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Editors Pick: Ghost in the Shell (1995)

Editors Pick: Ghost in the Shell (1995)

April 6, 2017

I can happily endorse you watching the old animated Ghost in the Shell as much as I can oppose you seeing the new live-action one. The original movie was a t...

Federal Funds Should not be About Obedience

Federal Funds Should not be About Obedience

March 13, 2017

There is no question that President Trump has made some questionable decisions as of late-- travel bans, healthcare repeals, building a wall, constantly poi...

The Battle of the Bathroom Rages On

The Battle of the Bathroom Rages On

March 2, 2017

The Trump administration continues to make waves in the media with their latest announcement that revokes the former Obama administration’s 2016 guidanc...

Editor’s Pick – Android Netrunner

Editor’s Pick – Android Netrunner

March 2, 2017

Android Netrunner is set in a dystopian future where everything is controlled by huge corporations, everything except the Runners. Runners are hackers th...

Editor’s Pick – Hydro Flask

Editor’s Pick – Hydro Flask

March 2, 2017

The humans over at Hydro Flask are onto something. The goal is simple; keep hot things hot and cold things cold, regardless of external temperature. I was ...

Editor’s Pick – Durkin’s Liquor Bar

Editor’s Pick – Durkin’s Liquor Bar

March 2, 2017

Are you bored with the same old college bars? Well then, perhaps the speakeasy Durkin’s Liquor Bar is the place for you. Located at 415 W Main Ave. in...

Killing the Conversation in College Classrooms

Killing the Conversation in College Classrooms

February 23, 2017

Remember the good ole’ days when teachers would send home permission slips for questionable films like “Schindler’s List” or “The Alamo,” so ...

Editors Pick: Issue 15

February 23, 2017

Filed under Editor's Picks, Opinion

The Rings - Movie Kristi Lucchetta Samara Morgan is back in the new horror film, “Rings.” This is the third film in The Ring, originally released in 2002, that takes place thirteen years prior. The plot is the same as the original two movies, just includes modern technology, where someone watches a video and that person has exactly seven days to show someone e...

Identifying the Right and Wrong Ways to Create a Safe Space

Identifying the Right and Wrong Ways to Create a Safe Space

February 16, 2017

Following the recent violent protests at UC Berkeley, the national debate on safe spaces has resparked. So what is a safe space? Some define safe sp...

Editors’ Picks Issue 13

February 9, 2017

Filed under Editor's Picks, Opinion

Brad Brown Book: The War of Art What keeps so many of us from doing what we want to do? Who is that cynic within us that keeps creating roadblocks for our creative endeavors? Its called resistance. This book by Steven Pressfield exposes the double-crossing aforementioned beast and gives readers the tools to defeat it. “The War of Art” emphasizes the doggedness needed t...

Axe the Tampon Tax Before it Bleeds Women Dry

Axe the Tampon Tax Before it Bleeds Women Dry

February 9, 2017

This is a tax that affects half of the state population, and over half the population of EWU. Washington state collects millions of dollars annually in sales tax on feminine hygiene products.

Editorial: Denying Sanctuary Campus Status is Not Just Black and White

Editorial: Denying Sanctuary Campus Status is Not Just Black and White

February 2, 2017

What happens when the president loses his marbles and starts taking funding away from any school that defines itself as a sanctuary?

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