The Easterner

Olivia Gaghagan sings “Wrong Side of the Bed“ during the black tie banquet put on by the EWU Black Student Union.

Looking Back: Black tie banquet unites students together

June 4, 2020

As women strolled through the room wearing flapper dresses and pearls and men stood tall wearing tuxedos and ties, the voice of Ella Fitzgerald filled...

Members of EWU's Black Student Union, Africana Studies Department and other Eastern students advocated race and diversity education on campus through a protest held on Nov. 3.

Archived: “Let us march on ’til victory is won.”

June 4, 2020

Chants of “Lift Every Voice and Sing” could be heard throughout campus Nov. 3, when members of the Black Student Union, dressed in all black, marched...

NAACP pf Spokane, PJALS, Black Student Union ofEWU and the community on the intersection of Division and Main streets in Spokane

Archived: Groups gather for Tamir Rice rally

June 4, 2020

On the evening of Jan. 12 EWU Black Student Union, NAACP of Spokane, Peace and Justice Action League of Spokane (PJALS) and members of the Spokane community...

SPEAKING AT MONDAY’S evening speech for black week, this Berkeley professor of black culture explained the position of the black women in the ‘struggle,’ with poetry and her personal experiences.

Looking Back: Black Week goes on

June 3, 2020

This story was originally published in the Easterner, Vol. 21, No. 21, April 14, 1971 and has not been changed except for AP style. Black Week continues through Satur...

RECEIVING A STANDING OVATION, Dr. Don S. Patterson prepares to

Looking Back: Blacks To Publish Paper

June 3, 2020

This story was originally published in the Easterner, Vol. 21, No. 24, May 5, 1971 and has not been changed except for AP style. The Black Student Uni...

Dr. Bartlett discusses the importance of Black History Month at Eastern.

Looking Back: A personal history

June 3, 2020

This story was originally published in the Easterner, Vol. 61, No. 16, February 10, 2010 and has not been changed except for AP style. History is best t...

Looking Back: War rally shows interest

Looking Back: War rally shows interest

November 20, 2019

This story was originally published in the Easterner, Vol. 22, No. 22, April 26, 1972 and has not been changed except for AP style. Amid signs of “Di...

Looking Back: Parking fees, fines set for increase

October 18, 2019

This story was originally published in The Easterner, Vol. 61, No. 29, May 26, 2010 and has not been changed except for AP style. It’s going to cost ...

Looking Back: Saving Homecoming!

Looking Back: Saving Homecoming!

October 18, 2019

This story was originally published in The Easterner, Vol. 61, No. 29, May 26, 2010 and has not been changed except for AP style.  Saving Homecoming! Homecoming 1969 is in desperate fear...

NEW HEAD COACH BRENT WOOTEN and small college All-American end Dave Svendsen confer in the new Woodward stadium on strategy for the upcoming season. Wooten will take over control of a team which finished second in last year's NAIA national championships. |The Easterner, Vol. 19,Fall, September 22, 1968

Looking Back: Welcome to Woodard

April 29, 2019

One of the biggest symbols at Eastern is the football team and its winning program. Eastern's teams have won the Evergreen conference title three times...

WASHINGTON College Queen Kathleen M. Kay will represent Eastern in the National College Queen Pageant in Palm Beach, Fla., this month, competing with finalists from each state.

Looking Back: College Queen

April 3, 2019

Kathleen Marie Kay, a sophomore at Eastern, has been chosen to represent Washington in the National College Queen Pageant held in Palm Beach, Florida,...

This photo was originally featured in The Easterner in Vol. 19, No. 25 in 1969. The former lieutenant of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. came to EWU to give a speech on redefining African American identity.

Looking Back: Rev. Jesse Jackson redefines identity

February 21, 2019

This story was originally published in The Easterner in Vol. 19, No. 25 in 1969 and has not yet been changed except for AP style. The Reverend Jesse J...

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