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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...

Women’s and Gender Studies Offering New Sexuality and Queer Studies Minor

By Candace Martin, Guest Columnist

October 2, 2019

This fall, Eastern Washington University’s Women’s and Gender Studies program is launching a new Sexuality and Queer Studies minor. To obtain a Sexuality and Queer Studies minor, students will need to complete 20 credits, including three required courses and one elective. With the elective, students w...

Easterner Asks: Why did you choose Eastern Washington University?

Easterner Asks: Why did you choose Eastern Washington University?

September 30, 2019

Giacobbe Galietti - Freshman "It felt like home as soon as I stepped on campus. I loved how welcome everyone made me feel." Johnny Mcguire - Freshman "I’ve always loved the eagles and have wanted to be here since I was younger. The eagle campus is home now." Rochelle Koepke - Freshman "I ca...

Letter from the editor:

Letter from the editor:

By Richard N. Clark IV, Editor in Chief 2019-20

June 6, 2019

Before talking about the future and my plans as the editor-in-chief at The Easterner for next year, I want to take a moment and thank EVERYONE, who has come before me. Regardless of how big an impact you had on EWU and The Easterner, you have made a difference. You are a part of the reason why I am in t...

Letter from the editor:

Letter from the editor:

By Michael Brock, Editor in Chief 2018-19

June 6, 2019

Hello fellow Eagles, Time is constant and unavoidable. Even though we are aware of its ever-present existence, it still has the tendency to pass us by if we’re not careful. That is how I am feeling as I sit here to write my final article as editor-in-chief at The Easterner. Although it was ...

President Mary Cullinan: Working to solve food insecurity

President Mary Cullinan: Working to solve food insecurity

By Mary Cullinan, Guest columnist

June 5, 2019

Mary Cullinan is the EWU president. Guest columns do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of The Easterner or its staff members. As we head toward June commencement ceremonies, we’ve been recognizing students’ accomplishments at numerous ceremonies and celebrating the achievements of the ...

Build your community: Disability scholars emphasize openness and collaboration

Build your community: Disability scholars emphasize openness and collaboration

By Shelby Miksch, Guest Columnist

May 22, 2019

Shelby Miksch is a first-year graduate student at EWU. Guest columns do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of The Easterner, its staff members or Eastern Washington University. Is it possible to discuss a complex topic without defining it? For Dr. Nirmala Erevelles and Dr. Alison Kafer, gues...

Opinion: Campus vending machines lack healthy options

Opinion: Campus vending machines lack healthy options

By Erik Rotness, A&F Editor

May 8, 2019

Erik Rotness is the A&F Editor for The Easterner. The opinion expressed in this article is his own, and does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The Easterner's editorial board. I’m a transfer student here at EWU. I missed out on the glorious first two years of being an Eagle in favor o...

Humanity chose Notre Dame over starving children

Humanity chose Notre Dame over starving children

By Colleen Ford, Web Editor

May 2, 2019

Colleen Ford is the Web Editor for The Easterner. The opinion expressed in this article is her own, and does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The Easterner’s editorial board.   It turns out that humanity can fix world issues—it’s just that we don’t want to. Notre Dame almost b...

Undrafted players have that special chip, and Webster fits the bill

Undrafted players have that special chip, and Webster fits the bill

By Taylor Newquist, Sports Editor

May 1, 2019

Taylor Newquist 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.   Taking a look through the list of the NFL's best undrafted players reveals some s...

Deborah Parker Asks EWU: “What Are You Willing to Protect?”

Deborah Parker Asks EWU: “What Are You Willing to Protect?”

By Leah Nemeth, Guest Columnist

April 24, 2019

Leah Nemeth is a senior at EWU. Guest columns do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of The Easterner, its staff members or Eastern Washington University. April is recognized as Sexual Assault Action Month, which departments such as EWU Health, Wellness and Prevention Services take on to l...

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