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EWU junior guard Jacob Davison attacks the basket. Davison scored 26 points in EWU's 71-69 victory over PSU Saturday.

EWU basketball teams look forward to their seasons

October 28, 2020

EWU men’s and women’s basketball teams have begun practicing, and are both looking forward to the start of their seasons.  EWU women’s basketball lost two starters f...

President Donald Trump delivering a speech at a campaign rally in Phoenix. Trump will be seeking his second term as president in 2020.

Congress reexamines the 25th amendment

October 13, 2020

President Trump announced on Oct. 1 that he and the First Lady tested positive for COVID-19. Trump is considered high-risk because of his age, meaning thi...

How EWU is handling COVID cases in the dorms

How EWU is handling COVID cases in the dorms

October 7, 2020

  As fall classes have begun again at EWU, the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect student life. Following a recent surge of on-campus cases...

Eastern students are using social media to connect without being on campus.

Social media enables EWU students to connect

October 6, 2020

Making friends as a college freshman is usually never easy, but adding a pandemic into the mix makes it that much harder. Even with virtual events, it’...

The Mason Jar offers a variety of authentic coffee beverages, such as lattes and classic drips, along with

Adjustments of Cheney local businesses

October 6, 2020

In past years, move-in weekend for EWU has allowed new students to check out the town of Cheney, wandering through the local restaurants and the campu...

Brewster Hall, located in Cheney on Second St., is a residence hall at EWU.

Campus Changes 2020

September 30, 2020

  This year, EWU’s campus looks different than the previous years. Last fall quarter, the campus mall was filled with booths for new students to...

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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...

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