The Easterner

“Justice too long delayed is justice denied:” Civil rights, oppression and a lesson learned

November 6, 2014

Hello Gentlemen and Ladies, I am writing you in regards to the article: “Protests in Missouri unfair to local businesses.” Written by: Tanner Streicher. Although this article title is great, the deliverance was wrong. Yes, the local businesses are being treated unfair by the rioting. However, this article does not focus on how the rioting has affected the businesses...

Response: “’A’ is for Annoyed: Straight Privilege Strikes Again”

October 28, 2014

To The Editor: The full acronym is LGBTQQAAI – it includes allies. We are lucky enough to live on a diverse campus. In highly conservative areas, allies are marginalized. People assume that if you are an ally, you must be gay, and allies are bullied and ostracized. True, it is foolish to assume that allies have the same experiences as, say, a lesbian. At the same time,...

Views on Ferguson protests from the racial-conscious perspective

By Zenaida Beltran, EWU Student

October 23, 2014

Have you ever known anyone that’s been shot by Police enforcement or even seen the excessive force too often done to innocent people? This sense of power that has indefinitely been given to the White man since the early days due to colonialization and practiced through Imperialism into the 21st century. The same power to conquer and oppress countless races and countries ...

Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers speaking on Capitol Hill in Washington on April 16, 2013.

Letter to the Editor: Cathy McMorris Rodgers should help hard-working students

July 26, 2014

Dear Editor, As the parent of an Easterner and a visitor to Cheney this week, I have seen that there are many students who work hard to put themselves...

opinion

Letter to the Editor: Bookstore hours

February 18, 2014

Dear Editor, Have you ever been studying for a test at night and suddenly realize you need a scrantron, green book or notebook for tomorrow? Then, after...

opinion

Letter to the Editor: Series Classes: Serious Setback

February 18, 2014

Dear Editor, Many majors at EWU involve mandatory “series” classes, which are typically three consecutive courses only offered fall-winter-spring....

opinion

Letter to the Editor: Inconsistent University Grade Scale

February 18, 2014

Dear Editor, As students, we acknowledge and respect our professors’ right to grade students appropriately, taking into consideration various factors...

opinion

Letter to the Editor: Eastern should set an example for recycling

February 4, 2014

Dear Editor, As our campus and the City of Cheney continue to expand and modernize, a common problem is the lack of recycling throughout the city comp...

opinion

Letter to the Editor: Don’t let your money eat you

February 4, 2014

Dear Editor, For a student living on campus, it is a requirement to purchase from a variety of different meal plans ranging in price from small to large: Pl...

opinion

Letter to the Editor: International students need to speak up if they want to become bilingual

November 5, 2013

There are several things that a student who speaks English as the second language should put into consideration in order to be able to learn the language...

opinion

Letter to the Editor: Trick or Treat

November 4, 2013

As Halloween approaches, children across the nation are gearing up to knock on people's door with those three infamous words: “Trick or treat!“ Some...

opinion

Letters to the Editor: Article about government shutdown too tame

October 24, 2013

I was happy to see coverage of the federal government shutdown in The Easterner (Issue 4, Oct. 16, 2013). However, the article’s depiction of the shutdown...

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