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Killing the Conversation in College Classrooms

Killing the Conversation in College Classrooms

By The Easterner Editorial Board
February 23
Filed under Carousel, Editorial, Opinion

Remember the good ole’ days when teachers would send home permission slips for questionable films like “Schindler’s List” or “The Alamo,” so parents could ensure their children weren’t subjected to any ideas they didn’t agree with? Fast forward a little to the college years. College, the place w...

Celebrate beauty and Size Inclusivity with the Ashley Graham x Swimsuits For All 2017 line

Celebrate beauty and Size Inclusivity with the Ashley Graham x Swimsuits For All 2017 line

By Colette-Janae Buck, Copy Editor
February 23
Filed under Carousel, Opinion, Style Nest, Uncategorized

When Ashley Graham, plus size model and body activist, released her first Swimsuits for All collaboration in 2016, I was blown away by what she had included in her very inclusive line. String bikini’s, a chain metal ensemble and a low-cut, lace-up one piece were all pieces that made Graham’s lin...

Editors Pick: Issue 15

February 23
Filed under Editor's Picks, Editor's Picks, Opinion

The Rings - Movie Kristi Lucchetta Samara Morgan is back in the new horror film, “Rings.” This is the third film in The Ring, originally released in 2002, that takes place thirteen years prior. The plot is the same as the original two movies, just includes modern technology, where some...

Identifying the Right and Wrong Ways to Create a Safe Space

Identifying the Right and Wrong Ways to Create a Safe Space

By The Easterner Editorial Board
February 16
Filed under Carousel, Editorial, Opinion

Following the recent violent protests at UC Berkeley, the national debate on safe spaces has resparked. So what is a safe space? Some define safe spaces as a place to go where one will not have to face unpleasant topics - a real world trigger-warning. Others say it is a place where one can go to op...

Explore your Inner Fashion Designer with Covet Fashion

Explore your Inner Fashion Designer with Covet Fashion

By Colette-Janae Buck, Copy Editor
February 16
Filed under Opinion, Style Nest

It’s week six of winter quarter, you know what that means. Midterms are approaching and you’re probably in desperate need of another excuse to put off studying. Enter Covet Fashion, an application for both iPhone and Android that allows fashionistas to create outfits and enter contests on the a...

Editors’ Picks Issue 13

February 9
Filed under Editor's Picks, Opinion

Brad Brown Book: The War of Art What keeps so many of us from doing what we want to do? Who is that cynic within us that keeps creating roadblocks for our creative endeavors? Its called resistance. This book by Steven Pressfield exposes the double-crossing aforementioned beast and gives readers the tools...

Take the Stress out of Getting Dressed

Take the Stress out of Getting Dressed

By Colette-Janae Buck, Copy Editor
February 9
Filed under Opinion, Style Nest

Casual Valentine’s dates or casual dates in general happen to be one of favorite types of dates.

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Axe the Tampon Tax Before it Bleeds Women Dry

Axe the Tampon Tax Before it Bleeds Women Dry

February 9
Filed under Editorial, Opinion

This is a tax that affects half of the state population, and over half the population of EWU. Washington state collects millions of dollars annually in sales tax on feminine hygiene products.

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Style Nest Issue 12

Style Nest Issue 12

By Colette-Janae Buck, Copy Editor
February 2
Filed under Opinion, Style Nest

So many funky trends and styles showed up on the runways of New York’s Men’s fashion week this past January. However, instead of reviewing trends that aren’t real life appropriate, I wanted to bring men’s fashion a little closer to home by offering advice to the guys of EWU as we all transitio...

Editorial: Denying Sanctuary Campus Status is Not Just Black and White

Editorial: Denying Sanctuary Campus Status is Not Just Black and White

February 2
Filed under Carousel, Editorial, Opinion

What happens when the president loses his marbles and starts taking funding away from any school that defines itself as a sanctuary?

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