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Government shutdown ends; President Trump declares national emergency

Government shutdown ends; President Trump declares national emergency

February 21, 2019

On Jan. 25, 2019, the government shutdown came to an end. President Trump signed a stopgap bill that would reopen the government for a three-week perio...

Early look at the 2020 presidential candidates

Early look at the 2020 presidential candidates

February 21, 2019

The 2020 presidential race has already begun, with several prominent Democrats and at least one Republican already throwing their names into the rin...

Editorial: New climate change report puts pressure on Trump administration

Editorial: New climate change report puts pressure on Trump administration

November 28, 2018

A new report, the Fourth National Climate Assessment, says that global warming could cost the U.S. hundreds of billions of dollars per year by the end ...

Federal Funds Should not be About Obedience

Federal Funds Should not be About Obedience

March 13, 2017

There is no question that President Trump has made some questionable decisions as of late-- travel bans, healthcare repeals, building a wall, constantly poi...

‘Instead of Calling Them Out, Call Them In’

‘Instead of Calling Them Out, Call Them In’

March 9, 2017

EWU’s second Dialogues on Diversity installment came just hours after President Trump announced the implementation of a revised travel ban that suspends...

EWU Women’s Center Hosts International Women’s Day

EWU Women’s Center Hosts International Women’s Day

March 9, 2017

Interdisciplinary artist and political activist Favianna Rodriguez hosted a workshop, Reproduce & Revolt, in conjunction with the EWU Women’s Center M...

Editorial: Denying Sanctuary Campus Status is Not Just Black and White

Editorial: Denying Sanctuary Campus Status is Not Just Black and White

February 2, 2017

What happens when the president loses his marbles and starts taking funding away from any school that defines itself as a sanctuary?

Women’s March Revealed the Power of Unity

Women’s March Revealed the Power of Unity

January 26, 2017

In a movement echoing the voice of those who have marched before, women around the globe stood in solidarity last weekend, raising their voices in defianc...

Women’s March floods streets of Spokane, draws thousands more than expected

Women’s March floods streets of Spokane, draws thousands more than expected

January 21, 2017

Nationwide, marches sprang up the day after the inauguration of President Donald Trump, drummed up to the support of women’s rights. As reported in the Los Angeles Times, what started out as a small gathering of friends snowballed into an event of epic magnitude. Teresa Shook, the Hawaii resident who was the creator of the march, began the idea as her ...

Letter to the Editor: Why Donald Trump Could Be Just What America Needs Right Now

By Mikayla Lundeen, for The Easterner

January 20, 2017

On the night of Nov. 8, 2016 many people went to bed disappointed. Many people were upset, some were angry and others were simply in shock. Soon, a string of protests sprung up nationwide. Despite the dissatisfaction and regret felt by many, let me tell you why Donald Trump may be just what America needs right now: Imagine a leaky roof. Water begins to drip; very sl...

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