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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 ...

Killing the Conversation in College Classrooms

Killing the Conversation in College Classrooms

By The Easterner Editorial Board
February 23, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
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...

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