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Identifying the Right and Wrong Ways to Create a Safe Space

Identifying the Right and Wrong Ways to Create a Safe Space

By The Easterner Editorial Board
February 16, 2017
Filed under Carousel, Editorial, Opinion

Following the recent violent protests at UC Berkeley, the national debate on safe spaces has resparked. So what is a safe space? Some define safe spaces as a place to go where one will not have to face unpleasant topics - a real world trigger-warning. Others say it is a place where one can go to op...

Explore your Inner Fashion Designer with Covet Fashion

Explore your Inner Fashion Designer with Covet Fashion

By Colette-Janae Buck, Copy Editor
February 16, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Style Nest

It’s week six of winter quarter, you know what that means. Midterms are approaching and you’re probably in desperate need of another excuse to put off studying. Enter Covet Fashion, an application for both iPhone and Android that allows fashionistas to create outfits and enter contests on the a...

Editors’ Picks Issue 13

February 9, 2017
Filed under Editor's Picks, Opinion

Brad Brown Book: The War of Art What keeps so many of us from doing what we want to do? Who is that cynic within us that keeps creating roadblocks for our creative endeavors? Its called resistance. This book by Steven Pressfield exposes the double-crossing aforementioned beast and gives readers the tools...

Take the Stress out of Getting Dressed

Take the Stress out of Getting Dressed

By Colette-Janae Buck, Copy Editor
February 9, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Style Nest

Casual Valentine’s dates or casual dates in general happen to be one of favorite types of dates.

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Axe the Tampon Tax Before it Bleeds Women Dry

Axe the Tampon Tax Before it Bleeds Women Dry

February 9, 2017
Filed under Editorial, Opinion

This is a tax that affects half of the state population, and over half the population of EWU. Washington state collects millions of dollars annually in sales tax on feminine hygiene products.

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Style Nest Issue 12

Style Nest Issue 12

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

So many funky trends and styles showed up on the runways of New York’s Men’s fashion week this past January. However, instead of reviewing trends that aren’t real life appropriate, I wanted to bring men’s fashion a little closer to home by offering advice to the guys of EWU as we all transitio...

Editorial: Denying Sanctuary Campus Status is Not Just Black and White

Editorial: Denying Sanctuary Campus Status is Not Just Black and White

February 2, 2017
Filed under Carousel, Editorial, Opinion

What happens when the president loses his marbles and starts taking funding away from any school that defines itself as a sanctuary?

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Editors Picks Issue 12

February 2, 2017
Filed under Editor's Picks, Opinion

Ian Bouchard Movie: Silence “Silence” is a historical drama released in theaters Dec. 23, 2016. The movie takes place in the Edo period of Japanese history when the government decreed a complete ban of Christianity. Two missionaries are sent on a journey to find their mentor who has gone missing. As they tra...

Women’s March Revealed the Power of Unity

Women’s March Revealed the Power of Unity

January 26, 2017
Filed under Carousel, Editorial, Opinion

In a movement echoing the voice of those who have marched before, women around the globe stood in solidarity last weekend, raising their voices in defiance of any action against civil rights that President Donald Trump might try to enact.   This movement is thought to have been created in response to Pre...

Style Nest Issue 11

By Colette-Janae Buck, Copy Editor
January 26, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Style Nest

Winter is a rough time for motivation, and specifically for me, it’s a rough time to put any effort into doing my makeup in the mornings before class. There’s something about the lack of sunlight at 7 a.m. that makes me want to pull the covers over my head, sleep in as late as possible and skip...

Editors Pick Issue 11

January 26, 2017
Filed under Editor's Picks, Opinion

Kristi Lucchetta The Onion Bar and Grill With two locations, one down the street from the EWU Riverpoint campus and one up north, The Onion is Spokane’s place for original gourmet burgers and brews. Established in 1978, the menu includes a variety of food and drink items, such as pasta, burgers...

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