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Column: My experience at the Spokane Black Lives Matter protest

June 8, 2020

Ben Blakney, author of this article, is a reporter for The Easterner. His opinions expressed in this article do not necessarily reflect the views of The...

The Zip's in Cheney

Cheney businesses reopen during Phase 2

June 8, 2020

  Several Cheney-area businesses are back open during Phase 2 of Washington’s four-phase reopening plan.   Phase 2 allows restaurants, hair/nail salons...

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West Plains Roasters continues to serve community

June 8, 2020

Before the pandemic caused the community to practice social distancing, West Plains Roasters in Cheney was able to seat many people in their lobby. Wal...

Opinion: The CDC is concerned about public health and so am I.

Opinion: The CDC is concerned about public health and so am I.

June 8, 2020

Star Dragon is a reporter for The Easterner. Her opinions expressed do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of The Easterner, its staff or Eas...

EWU students share online midterm experience

EWU students share online midterm experience

June 5, 2020

  EWU, as the quarter has progressed, has continued to facilitate online learning. All tests, quizzes, and assignments are newly formatted for distanc...

The Cheney Safeway is one of many grocery stores that have had to make COVID-19-related guidelines for their customers and employees.

How are students pursuing summer jobs?

June 1, 2020

  Summer is finally approaching. People are starting to make summer plans, going out to the lake and spending more time outside. Applying for summ...

The video calling platforms EWU students prefer

The video calling platforms EWU students prefer

June 1, 2020

Students are using video calls to fulfill their work. Video calling platforms allow students to be able to collaborate as if they were in person, but ...

The Vocal Jazz Choir gathers around the piano in the choir room to practice their parts

EWU choir sings to inspire, inform

June 1, 2020

When EWU announced that spring quarter would be fully online, many departments were left questioning how they could make their student learning objectiv...

Mary Cullinan at the Passing Through the Pillars event on Sept. 23

EWU waives SAT and ACT admissions requirement

May 27, 2020

  On May 18, EWU announced its switch to testing-optional admissions. This means incoming students will not be required to submit SAT or ACT s...

Money saved after moving out of dorms

Money saved after moving out of dorms

May 25, 2020

  Many students’ experience of living in the dorms was shortened when EWU President Mary Cullinan announced the switch to online classes in Mar...

A campus map with descriptions of some the key buildings and it's purpose. | Made by Colleen Ford and Erik Rotness for The Easterner

Visitor Center shifts to virtual tours

May 25, 2020

  In order to stay connected to incoming and prospective students during COVID-19, the EWU Visitor Center has shifted to virtual tours.  With stu...

EWU’s virtual symposium to celebrate student achievement

EWU’s virtual symposium to celebrate student achievement

May 22, 2020

  Students from EWU will begin presenting their projects, albeit virtually this year, at The Student Research and Creative Works Symposium on May...

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