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Breaking down breaking news

By Karlee Van De Venter, Arts and Features Editor February 23, 2021

Breaking down breaking news  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...

An armoured vehicle drives next to the Sule Pagoda, following days of mass protests against the military coup, in Yangon on February 14, 2021. (Photo by STR / AFP) (Photo by STR/AFP via Getty Images)

Breaking down breaking news

By Karlee Van De Venter, Arts and Features Editor February 16, 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...

Washington state is distributing both the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines in phases. 

Breaking down breaking news

By Karlee Van De Venter, Arts and Features Editor February 10, 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...

EWU Students wonder if they qualify for stimulus checks.

Breaking down breaking news

By Karlee Van De Venter, Arts and Features Editor February 2, 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...

US President Joe Biden speaks on racial equity before signing executive orders in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, DC, on January 26, 2021. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN / AFP) (Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images)

Biden’s inauguration and actions so far

By Karlee Van De Venter, Arts and Features Editor January 27, 2021

After a long election, Joe Biden was sworn in on Jan. 20 as the 46th President of the United States. The transfer of power is an extremely specific routine outlined in the U.S. Constitution.  A president’s...

Interim president hosts COVID-19 town hall

Interim president hosts COVID-19 town hall

By Karlee Van De Venter, Arts and Features Editor January 26, 2021

  Interim President David May hosted a town hall on Jan. 21 regarding COVID-19. All students and faculty were invited via email to join the discussion “about the state of the pandemic, vaccinations,...

A tribute to Dr. Raphael Guillory

A tribute to Dr. Raphael Guillory

By Ben Blakney, Contributor January 21, 2021

  Over the 2020 winter break, EWU’s Dr. Raphael Guillory, friend and professor, lost his life. He was 49 years old. Dr. Guillory was an adamant and passionate member of the EWU community....

EWU student Aiden Cook stands outside the music and arts building. Many academic programs are facing budget cuts.

Provost Brian Levin-Stankevich and EWU’s future academic plans

By Emily Driskel, News Editor January 21, 2021

Provost Brian Levin-Stankevich started at EWU in 1995 as vice provost. At that time, he started the EWU hockey club and continued to work in a variety of roles in administration until he left the university...

Pierce hall has a common room in which students would spend time socializing.  Most students went home for the holidays, leaving the space empty.

Campus during the holidays

By Emily Driskel, News Editor January 20, 2021

  During Thanksgiving and winter breaks in the past at EWU, the campus has been empty as students left to spend time with their families. With the COVID-19 restrictions allowing limited access...

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John Matthews poses with a check donated to the Cheney food bank.

Stimulus breakdown

By Karlee Van De Venter, Arts and Features Editor January 14, 2021

On Dec. 29, President Trump signed off on the long-awaited $908 billion stimulus package, offering up to $600 to most adult taxpayers, and an additional $600 for each dependent they support. It was delivered...

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Honoring EWU professor Sarah Keller

By Emily Driskel, News Editor January 12, 2021

  On Dec. 24, 2020, anthropology Professor Sarah Keller passed away. Dr. Keller was well known among the EWU community and had many accomplishments that benefited EWU students. Keller retired in...

Political Updates

Political Updates

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

With roughly a month between the end of fall quarter and the beginning of winter quarter, a lot has gone on in the U.S. since The Easterner’s last edition. Here’s a list of news updates by day from...

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