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Down with Black Friday

Down with Black Friday

November 29, 2017

In the past decade, the rise and rapid expansion of the shopping extravaganza that is Black Friday has evolved into a beast of its own. And it is something...

Editors’ Picks

Editors’ Picks

November 17, 2017

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Wave of sexual assault allegations can lead to lasting change

By The Easterner, Editorial Board

November 16, 2017

  America's sexual assault epidemic is here, and probably long, long overdue. We have seen it plastered over the news and on our social media feeds, allegation after allegation of some of the most well-known names in film, politics and even journalism. From actor Kevin Spacey, to United States Senate candidate Roy Moore, to NBC News contributor Mark Halperin, a w...

Thoughts and prayers alone will not end this country’s constant cycle of terror

Thoughts and prayers alone will not end this country’s constant cycle of terror

November 10, 2017

Note: An earlier version of this editorial ran in issue 3 of volume 101 of The Easterner. It has been updated accordingly for the most recent mass shooting th...

Journalism still matters, now more than ever

Journalism still matters, now more than ever

November 6, 2017

That was the overarching theme of the National College Media Convention, a journalism conference held in Dallas, Texas during the past week. Four memb...

Alums and donors need to pick up the slack if EWU athletics is going to take the next step

Alums and donors need to pick up the slack if EWU athletics is going to take the next step

October 29, 2017

While the teams of Eastern Washington University continue to fly high in their respective sports, the facilities in which they use continue to lag behind...

America the silent

America the silent

October 9, 2017

In the late hours of Oct. 1 on the Las Vegas Strip, a 64-year-old man began shooting from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Hotel. He would continue fi...

To kneel or not to kneel?

To kneel or not to kneel?

September 29, 2017

That is the question many Americans across the United States are asking themselves. It is a debate that began in August 2016. The question has sparked ...

Editors’ Picks: Imagine Dragons

Editors’ Picks: Imagine Dragons

June 1, 2017

Classified as alternative/indie/pop rock, Imagine Dragons have slowly crept up my chart these last few weeks to number one since the release of three ...

Editors’ Picks: Ultra Street Fighter II

Editors’ Picks: Ultra Street Fighter II

June 1, 2017

How many times can they re-release Street Fighter 2? Apparently at least once more. The latest release comes to us on the Nintendo Switch and costs a who...

No Matter How Small

No Matter How Small

June 1, 2017

We all know the importance of journalism, especially considering the current political climate of our country, but most of the discussion focuses on na...

Editors’ Picks: Riverdale

Editors’ Picks: Riverdale

June 1, 2017

Based on the characters by the mega-famous Archie Comics, Riverdale is your quintessential small-town teenage drama that keeps you wanting to come back ...

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