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Human decency not found

Human decency not found

February 20

  While the whirlwind that surrounded the newly-opened downtown Spokane business Daiquiri Factory may have subsided for the moment, the move...

Interact with people, not your cellphone, computer

Interact with people, not your cellphone, computer

February 18

Whenever I find myself waiting for someone to join me for coffee, for an appointment in an aseptically clean doctor’s office or actively trying to av...

Nasty neighbors lack manners

Nasty neighbors lack manners

February 6

One complaint that all students at EWU may have at any point during their time as a student is that we have neighbors that are simply too noisy. In fact,...

Develop a craving for Craven’s coffee

Develop a craving for Craven’s coffee

February 3

Finding a good cup of joe on the EWU campus is about as hard as finding a needle in the haystack. I’ve gotten coffee from every coffee stand on...

I’m like an Eagle, I’ll only SOAR away

I’m like an Eagle, I’ll only SOAR away

January 25

My first experience with academic advising occurred on a summer’s day, with me, a wide-eyed freshman, looking to sign up for some interesting and exciting...

Student input wanted for PUB redesign

Student input wanted for PUB redesign

January 22

  After attending the ASEWU open forum for predesign of the PUB remodel on Jan. 9, I think I may have had a small change of heart regarding the...

Construction projects a hassle

Construction projects a hassle

January 14

  Winter quarter brings a fresh start for students and an even fresher looking Patterson Hall, which is opening its doors for the first time since...

Uninformed voting wreaks havoc

Uninformed voting wreaks havoc

November 4

Many students may have noticed small packets arrive in the mail containing important information concerning the upcoming Election Day on Nov. 4. While...

Threat of second closure looms

Threat of second closure looms

October 23

The United States government reopened the morning of Oct. 17, leading to a collective sigh of relief from those who have been impacted by the closure....

STA provides convenience

STA provides convenience

October 17

Students at Eastern Washington University get the unique opportunity to ride the Spokane Transit Authority buses for a reduced fee. While some may turn...

New Affordable Care Act offers options for students

New Affordable Care Act offers options for students

October 10

By Elsa Schmitz opinion editor easterner.opionion@gmail.com The Affordable Care Act, often referred to as “Obamacare,” opens enrollment for its health insur...

Do you know what you are eating?

Do you know what you are eating?

October 3

  This November, Washington state voters have the chance to determine whether or not food companies will be required to label foods and food...

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