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Graduate student Tim Gales practices the cello. Students in the EWU music program are facing program cuts and alterations.

Budget changes for 2021-23

By Randle Kinswa, Co-Managing Editor/Sports Editor June 3, 2021

After a year of online courses campus wide, like most universities, EWU is planning and budgeting for a return to normalcy, or semi-normalcy, by the fall of 2021. EWU plans to fully open campus services...

The future of EWU journalism majors

By Emily Driskel, News Editor June 2, 2021

  Currently, the journalism program is on the list of degrees that will be cut from EWU in the next few years.  Dr. Christina Valeo, English department chair, discussed with The Easterner on...

Violence In Palestine: A recent rundown on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Violence In Palestine: A recent rundown on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

By Aiden Cook, Reporter May 26, 2021

  In the past two weeks, the world has stood and watched in both horror and protest as once again violence clashes between Israel and Palestine. Two different nations and different people fueled...

A nurse checking on a patient at the Walter Reed Hospital Flu Ward during the influenza pandemic, Washington DC, circa 1918. (Photo by Harris & Ewing/Underwood Archives/Getty Images)

Breaking Down Breaking News

By Karlee Van De Venter, Arts and Features Editor May 25, 2021

  Lately, it feels like there is so much going on: in the world, in the news, in our lives. Keeping up with current events was hard enough already, and now we’ve got a lot of information getting...

Vaccine timeline

Vaccine timeline

By Karlee Van De Venter, Arts and Features Editor May 20, 2021

Dr. David Syphers, author of the recent ad hoc faculty report concerning athletics, presents his findings at the Feb. 27 board of trustees meeting.

Why is tuition so expensive: the marketing of education

By Aiden Cook, Reporter May 19, 2021

According to Forbes, the average cost of attending a four-year college has risen by 497% since 1985. This surpasses the rate of inflation which since 1985 has been 147.51%. These numbers don’t come as...

The former President of EWU, Mary Cullinen passed away recently.

Breaking Down Breaking News

By Karlee Van De Venter, Arts and Features Editor May 12, 2021

Lately, it feels like there is so much going on: in the world, in the news, in our lives. Keeping up with current events was hard enough already, and now we’ve got a lot of information getting thrown...

Breaking down breaking news

Breaking down breaking news

By Karlee Van De Venter, Arts and Features Editor May 5, 2021

Lately, it feels like there is so much going on: in the world, in the news, in our lives. Keeping up with current events was hard enough already, and now we’ve got a lot of information getting thrown...

UNITED STATES - NOVEMBER 14: Sen. Bernie Sanders, D-Vt., and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., along with affordable housing advocates and climate change activists announce the introduction of public housing legislation as part of the Green New Deal outside the Capitol on Thursday, November 14, 2019. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images)

Breaking Down Breaking News

By Karlee Van De Venter, Arts and Features Editor April 30, 2021

Lately, it feels like there is so much going on: in the world, in the news, in our lives. Keeping up with current events was hard enough already, and now we’ve got a lot of information getting thrown...

HB 1287: The Future of Cars in Washington

HB 1287: The Future of Cars in Washington

By Aiden Cook, Reporter April 29, 2021

  As electric cars slowly become more dominant in the automotive market and states look towards a future of zero-emissions, one can only wonder how long the gasoline car has left. In the eyes of...

flu shot

EWU’s Required Vaccinations

By Grant Wengeler, Reporter April 22, 2021

  Since 2019, Eastern Washington University has required measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) immunization records from students to prove their vaccination status. With such requirements already in...

The nation watches the Derek Chauvin trial.

Breaking Down Breaking News

By Karlee Van De Venter, Arts and Features Editor April 21, 2021

  Lately, it feels like there is so much going on: in the world, in the news, in our lives. Keeping up with current events was hard enough already, and now we’ve got a lot of information getting...

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