The Easterner

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 ...

The paybyphone app is taking the place of the traditional coin parking meters.

Keep the change: PayByPhone app replaces coin-operated parking meters

September 27, 2019

Coins are a thing of the past at EWU. Over the summer, the university removed the old coin-operated parking meters and replaced them with signs for th...

The new parking meters, where drivers can pay parking fees through an app called Passport

More Reliable Mobile Parking App on Campus

May 25, 2017

EWU’s street parking options received a makeover last September when campus parking services adopted a pay-by-app system, giving students the option to p...

What’s the Deal?! – Parking

By Sam Deal, Opinion Editor

October 13, 2015

This year at The Easterner we are introducing a new weekly column where I will describe ways that students on campus can have a more enjoyable experience. If you think I’m talking about you, I am. What’s the deal with parking around campus? In my two years at Eastern, I have regularly found parking on Erie Street but this year that has changed. I’ve heard from m...

Lori Musgrave, right, checking out customers.

Summer heat affects market production

September 25, 2014

“It hasn’t been a very big market,” said Jeanie Wolen, Cheney Farmers Market manager. Cheney Farmers Market concluded its season with five vendors....


Hazardous weather slides into full force

November 25, 2013

By Dayna Juchmes contributing writer [email protected]  Winter driving poses many hazards, but additional preparation can go a long way in preventing ...


Letter to the editor: Charging for two parking passes unfair to students

May 17, 2013

Paying for two parking passes presents an issue for Eastern Washington University students commuting between Riverpoint and Cheney. We are tired of paying...


New parking construction expands lot 12

April 21, 2013

By Lorna Hartman, Staff Writer and Deanna Hammack for The Easterner [email protected] To ease parking challenges, 553 new parking spaces are...

The walk from the free parking lot to class is not that far

The walk from the free parking lot to class is not that far

February 14, 2013

I have read with interest the letters and articles stating that there should be free student parking close to classrooms. As an engineering faculty member...

Should the university provide students with more free parking lots and a shorter walk?

Should the university provide students with more free parking lots and a shorter walk?

February 13, 2013

  Of all of subjects I hear students complain about, parking seems to be the most common. The complaints usually center around a lack of available...


Letter to the editor: Snowy parking lots cause inconvenience for students

February 7, 2013

Each quarter, students that live off of campus hand over their hard earned dollars in exchange for a parking pass. These passes are a necessity for students...

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