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Editorial: Another quarter, another Easterner adjustment

Editorial: Another quarter, another Easterner adjustment

April 8, 2020

Drew Lawson is the sports editor and co-managing editor of The Easterner. His opinions expressed in this article do not necessarily reflect the views and...

Letter from the editor: staff changes for The Easterner

January 28, 2020

Dear readers of The Easterner, My name is Drew Lawson. I’m the sports editor here at The Easterner, and I wanted to let you know of some staffing c...

An skyline of the Cheney/Spokane area. The Easterner's 'Best of' gives you our staff's  top choices for food, nightlife and recreation.

The Easterner’s ‘Best of’ the Cheney/Spokane area 2019

June 5, 2019

 We're just a few weeks away from graduating and if you're like us, you've been so disconnected from the world outside of tests and papers that you can't...

Panel members (left to right) Michael Brock, The Easterner's editor-in-chief, former Garfield Councilwoman Sharon Schnebly , Spokane Public Radio News Director Doug Nadvornick and ASEWU President Dante Tyler. Each panelist agreed on the importance of healthy relationships between journalists and politicians.

The Easterner & ASEWU connect media and politics

May 24, 2019

Disclosure:  The Easterner was involved in the event that this story covers. The writer of the story, Sam Jackson, was not involved in the event in a...


Opinion: Prescription drug advertising needs to go

October 19, 2018

Dylan Harris is the Copy Editor for The Easterner. The opinion expressed in this article is his own, and does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The Eastern...

Editorial: Trump’s war with the media

By The Easterner, Editorial board

October 3, 2018

On Aug. 15, newspapers around the country joined together and ran front-page editorials pushing back on President Donald Trump’s often tweeted assertion that the news media is the enemy of the American people. The idea for the editorials was the brainchild of the Boston Globe. The Easterner does not print during the summer, so we did not run such an editorial. However,...

Michael Brock, Editor in Chief 2018-19.

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...

Letter from the incoming editor: looking ahead

By Michael Brock, Sports Editor

June 7, 2018

Greetings fellow EWU students, my name is Michael Brock, next year’s Editor in Chief of The Easterner. When I was hired to the position a couple months ago, I was naturally thrilled about the opportunity. I have been in journalism for four years and I am ready to lead the paper into its next phase. The hire also gave me some time to reflect on The Easterner’s success th...

Letter from the outgoing editor: looking back

By Brandon Cline, Editor in Chief

June 7, 2018

It seems like just last week when I first sat down at my desk to write my letter from the editor in the first issue of the school year. I know it’s a cliche to claim that you remember something just like it was yesterday but the truth is, that moment is still fresh in my mind nine months and 30 issues later. The Easterner’s come a long way since then, and if you don’t...

Editors’ Picks

By The Easterner, Editorial Board

April 5, 2018

Ready Player One Based on Ernest Cline’s book that became a cult phenomenon, legendary director Steven Spielberg adapted the novel for the big screen. Set in a dystopian Earth in the year 2045, Ready Player One chronicles the journey of Wade Watts as he attempts to find an Easter Egg hidden the virtual reality universe dubbed the “OASIS.” Whoever finds the Easter Egg wi...

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