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Laying the Law: Rudy Gobert, The Cabana Inn and my brief, school-funded trip to Boise

Laying the Law: Rudy Gobert, The Cabana Inn and my brief, school-funded trip to Boise

By Drew Lawson, Sports Editor

March 23, 2020

The opinions expressed in this article do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of The Easterner, its staff or Eastern Washington University. This letter has not been edited except for AP style. I was walking down the pleasantly clean streets of Boise, Idaho, toward CenturyLink Arena o...

How to help a friend through trauma

How to help a friend through trauma

By Star Dragon, News Reporter

March 14, 2020

Star Dragon is The Easterner’s news reporter. Her opinions expressed do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of The Easterner, its staff or Eastern Washington University. It’s widely known that sexual assault is a prevalent crime across college campuses. In my own experience as a col...

Easterner Asks

Easterner Asks

March 10, 2020

“If I could have any superpower I would want to fly. I would like to be able to go anywhere at any time and see the world from a different perspective.”-Alyssa Coleman, Freshman “This may sound like a weird response, but I would want the ability to see more compassion in the world. That woul...

Show review: “Chernobyl”

Show review: “Chernobyl”

By Karlee Van De Venter, Arts and Features Reporter

March 4, 2020

Karlee Van De Venter is The Easterner’s arts and features reporter. Her opinions expressed do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of The Easterner, its staff or Eastern Washington University. The HBO Miniseries, “Chernobyl,” highlights many of the negative things Soviet Russia is notor...

The Impact of young voters

The Impact of young voters

By Lauren Reichenbach, Copy Editor

February 26, 2020

Lauren Reichenbach is The Easterner’s copy editor. Her opinions expressed do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of The Easterner, its staff or Eastern Washington University. This article has not been edited except for AP style. With Super Tuesday happening March 3, the stress is on fo...

Five takeaways from the faculty report discussion

Five takeaways from the faculty report discussion

By Drew Lawson, Sports Editor

February 26, 2020

Drew Lawson is the Sports Editor for The Easterner. The overtly hyperbolic opinion expressed in this article is his own, and does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The Easterner’s editorial board. Like many people that have a vested interest in EWU athletics, the faculty organization report discussion has been of great interest to me. My initial reaction, admittedly, was to text friends and...

Online dating: friend or foe

Online dating: friend or foe

By Star Dragon, New Reporter

February 20, 2020

Store aisles have been flooded with I love you's, roses, and teddy bears. I know I can’t be the only one who has made eye contact with a teddy bear bigger than myself, wondering if someone will ever buy me a giant friend. Last Valentine's Day,my mother saw me eyeballing a giant bear and was sweet enou...

The Eagles could surprise people in March, but they have to beat Montana first…

The Eagles could surprise people in March, but they have to beat Montana first…

By Drew Lawson, Sports Editor

February 14, 2020

Drew Lawson is the Sports Editor for The Easterner. The overtly hyperbolic opinion expressed in this article is his own, and does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The Easterner’s editorial board. With eight games to go in the regular season, the EWU men’s basketball team has mostly enjoy...

Racism isn’t a response to the coronavirus

Racism isn’t a response to the coronavirus

By Karlee Van De Venter, Contributer

February 13, 2020

     The most celebrated time in Chinese culture, the Lunar New Year, was harshly taken over with precautions against the fast-spreading coronavirus, with over 40,000 cases in less than two months. In China, more than 800 people have died, with numbers quickly rising. President Donald Trump ordered ...

Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor

By Gloria D. Bravo, Senior - International Affairs

February 6, 2020

Letters to the editor do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of The Easterner, its staff or Eastern Washington University. This letter has not been edited except for AP style. With the 2020 presidential election a mere 10 months away,  you  and  I  know  that  the  debate  over  i...

Guest column: ROTC instructors honored for leadership

Guest column: ROTC instructors honored for leadership

By Master Sgt. Micheal Zehring, Guest Columnist

November 20, 2019

Michael  Zehring  is  a  Master  Sergeant  in  the ROTC program at EWU. Guest columns do  not  necessarily  reflect  the  views  and  opinions of  The Easterner, its staff members or   Eastern   Washington   University.   This   column was only edited for AP style. This  year,  ...

Gaining perspective: What it takes to create change in today’s world

Gaining perspective: What it takes to create change in today’s world

By Richard N. Clark IV, Editor-in-Chief

October 18, 2019

Richard N. Clark IV is the Editor-in-Chief for The Easterner. Any opinions expressed in this article are his own and does not necessarily reflect the views of The Easterner, its staff members or EWU.    As a child growing up, I struggled with coming to grips over the cards I was dealt - ma...

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