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Editors’ Pick: Roger Federer

Editors’ Pick: Roger Federer

By Brandon Cline
April 20, 2017
Filed under Editor's Picks, Editorial, Opinion

The GOAT of men’s tennis just doesn’t stop. At age 35, Roger Federer has found a new wind in 2017, starting the season 19-1 and winning three titles to add to his ever-growing collection. Federer’s most notable achievement this season has been winning his 18th career Grand Slam title, defeating fie...

Editors’ Pick: Toradora

Editors’ Pick: Toradora

By Erin Rebar
April 20, 2017
Filed under Editor's Picks, Editorial, Opinion

My husband and I watched the entire season of Toradora, a Japanese anime based on a light novel of the same name, in approximately two sittings. Despite initial reservations -- the show is obnoxiously over-the-top at times -- it turned out to be one of my all time favorites. Toradora follows two students a...

Editors’ Pick: Silicon Valley

Editors’ Pick: Silicon Valley

By Logan Stanley
April 20, 2017
Filed under Editor's Picks, Editor's Picks, Editorial, Opinion

Google. Facebook. YouTube. Twitter. Skype. You know the companies and where they’re located -- Silicon Valley. HBO takes on the idea of those tech giants and the culture of the Valley in Mike Judge and Alec Berg’s geniusly-crafted satirical comedy “Silicon Valley,” which features computer program...

End the Lollygagging and Make EWU a Tobacco-Free Campus

End the Lollygagging and Make EWU a Tobacco-Free Campus

By The Easterner Editorial Board
April 20, 2017
Filed under Editorial, Editorial, Opinion

Tobacco use is a choice of consumerism and consumption. Much akin to deciding to drink soda or to eat fast food, albeit a more addicting one. The problem with tobacco is that it has tangible and negative consequences for the consumer, bystanders and the facilities involved. A survey given by ASEWU in ...

Weird Instagram Trends You Probably Should(n’t) Try

Weird Instagram Trends You Probably Should(n’t) Try

By Colette-Janae Buck, Chief Copy Editor
April 20, 2017
Filed under Column, Opinion, Style Nest

The fashion and beauty world is indefinitely geared toward ingenuity and pushing boundaries when it comes to trends and products, but some trends that come from the fashion world are anything but trend-worthy. My Instagram discover page has been blowing up recently with odd trends coming from the beau...

Editors’ Pick: Sign of the Times – Harry Styles

Editors’ Pick: Sign of the Times – Harry Styles

By Abbi Vance, Art Director
April 13, 2017
Filed under Editor's Picks, Opinion

Once a Directioner always a Directioner? In this case, yes. Not only have four of five boys released their own music, they all have sounds showcasing their differences we didn’t hear when they were a boy band. Harry is the latest to release his single, “Sign of the Times,” which he will also be...

Editor’s Pick: Dill Pickle Spitz Sunflower Seeds

Editor’s Pick: Dill Pickle Spitz Sunflower Seeds

By Brad Brown, Managing Editor
April 13, 2017
Filed under Editor's Picks, Opinion

Dill pickles, not so great. Dill pickle Spitz, awesome. If you need a snack to fill the hole in your stomach after the Mariners blow a six-run ninth inning lead, these seeds will do the trick. The pickle flavor is not too overpowering and a lot less saltier than the well-known competitors of David or...

Editor’s Pick: Manito Tap House

Editor’s Pick: Manito Tap House

By Kristi Lucchetta, News Editor
April 13, 2017
Filed under Editor's Picks, Opinion

Nestled in the South Hill of Spokane, Manito Tap House is a local eco-friendly restaurant and pub. Everything is made from scratch, with 50 tap handles that include northwest wines, craft beers and spirits. There are endless alcohol choices, along with homemade appetizers, salads and entrees ranging...

Take Care of Your Skin and Combat Sun Exposure By Investing in Sunscreen

Take Care of Your Skin and Combat Sun Exposure By Investing in Sunscreen

By Colette-Janae Buck, Chief Copy Editor
April 13, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Style Nest

If we’re being completely honest here, one of my favorite pastimes is to take care of my skin. I revel in maintaining healthy and glowing skin, and when I find a new product that works for my skin or apply a face mask that clears a breakout right up, I’m in skincare heaven. One of the most important...

Our Silence is Your Silence

Our Silence is Your Silence

By The Easterner Editorial Board
April 13, 2017
Filed under Editorial, Opinion

Surrounding this last presidential election and the months following, there was a large amount of political activism occurring, both nationally and on EWU’s campus. After covering these events, The Easterner received several complaints that we were misrepresenting the EWU community as a bunch of lib...

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