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Letter to the editor: Snowy parking lots cause inconvenience for students

Letter to the editor: Snowy parking lots cause inconvenience for students

February 7, 2013
Filed under Letters To The Editor, Opinion

Each quarter, students that live off of campus hand over their hard earned dollars in exchange for a parking pass. These passes are a necessity for students whose schedules do not accommodate the bus system. The issue at hand is that during the winter months, these parking lots accumulate a lot of snow...

Letter to the editor: University should provide students more free parking on campus

Letter to the editor: University should provide students more free parking on campus

February 7, 2013
Filed under Letters To The Editor, Opinion

We, as the students of Eastern Washington University would like to address the subject of parking on campus. While there is no lack of property and places available, students shouldn’t have to pay so much extra just for the increase in convenience. For the people of Eastern who do not have the ability...

Dissertation Special, with a Side of Aristotle

Dissertation Special, with a Side of Aristotle

By Davis Hill, Staff Writer
January 31, 2013
Filed under Eagle Life, News, Opinion

  You’ve finished your bachelor’s degree, have run the gauntlet of graduate school applications and have finally been accepted as a graduate student. You thought you were poor as an undergraduate, but it’s much worse this time around. You’ve already maxed out your student loans,...

A Day On, Not a Day Off

A Day On, Not a Day Off

By Davis Hill, Staff Writer
January 31, 2013
Filed under Eagle Life, News, Opinion

“A Day On, Not a Day Off” proclaim Martin Luther King Jr. Day posters, fliers and email newsletters. In previous years, I’ve ignored it, but this year I decided to do something. Last week, I resolved to spend Martin Luther King Jr. Day thinking and writing about discrimination and racial ...

Letter to the Editor: Smokers, non-smokers both deserve equality

Letter to the Editor: Smokers, non-smokers both deserve equality

January 30, 2013
Filed under Letters To The Editor, Opinion

Photo by: Dylan Paulus Are you a smoker? Do you wish you had a friendly, sheltered place to enjoy a smoke, keep warm and not feel shunned? Or are you a non-smoker? Does secondhand smoke make you feel uncomfortable?  Smokers and non-smokers alike notice smoke rising through the streams of students in h...

Letter to the Editor: URC should extend hours to cater to students’ needs

Letter to the Editor: URC should extend hours to cater to students’ needs

January 30, 2013
Filed under Letters To The Editor, Opinion

    Photo by: Dylan Paulus A student’s schedule can range from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m., Monday through Friday. School and work can fill a student’s entire week depending on their employment and class schedule. The administration and all those who run the recreation center need to take into c...

Letter to the Editor: Tawanka needs to expand their menu to include more dietary options

Letter to the Editor: Tawanka needs to expand their menu to include more dietary options

January 30, 2013
Filed under Letters To The Editor, Opinion

As current students at Eastern Washington University we feel that the food options offered at Tawanka are lacking in quality variation. This especially becomes apparent toward the end of each quarter as students' meal plans get closer and closer to the zero mark. Since Tawanka is the only all-you-can...

Benedict Arnold bus breaks down and betrays riders

Benedict Arnold bus breaks down and betrays riders

January 29, 2013
Filed under Opinion

On Jan. 14 the worst possible thing that could happen to a student forced to commute on the bus happened. The bus broke down, and that’s why I am demanding my transportation fee of $6.50 be refunded. The bus that I depend on to get home and to get to campus every day ground to a halt. It was actu...

EWU Theatre’s ‘Ode’ to Keats

EWU Theatre’s ‘Ode’ to Keats

By Davis Hill, Staff Writer
January 23, 2013
Filed under Eagle Life, News, Opinion

  Eastern creative writing professor Jonathan Johnson waited more than 20 years to work on the play that he knew would change his life. In March, the Eastern Theatre Department will mount the world premiere of Johnson’s play, “Ode,” which is based upon the life of celebrated E...

College transition has ups and downs

College transition has ups and downs

By Davis Hill, Staff Writer
January 23, 2013
Filed under Eagle Life, News, Opinion

What happened? You used to be a normal, well-adjusted teenager, happily pursuing photography, gymnastics and self-denigration. Now you’re a pale, exhausted college student who subsists on instant rice and M&M’s you find between the couch cushions. It’s strange looking back; your perspe...

Thank you from a departing Eagle

Thank you from a departing Eagle

January 23, 2013
Filed under Letters To The Editor, Opinion

To my Eastern Washington family: I want to thank my Eastern Washington coaches, trainers, teammates, fellow students, teachers and fans for their support over the past four years. The last four years have been the best of my life and I am so thankful to Eastern Washington for giving me this opportunity. Before...

Editorial: Internships and classes should not cost the same

Editorial: Internships and classes should not cost the same

January 23, 2013
Filed under Opinion

In an increasingly competitive job market, it is important for students to gain professional experience along with their academic credentials while they are at college. An unpaid internship is a great way to do this. It can be a mutually beneficial arrangement for the student and the organization providing...

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