The Easterner

Opinion: Trump, hurricanes, and racism

Opinion: Trump, hurricanes, and racism

September 21, 2018

Taylor Newquist is the Sports Editor for The Easterner. The opinion expressed in this article is his own, and does not necessarily reflect the opinion of...

Opinion: benefits of the great outdoors

Opinion: benefits of the great outdoors

September 19, 2018

Richard N. Clark IV is the multimedia director for The Easterner. The opinion expressed in this article is his own, and does not necessarily reflect th...

Letter from the Editor

Letter from the Editor

September 19, 2018

Hello fellow Eagles, Welcome to a new school year at EWU! My name is Michael Brock and I am the Editor in Chief of The Easterner. This is my second...

“Hey, I’m Crosswalking Here”

“Hey, I’m Crosswalking Here”

April 27, 2017

We face a problem of infrastructure. The simple painted-on crosswalk is no longer sufficient for the amount of people and cars attempting to use Washingt...

End the Lollygagging and Make EWU a Tobacco-Free Campus

End the Lollygagging and Make EWU a Tobacco-Free Campus

April 20, 2017

Tobacco use is a choice of consumerism and consumption. Much akin to deciding to drink soda or to eat fast food, albeit a more addicting one. The probl...

Pointed Political Comments Should Not Have a Place in Award Shows

Pointed Political Comments Should Not Have a Place in Award Shows

April 6, 2017

It is commonplace for artwork, theatre productions, documentaries and movies to address and promote political ideologies to the world. They help spread ...

‘Be mindful not fearful’

‘Be mindful not fearful’

May 12, 2016

Hearing a sound resembling gunfire to find out it is merely a car backfiring is quite a relief. However, it raises the question: What if it had been a...

Forced to attend classes

Forced to attend classes

May 9, 2016

Coming out of high school, most students finally get the opportunity to start making their own decisions such as being able to miss a class or two without...

Preacher represents more than God

By Joe Matthews, opinion editor

April 29, 2016

It seems that every year EWU is blessed with a self-proclaimed man of God standing outside the PUB preaching to anyone that will listen: warning students of eternal damnation if they don’t accept the Lord into their lives. Always drawing a crowd, he preaches his beliefs as if there is nothing more important to him. Most people stand around muttering their disapproval while...

Math Lab contributes to department’s bad reputation

By Joe Matthews, Opinion Editor

April 25, 2016

Unfortunately for EWU, over the past several years its math department has received the reputation of being sub-par. With complaints of poor teaching, tests that have nothing to do with prior lessons and little resources to their disposal, students have become incredibly frustrated with the lack of progress they are seeing, not only in their own education, but in Eastern’s...

A new generation’s boxing movie

A new generation’s boxing movie

December 4, 2015

Nearly 40 years since Sylvester Stallone first stepped into the ring, the culture of cinema is still very much aware of the influence of “Rocky.” There...

They are just cups, Red for Acceptance

They are just cups, Red for Acceptance

November 19, 2015

This year Starbucks has forgone holiday-themed cups for plain red which has some people arguing Starbucks is now against Christmas and Jesus Christ –...

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