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Grievance denied: Key Baker’s ASEWU election victory stands

Grievance denied: Key Baker’s ASEWU election victory stands

May 8, 2019

The ASEWU elections were almost two weeks ago, but the battle to become president continued Tuesday. Reilly Responte, having lost in the polls to Key Baker ...

Key Baker and Reilly Responte face off in race for presidency

Key Baker and Reilly Responte face off in race for presidency

April 24, 2019

The race to become the ASEWU president is down to Key Baker and Reilly Responte after voters eliminated Alaa Almohammed in the primary elections. The g...

Government shutdown ends; President Trump declares national emergency

Government shutdown ends; President Trump declares national emergency

February 21, 2019

On Jan. 25, 2019, the government shutdown came to an end. President Trump signed a stopgap bill that would reopen the government for a three-week perio...

Early look at the 2020 presidential candidates

Early look at the 2020 presidential candidates

February 21, 2019

The 2020 presidential race has already begun, with several prominent Democrats and at least one Republican already throwing their names into the rin...

Inslee declares state of emergency over measles outbreak

Inslee declares state of emergency over measles outbreak

February 15, 2019

Washington state Governor Jay Inslee declared a state of emergency on Jan. 28 due to the major increase of measles cases in a matter of a few weeks. ...

Human decomposition bill being considered in Washington

Human decomposition bill being considered in Washington

February 15, 2019

At the end of life, many people end up in a casket or in an urn, but Washington state residents may soon have the option to become one with nature. ...

Proposed ban of plastic bags aims to reduce waste

Proposed ban of plastic bags aims to reduce waste

January 30, 2019

Heart-wrenching videos of turtles with straws stuck in their heads or birds with their necks caught in plastic bags shed light on the seriousness of the...

Longest government shutdown in US history comes to an end

Longest government shutdown in US history comes to an end

January 30, 2019

The longest government shutdown in U.S. history came to an end, at least temporarily, on Friday, Jan. 25. President Donald Trump agreed to a bill that wil...

EWU largely unaffected by government shutdown

EWU largely unaffected by government shutdown

January 26, 2019

This article ran in the Jan. 23 issue of The Easterner. On Jan. 25, Congress and President Donald Trump agreed to reopen the government until at least Feb...

Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson speaks at EWU

Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson speaks at EWU

January 9, 2019

Students gathered in Hargreaves Hall on Nov. 30 to hear Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson speak and answer questions about current politic...

The Easterner’s election recap

The Easterner’s election recap

November 14, 2018

Voters nationwide had high hopes for the Nov. 6 midterm elections. Democrats were hoping for a blue wave, while Republicans hoped to hang on to the House a...

Election Guide Podcast

Election Guide Podcast

November 2, 2018

The Easterner's Michael Brock, Jeremy Burnham and Dylan Harris explain the ins and outs of this year's midterm elections. Listen to this podcast to learn...

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