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Editors Pick: 13 Reasons Why

Editors Pick: 13 Reasons Why

By Colette-Janae Buck
April 6, 2017
Filed under Editor's Picks

What would you do if someone you knew from school committed suicide? What would you do if that someone left you a series of 13 tapes detailing just who exactly helped drive that someone to kill themselves? What would you do if you were one of those people? 13 Reasons Why is an Netflix original series t...

Men’s 2017 Hairstyle Trends: Just Ditch the Man Bun Already

Men’s 2017 Hairstyle Trends: Just Ditch the Man Bun Already

By Colette-Janae Buck, Chief Copy Editor
April 6, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Style Nest

A new year, or maybe a new month, is the perfect time to start talking about growth and change. With the start of April and the warm spring weather, it’s even a better time to talk about hairstyle trends, especially trends for men. I’m just going to come right out and say it -- the man bun nee...

Editors Pick: Nintendo Switch

Editors Pick: Nintendo Switch

By Rosie Perry
April 6, 2017
Filed under Editor's Picks

The Nintendo Switch has quickly become the best selling console in nintendo history, as well as my personal favorite gaming system. The line-up might not be the most impressive right now, but “The Legend of Zelda Breath of the Wild” is best game I have ever played and I cannot wait for “Mario ...

Pointed Political Comments Should Not Have a Place in Award Shows

Pointed Political Comments Should Not Have a Place in Award Shows

April 6, 2017
Filed under Opinion

It is commonplace for artwork, theatre productions, documentaries and movies to address and promote political ideologies to the world. They help spread messages about social topics and bring awareness to occurrences that the world would otherwise turn a blind eye toward. But what about award shows and ...

Editors Pick: Ghost in the Shell (1995)

Editors Pick: Ghost in the Shell (1995)

By Jordan Perry
April 6, 2017
Filed under Editor's Picks

I can happily endorse you watching the old animated Ghost in the Shell as much as I can oppose you seeing the new live-action one. The original movie was a thing of substance; balancing entertaining robot-on-robot violence with provoking philosophical questions about self-identity and the nature of humanity. Maj...

Online Shopping Addictions

Online Shopping Addictions

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

Hi, my name is Colette and I have an online shopping addiction. These would be the words I would say if I was sitting in a group meeting at a 12-step program for shopaholics, as us crazed folk were commonly known as in the mid-2000s. It would be here that I would confess my love for one specific online...

Federal Funds Should not be About Obedience

Federal Funds Should not be About Obedience

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

There is no question that President Trump has made some questionable decisions as of late-- travel bans, healthcare repeals, building a wall, constantly pointing the finger at the media, threatening to take away funding from schools, and let’s not even talk about the appointment of Besty DeVos. ...

EWU Students Reflect on Mariners Memories and Look Ahead to 2017 Season

EWU Students Reflect on Mariners Memories and Look Ahead to 2017 Season

By Sam Cropper, for The Easterner
March 9, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Sports

Spring training is underway in Peoria, Arizona as the Seattle Mariners look to end their 16 year playoff drought. The drought is the longest active streak in Major League Baseball and it’s not getting any younger. That 2001 Mariners team won over millions of fans in the Pacific Northwest. The team ...

The Battle of the Bathroom Rages On

The Battle of the Bathroom Rages On

March 2, 2017
Filed under Carousel, Editorial, Opinion

The Trump administration continues to make waves in the media with their latest announcement that revokes the former Obama administration’s 2016 guidance on transgender students’ rights to use the bathroom that coincides with their gender identity. The “Dear Colleague Letter” cites: the l...

Style Nest: Find the handbag of your spring and summer dreams

Style Nest: Find the handbag of your spring and summer dreams

By Colette-Janae Buck, Copy Editor
March 2, 2017
Filed under Carousel, Opinion, Style Nest

Last weekend while I was getting ready to leave work, the clasp that attaches my purse strap to my purse broke, sending my massive black bag filled with all my things to the ground. To be fair, I had been carrying quite the load of school books and various irrelevant things around with me since fal...

Editor’s Pick – Hydro Flask

Editor’s Pick – Hydro Flask

By Brad Brown, Managing Editor
March 2, 2017
Filed under Editor's Picks, Opinion

The humans over at Hydro Flask are onto something. The goal is simple; keep hot things hot and cold things cold, regardless of external temperature. I was a skeptical snake when I received a water bottle as birthday gift from the family, but I was soon blown away by my device’s ability to maintain ...

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