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Election recap by state

By Karlee Van De Venter, Arts and Features Editor November 18, 2020

This year’s election was arguably the most unpredictable and unexpected election we’ve had. With results coming in at different times and methods than normal, many people found themselves confused...

Many polls were taken before the election in order to guess the winner of the 2020 Presidential Election.

How wrong were the polls this time?

By Randle Kinswa, Co-Managing Editor/Sports Editor November 12, 2020

In 2016, President Trump’s election was surprising to many. The outcome according to state and federal polls, was to be an electoral repeat of 2012. However, President Trump won the election which...

Main stairs at the entry of the PUB.

Election Day in the PUB

By Emily Driskel, News Editor November 12, 2020

  On Tuesday Nov. 3, ASEWU hosted a non-partisan voting event in the PUB, allowing members of the EWU community to register to vote. ASEWU wanted to create a safe environment for students and the...

Oklahoma elected Mauree Turner (D), the country’s first non-binary state legislator. (Photo by Erin Schaff-Pool/Getty Images)

Diversity firsts from the 2020 election

By Karlee Van De Venter, Arts and Features Editor November 10, 2020

While the presidential race has been at the forefront of election coverage, the elections this year brought a lot of historic firsts. Federal, state and local governments all became more diverse with the...

Key Baker (left), the unofficial ASEWU president-elect, looks on at Reilly Responte (right), who filed a grievance after losing by 11 votes. Responte cited Bylaw 2017-18/206A section 4-D as his main argument. This was during the ASEWU elections in 2019.

The presidential election: What EWU was up to

By Ben Blakney, Technology Director November 10, 2020

In typical 2020 fashion, the presidential election was one of grand proportions. Incumbent Donald Trump ran against challenger Joseph Biden. At the end of election night, the race was tight. Biden led...

The Easterner Election Coverage LIVE

The Easterner Election Coverage LIVE

By Keri Kelly, Web Editor November 3, 2020

2020 Presidential Race by State The 2020 presidential race candidates are President Donald Trump and Joe Biden. The winner of the presidential race is Joe Biden with 306 votes. Biden also has the popular...

ASEWU hosts election day event

ASEWU hosts election day event

By Emily Driskel, News Editor October 30, 2020

Election Day is fast approaching. The Associated Students of Eastern Washington University (ASEWU) is hosting a non-partisan event allowing EWU students, faculty and members of the community to vote on...

Students at EWU will be affected by the decisions made at the town hall meetings. Image taken last fall, November 21st, 2019.

Recap for Oct. 28th Virtual Town Hall Meeting

By Emily Driskel, News Editor October 29, 2020

  Interim President David May, during the Town Hall Meeting on Wednesday, spent the majority of the meeting answering and discussing questions from EWU students. He began with talking about the...

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

VICE News Covers the EWU Community

By Emily Driskel, News Editor October 28, 2020

A video from VICE News “COVID Is Emptying College Towns That Desperately Need Students” came out on Oct. 19 about the effect online school was having on EWU and Cheney. The opening scene of the video...

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State election guide 2020

By Karlee Van De Venter, Arts and Features Editor October 27, 2020

Last week, The Easterner covered local election candidates for Cheney residents. Now, here’s a guide for residents anywhere in Washington. The state elections are just as important as county and federal,...

Republican Mike Volz (left) and Democrat Kay Murano (right) are both running for a seat in Washington's state House in 2018. Volz has held the position since 2016.

The Easterner’s local elections guide

By Karlee Van De Venter, Arts and Features Editor October 20, 2020

In a national election year, it’s easy to forget about local elections. Residents of Cheney have legislative, judicial and county races to vote in. The Easterner collected information about each candidate...

Students gather at the Campus Mall to speak out against racist flyers posted around campus in 2018. The unity Rally was to show that EWU dopes not stand for hate and discrimination | Jeremy Burnham for The Easterner

White nationalist propaganda found on EWU campus

By Karlee Van De Venter, Arts and Features Editor October 16, 2020

An email went out to all EWU students and employees on Oct. 12 regarding white supremacist propaganda found on campus. It reiterates that the school does not tolerate any sort of hate here.  “We...

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