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Eastern quarterback added to national watch list

Eastern quarterback added to national watch list

By Elohino Theodore, Sports Writer
May 23, 2013
Filed under Carousel, Sports

    The EWU football team had many highlights last season, and they can add another one to their list. Eastern quarterback Vernon Adams has been added to the watch list for the College Football Performance Awards. This watch list features 32 Football Championship Subdivision athletes, incl...

Black Student Union event showcases campus presence

Black Student Union event showcases campus presence

By Haley Lewis, Staff Writer
May 22, 2013
Filed under Carousel, Eagle Life

The Black Student Union held “The Showcase,” May 18. The showcase was a three-part event. A documentary called “Good Hair” was shown from 2 to 4 p.m., a talent show from 5 to 7 p.m. and a dance was held from 8 p.m. to midnight. Michaela Morse, event coordinator of Black Student...

Concert tickets require specific procedure

Concert tickets require specific procedure

By Lorna Hartman, Staff Writer
May 18, 2013
Filed under Carousel, News

  With a total of 3,500 tickets to the Macklemore concert available and 3,515 voters in the ASEWU general election, students are wondering if they will be able to get a ticket. Berto Cerrillo, adviser for campus programs, does not think that everyone who voted will pick up a ticket. According to Cerrillo...

Five-car accident rocks EWU campus

Five-car accident rocks EWU campus

May 16, 2013
Filed under Carousel, News

By Peter Sowards SENIOR REPORTER packerfan4life@gmail.com A woman sustained possible neck injuries in a car accident on May 9 on Washington Street along the EWU campus. Cheney resident Laura D. Shumway, 46, was heading north on Washington Street near Cadet Hall at approximately 3:15 p.m. when...

Eagle football works hard over summer

Eagle football works hard over summer

May 16, 2013
Filed under Carousel, Sports

By Peter Sowards SENIOR REPORTER packerfan4life@gmail.com While the vast majority of EWU students will be enjoying the dog days of summer break in their entirety, returning football players earn only a short reprieve before heading to Cheney. The Eagles’ summer weightlifting program requires pl...

EWU football program shootout on paintball field

EWU football program shootout on paintball field

May 10, 2013
Filed under Carousel, Sports, Video

On May 3 the EWU football squad bravely went to battle on the paintball field.

Editorial: ASEWU lacking transparency

Editorial: ASEWU lacking transparency

May 8, 2013
Filed under Carousel, News, Opinion

easterner.opinion@gmail.com In order to effectively govern the students, the ASEWU must operate in an open manner. In January, The Easterner sent a formal request to the ASEWU that it be informed of all open meetings. We have explained to the student government that one of our purposes is to serve...

ASEWU 2013 General election results

ASEWU 2013 General election results

May 8, 2013
Filed under Carousel, News

Click here to see ASEWU website election results...

Editorial: ASEWU electoral dysfunction

Editorial: ASEWU electoral dysfunction

May 1, 2013
Filed under Carousel, Opinion

[polldaddy poll=7075844] easterner.opinion@gmail.com Do you care about ASEWU elections? Historically, a very small percentage of the student body has cared. In 2010 and 2011, only about 7 percent of EWU students cast a ballot. Last year, the turnout shot up to a whopping 14 percent. And why should students...

ASEWU Student Government Candidates 2013

ASEWU Student Government Candidates 2013

April 24, 2013
Filed under Carousel, News

Please select from the links below to see the candidates running for that position. The Easterner does not endorse any specific candidate for any position in the ASEWU. Candidates are presented alphabetically by position. Candidate statements have been edited in accordance with the Associated Press Stylebook to reflect the requirements of content in ...

All-star safety arrives from UCLA

All-star safety arrives from UCLA

April 19, 2013
Filed under Carousel, Sports

McDonald seeks new start in Cheney after being dismissed as a Bruin By Josh Friesen sports editor easterner.sports@gmail.com The Eagles have another ball-hawk defender to bolster an already talented array of defensive backs. Tevin McDonald, a free safety recently dismissed from the UCLA football program for violating team policies, has made the 1,100 mile journey fr...

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