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Liquor control board eyes rules for weed in bars

opinion

By Kyle Harding, Opinion Editor

April 17, 2013

  [polldaddy poll=7043994] Two bar owners on the west side of the state have decided to test the boundaries of marijuana legalization by allowing its use in their establishments, and it appears the Liquor Control Board is not going to sit by and let that happen. In an April 3 press release, boar...

Letter to the editor: Distracted driving puts lives in danger

opinion

April 12, 2013

I am writing to urge all of you fellow drivers to please be responsible and do not text or talk on the phone while you are driving. It is as dangerous and deadly as drinking and driving. Last Tuesday, March 12, at around 7:45 a.m., I was driving with my 13-year-old daughter on highway 904 between Cheney ...

Greek life beyond the stereotypes

opinion

April 11, 2013

By Katie Simpson contributing writer [email protected] Most often when Greek life is mentioned, people rush to the conclusion that everyone associated is involved with the activities of a few. The images representing the Greek community on television and in movies paint most situations in...

Through the Eagle’s Eye: Are you ever offended by TV shows?

Through the Eagle's Eye: Are you ever offended by TV shows?

April 11, 2013

    Idaho legislature wants control of your television ...

Idaho legislature wants control of your television

opinion

By Kyle Harding, Opinion Editor

April 10, 2013

[polldaddy poll=7028723]   If the content of a television show is offensive, should you turn the show off or turn to the federal government? Idaho lawmakers seem to think the latter. On March 19, the state House of Representatives passed a non-binding resolution, introduced by republica...

Do commuter students need their own dedicated place to eat, study and meet?

opinion

By Lorna Hartman, Staff Writer

April 8, 2013

  While residence hall students can go to their rooms or to lounges in the residence halls to eat and study or just to escape classes, commuter students cannot go to their rooms. They use spots around campus where there are designated areas to eat, study and relax. For example, spaces i...

Star Wars club forces its way into campus

Star Wars club forces its way into campus

By Davis Hill, Staff Writer

April 4, 2013

  After several years of deliberation, distraction and plain old procrastination, two friends are finally starting the club they always thought Eastern should have. This spring quarter, Daryn Walter and Joel Hetrick are starting the Star Wars club, nicknamed "The New Republic." Walter...

Money Saving Tips For Residence Hall Students

Money Saving Tips For Residence Hall Students

April 3, 2013

By Michael Barone [email protected] It's every college student's nightmare; finals week is in the midst of pillaging your brains and you need that last boost of energy to get through the waves of information. You decide to go to the Eagle Express Market to grab an energy drink and some snacks so you ca...

Editorial: Military tuition assistance cut a play on the public’s sympathies

opinion

April 3, 2013

[email protected] In the wake of reduction in the growth of government spending mandated by sequestration, the Army, Marine Corps and Air Force decided last month to suspend tuition assistance for service members for the remainder of the fiscal year. After a public outcry, it did not take...

Final Exams: Study, Prepare, Survive

Final Exams: Study, Prepare, Survive

By Davis Hill, Staff Writer

March 22, 2013

  Although we no longer have to hunt for food or defend ourselves against marauders, these skills still serve us well in the modern academic wilderness of final examinations. Your finals will require every ounce of ingenuity you possess. They will be grueling and terrible. In order to help...

Letter to the editor: Response to “No salvaging ‘Savages'”

The

March 16, 2013

Dear Easterner Editor, This letter has been drafted to address a few inaccuracies in the article entitled, "No Salvaging 'Savages'" posted on March 7, 2013. We are a few of the original students involved in the "throwback jersey scandal" of 2004 and upon reading this latest article we were disappoi...

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