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Fraternity alumni raise $250,000 for the EWU library

Fraternity alumni raise $250,000 for the EWU library

By Sarah Giomi, Staff Reporter

Alumni of EWU’s Pi Kappa Alpha Zeta Nu chapter have raised $250,000 over the past four years for the university libraries. The money raised will fund the Archives Hidd...

October 17, 2017

Clarke named first Diversity and Inclusion VP

Clarke named first Diversity and Inclusion VP

By Mandy Nicole, Contributing Writer

Surrounded by unpacked boxes, Dr Shari Clarke, EWU’s new vice president  for Diversity and Inclusion, makes all who enter her office feel welcome. Clarke’s office i...

October 17, 2017

Vegas tragedy has local ties

Vegas tragedy has local ties

By Josh Fletcher, News Editor

At the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas Sunday night, a gunman killed at least 59 people and injured over 500 when he opened fire from his hotel room at the Mandalay...

October 5, 2017

In his own words

In his own words

By Josh Fletcher, News Editor

“I didn’t think about it, I just pulled out the gun and shot him,” said Donavon Culps, in a jailhouse interview. Culps shot and killed Cameron Smith outside of LUCID...

October 4, 2017

Students demonstrate for gender-neutral showers

Students demonstrate for gender-neutral showers

By Josh Fletcher, News Editor

Students from the EWU Pride Center held a demonstration outside of Patterson Hall September 26 in the hopes of getting more gender-inclusive showers on campus. “I str...

September 29, 2017

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  • From the Office of the President: Public Hearing on Proposed WAC Changes July 17, 2017
  • Police Beat June 1 June 1, 2017
America the silent

America the silent

By The Easterner, Editorial Board

In the late hours of Oct. 1 on the Las Vegas Strip, a 64-year-old man began shooting from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Hotel. He would continue firing for nearly 11 m...

October 9, 2017

To kneel or not to kneel?

To kneel or not to kneel?

By Logan Stanley, Managing Editor

That is the question many Americans across the United States are asking themselves. It is a debate that began in August 2016. The question has sparked an intense conversa...

September 29, 2017

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  • Editors’ Picks: Ultra Street Fighter II June 1, 2017
Gallery: A Weekend of Cheney Nightlife

Gallery: A Weekend of Cheney Nightlife

By Brad Brown, Managing Editor

  From The Mason Jar's open mic night on Thursday, to last call at The Basement on Saturday and everything else in-between.    

May 18, 2017

Gallery: Red-White Spring Game

Gallery: Red-White Spring Game

By Brad Brown, Managing Editor

  Team Red defeated Team White 24-17 in the annual EWU football Red-White game as the team concludes spring practice before preseason practice begins in August. ffgh...

May 1, 2017

  • Gallery: EWU Slut Walk April 28, 2017
  • A Cultivated Vision April 27, 2017
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