearning for acceptance. The premise of the show is set a...

Editors’ Picks

By The Easterner, Editorial Board

March 5, 2018

Filed under Editor's Picks, Opinion

HomePod Apple finally released their smart speaker and it is like most Apple products-awesome. Many people thought that this “over priced” ($349) smart speaker with the laughable Siri was not going to be bought by a lot of people because of its limitations. Well the tech website Mac Rumors reported tuesday the speaker was the most pre-ordered smart speaker ever behi...

Editors’ Picks

By The Eastern, Editorial Board

February 14, 2018

Filed under Editor's Picks, Opinion

"The Howard Stern Show” There is a reason Howard Stern is known as ‘the King of All Media,’ he is the greatest broadcaster ever. When you have to drive from Spokane Valley to Cheney three days a week, you need something to keep you entertained and happy. His show is available exclusively on Sirius XM Monday-Wednesday mornings. His interviews are the most in depth a...

Editors’ Picks

By The Easterner, Editorial Board

February 9, 2018

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Movie: “Hostiles” "Hostiles" opened in theaters on Jan. 26. This film features an array of brilliant actors such as Christian Bale, Rosamund Pike, and Wes Studi. The film does an outstanding job highlighting the main character’s raw emotion as he faces certain obstacles that push him to his limit. “Hostiles” is not a typical western displaying basic hero and vill...

Career Services useful tool for students

By The Easterner, Editorial Board

February 8, 2018

Filed under Editorial

The truth about post-grad jobs is that employers are not looking at what your degree is. They are looking at what you did in college. These days it does not matter if you major in Business or Film. Employers want to see what you were involved with, what experience you have, but most importantly if you networked and had internships. EWU offers plenty of resources to assist eac...

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