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Diversity celebrated at showcase

Diversity celebrated at showcase

April 24, 2014

The lights dimmed on a room filled with students anxiously awaiting the opening of “Shades of Black,” a show that has been hailed by viewers as one of the most culturally re... Read more »

EWU Pokémon masters reside in house of cards

EWU Pokémon masters reside in house of cards

March 1, 2014

It was the final round of the tournament and Alex Koch had been teetering on the edge of his seat in the local Denny’s restaurant for approxim... Read more »

Lilac City Performing Arts makes debut with ‘Carrie: The Musical’

Lilac City Performing Arts makes debut with ‘Carrie: The Musical’

November 5, 2013

Carrie White first hit the scene in 1974 adorned with the classic Stephen King accoutrement: pig’s blood and the scars of social injustice. This month she’s making a comeback in Lila... Read more »

Staying healthy means  staying in school

Staying healthy means staying in school

October 21, 2013

  The onset of autumn means the leaves are changing from green to fiery red, rusty orange and mustard yellow; the temperature is dropping to a... Read more »

‘Glee’ guitarist discusses his ‘Take Chances’ tour

‘Glee’ guitarist discusses his ‘Take Chances’ tour

October 21, 2013

Derik Nelson, lead guitarist on the hit television show “Glee,” stopped by the EWU MPR on Oct. 11 to discuss his “Take Chances” tour and speak with stud... Read more »

‘The Voice’ finalist rocks the PUB for Pride Center School Year Kickoff

‘The Voice’ finalist rocks the PUB for Pride Center School Year Kickoff

October 11, 2013

  “I always knew I was different, I just didn’t care,” said Beverly McClellan, finalist on season one of NBC’s “The Voice,” as she prepared to p... Read more »

Neighbor Festival takes over campus mall

Neighbor Festival takes over campus mall

October 5, 2013

  Hundreds of EWU students and staff joined representatives from local organizations and businesses in the brisk autumn air to celebrate Neig... Read more »

Tall Heights plays Neighbor Festival

Tall Heights plays Neighbor Festival

October 2, 2013

  Students and staff passing through the Fireside Lounge last March could hear the melodies of Paul Wright and Tim Harrington, members of... Read more »

ROTC cadets learn lessons in fighting and flight

ROTC cadets learn lessons in fighting and flight

October 2, 2013

By Kate Daniel Eagle Life editor easterner.eaglelife@gmail.com While other students were basking in the lake-side sun or grilling hamburgers with friends, Cadet Alex Smith prepared to ... Read more »

‘Judas’ motivates EWU to work out

‘Judas’ motivates EWU to work out

May 25, 2013

Easterner Work Out Playlist   Whether students are trying Kanye West’s new workout plan or rocking their body to Justin Timberlake, the... Read more »

Students find sanctuary amid college life

Students find sanctuary amid college life

May 19, 2013

Easterner Graphics Several students have formed faith groups, which include Chi Alpha, the Saudi club and the Compassionate Interfaith Society.   Some students use prayer for religious or spiritu... Read more »

EWU celebrates second annual Diversity Week

EWU celebrates second annual Diversity Week

May 12, 2013

  EWU faculty, students and staff will come together to celebrate diversity with food, music, games and conversation at the second annual Diversity... Read more »