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Editorial: Special senior issue well under way

Editorial: Special senior issue well under way

By Drew Lawson, Sports Editor

May 13, 2020

Did you know EWU’s commencement will be virtual?  If not, you’re either living under a rock, or you don’t follow The Easterner on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.  As reported in an editorial a couple weeks ago, The Easterner is partnering with MarCom to publish a special senior issue as...

Letter to the Editor: EWU ROTC alum and National Guard officer supports Washington state COVID-19 response

1LT Miranda Munsell (EWU Army ROTC Class of 2016)

By Jonathan Stafford, EWU Army ROTC Professor of Military Science

May 12, 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. One of the decisions that Cadets in the Eastern Washington University (EWU) Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC...

Em-azing Reviews: Some Good News review

Em-azing Reviews: Some Good News review

By Emily Driskel, Reporter

May 8, 2020

This is part five of a nine-part entertainment review series by The Easterner. Emily Driskel, author of this article, is a reporter for The Easterner. Her opinions expressed in this article do not necessarily reflect the views of The Easterner, its staff or Eastern Washington University. Lately th...

Editorial: A pandemic is still happening … what’s the fall-out?

Editorial: A pandemic is still happening ... what's the fall-out?

By Drew Lawson, Sports Editor

May 6, 2020

EWU students will have to continue to get used to an online learning format if they aren’t already. The university announced yesterday that fall quarter will be a virtual-first format, as The Easterner first reported.  Students learned this news via a campus-wide email that contained details including the fact that some classes that have to be...

Randical: “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” movie review

Randical:

By Randle Kinswa, News Editor

May 2, 2020

This is part four of a nine-part entertainment review series by The Easterner. Randle Kinswa, author of this article, is the news editor for The Easterner. His opinions expressed in this article do not necessarily reflect the views of The Easterner, its staff or Eastern Washington University. “Once Upon a...

Editorial: The Easterner will partner with MarCom to help honor graduates

Editorial: The Easterner will partner with MarCom to help honor graduates

By Drew Lawson, Sports Editor

April 29, 2020

On April 15, The Easterner was the first to share the rather unsurprising (but still disappointing) news with the public off an email announcement from EWU: In-person commencement was canceled.  Like seemingly everything else nowadays, the ceremony will be virtual. (Graduates will also have the ...

Public hearing on proposed WAC changes

April 28, 2020

The following is an advertisement from EWU. The content below was not created by The Easterner or its editorial staff. The advertisement has not been edited by The Easterner or its staff, except for AP style.    Eastern Washington University is proposing the following changes to Washington Ad...

Around the Ben-d: Parasite movie review

Around the Ben-d: Parasite movie review

By Ben Blakney, Reporter

April 24, 2020

This is part three of a nine-part entertainment review series by The Easterner. Ben Blakney, author of this article, is a reporter for The Easterner. His opinions expressed in this article do not necessarily reflect the views of The Easterner, its staff or Eastern Washington University. WARNING: ...

Editorial: Recapping the past week (in case you lost track of the days)

Editorial: Recapping the past week (in case you lost track of the days)

By Drew Lawson, Sports Editor

April 23, 2020

Eight days ago, EWU announced it was canceling in-person commencement and moving the June 13 ceremony to a virtual interaction. It was the latest hit to an infinite number of events both in Cheney and worldwide that have been shut down due to COVID-19.  What else happened since I last sat at my co...

In Laurentine: Tiger King review

In Laurentine: Tiger King review

By Lauren Reichenbach, Copy Editor

April 17, 2020

This is part two of a nine-part entertainment review series by The Easterner. Lauren Reichenbach, author of this article, is the copy editor for The Easterner. Her opinions expressed in this article do not necessarily reflect the views of The Easterner, its staff or Eastern Washington University. S...

Editorial: We’re still inside, but sun provides hope for the future

Editorial: We're still inside, but sun provides hope for the future

By Drew Lawson, Sports Editor

April 15, 2020

As I sat down to write my weekly editorial column, I realized how strange it was that I was staring out the window into the Yakima Valley (where I did not grow up) while attempting to co-manage a student newspaper from behind a computer screen.  These are confusing times. At least the weather is good.  I...

Da Venter Vents: New music to cure your quarantine boredom

Da Venter Vents: New music to cure your quarantine boredom

By Karlee Van De Venter, Reporter

April 14, 2020

This is part one of a nine-part entertainment review series by The Easterner. Karlee Van De Venter, author of this article, is the arts and features reporter for The Easterner. Her opinions expressed in this article do not necessarily reflect the views of The Easterner, its staff or Eastern Washington Uni...

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