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Be a Window Not a Wall

Be a Window Not a Wall

By The Easterner Editorial Board
May 4, 2017
Filed under Editorial, Opinion

When someone adopts a position of power, such as a government position, they also need to adopt a policy of transparency and communication. This helps to circumvent situations where things can be misconstrued or misunderstood and reduces speculation. Which is what could have happened with the AS...

Don’t Fear Oil-based Face Products, Embrace Them

Don’t Fear Oil-based Face Products, Embrace Them

By Colette-Janae Buck, Chief Copy Editor
May 4, 2017
Filed under Carousel, Column, Opinion, Style Nest

I know, I know, I know. The first thought that crosses your mind when you think of “oil-based” face products is a throwback to your 8th grade acne escapade where your face was a literal oil refinery, but hear me out. Oil-based cleanser, moisturizers and serums will change your skincare life for t...

Editors’ Picks: EWU Surplus Store

Editors’ Picks: EWU Surplus Store

By Brad Brown
May 4, 2017
Filed under Editor's Picks, Opinion

One of the great hidden gems on the EWU campus is the Surplus Store. Tucked away behind Roos Field, adjacent with the upper parking lot, lies the home of discount central. From household furniture, chairs and office supplies to computers and bicycles, Surplus sells a variety of used items that are no longe...

Editors’ Picks: Puyo Puyo Tetris

Editors’ Picks: Puyo Puyo Tetris

By Rosie Perry
May 4, 2017
Filed under Editor's Picks, Opinion

One of the latest releases for the Nintendo Switch brings back the fun of Tetris with all new game modes and excitement. Puyo Puyo Tetris is a multiplayer puzzle attack game where players can either play through the solo campaign or play against their friends in each of the different multiplayer modes...

Editors’ Picks: Nordstrom Rack

Editors’ Picks: Nordstrom Rack

By Colette-Janae Buck
May 4, 2017
Filed under Editor's Picks, Opinion

Calling all EWU fashionistas. Looking for a way to satisfy your new clothing desires while on a budget? Look no further than the Spokane Valley’s Nordstrom Rack. The offshoot, quasi-factory outlet sister store of Seattle-based Nordstrom offers fresh finds at great prices. I love the experience of scroun...

“Hey, I’m Crosswalking Here”

“Hey, I’m Crosswalking Here”

By The Easterner Editorial Board
April 27, 2017
Filed under Editorial, Opinion

We face a problem of infrastructure. The simple painted-on crosswalk is no longer sufficient for the amount of people and cars attempting to use Washington street at the same time. Pedestrians cross in a steady enough stream to halt motor traffic and cause bumper to bumper jams during class transitions. ...

Make a Statement in Bell Sleeves

Make a Statement in Bell Sleeves

By Colette-Janae Buck, Chief Copy Editor
April 27, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Style Nest

From bell-shaped cuffs to structured short sleeves, spring is the season of statement tops and dresses. These types of garments can be found in a wide range of brand collections, including Forever 21, Who What Wear, couture brands and even those phony shopping sites advertised on Facebook. It can be daunt...

Editors’ Picks: Girlboss

Editors’ Picks: Girlboss

By Colette-Janae Buck
April 27, 2017
Filed under Editor's Picks, Editor's Picks, Opinion

Spitfire entrepreneur and Nasty Gal founder Sophia Amoruso receives the ultimate immortalization in the Netflix biopic, GirlBoss, which retells her journey from a rebellious young adult to eBay vintage clothing merchant. Filled to the brim with shenanigans, dick jokes and outfits that are to die for...

Editors’ Picks: Hell On Wheels

Editors’ Picks: Hell On Wheels

By Gerald Maib
April 27, 2017
Filed under Editor's Picks, Editor's Picks, Opinion

Hell on Wheels is a TV series that is based off the character of a former Confederate soldier named Cullen Bohannon. Fueled by revenge over the death of his wife from Union soldiers, Bohannon doubles as a worker for the Union Pacific Railroad building the first transcontinental railroad. He finds himself stru...

Editors’ Picks: Peak Blinders

Editors’ Picks: Peak Blinders

By Ian Bouchard
April 27, 2017
Filed under Editor's Picks, Editor's Picks, Opinion

Hell on Wheels is a TV series that is based off the character of a former Confederate soldier named Cullen Bohannon. Fueled by revenge over the death of his wife from Union soldiers, Bohannon doubles as a worker for the Union Pacific Railroad building the first transcontinental railroad. He finds him...

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...

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