The Easterner

Gaining perspective: What it takes to create change in today’s world

Gaining perspective: What it takes to create change in today’s world

October 18, 2019

Richard N. Clark IV is the Editor-in-Chief for The Easterner. Any opinions expressed in this article are his own and does not necessarily reflect the vie...

Bike to Work Week: Fun and Sustainable Commuting

Bike to Work Week: Fun and Sustainable Commuting

May 16, 2018

The EPIC bike shop and EWU Sustainability are teaming up this week to promote fun and environment-friendly commuting options by providing free bike rentals ...

Feed Cheney provides free scratch-made hot meal

Feed Cheney provides free scratch-made hot meal

April 25, 2018

Once a month, the organization Feed Cheney provides a free scratch-made hot meal, groceries and volunteer opportunities for the community. As a foo...

EWU alum tackles community issues with power of poetry

By Kaitlyn Engen, Reporter

February 21, 2018

Onstage and off, Bethany Montgomery’s passion for poetry is alive and burning brightly across communities in Spokane, Cheney and beyond. Montgomery, a EWU alumna, went against risk and uncertainty to pursue the creation of the organization, Power 2 the Poetry. Montgomery came up with the idea for the movement the Sunday after last Thanksgiving while driving back from the west si...

World party celebrates diversity

World party celebrates diversity

October 15, 2017

Ambitious to celebrate and embrace EWU’s diversity, Eagle Entertainment invited international clubs and organizations to host a World Party. The W...

Grove Gates Remain Open After Hours

Grove Gates Remain Open After Hours

April 26, 2017

On Jan. 23, The Grove Apartment residents received an email stating that starting Jan. 27, the gate to the Grove would be closed after business hours,...

Cullinan Addresses EWU Community in Diversity Dialogue

Cullinan Addresses EWU Community in Diversity Dialogue

February 1, 2017

EWU’s Presidential Dialogues on Diversity, hosted Jan. 30 by President Mary Cullinan, illuminated the importance of building rapport between members of the ...

EWU serves community on MLK Day

January 15, 2016

On Jan. 18 students, staff and faculty members from EWU, WSU, Gonzaga, Whitworth and SFCC come together for a march and a day of service in honor of Dr....

Smoking areas benefit whole campus community

Smoking areas benefit whole campus community

May 30, 2015

First and foremost, I want to make it clear I am not here to preach to anyone about whether or not they should smoke cigarettes. I couldn’t care less...

Cru club creates community

By Rebekah Frank, Administrative Assistant

May 18, 2015

I walked into the auditorium of Showalter Hall on Wednesday night and was immediately met with relaxing music, good company and the feeling of being home. Going to Cru (formerly Campus Crusade for Christ), for me, is like a small vacation I go on every week for two hours. I show up and all the stress of school, work and family just melts away. I find a seat with friends...

Eastern wins national award for impact in community service efforts

Eastern wins national award for impact in community service efforts

November 12, 2014

In the 2010 United States Census, 38.8 percent of Cheney residents were below the poverty level. Eastern’s Office of Community Engagement (OCE), and...

Homecoming paints Eastern red

By Katie Dunn, Staff Writer

October 23, 2014

All over campus are posters announcing Eagle Spirit Week and the theme for homecoming, “Paint the Town Red.” “Coming up with a theme for homecoming is probably the most frustrating task for a committee,” said Lisa Poplawski, director of Alumni Advancement. “You don’t want it to be cheesy, you want it to have meaning, you want it to represent who you are as a...

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