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Then-junior forward Saige Lyons shakes off a Weber State defender on Oct. 12, 2018. Lyons scored three goals on 30 shots last year.

EWU soccer sports new faces in spring lineup

April 10, 2019

The EWU women’s soccer team kicked off its spring schedule on April 5 with an 8-1 victory over Columbia Basin College. That match was the first of five...

EWU football reigns over Big Sky heading into spring camp

EWU football reigns over Big Sky heading into spring camp

April 10, 2019

The Eagles had 87 days to reflect on their heartbreaking season, which they finished as FCS runners-ups, before starting spring camp on April 2. Like...

EWU should spend more on sports for the culture

EWU should spend more on sports for the culture

April 10, 2019

Taylor Newquist is the Sports Editor for The Easterner. The hyperbolic opinion expressed in this article is his own and does not necessarily reflect th...

EWU athletics seeks to balance budget with stadium proposal impending

EWU athletics seeks to balance budget with stadium proposal impending

April 10, 2019

As qualifiers of seven of the past 10 FCS Playoffs, the EWU football team is no stranger to program success. It is also familiar with the costs of that...


Easterner Asks: marijuana

January 17, 2019


Sophomore Goalkeeper Kelsee Winston leads the Eagles off the field following a 2-0 loss to Boise State. Winston had five saves in the match | Jeremy Burnham for The Easterner.

EWU soccer falls to Boise State at home

September 1, 2018

The EWU soccer team suffered its first home loss on Friday, falling to Boise State, 2-0. The offense never got off the ground, and the defense made crucial...

The EWU football team takes the field before its scrimmage on August 25 | Jeremy Burnham for The Easterner

Freshmen feel a part of the Eagle family

August 25, 2018

The EWU football team stepped onto Roos field today for its second scrimmage of training camp, one week before the season opener against Central Washingt...

Don't fear the Scantron

Don’t fear the Scantron

December 7, 2015

Finals week is approaching yet again. While it can seem like a never-ending week of dread and stress for many students, there are several tricks to surviving...

SAFE may change university response to sexual assault

By Kalli Wolf, Staff Writer

December 6, 2015

The Safe Campus Act of 2015 (SAFE) is a federal bill put forth to address sexual violence on college campuses and was introduced July 29, 2015 by representatives Matt Salmon of Arizona, Pete Sessions of Texas and Kay Granger of Texas. According to the bill, the purpose is “To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to protect victims of sexual violence, to improve the adjudication...

Lack of communication has CSTEM worried

Lack of communication has CSTEM worried

December 4, 2015

As well as concerns about the pre-design for the new science buildings, other issues have arisen regarding EWU’s policy of shared governance. According...

Volleyball falls to Idaho State

By Grace Pohl, Staff Writer

December 3, 2015

The Eagles volleyball team played in the Big Sky Tournament in Flagstaff, Arizona, on Nov. 19 against Idaho State University. Eastern played well the first two sets, which resulted in a lead of 2-0 going into the intermission of the game. Idaho State came back and won the next three sets, making it a tough loss for the Eagles. This was the first loss the Eagles had this...

Aqeelah Williams bringing the ball up the floor.

Women’s basketball takes on Lone Star Showcase

December 3, 2015

Over Thanksgiving weekend the Eagles played three games in the Lone Star Showcase in Austin, Texas. Going into the showcase 3-1, EWU looked to make some...

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