The Easterner

EWU’s 137 years celebrated with nod to diversity

EWU’s 137 years celebrated with nod to diversity

April 3, 2019

What began as the Benjamin Pierce Cheney Academy Formal School for Children in 1882, has evolved into a university recognized for its diversity known as EWU....

Looking back: Fire!

Looking back: Fire!

November 7, 2018

EWU has an unfortunate history when it comes to structure fires. Pictured here is the State Normal School at Cheney (present day EWU) Administration buildin...

A brief history of the school

A brief history of the school

October 7, 2016

There was a time EWU offered only one degree, education. In fact, the school that now offers over 100 undergraduate degrees, an applied doctorate and a...

One-room schoolhouse a reminder of Eastern community’s heritage

One-room schoolhouse a reminder of Eastern community’s heritage

June 11, 2013

  On a daily basis students, pass by the Cheney Normal School Heritage Center, and most may never walk inside during their college career. The one schoo...

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