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Editors’ Picks

By The Easterner, Editorial Board

March 12, 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

Filed under Editor's Picks, Opinion

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...

Editors’ Picks

By The Easterner, Editorial Board

January 31, 2018

Filed under Editor's Picks, Opinion

App: “Slack” Slack is an application that allows users to interact digitally with each other. The app promotes communication and collaboration within a team, and is available via smartphone and as a website. Once added to a workspace, users are able to message each other directly as well or create subsequent channels of interaction. Whether you’re running a small gr...

No level of money, fame or success can ever make some people happy

By The Easterner, Editorial Board

January 24, 2018

Filed under Editorial

It is often hard to understand why somebody would choose to commit suicide. It is even harder to understand when, on the outside, they look like they have everything going for them. You see people like Robin Williams, or more recently Chris Cornell, who to us it looks like they have everything anyone could ever want. But we are not them, and we don't understand what they are going...

Editors’ Picks

By The Easterner, Editorial Board

January 24, 2018

Filed under Editor's Picks, Opinion

Movie: "The Post"   In the most recent Steven Spielberg film “The Post,” the journey of Katherine Graham is chronicled. Graham, the first female publisher of a major American newspaper, was heading the Washington Post when the Pentagon Papers were leaked. The papers, which detailed how the American public was misled about its involvement in the Vietnam War, ...

Editors’ Picks

By The Easterner, Editorial Board

January 17, 2018

Filed under Editor's Picks, Opinion

Mindhunter Mindhunter is a TV drama based on the true crime book Mindhunter: Inside the FBI’s Elite Serial Crime Unit. It is set in the late 70’s, as the FBI was beginning research in criminal psychology and profiling. The show’s main characters interview serial killers to learn how they think, in hopes of helping solve ongoing and future cases. Season One is availabl...

On-the-field success isn’t reaping off-the-field rewards

By The Easterner, Editorial Board

January 17, 2018

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Despite a string of successful years for Eastern athletes and teams, the state of the affairs for the school’s athletic department is grim. As it stands, the future is shaping up to be a tumultuous one for EWU athletics. Bill Chaves was just hired away to the University of North Dakota to be their athletic director, leaving EWU in a time of financial hardship. That is not mea...

Editors’ Picks

By The Easterner, Editorial Board

January 15, 2018

Filed under Editor's Picks, Opinion

Black Mirror "It’s back, and it’s as good as ever. Black Mirror returned for a dark, yet sometimes humorous fourth season in December. The best episode of the season, and perhaps the series, is “USS Callister,” starring Cristin Milioti, Jesse Plemons and Jimmi Simpson. Set partially in a Star Trek-like universe, the episode follows a spaceship crew as they plot ag...

Editorial

By The Easterner, Editorial Board

January 10, 2018

Filed under Editorial

The chaos of 2017 is in our rearview mirror, and 2018 is upon us. Feel free to take a monumental sigh of relief, because despite thinking at times that you wouldn’t, you managed to survive 2017 after all. In a year that seemingly had a never-ending news cycle, 2017 was defined by: the first year of Donald Trump’s presidency; Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s invest...

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