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The Easterner’s ‘Best of’ the Cheney/Spokane area 2019

The Easterner’s ‘Best of’ the Cheney/Spokane area 2019

June 5, 2019

 We're just a few weeks away from graduating and if you're like us, you've been so disconnected from the world outside of tests and papers that you can't...

M.R. Piggy’s BBQ Cafe opens in Cheney

M.R. Piggy’s BBQ Cafe opens in Cheney

February 6, 2019

As local favorite Rokkos Teriyaki & BBQ closes its doors, a new restaurant rises up to give Cheney residents the barbecue goodness they crave.   M.R....

Bene’s brings benedicts to another level

Bene’s brings benedicts to another level

January 31, 2018

Cheney’s newest restaurant, Bene’s, puts their own twist on traditional breakfasts and lunches. The main star of Bene’s, which opened in September 2017, is th...

Big Enough for the Whole Community

Big Enough for the Whole Community

June 1, 2017

“The service industry gives you just enough to keep a roof over your head at times if you’re lucky, but never enough to build up and never enough to...

Editors’ Picks: Poole’s Public House

Editors’ Picks: Poole’s Public House

May 25, 2017

In the mood for some homemade British comfort food? Poole’s Public House is the place for to grab a hot plate of beer-battered fish and chips or bangers and m...

Mayfest Brings Music, Food and Entertainment to Cheney

Mayfest Brings Music, Food and Entertainment to Cheney

May 11, 2017

Cheney’s fifth annual Mayfest will be bringing 45 vendors, live music and games to this year’s  festival on May 12 and 13. Friday, May 12 is th...

Copper Hana’s Service Gets an Upgrade

Copper Hana’s Service Gets an Upgrade

March 9, 2017

Copper Hana, Cheney’s local sushi joint, seems to have gotten its feet under itself after a rather rocky start last spring. In an article published by ...

Barrelhouse: the New Zentropa

Barrelhouse: the New Zentropa

January 12, 2017

Barrelhouse Pub and Pizza, formerly known as Zentropa Pizzeria and Pub, feels like the kind of place you’d find in a college town. Its brick walls, ...

Einstein Bagels comes to EWU

By Colette-Janae Buck, Copy Editor

December 21, 2016

Einstein Bros. Bagels is officially open and ready to serve the EWU campus, offering approximately 28 breakfast bagel and deli sandwiches options and all the fixings to curb your coffee craving. Five bagel and sandwich menu items are verified as vegetarian, including the classic cheddar cheese bagel, the signature spinach, mushroom and swiss Bagel, the signature asparagus...

Review: El Rodeo

By Alla Drokina, For The Easterner

November 17, 2016

El Rodeo, tucked away in downtown Cheney, is the type of restaurant where you want to sit and stay. It is by no means a place of transit, which is interesting, because the building’s former identity was an interurban train depot. Today, El Rodeo emanates warmth from the fun music, colorfully painted walls and warm food. Mexican restaurants are not a novel thing, but what...

Thanksgiving brings ample volunteer opportunities to the community

Thanksgiving brings ample volunteer opportunities to the community

November 29, 2015

Each year the week before Thanksgiving, the National Coalition for the Homeless and the National Student Campaign against Hunger and Homelessness team...

ASEWU candidates greet students at barbecue

ASEWU candidates greet students at barbecue

April 30, 2015

Music, sunshine and food were the backdrop for the April 20 barbecue outside of Snyamncut Hall, part of a meet and greet for contenders of the 2015-16...

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