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By The Easterner, Editorial Board

April 14, 2018

"Sing Street" “Sing Street” (2016) is an independent movie directed by John Carney. The film features an original soundtrack following the new wave genre of the 1980s. “Sing Street” is set in Dublin, Ireland and pertains to the cultural conflicts of the region and era. This unique film explores...

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By The Easterner, Editorial Board

April 5, 2018

Ready Player One Based on Ernest Cline’s book that became a cult phenomenon, legendary director Steven Spielberg adapted the novel for the big screen. Set in a dystopian Earth in the year 2045, Ready Player One chronicles the journey of Wade Watts as he attempts to find an Easter Egg hidden the ...

Does diversity in its broadest sense include white supremacists?

By Paul Lindoldt, Contributor

April 5, 2018

On our campus in February this year, racist fliers appeared. A white supremacist group took credit. The university responded and students protested. Fliers from the same group now are appearing in the streets of Spokane and being plastered back up as fast as citizens can tear them down. The group th...

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By The Easterner, Editorial Board

March 14, 2018

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite I still like reading an actual book more than books off a Kindle, but it is hard to beat the convenience. It’s easy to grab and start reading because of how small and light it is, which makes me more likely to read. Instead of scrolling through stuff on my iPhone, I’ll ...

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By The Easterner, Editorial Board

March 12, 2018

“Everything Sucks” Set in the 1990s in the town of Boring, Oregon, “Everything Sucks” is a drama-comedy detailing the lives of teenagers in Boring. While on the surface level the show may seem light, the writing is deep and touches on real-life situations we face growing up including sexualit...

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By The Easterner, Editorial Board

March 5, 2018

HomePod Apple finally released their smart speaker and it is like most Apple products-awesome. Many people thought that this “over priced” ($349) smart speaker with the laughable Siri was not going to be bought by a lot of people because of its limitations. Well the tech website Mac Rumors re...

Opinion: Transparency on trial: Governor Inslee, the people need your help

Opinion: Transparency on trial: Governor Inslee, the people need your help

By Logan Camporeale, Special Contributor

February 28, 2018

Editor's note: Logan Camporeale graduated with a master's degree in History from EWU in Spring 2017.  On Feb. 23, while you were most likely finishing up homework and thinking about your weekend plans, our elected representatives in the Washington State Legislature rushed to pass a law that ensured their ...

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By The Eastern, Editorial Board

February 14, 2018

"The Howard Stern Show” There is a reason Howard Stern is known as ‘the King of All Media,’ he is the greatest broadcaster ever. When you have to drive from Spokane Valley to Cheney three days a week, you need something to keep you entertained and happy. His show is available exclusively on ...

Easterner Asks

By Richard N. Clark IV, Social Media Director

February 14, 2018

Kyle McMurrich, Junior “New food definitely, maybe a new place to do homework and just something new for the whole campus cause I know Patterson is the newest building on campus besides the PUB.” Ike Gathers, Junior “The community at Eastern, when the PUB was open, had a lot more co...

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By The Easterner, Editorial Board

February 9, 2018

Movie: “Hostiles” "Hostiles" opened in theaters on Jan. 26. This film features an array of brilliant actors such as Christian Bale, Rosamund Pike, and Wes Studi. The film does an outstanding job highlighting the main character’s raw emotion as he faces certain obstacles that push him to his limit. ...

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By The Easterner, Editorial Board

January 31, 2018

App: “Slack” Slack is an application that allows users to interact digitally with each other. The app promotes communication and collaboration within a team, and is available via smartphone and as a website. Once added to a workspace, users are able to message each other directly as well or c...

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By The Easterner, Editorial Board

January 24, 2018

Movie: "The Post"   In the most recent Steven Spielberg film “The Post,” the journey of Katherine Graham is chronicled. Graham, the first female publisher of a major American newspaper, was heading the Washington Post when the Pentagon Papers were leaked. The papers, which detailed how...

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