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The Winter Aftermath

The Winter Aftermath

March 2, 2017

Snow and ice covered Cheney this past winter, and the local roads show the wear and tear, forcing drivers to be even more cautious. Erika Griffin, a ...

Winter at EWU — A photo gallery

Winter at EWU — A photo gallery

January 12, 2017

  Through it may be bitter and cold in temperature, walking around campus while the sun shines and glistens off the piles of crisp, white snow,...

Caution: Road may be slippery

November 28, 2016

Filed under Editorial, Opinion

Music is blaring over the speakers, the air is warm as the heater works in overtime to combat the cold air outside the confines of the car. The world is bright, the sun shining off the snow making everything look pure and magical. Everything seems perfect, the holiday season is here and warm, gooey, homemade chocolate chips are all that you can think about. Suddenly, anot...

Winter weather has finally arrived

Winter weather has finally arrived

January 11, 2016

It finally happened. Two years of anticipation, dancing, praying, hoping that anything would work. As if it were planned, the snow gods began to grace us with pile...

Proper winter preparation goes a long way

Proper winter preparation goes a long way

January 11, 2016

For those who are experiencing their first winter of this severity, welcome to the coldest couple months of your life. Make it a learning experience a...

Landscape maintenance combats ice and snow

Landscape maintenance combats ice and snow

January 8, 2015

Winter is underway, and according to Jeff Toulou, landscape maintenance supervisor, Eastern’s maintenance team is always keeping a steady eye on future...

Shine away your SAD-ness this winter

Shine away your SAD-ness this winter

February 27, 2014

As the university prepares for the end of winter quarter, the faint promise of sunlight begins to flicker a little stronger each day, and for some students,...

Hazardous weather slides into full force

Hazardous weather slides into full force

November 25, 2013

By Dayna Juchmes contributing writer easterner.news@gmail.com  Winter driving poses many hazards, but additional preparation can go a long way in preventing ...

Prep your car: winter is coming

Prep your car: winter is coming

October 11, 2013

As colder weather makes its way toward campus, now might be a great time for students to winterize their cars. Chris Gallagher, owner of Chene...

Letter to the editor: Winter weather makes walkways dangerous

Letter to the editor: Winter weather makes walkways dangerous

February 7, 2013

School safety at Eastern Washington University is crucial to both the students and faculty. Over the past couple of weeks, there has been excessive snowfall,...

The slope scoop

The slope scoop

December 6, 2012

Mt. Spokane Silver Mountain 49 Degrees North Schweitzer Mountain Lookout Pass There are 45 designated runs with 16 night ski runs. The...

How to survive the holidays with the family

November 28, 2012

Ah, the holidays. They remind us of the importance of tradition. They remind us of the joy of being alive. And, most importantly, they remind us why we no longer live with our parents. I’m ...

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