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EWU should spend more on sports for the culture

EWU should spend more on sports for the culture

April 10, 2019

Taylor Newquist is the Sports Editor for The Easterner. The hyperbolic opinion expressed in this article is his own and does not necessarily reflect th...

Instructor Reinaldo Gil Zambrano guides students through the printmaking process to design a mural. The mural has been placed at WSU, the University of Idaho and outside of the Computing and Engineering Building at EWU | Photo courtesy of Reinaldo Gil Zambrano

Students create monumental mural

May 16, 2018

Nine students with different majors came together under instructor Reinaldo Gil Zambrano’s guidance to create, draw, carve, print and install a 8-by...

Junior wide receiver Nsimba Webster. He had seven receptions for 94 yards and a touchdown in Saturday's loss | Richard Clark IV for The Easterner.

No. 11 EWU football stumbles again, falls to Weber State on Homecoming night

November 4, 2017

Snow—as well as the EWU football team—fell in Cheney on Saturday afternoon. On a brisk 33-degree afternoon at Roos Field, the Eagles lost to Weber...

EWU student Lakeisha Jones performs from the perspective of Dr. King Jr.'s wife

EWU and Spokane community join in largest MLK Day of Service

January 20, 2016

On Jan. 18 students, faculty and staff from EWU, WSU, Gonzaga, Whitworth and SFCC came together for a Unity Rally and March, and Day of Service in honor...

EWU serves community on MLK Day

January 15, 2016

On Jan. 18 students, staff and faculty members from EWU, WSU, Gonzaga, Whitworth and SFCC come together for a march and a day of service in honor of Dr....

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Women’s basketball’s historic season ends in second round of WNIT

April 1, 2015

A season in which the EWU women’s basketball team tied a school record with 21 wins and won its first postseason game came to an end on March 23 in the...

EWU contends for new medical school

By Aaron Bocook, Staff Writer

November 9, 2014

The presidents of University of Washington and Washington State University signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Oct. 3 that dissolved the WWAMI (Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana and Idaho) Regional Medical Education partnership between the two entities. According to the memorandum, UW will proceed with its planned expansion of the WWAMI program in Spokane, and WSU...

Shooter contemplated EWU, other universities as targets

By Jasmine Kemp, News Editor

June 20, 2014

Amidst gunfire around the country, campus police at EWU are on high alert. On June 5, one person was shot dead and two others were sent to the hospital after a man started shooting on Seattle Pacific University’s campus. The shooter was eventually pepper sprayed and restrained by students and faculty. According to the initial review from Seattle police, the Seattle...


Letter to the editor: Charging for two parking passes unfair to students

May 17, 2013

Paying for two parking passes presents an issue for Eastern Washington University students commuting between Riverpoint and Cheney. We are tired of paying...

Brandon Kaufman after the football game

Kaufman signs with Buffalo after going undrafted

May 2, 2013

By Peter Sowards   SENIOR REPORTER   [email protected] More than 250 collegiate football players had their name called at the 2013 NFL Draf...

Cougars attack early, Eagle lose 69-88

Cougars attack early, Eagle lose 69-88

November 11, 2012

EWU has not won a game against WSU since 1952, and they just cannot seem to break the curse, falling again to WSU 69-88 on Nov. 10. Coming into the game,...

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