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One for the Record Books

One for the Record Books

February 9, 2017

Wiley takes home national honors as he and Bliznyuk combine for 90 points against Portland State

Letter to the Editor: Cokie Roberts article lacked accuracy

By Dr. Jody Graves, Director of Piano Studies

June 8, 2015

Dear Easterner Editor, I enjoy the articles, and all the great work your reporters do. I would like to offer a suggestion regarding a recent article about Cokie Roberts. The paragraph I am referring to is: “The evening began with a musical performance by Jodie Graves. She sang three songs including ‘John Brown’s Body’ and set the tone of the evening. The performances...

Students, some advice to cope

By Bekah Frank, Administrative Assistant

June 8, 2015

Graduation is fast approaching, and I cannot wait. My time here at Eastern has been a roller coaster. I have been here for only two years, and overall it has been an enjoyable experience. However, I do have a few recommendations to current and incoming students. Number one, if you are a transfer student, you will have to declare your major right away. So look into the...

‘Witcher 3: Wild Hunt’ unforgettable

By Chris Mudd, Staff Writer

June 7, 2015

It feels increasingly uncommon for a video game to capture the spark of imagination in its players. It is far too easy to create a game on rails, where a click or press of a button moves you from story point to story point, but the player doesn't really get a sense of the world or the scale of the events taking place. “The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt" however, as one of the best...

Easterner’s new EIC strives forward

By Eric Long, Chief Copy Editor

June 7, 2015

Hello, Eastern. I am the new editor-in-chief of The Easterner. First, I would like to say that it has been an insane year at The Easterner. We have had many ups and downs but we made it to the last issue, the one you are reading today. As chief copy editor I have seen and read every article that has been printed in the paper, from the light-hearted ones to the controversial...

Mayhem competition features students

Mayhem competition features students

June 6, 2015

The Diversified Greek Council (DGC) hosted the first annual Mayhem step and stroll competition in the Showalter Auditorium on May 30. The two-hour show...

New app shows promising benefits for dining services

New app shows promising benefits for dining services

June 5, 2015

Dining Services has released its soft launch for the mobile-ordering app, Tapingo. Director of Dining Services Dave McKay said the app is meant to cut...

Speakers prepare farewell for graduation

By Bekah Frank, Administrative Assistant

June 4, 2015

  Students Paul Reilly and Isaiah Ratliff are preparing their speeches to deliver to the graduating seniors at the 2015 Commencement Ceremony. ASEWU President Dahir “D.J.” Jigre said the idea to have two students speak instead of him was the idea of Amy Johnson, associate vice president for student life and dean of students. “This is the first time we are...

A new day for EWU’s Sigma Phi Epsilon

A new day for EWU’s Sigma Phi Epsilon

May 27, 2015

Eastern’s Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity (SigEp) is reborn under new leadership and values. The investigation of the SigEp Washington Gamma RLC Chapter...

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...

Local university partners promote career fair

Local university partners promote career fair

February 20, 2015

Over 105 employers have signed up to meet at the 21st annual Partnership and Employment Career Fair to provide students with an opportunity for success...

Gonzaga bomb threat sets off questions

Gonzaga bomb threat sets off questions

October 3, 2014

The Spokane Police Department (SPD) received a bomb threat for Gonzaga University (GU) around 7 a.m. on Sept. 25.  Regardless of new and returning students...

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