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Olivia Gaghagan sings “Wrong Side of the Bed“ during the black tie banquet put on by the EWU Black Student Union.

Looking Back: Black tie banquet unites students together

June 4, 2020

As women strolled through the room wearing flapper dresses and pearls and men stood tall wearing tuxedos and ties, the voice of Ella Fitzgerald filled...

SPEAKING AT MONDAY’S evening speech for black week, this Berkeley professor of black culture explained the position of the black women in the ‘struggle,’ with poetry and her personal experiences.

Looking Back: Black Week goes on

June 3, 2020

This story was originally published in the Easterner, Vol. 21, No. 21, April 14, 1971 and has not been changed except for AP style. Black Week continues through Satur...

RECEIVING A STANDING OVATION, Dr. Don S. Patterson prepares to

Looking Back: Blacks To Publish Paper

June 3, 2020

This story was originally published in the Easterner, Vol. 21, No. 24, May 5, 1971 and has not been changed except for AP style. The Black Student Uni...

Dr. Bartlett discusses the importance of Black History Month at Eastern.

Looking Back: A personal history

June 3, 2020

This story was originally published in the Easterner, Vol. 61, No. 16, February 10, 2010 and has not been changed except for AP style. History is best t...

SPOKANE attorney Carl Maxey kicked off Black Week on Eastern's campus Monday with a talk in Bali Lounge built around the meaning of law and order from the time of Christ to the present. Maxey was well-received by a standing-room-only crowd and given a standing ovation at the end of his talk. Sitting behind him from the left are Al Sims,· Larry Goncalves and Art Sullivan.

Looking Back: ‘Law and Order’ Concept Queried by Attorney

June 2, 2020

This story was originally published in the Easterner, Vol. 19, No. 24, February 5, 1969 and has not been changed except for AP style. Carl Maxey, ke...

AARON DIXON, CAPTAIN OF SEATTLE'S chapter of the Black Panthers will speak here Monday in the Kennedy Library auditorium at 7:30 p.m. Spokane attorney Carl Maxey will speak at noon of the same day in Bali Lounge to launch Black Week.

Looking Back: “Educationally Oriented” Black Week Starts Monday

June 2, 2020

This story was originally published in the Easterner, Vol. 19, No. 23, February 5, 1969 and has not been changed except for AP style. Progress towar...

Left: EWU sophomore guard/forward Kim Aiken Jr. wears No. 24, one of Kobe Bryant's numbers. Photo by Mckenzie Ford for the Easterner. Right: Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant. Photo from Wikimedia Commons.

EWU men’s and women’s basketball players and coaches reflect on the life and legacy of Kobe Bryant

February 5, 2020

On January 26, the world was stunned when news broke that Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant had died in a helicopter crash, along with his daughter Gianna a...

Looking Back: War rally shows interest

Looking Back: War rally shows interest

November 20, 2019

This story was originally published in the Easterner, Vol. 22, No. 22, April 26, 1972 and has not been changed except for AP style. Amid signs of “Di...

Looking Back: Parking fees, fines set for increase

October 18, 2019

This story was originally published in The Easterner, Vol. 61, No. 29, May 26, 2010 and has not been changed except for AP style. It’s going to cost ...

Looking Back: Saving Homecoming!

Looking Back: Saving Homecoming!

October 18, 2019

This story was originally published in The Easterner, Vol. 61, No. 29, May 26, 2010 and has not been changed except for AP style.  Saving Homecoming! Homecoming 1969 is in desperate fear...

Looking Back: Campus housing applications increase for fall quarter

Looking Back: Campus housing applications increase for fall quarter

October 18, 2019

This story was originally published in Easterner, Vol. 25, Special Edition, September 26, 1974and has not been changed except for AP style.  Housing applications for fall quarter at Eastern Washingt...

Looking Back: Field to get a name change

Looking Back: Field to get a name change

September 30, 2019

This story was originally published in The Easterner, Vol. 61, No. 29, May 26, 2010 and has not been changed except for AP style. After 7...

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