The Easterner

EWU president faces vote of no confidence

By Randle Kinswa, Co-managing Editor

June 21, 2020

The EWU faculty organization plans on holding a vote of no confidence on President Mary Cullinan at Monday's Faculty Senate meeting. In a memo sent out by members of the Faculty Senate leadership, up to 60% of full-time faculty rated Cullinan's performance in six of the seven areas as "lacking". The authors of the June 16th letter sent out to the faculty to gain some...

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 ...

Students participating in the workshop in Monroe Hall for International Women's Day

EWU Women’s Center Hosts International Women’s Day

March 9, 2017

Interdisciplinary artist and political activist Favianna Rodriguez hosted a workshop, Reproduce & Revolt, in conjunction with the EWU Women’s Center M...

EWU Community Came Together to Show Support of Immigration

EWU Community Came Together to Show Support of Immigration

February 2, 2017

"Our university will continue to welcome and support students, regardless of immigration status" -EWU President Mary Cullinan

Editorial: Denying Sanctuary Campus Status is Not Just Black and White

Editorial: Denying Sanctuary Campus Status is Not Just Black and White

February 2, 2017

What happens when the president loses his marbles and starts taking funding away from any school that defines itself as a sanctuary?

EWU President Mary Cullinan at a Dialogue on Diversity in 2017. In the guest column this week, Cullinan asks students to appreciate those who work behind the scenes to keep EWU running.

Cullinan Addresses EWU Community in Diversity Dialogue

February 2, 2017

EWU’s Presidential Dialogues on Diversity, hosted Jan. 30 by President Mary Cullinan, illuminated the importance of building rapport between members of the ...

Letter to the Editor: The President’s Talk On Diversity Falls Flat

By Dara Clay, EWU Student

May 23, 2015

First, I want to acknowledge and thank those involved in the production of Diversity Week as I’m sure it can be a lengthy and thoughtful process. Dr. Mary Cullinan’s talk on May 12 titled “Walking Together to Transform Lives” fell flat as she was unmindful towards the struggle minority groups on campus face. Well in to her speech, Dr. Cullinan finally gained focus...

Farewell to Fuller

By Jasmine Kemp, News Editor

May 10, 2015

After a second bid for a university president job, current EWU provost Rex Fuller is headed off to Western Oregon University as its 23rd president. His term begins on July 1, 2015, the same date WOU installs its inaugural board of trustees. A WOU press release said the college would from then on run as an independent, public institution. Fuller was appointed by president...


ASEWU president speaks about PUB redesign

March 12, 2015

This news story is part one of a two-part feature story on D.J. Jigre. As D.J. Jigre, ASEWU president of Eastern, stepped into The Mason Jar on a col...

Former president Rodolfo Arévalo points out different faculty members to incoming president Dr. Mary Cullinan (2014)

New Eastern president steps into the spotlight

June 30, 2014

EWU’s Board of Trustees named Dr. Mary Cullinan, former Southern Oregon University president, as the first female president of Eastern . During a...

New ASEWU members prepare for next year

New ASEWU members prepare for next year

June 11, 2014

  Photos contributed by ASEWU The newly elected 2014-2015 council members gave their oaths and officially started their term on June 5. ...

The Latino community in Washington state, as well as at Eastern Washington University, plays a diverse role in politics, education and society.

Dream Act offers answers for undocumented students

April 24, 2014

With the recent passing of the Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors Act, a special group within the community is being recognized: undocumented...

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