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Transfer student cast to play lead role in EWU Theatre’s fall production

Transfer student cast to play lead role in EWU Theatre’s fall production

By Davis Hill, Staff Writer
November 7
Filed under Eagle Life, News, Opinion

  “[Theater] is the way I get through every day, and it’s the reason I want to get through every day,” said David Logghe, junior theater major. Logghe has been cast as the lead role, Theo Maske, in the upcoming EWU Theatre production of Steve Martin's comedic farce “The Underp...

GECRs, the Hurdle Before Real College

GECRs, the Hurdle Before Real College

By Davis Hill, Staff Writer
November 7
Filed under Eagle Life, News, Opinion

College: a time when you can finally pursue your dreams, hone your skills and focus on your own interests rather than doing what other people think you should do. Your course of study is entirely up to you. But first you must pass your General Education Requirement Classes, or GECRs for sho...

EDITORIAL: University amnesty policy needed to protect students

EDITORIAL: University amnesty policy needed to protect students

November 6
Filed under Opinion

Hesitation in a dangerous moment can be the difference between saving a life and losing one. With the help of a general amnesty policy, students can know exactly what their choices are and the consequences of those choices in the event of a life-threatening situation. Colleges across the country, including...

All Roads Lead to Confusion

All Roads Lead to Confusion

November 5
Filed under Eagle Life, Opinion

Classics Digest, Volume II This week: Rome The Romans are, in mythological terms, descended from the survivors of Troy, although everyone knows that they are actually descended from the Italians, or possibly the Boston Celtics. Because of this, the Romans always had a chip on their shoulder regarding...

EDITORIAL: Obama and Romney are not your only options

EDITORIAL: Obama and Romney are not your only options

October 31
Filed under Opinion

If you cast your vote for a third party presidential candidate, are you wasting it? That is what supporters of these candidates are often told. Or worse, they are told that voting for a third party is taking away a vote from the major candidate who that third party candidate most closely aligns to,...

Obama’s free ride on civil liberties abuses: The Bush era protesters are silent despite the growth of the surveillance state and an illegal military intervention

Obama’s free ride on civil liberties abuses: The Bush era protesters are silent despite the growth of the surveillance state and an illegal military intervention

By Kyle Harding, Opinion Editor
October 31
Filed under Opinion

    Where have the civil liberties advocates and anti-war protesters within the Democratic Party gone? A key part of Barack Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign was criticism of post-9/11 abuses of civil liberties. Circa 2007 there was no shortage of pundits talking about warrantless...

Piano playing plebians plague PUB

Piano playing plebians plague PUB

October 31
Filed under Opinion

Some of us students at eastern have complaints about the piano in the Pence Union Building and how it is freely accessible to anyone to use at any time of day, regardless of their musical skill level. This can lead to disruption of focus, tension in the overall atmosphere, and a general degradation of...

Path’s puddles permeate poor pedestrians’ penny loafers

Path’s puddles permeate poor pedestrians’ penny loafers

By Amy Meyer, Editor-in-Chief
October 17
Filed under Opinion

  It’s been raining. This means something very special on the campus of Eastern Washington University. Am I making reference to the beautiful, foggy mist that a cloudy day in Cheney will present? Am I referring to the spike in warm-clothing retail at the University Bookstore? Coul...

The Trojan War: What is it good for?

The Trojan War: What is it good for?

By Davis Hill, Staff Writer
October 17
Filed under Eagle Life, News, Opinion

  Classics: No other word inspires such fear in the undergraduate mind. For those who have had to sit through honors English and mythology classes, I feel your pain. There are many ways to die, but death by boredom is one of the worst. And classics are just about the most boring books around. This...

Theater stages award-winning comedy

Theater stages award-winning comedy

By Davis Hill, Staff Writer
October 17
Filed under Eagle Life, Opinion

  “Theobald Maske has an unusual problem: his wife's underpants won't stay on.” So reads the introduction to “The Underpants,” a comedic farce that will be staged by the EWU Theatre Department in November. Adapted by Steve Martin, “The Underpants” follows a conservative German...

Your first apartment: get used to the cold and mold

Your first apartment: get used to the cold and mold

By Davis Hill, Staff Writer
October 10
Filed under Eagle Life, Opinion

So, you’ve navigated the dorms, learned how to take care of yourself and have decided it’s time to strike out on your own. You should know that you have a lot of options open. For your first apartment, you can pick from a number of models, including noisy, moldy, no insulation, domestic viol...

Students Prepare for next level

Students Prepare for next level

By Davis Hill, Staff Writer
October 10
Filed under Eagle Life, Opinion

In the case of senior psychology major Leah Parker, the hardest part about applying to graduate school is deciding where to go. “[First] you actually have to decide what you want to study, and that’s hard enough,” she said. “Then you have the pick of ... all universities all over the worl...

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