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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?

Editors Picks Issue 12

February 2, 2017

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Ian Bouchard Movie: Silence “Silence” is a historical drama released in theaters Dec. 23, 2016. The movie takes place in the Edo period of Japanese history when the government decreed a complete ban of Christianity. Two missionaries are sent on a journey to find their mentor who has gone missing. As they travel through the countryside they must remain hidden, fearin...

Women’s March Revealed the Power of Unity

Women’s March Revealed the Power of Unity

January 26, 2017

In a movement echoing the voice of those who have marched before, women around the globe stood in solidarity last weekend, raising their voices in defianc...

Editors Pick Issue 11

January 26, 2017

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Kristi Lucchetta The Onion Bar and Grill With two locations, one down the street from the EWU Riverpoint campus and one up north, The Onion is Spokane’s place for original gourmet burgers and brews. Established in 1978, the menu includes a variety of food and drink items, such as pasta, burgers, nachos, pizza and fish, along with endless house fries. Many of the di...

Editor’s Pick January 20th

January 25, 2017

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  Mobile App Natasha Nellis -Merged This addictive puzzle app is free for both Android and Apple devices. Game play is simple, connect three of the same colored dice, which merge to form one dice of the next highest number, the highest being M, which when connected, explodes to clear nine spaces. The goal is to get the highest score possible and beat your f...

ASEWho?

ASEWho?

January 12, 2017

ASEWU has been a part of our institution for over 150 years, and it seems like student involvement since then has seriously declined. Students these days e...

Caution: Road may be slippery

November 28, 2016

Filed under Editorial

Music is blaring over the speakers, the air is warm as the heater works in overtime to combat the cold air outside the confines of the car. The world is bright, the sun shining off the snow making everything look pure and magical. Everything seems perfect, the holiday season is here and warm, gooey, homemade chocolate chips are all that you can think about. Suddenly, anot...

Editor’s Note:

By Eric Long, Editor-in-Chief

December 4, 2015

Filed under Editorial

It has been a very trying quarter for The Easterner. With the switch to a new design, a staff that grew from less than 10 to 35 and some behind-the-scenes changes, we finally made it to issue 10. Honestly, I don’t know how we made it, but we did. That may sound pretty negative, but I do not think people understand what it takes to create a newspaper every week. It’s tough...

Editor’s Note:

By Eric Long, Editor-in-Chief

November 25, 2015

Filed under Editorial

Universities are breeding grounds for scandals, controversies and fraud. We’ve seen it happen so many times on campuses across this country. So what about our own? The Easterner hears about stuff all of the time: departments upset at administration, students upset at departments, something sketchy is happening here or there. Personally, it starts to wear me out and it’s a little d...

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