• Issue 14 of the Easterner is now online! Check out the current issue section! Go Eags! November 13, 2014

‘Birdman’ more than a cookie-cutter

‘Birdman’ more than a cookie-cutter

February 1, 2015

"Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)," directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu, has gathered the attention of both the art-house film fan... Read more »

Eaglesync creates an online community for EWU campus organizations

Eaglesync creates an online community for EWU campus organizations

January 30, 2015

Since fall 2013, Eastern is utilizing EagleSync, a web-based system designed to help clubs and organizations on campus plan events and manage everyday... Read more »

Downtown cafe evokes a unique, pleasant vibe

Downtown cafe evokes a unique, pleasant vibe

January 29, 2015

Popular with some students for its refreshing atmosphere and locally-sourced food, The Mason Jar is a small café located in downtown Cheney. What sets... Read more »

Cellobration Spokane brings Schubert to EWU

By Jaclyn Archer, Eagle Life Editor

January 26, 2015

Filed under Eagle Life

Every seat in the Music Building’s recital hall was filled. By the time 7:30 rolled around and the CELLObration Spokane concert was slated to start, audience members were still trickling in, filling in the back of the hall and spilling into the aisles On Jan. 17 John Marshall, D.M., professor of cello at Eastern and principal cellist with the Spokane Symphony Orchestra,... Read more »

Black Lives Matter Teach-in sheds light on racial injustice

By Jaclyn Archer and Zoe Colburn, for the Easterner

January 26, 2015

Filed under Eagle Life

Approximately 120 students filled the seats, the back and the aisles of Patterson 126 to participate in the Black Lives Matter Teach-In, an event intended to foster meaningful campus dialogue around racial justice. On Jan. 16 at 11 a.m., four panelists from the EWU and Spokane communities presented at the Teach-In followed by a panel of four students from Eastern’s Black... Read more »

Whiplash, the underdog for 2014 Oscars

By Chris Mudd, Staff Writer

January 25, 2015

Filed under Eagle Life

With the Academy Award nominations for best picture now upon us, "Whiplash" seems to be one of the weakest among them. With powerhouse films such as “Birdman” and “The Theory of Everything” vying for the best picture award this year, “Whiplash” doesn’t have the momentum to take the victory. This by no means indicates that it is a bad film, far from it, in fact. ... Read more »

Spokane march symbolizes awareness, need for change in America

Spokane march symbolizes awareness, need for change in America

January 22, 2015

Photo by Shawntelle Moncy Eastern students and community members participated in the Martin Luther King Jr. Day... Read more »

Suicide prevention advocate shares his experience

Suicide prevention advocate shares his experience

January 21, 2015

Kevin Hines, who survived a leap from the Golden Gate bridge, came to Showalter Auditorium on the evening of Jan. 13 to talk about his life since that... Read more »

‘Hobbit’ Review: Third Time’s a Chore

‘Hobbit’ Review: Third Time’s a Chore

January 17, 2015

The final installment of “The Hobbit" trilogy, "The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies" confirmed every fear I had of the completely destructive tendencies... Read more »

‘Into the Woods’ poorly translated from Broadway

By Chris Mudd, Staff Writer

January 13, 2015

Filed under Eagle Life

“Into the Woods” is Hollywood's latest endeavor of translating a popular and iconic broadway musical into a film. The cast is comprised of several A-list celebrities including Meryl Streep, Chris Pine and Anna Kendrick. I'll admit that seeing actors like Pine, who don't normally sing, give a musical a shot was entertaining, but the overall product felt insincere... Read more »

Mudd rates top four video games of 2014

By Chris Mudd, Staff Writer

January 12, 2015

Filed under Eagle Life

2014 was a year that brought some real gems to the video game world. There were plenty of cookie-cutter shoot-’em-ups, but for every 20 or so of them, a truly spectacular game appeared. Therefore, in no particular order, I present my top games of 2014. The first breaks free of the typical shooter formula by focusing entirely on a single-player campaign, rather than include... Read more »

‘World of Warcraft’ expansion is a nostalgic trip

By Chris Mudd, Staff Writer

December 13, 2014

Filed under Eagle Life

Blizzard's latest expansion in the "World of Warcraft" has brought the franchise back to its roots of blood, battle and brutality. "Warlords of Draenor" is a revitalizing nostalgia trip to what brought many players into the "Warcraft" universe in the first place: War. After the lackluster "Mists of Panderia" expansion, the subscriber base of "Warcraft" plummeted to just... Read more »