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Many EWU students are experiencing confusion in their online-only classes.

EWU students share experiences with online learning

April 20, 2020

In a story originally published in The Easterner on April 15, professors at EWU provided their input on the new quarantine learning environment, Zoom. A r...

How to stave off cabin fever while quarantined

How to stave off cabin fever while quarantined

April 20, 2020

Long periods of isolation were not in the forecast for 2020, but quarantining is a reality many people are now having to face. Quarantining at home may ...

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EWU facing large economic challenges during COVID-19 crisis

April 20, 2020

Last spring, EWU’s campus resembled a boomtown. Groups of students milled in the campus mall. Fraternities, sororities and activity groups of all kind...

Kailani Kennedy and Andrick Carroll studying for finals in the LLC pre-health lounge.

Students adjust to life outside of the dorms

April 20, 2020

About a month ago, students at EWU were finishing up winter quarter, studying at JFK Library and working out at the URC. People were still roaming the c...

COVID-19 Timeline March 23-April 15

COVID-19 Timeline March 23-April 15

April 16, 2020

To view the full PDF click the link below: Timeline...

Editorial: We're still inside, but sun provides hope for the future

Editorial: We’re still inside, but sun provides hope for the future

April 15, 2020

As I sat down to write my weekly editorial column, I realized how strange it was that I was staring out the window into the Yakima Valley (where I did ...

EWU raises over $270,000 on Giving Joy Day

EWU raises over $270,000 on Giving Joy Day

April 15, 2020

For the past four years, Giving Joy Day has been a day for the EWU community to support students with donations. This year, students needed it more than ev...

Students crowded in line for the grand opening of Einstein Bros Bagels in 2017.

EWU forced to cut most student-employment positions

April 14, 2020

EWU has had to make drastic reductions to student employment in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Approximately 760 positions have been laid-off, according to Deb...

EWU's normally bustling campus is now practically empty.

Life on an empty campus

April 13, 2020

On a typical Tuesday afternoon, EWU's campus is usually filled with students hustling to and from classes. Now, the campus atmosphere has become quiet. In...

The PLUS center, which is located in the back of the library, assisted fifty students in the GRE Prep Seminar in 2016.

PLUS program offering virtual tutoring

April 13, 2020

EWU students looking for academic help will still be able to meet with a tutor through EWU’s Program Leading to University Success (PLUS) services, althou...

Use plenty of soap and hot water while washing your hands.

The Easterner’s guide to washing your hands

April 13, 2020

Washing your hands has always been important, but the need for keeping your hands clean has risen exponentially in the last few months. With new cases...

Editorial: Another quarter, another Easterner adjustment

Editorial: Another quarter, another Easterner adjustment

April 8, 2020

Drew Lawson is the sports editor and co-managing editor of The Easterner. His opinions expressed in this article do not necessarily reflect the views and...

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