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Axe the Tampon Tax Before it Bleeds Women Dry

Axe the Tampon Tax Before it Bleeds Women Dry

February 9

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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Women’s March Revealed the Power of Unity

Women’s March Revealed the Power of Unity

January 26

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 defianc...

Pentagon report conveys victims’ voices

Pentagon report conveys victims’ voices

June 4

The U.S. Department of Defense announced on May 1 that military members who reported a sexual assault while serving leaped 50 percent in the 2013 rep...

Lecture discusses social issues, wage gap upon women in the work force

Lecture discusses social issues, wage gap upon women in the work force

May 14

  The EWU Women’s and Gender Studies Program hosted a lecture on May 6 at Eastern elaborating on women’s choices not to climb the job ladd...

Eating disorders affect students

Eating disorders affect students

October 14

  I just woke up, and yet I feel like my day is already spiraling downward. I feel so guilty for not working out yesterday. I am going to go to th...

Feminine hygiene dispenser poll

Feminine hygiene dispenser poll

April 6

Your answers are anonymous. If you would like to tell us of an experience relating to feminine hygiene, please email Amy Meyer at easterner.editor@gmail.com. [polldaddy...

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