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Decisions are made by those who show up

May 3, 2018

With some seven weeks remaining in the spring quarter, attention around campus has begun turning to next school year, including the upcoming ASEWU general elec...

Editors’ Picks

By The Easterner, Editorial Board

April 14, 2018

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"Sing Street" “Sing Street” (2016) is an independent movie directed by John Carney. The film features an original soundtrack following the new wave genre of the 1980s. “Sing Street” is set in Dublin, Ireland and pertains to the cultural conflicts of the region and era. This unique film explores teenage matters while simultaneously bringing the viewer back in time ...

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By The Easterner, Editorial Board

April 5, 2018

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Ready Player One Based on Ernest Cline’s book that became a cult phenomenon, legendary director Steven Spielberg adapted the novel for the big screen. Set in a dystopian Earth in the year 2045, Ready Player One chronicles the journey of Wade Watts as he attempts to find an Easter Egg hidden the virtual reality universe dubbed the “OASIS.” Whoever finds the Easter Egg wi...

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By The Easterner, Editorial Board

March 14, 2018

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Amazon Kindle Paperwhite I still like reading an actual book more than books off a Kindle, but it is hard to beat the convenience. It’s easy to grab and start reading because of how small and light it is, which makes me more likely to read. Instead of scrolling through stuff on my iPhone, I’ll read a few pages of a book instead. Also, if you have a library card, you c...

Editors’ Picks

By The Easterner, Editorial Board

March 11, 2018

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“Everything Sucks” Set in the 1990s in the town of Boring, Oregon, “Everything Sucks” is a drama-comedy detailing the lives of teenagers in Boring. While on the surface level the show may seem light, the writing is deep and touches on real-life situations we face growing up including sexuality, bullying and yearning for acceptance. The premise of the show is set a...

Editors’ Picks

By The Easterner, Editorial Board

March 5, 2018

Filed under Editor's Picks, Opinion

HomePod Apple finally released their smart speaker and it is like most Apple products-awesome. Many people thought that this “over priced” ($349) smart speaker with the laughable Siri was not going to be bought by a lot of people because of its limitations. Well the tech website Mac Rumors reported tuesday the speaker was the most pre-ordered smart speaker ever behi...

Editors’ Picks

By The Eastern, Editorial Board

February 14, 2018

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"The Howard Stern Show” There is a reason Howard Stern is known as ‘the King of All Media,’ he is the greatest broadcaster ever. When you have to drive from Spokane Valley to Cheney three days a week, you need something to keep you entertained and happy. His show is available exclusively on Sirius XM Monday-Wednesday mornings. His interviews are the most in depth a...

Editors’ Picks

By The Easterner, Editorial Board

February 9, 2018

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Movie: “Hostiles” "Hostiles" opened in theaters on Jan. 26. This film features an array of brilliant actors such as Christian Bale, Rosamund Pike, and Wes Studi. The film does an outstanding job highlighting the main character’s raw emotion as he faces certain obstacles that push him to his limit. “Hostiles” is not a typical western displaying basic hero and vill...

Career Services useful tool for students

By The Easterner, Editorial Board

February 8, 2018

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The truth about post-grad jobs is that employers are not looking at what your degree is. They are looking at what you did in college. These days it does not matter if you major in Business or Film. Employers want to see what you were involved with, what experience you have, but most importantly if you networked and had internships. EWU offers plenty of resources to assist eac...

Editors’ Picks

By The Easterner, Editorial Board

January 31, 2018

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App: “Slack” Slack is an application that allows users to interact digitally with each other. The app promotes communication and collaboration within a team, and is available via smartphone and as a website. Once added to a workspace, users are able to message each other directly as well or create subsequent channels of interaction. Whether you’re running a small gr...

No level of money, fame or success can ever make some people happy

By The Easterner, Editorial Board

January 24, 2018

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It is often hard to understand why somebody would choose to commit suicide. It is even harder to understand when, on the outside, they look like they have everything going for them. You see people like Robin Williams, or more recently Chris Cornell, who to us it looks like they have everything anyone could ever want. But we are not them, and we don't understand what they are going...

Editors’ Picks

By The Easterner, Editorial Board

January 24, 2018

Filed under Editor's Picks, Opinion

Movie: "The Post"   In the most recent Steven Spielberg film “The Post,” the journey of Katherine Graham is chronicled. Graham, the first female publisher of a major American newspaper, was heading the Washington Post when the Pentagon Papers were leaked. The papers, which detailed how the American public was misled about its involvement in the Vietnam War, ...

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