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Einstein BrosBagels Has Their Grand Opening

Einstein BrosBagels Has Their Grand Opening

By Marco Vargas, for The Easterner
January 26
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Einstein Bros Bagels is a new dining restaurant located at the Tawanka building in EWU. It officially opened on Dec. 12, 2016 during EWU’s winter break. Since its opening, Einstein Bros Bagels has been a major attraction for the students of EWU. “Students have been very happy with it,” s...

Women’s March floods streets of Spokane, draws thousands more than expected

Women’s March floods streets of Spokane, draws thousands more than expected

By Logan Stanley, Staff Reporter
January 21
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Nationwide, marches sprang up the day after the inauguration of President Donald Trump, drummed up to the support of women’s rights. As reported in the Los Angeles Times, what started out as a small gathering of friends snowballed into an event of epic magnitude. Teresa Shook, the Hawaii resident who was the creator of the march, began the idea as her ...

Long-time assistant coach Aaron Best tapped as next EWU head football coach

Long-time assistant coach Aaron Best tapped as next EWU head football coach

By Brandon Cline, Sports Editor
January 21
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EWU Athletic Director Bill Chaves announced via Twitter on Jan. 21 that EWU alum and offensive line coach Aaron Best had been named the school’s next head football coach. Best is replacing Beau Baldwin as head coach, who accepted the offensive coordinator position at the University of California, Be...

Women’s Basketball Winning Games on Both theOffensive and Defensive Side of the Ball

By Riley Baker, Staff Reporter
January 20
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Over the weekend, EWU women’s basketball went 2-0 in a pair of home games against Idaho State University and Weber State University to improve to 4-1 in Big Sky Conference play. In the pair of games, the team showed that they have the ability to excel on all sides of the ball. In the first ga...

Science Building is Failing to Keep Up with Student Growth

Science Building is Failing to Keep Up with Student Growth

By Kristi Lucchetta, News Editor
January 20
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The EWU Science building has served its purpose for the past 50 years, but with the growing student population over time and the aging architecture, a renovation and addition is being pursued by EWU lobbyists and ASEWU members. “The Science building has served students exceptionally well, but now it is...

Between the Shelves

Between the Shelves

By Erin Rebar, A&E and Features Editor
January 20
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If you have a question about history, Cheney or both, then Charles Mutschler, Ph.D., might just be your man. Born in Albuquerque, New Mexico, the University Archivist has always been interested in history. Mutschler’s childhood consisted of roaming the southwestern United States, moving from locat...

EWU’s Beau Wooed by Cal

EWU’s Beau Wooed by Cal

By Riley Baker, Staff Reporter
January 20
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In a press conference on Jan. 16, EWU football head coach Beau Baldwin announced that he had accepted the offensive coordinator job at the University of California, Berkeley. “Given this situation, it was right,” said Baldwin on his decision to accept the job. “I’m not going to get into deta...

MLK Unity Rally brought the community together

MLK Unity Rally brought the community together

By Logan Stanley, Staff Reporter
January 16
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In remembrance of civil rights pioneer Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on the day that has been bestowed upon him, the Martin Luther King Jr. Family Outreach Center hosted its annual MLK Day Unity Rally at the Spokane Convention Center (SCC). The rally was led by Freda Gandy, executive director of the MLK ...

Beau Baldwin leaving EWU for offensive coordinator position at Cal

Beau Baldwin leaving EWU for offensive coordinator position at Cal

By Brandon Cline, Sports Editor
January 16
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In a press conference this afternoon, EWU football head coach Beau Baldwin announced that he has accepted the offensive coordinator job at the University of California, Berkeley. The position has been vacant since Jan. 8, when Cal fired former head coach Sonny Dykes and his staff. On Jan. 14, Cal...

EWU Women’s Basketball shows promising results in early season play

EWU Women’s Basketball shows promising results in early season play

By Brandon Cline, Sports Editor
January 12
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The EWU women’s basketball team has only just begun Big Sky Conference play, but they are quickly proving that they are legitimate contenders for a conference championship and a berth to the NCAA Tournament come March. The Eagles opened conference play on Dec. 31, decisively knocking off an Idaho Va...

EWU alumni named Washington State Poet Laureate

EWU alumni named Washington State Poet Laureate

By Erin Rebar, A&E and Features Editor
January 12
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In a world that tends to undervalue the importance of the humanities, poetry is like a heartbeat, said  EWU alum Tod Marshall in an email. “We live in a world where grotesque consumerism, banal oversimplification and mind-numbing tech distractions play far, far too large a role in shaping many p...

EWU Student Gallery brings Jake Prendez’s “Churro Know My Life” exhibit to campus

EWU Student Gallery brings Jake Prendez’s “Churro Know My Life” exhibit to campus

By Colette-Janaé Buck, Copy Editor
January 12
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Carousel, Uncategorized

Art for humanity has always been one of the most powerful tools used to enact social and political commentary. Its forms of oil and acrylic paintings, prismacolor pieces and written word and prose allow for a creative outlet to publicly discuss topics that would otherwise be hidden and shied away from b...

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