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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...

Notre Dame in Paris, France, as seen from the Seine river. The cathedral's roof and spire burned down in a fire last month.

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...

Los Angeles Rams wide receiver Nsimba Webster catches one of his four touchdowns in the FCS semifinal game against Maine on Dec. 15. Webster signed with the Rams as an undrafted free agent on April 27.

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...

Deborah Parker gives a speech to EWU students on April 16. Parker, who was the keynote speaker for Sexual Assault Action Week, is a social activist and member of the Tulalip Tribes of Washington.

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...

Easterner asks: Is college worth the cost?

Easterner asks: Is college worth the cost?

Do you think college is still worth the cost?
By Matt Pennell, Social Media Editor April 17, 2019

Easterner Asks: Spring Quarter Goals

Easterner Asks: Spring Quarter Goals

What are your Spring Quarter Goals, and why?
By Matthew Pennell, Social Media Editor April 8, 2019

Easterner Asks:

Former EWU forward Felix Von Hofe is boxed out by Georgetown University's Bradley Hayes in the 2015 NCAA Tournament. The No. 4 seed Hoyas beat the No. 13 seed Eagles 84-74 in the game.

Opinion: Don’t pick the Big Sky at the Big Dance

By Taylor Newquist, Sports Editor March 6, 2019

Taylor Newquist is the Sports 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. Every year the...

Easterner Asks: Snow daze

Easterner Asks: Snow daze

What did you do with your snow days?
By Matt Pennell, Social Media Editor February 28, 2019

Easterner Asks: Trump's wall

Easterner Asks: Trump’s wall

What is your opinion of the Trump Wall?
By Matt Pennell, Social Media Editor February 28, 2019

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Opinion: NCAA athletes should be paid

Examining the possibility of compensating college athletes amid a new bill proposal in Washington state
By Michael Brock, Editor in Chief February 27, 2019

Michael Brock is the Editor in Chief for The Easterner. The opinion expressed in this article is his own and does not necessarily reflect the opinion of the rest of The Easterner's editorial board. When...

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Opinion: EWU should form an esports team

As popularity continues to rise, the university needs to capitalize
By Erik Rotness, A&F Editor February 14, 2019

Esports is the name for competitive, organized video gaming, and it’s huge. In the world of professional esports, the North American team Cloud9 tied for third place in the 2018 League of Legends...

EWU President Mary Cullinan at a Dialogue on Diversity in 2017. In the guest column this week, Cullinan asks students to appreciate those who work behind the scenes to keep EWU running.

President Mary Cullinan: EWU is powered by people

By Mary Cullinan, Guest Columnist February 6, 2019

Mary Cullinan is the EWU president. Guest columns do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of The Easterner, its staff members or Eastern Washington University. In your life as a student, I’m...

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