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Editors’ Picks: EWU Surplus Store

Editors’ Picks: EWU Surplus Store

By Brad Brown

May 4, 2017


Filed under Editor's Picks, Opinion

One of the great hidden gems on the EWU campus is the Surplus Store. Tucked away behind Roos Field, adjacent with the upper parking lot, lies the home of discount central. From household furniture, chairs and office supplies to computers and bicycles, Surplus sells a variety of used items that are no longe...

Editors’ Picks: Puyo Puyo Tetris

Editors’ Picks: Puyo Puyo Tetris

By Rosie Perry

May 4, 2017


Filed under Editor's Picks, Opinion

One of the latest releases for the Nintendo Switch brings back the fun of Tetris with all new game modes and excitement. Puyo Puyo Tetris is a multiplayer puzzle attack game where players can either play through the solo campaign or play against their friends in each of the different multiplayer modes...

Editors’ Picks: Nordstrom Rack

Editors’ Picks: Nordstrom Rack

By Colette-Janae Buck

May 4, 2017


Filed under Editor's Picks, Opinion

Calling all EWU fashionistas. Looking for a way to satisfy your new clothing desires while on a budget? Look no further than the Spokane Valley’s Nordstrom Rack. The offshoot, quasi-factory outlet sister store of Seattle-based Nordstrom offers fresh finds at great prices. I love the experience of scroun...

Make a Statement in Bell Sleeves

Make a Statement in Bell Sleeves

By Colette-Janae Buck, Chief Copy Editor

April 27, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Style Nest

From bell-shaped cuffs to structured short sleeves, spring is the season of statement tops and dresses. These types of garments can be found in a wide range of brand collections, including Forever 21, Who What Wear, couture brands and even those phony shopping sites advertised on Facebook. It can be daunt...

Editors’ Picks: Girlboss

Editors’ Picks: Girlboss

By Colette-Janae Buck

April 27, 2017


Filed under Editor's Picks, Opinion

Spitfire entrepreneur and Nasty Gal founder Sophia Amoruso receives the ultimate immortalization in the Netflix biopic, GirlBoss, which retells her journey from a rebellious young adult to eBay vintage clothing merchant. Filled to the brim with shenanigans, dick jokes and outfits that are to die for...

Editors’ Picks: Hell On Wheels

Editors’ Picks: Hell On Wheels

By Gerald Maib

April 27, 2017


Filed under Editor's Picks, Opinion

Hell on Wheels is a TV series that is based off the character of a former Confederate soldier named Cullen Bohannon. Fueled by revenge over the death of his wife from Union soldiers, Bohannon doubles as a worker for the Union Pacific Railroad building the first transcontinental railroad. He finds himself stru...

Editors’ Picks: Peak Blinders

Editors’ Picks: Peak Blinders

By Ian Bouchard

April 27, 2017


Filed under Editor's Picks, Opinion

Hell on Wheels is a TV series that is based off the character of a former Confederate soldier named Cullen Bohannon. Fueled by revenge over the death of his wife from Union soldiers, Bohannon doubles as a worker for the Union Pacific Railroad building the first transcontinental railroad. He finds him...

Editors’ Pick: Roger Federer

Editors’ Pick: Roger Federer

By Brandon Cline

April 20, 2017


Filed under Editor's Picks, Opinion

The GOAT of men’s tennis just doesn’t stop. At age 35, Roger Federer has found a new wind in 2017, starting the season 19-1 and winning three titles to add to his ever-growing collection. Federer’s most notable achievement this season has been winning his 18th career Grand Slam title, defeating fie...

Editors’ Pick: Toradora

Editors’ Pick: Toradora

By Erin Rebar

April 20, 2017


Filed under Editor's Picks, Opinion

My husband and I watched the entire season of Toradora, a Japanese anime based on a light novel of the same name, in approximately two sittings. Despite initial reservations -- the show is obnoxiously over-the-top at times -- it turned out to be one of my all time favorites. Toradora follows two students a...

Editors’ Pick: Silicon Valley

Editors’ Pick: Silicon Valley

By Logan Stanley

April 20, 2017


Filed under Editor's Picks, Opinion

Google. Facebook. YouTube. Twitter. Skype. You know the companies and where they’re located -- Silicon Valley. HBO takes on the idea of those tech giants and the culture of the Valley in Mike Judge and Alec Berg’s geniusly-crafted satirical comedy “Silicon Valley,” which features computer program...

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