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Eastern students are using social media to connect without being on campus.

Social media enables EWU students to connect

October 6, 2020

Making friends as a college freshman is usually never easy, but adding a pandemic into the mix makes it that much harder. Even with virtual events, it’...

Easterner Asks: Why did you choose Eastern Washington University?

Easterner Asks: Why did you choose Eastern Washington University?

September 30, 2019

Giacobbe Galietti - Freshman "It felt like home as soon as I stepped on campus. I loved how welcome everyone made me feel." Johnny Mcguire - Freshman "I’ve always loved the eagles and have wanted to be here sin...

Should meal plans be forced upon freshmen?

By Brad Brown, Managing Editor

October 20, 2016

For many incoming freshmen, going to college is emblematic of a newfound freedom and, perhaps, a break away from obsessively protective helicopter parents. However, year after year, the university seems to keep infantilizing the residential college system for freshmen. From expensively rigid meal plans and an on campus residency requirement to having their academic schedu...

Eastern hits record enrollment

Eastern hits record enrollment

October 10, 2014

A record amount of students are on the EWU campus this year. Jumping from 12,791 students in fall 2013, enrollment at the university is currently at...

Swoop, EWU mascot, leads new students toward Showalter Hall at the Passing Through The Pillars event on Sept. 22

Passing Through The Pillars event symbolizes student success, long-standing tradition

September 25, 2014

As returning students, faculty and staff filled the pathway in front of Showalter Hall, new transfer and freshman students stood on College Ave. on the...

Get ready for the new academic year

September 26, 2012

by Davis Hill Staff Reporter [email protected] Ah, early September. Such a joyous time of year, filled with energy and promise. The perfect way to glide into a relaxing school year. Don’t ...

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