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EWU to eliminate Office of Diversity and Inclusion, consolidate all ethnic departments

EWU to eliminate Office of Diversity and Inclusion, consolidate all ethnic departments

June 8, 2020

Along with university-wide budget cuts, EWU’s Board of Trustees decided to eliminate the Office of Diversity and Inclusion and consolidate all ethnic depa...

Some future and current EWU students are unsure where to live next year due to uncertainty caused by COVID.

Lease signing uncertainty potential byproduct of COVID-19

June 5, 2020

Disclaimer: Jacob Kinswa, one of the sources interviewed for this story, is the brother of Randle Kinswa, The Easterner's news editor. Randle Kinswa was...

Where to hike in Spokane area (now that you can)

Where to hike in Spokane area (now that you can)

May 5, 2020

Phase 1 of Gov. Inslee’s four-phase plan for reopening Washington State started on May 5. With Phase 1 comes the reopening of most outdoor recreation, suc...

The Career Center is a resource that can help students find internships. It’s located on the 3rd floor of the PUB next to the Multicultural Center.

Career Center still working to get students work

May 4, 2020

As unemployment claims in the U.S. continue to rise due to the COVID-19 pandemic, EWU’s Career Center has moved to a virtual environment in order to...

Around the Ben-d: Parasite movie review

Around the Ben-d: Parasite movie review

April 24, 2020

This is part three of a nine-part entertainment review series by The Easterner. Ben Blakney, author of this article, is a reporter for The Easterner. Hi...

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...

Zoom Q&A with EWU professors and students

Zoom Q&A with EWU professors and students

April 15, 2020

With EWU’s recent efforts to flatten the COVID-19 curve, a transition to online learning through Zoom was one of the first major changes. As with al...

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...

EWU sophomore guard/forward Kim Aiken Jr. feeds the post. Aiken had 16 points and six rebounds in EWU's 77-76 win over Sac State Thursday.

EWU tops Sac State despite tumultuous second half

February 21, 2020

When the EWU men’s basketball team (11-4, 18-8) built a 17-point first half lead against the Sacramento State Hornets (6-10, 13-12) Thursday, it appeared...

EWU sophomore point guard Jessica McDowell-White in control against Northern Arizona on Feb. 3. McDowell-White had a double-double in EWU's win over PSU Saturday.

EWU snuffs losing streak with win over Portland State

February 15, 2020

After a 12 game losing streak, the Eagles finally found a way to get back on track. The EWU women’s basketball team (2-12, 3-20) defeated the Portland...

EWU junior guard/forward Kim Aiken Jr.

The Eagles could surprise people in March, but they have to beat Montana first…

February 14, 2020

Drew Lawson is the Sports Editor for The Easterner. The overtly hyperbolic opinion expressed in this article is his own, and does not necessarily reflect the...

EWU junior guard Jacob Davison attempts a free throw that would give him 1,000 points for his career. Davison scored 21 points in EWU's 74-71 loss to Idaho Thursday.

EWU digs large hole, can’t come back against last-place Idaho

February 14, 2020

EWU (9-4, 16-8) has faced double-digit deficits in five of its six Big Sky Conference home games. EWU came back to win three times previously, but Thursday...

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