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Opinion: The CDC is concerned about public health and so am I.

Opinion: The CDC is concerned about public health and so am I.

June 8, 2020

Star Dragon is a reporter for The Easterner. Her opinions expressed do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of The Easterner, its staff or Eas...

Kylie Stark (left) and Kayla Willms smiling at Monterey's Pub & Grub

Encountering relationships during quarantine

May 4, 2020

  COVID-19 is a global pandemic but it affects everyone on an individual level. The impact the virus has had on someone’s life may not be lik...

Psi Chi hosted a mental health fair in 2019 to raise awareness of mental health issues and resources on campus

Having trouble coping? CAPS is here to help

April 28, 2020

EWU students seeking mental health services during the COVID-19 pandemic will still be able to use EWU Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), albeit with so...

How to stay in shape while quarantined

How to stay in shape while quarantined

April 21, 2020

With the URC closed for the rest of the academic year, many students are trying to find the best home workouts to stay in shape and keep their spirits up while quar...

Use plenty of soap and hot water while washing your hands.

The Easterner’s guide to washing your hands

April 13, 2020

Washing your hands has always been important, but the need for keeping your hands clean has risen exponentially in the last few months. With new cases...

EWU announces plan of action in response to COVID-19

EWU announces plan of action in response to COVID-19

March 11, 2020

EWU will be following Washington State Governor Jay Inlsee’s procedure, on how to slow the spread of the coronavirus.   Inslee has advised events involving more tha...

The new vending machine located in the PUB. It currently contains condoms, emergency contraceptive and Advil.

New vending machine brings health and wellness products to campus

February 4, 2019

Condoms, emergency contraceptives and Advil – oh my. A vending machine containing emergency contraceptives, condoms and Advil has made its way to the PUB. E...

Sophomore Rylie Campbell (left) and Senior Carrie Cutler (right) stand with the Health Hut table at an event earlier this year. The wellness club gives students tips and swag at the hut twice a week | Photo courtesy of the EWU Health and Wellness Facebook page

You won’t find pizza in this ‘Hut’

November 8, 2017

The students of the EWU Peer Health Educator club hold a Health Hut twice a week on the Eastern campus to inform students about relevant health issues by...

Sexy and I Know It! Workshop presents on how to accept your body

Sexy and I Know It! Workshop Comes to EWU

March 9, 2017

EWU Health, Wellness and Prevention Services (HWPS) created the Sexy and I Know It! Healthy Body workshop to emphasis the importance of health and health...

EWU sees rise in reported sexual assaults

EWU sees rise in reported sexual assaults

November 4, 2015

According to EWU’s Timely Warning Log, a total of seven sexual assault have been reported between Sept. 16 and Oct. 21. In comparison to previous years,...

Erika Ruppelius and Angela Birdsell give helpful information to Jenny Peterson.

Health hut keeps students smart

October 11, 2015

For the remainder of fall quarter, there will be a little red kiosk stationed around Eastern’s campus on Tuesdays and Thursdays called the Health Hut....

Health vital for finals week

By Bekah Frank, Administrative Assistant

May 28, 2015

As finals week approaches, many students are battling senioritis and procrastination, just to name a couple issues. EWU Health, Wellness and Prevention Services director Tricia Hughes said in an email interview she understands how difficult it can be to continue to study and stay on task when the sun is shining and students are feeling burnt out. “It is just keeping...

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