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Meet the Candidates

Meet the Candidates

May 9, 2017

President   Gaige Basich As a first-generation college student, ASEWU presidential candidate Gaige Basich did not know what to expect out of college. He ended up joining ASEWU as a s...

2017 NFL Draft: EWU’s Cooper Kupp and Samson Ebukam Drafted by the Los Angeles Rams

2017 NFL Draft: EWU’s Cooper Kupp and Samson Ebukam Drafted by the Los Angeles Rams

April 28, 2017

After breaking record after record during his time at EWU, wide receiver Cooper Kupp begins his next journey in the NFL. With the No. 69 selection in th...

EWU is Making New Efforts in Order to be More Sustainable

By Rose Hammack, Contributing Writer

April 25, 2017

Filed under News, Uncategorized

On April 19, Erik Budsberg, EWU’s sustainability coordinator, spoke  in the JFK Library as a part of Sustainability Week. Budsberg said sustainability is “good for the environment, good from a social justice and social equity perspective, and good from an economic perspective.” The global perspective of sustainable development is based on the Brundtland Report, or the i...

Sustainability Committee Brings Earth Day Fair to Campus

By Dayana Morales, For The Easterner

April 13, 2017

Filed under News, Uncategorized

EWU will be hosting its 6th annual Earth Day Fair on April 20 that will take place in the campus mall from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. “It is all about just promoting sustainability, the environment and really taking care of our earth,” Sustainability Student Officer Emily Sherman said. Each year, the Earth Day Fair committee focuses on a theme. Typically the committee goes with the over...

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

February 23, 2017

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 incl...

Gallery: EWU mens basketball outlasts Portland State in 3 OT thriller, 130-124 (Feb. 4)

Gallery: EWU mens basketball outlasts Portland State in 3 OT thriller, 130-124 (Feb. 4)

February 5, 2017

  EWU defeated Portland State in a wild and historic 3 OT game. Forwards Bogdan Bliznyuk and Jake Wiley each scored 45 points, tying the school...

Style Nest: Urban Outfitters and the fear of  Plus size

Style Nest: Urban Outfitters and the fear of Plus size

January 20, 2017

The on-trend, millennial-market focused clothing outfitter, Urban Outfitters, has come under fire recently for featuring a plus-size model in their dive...

Barrelhouse: the New Zentropa

Barrelhouse: the New Zentropa

January 12, 2017

Barrelhouse Pub and Pizza, formerly known as Zentropa Pizzeria and Pub, feels like the kind of place you’d find in a college town. Its brick walls, ...

EWU Women’s Basketball shows promising results in early season play

EWU Women’s Basketball shows promising results in early season play

January 12, 2017

The EWU women’s basketball team has only just begun Big Sky Conference play, but they are quickly proving that they are legitimate contenders for a con...

VCD student blurs the line between copyright and transformative use

VCD student blurs the line between copyright and transformative use

January 12, 2017

Many students who work in content creation often encounter the grey area that exists between original content and adapting someone else’s work to fit...

Ploeger helps students prepare for Spokane Symphony Chorale

Ploeger helps students prepare for Spokane Symphony Chorale

January 12, 2017

Early this past fall, EWU Professor Kristina Ploeger was named the new director of the Spokane Symphony Chorale. The Chorale has been an official part of the Spokane Symphon...

Police Beat

Police Beat

January 12, 2017

Warrant arrest December 17 Attendees of the most recent EWU football game complained about a disturbance in Section C. Officers made contact with the i...

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