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Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders.

Democratic primary gets filtered down to final two candidates

March 12, 2020

There are many great American rivalries like: Ali vs. Frasier, Coke vs. Pepsi, Call of Duty vs. Battlefield, Yankees vs. Red Sox, Seinfeld vs. Friend an...

The Impact of young voters

The Impact of young voters

February 26, 2020

Lauren Reichenbach is The Easterner’s copy editor. Her opinions expressed do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of The Easterner, its sta...

Graph of states that will be involved in Super Tuesday on March  3. States in blue are contested states.

Super Tuesday is approaching

February 25, 2020

Super Tuesday is March 3 and “more than a third of all delegates for the Democratic National Convention are up for grabs on this one day,” according...

President Donald Trump speaking with supporters at a campaign rally at the Prescott Valley Event Center in Prescott Valley, Arizona. The Mueller report showed no collusion but did not exonerate Trump of wrongdoing.

Mueller report: no collusion between Trump campaign, Russia

April 3, 2019

The Justice Department announced Sunday, March 24 that special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation did not find evidence that President Donald Trump’s...

Government shutdown ends; President Trump declares national emergency

Government shutdown ends; President Trump declares national emergency

February 21, 2019

On Jan. 25, 2019, the government shutdown came to an end. President Trump signed a stopgap bill that would reopen the government for a three-week perio...

Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson speaks at EWU

Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson speaks at EWU

January 9, 2019

Students gathered in Hargreaves Hall on Nov. 30 to hear Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson speak and answer questions about current politic...

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

America the silent

October 9, 2017

In the late hours of Oct. 1 on the Las Vegas Strip, a 64-year-old man began shooting from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Hotel. He would continue fi...

(left to right) ASEWU presidential candidate Jaime Olguin and academic affairs candidate Jevion Knox listen to candidates speeches

ASEWU Candidates Begin Their Campaigns

April 20, 2017

ASEWU candidates took to the campus mall on Wednesday to give insight on campaign goals and improvements for EWU. Topics ranged from student involvement...

Our Silence is Your Silence

Our Silence is Your Silence

April 13, 2017

Surrounding this last presidential election and the months following, there was a large amount of political activism occurring, both nationally and on EWU’s ...

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 ...

Syrian refugees should be welcomed, not denied

By Mike Hantho, Staff Writer

December 5, 2015

America should help the refugees in Syria and the Middle East by allowing them asylum in our country. In recent months, refugees from Syria and the Middle East have been emigrating to Europe and the U.S. The damage felt from these events will be felt for many years, if not decades, to come. Should we make the wrong decision and reject the right path, our consequences will...

Society should drive Media, not the other way around...

Society should drive Media, not the other way around…

October 12, 2015

We must demand more. For every victim in Roseburg, Oregon, we must demand more. For the 11-month-old infant who was shot along with his mother and grandmother...

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