The Easterner

How nutrition and sleep can help with your finals

How nutrition and sleep can help with your finals

March 5, 2016

Stress levels can be high and energy levels low as finals week approaches. Sleep and nutrition can be key to making students’ lives easier during dead...

Men’s basketball remains in third place despite loss

By Riley Baker, Staff Writer

March 4, 2016

Filed under Showcase, Slideshow, Sports, Sports Showcase

The Eagles played their final road game of the season on Feb. 27 looking to hold on to their third place spot in the standings going into the Big Sky Conference Tournament in Reno, Nevada, March 8-12. EWU took on the University of Idaho and could not overcome the Vandals defense in the final minutes of the game. Going into the half leading, 34-30, the Eagles shot at a 48...

‘Eddie the Eagle’ a true underdog sports story

By Joe Matthews, Staff Writer

March 4, 2016

Filed under Eagle Life, Showcase, Slideshow

Eddie Edwards made history in the 1988 Winter Olympics, becoming the first athlete to ever compete in ski jumping for Great Britain. Doing so when nobody believed he could, after the heartbreak of being cut from the downhill team, and with absolutely no money, Edwards overcame great adversity to fulfill his dream. Through the newly released feel-good comedy “Eddie the Eagle”...

Visiting author brings crowd to tears at Auntie’s

Visiting author brings crowd to tears at Auntie’s

March 4, 2016

“Because I’m American.” This was visiting author Lidia Yuknavitch’s response to why the themes of her stories focus on sexuality and violence....

More diversity needed in two-credit classes

More diversity needed in two-credit classes

March 4, 2016

There are many one and two-credit classes offered at Eastern, but what is lacking is diversity amongst those classes. Almost every one of those classes...

Cheney residents fighting to save train station

Cheney residents fighting to save train station

March 3, 2016

Residents of Cheney are trying to save the historic train station from the wrecking ball. Save our Station is an organization raising funds and awareness...

Men’s track team collects awards in Bozeman

Men’s track team collects awards in Bozeman

March 3, 2016

The EWU men’s track and field team finished eighth at the Big Sky Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships in Bozeman, Montana, this Feb. 25-27. Freshman...

EWU’s accreditation safe and sound

By Kalli Wolf, Staff Writer

March 3, 2016

Filed under News, Showcase, Slideshow

Rumors regarding Eastern being in jeopardy of losing its accreditation have been floating around campus. When Vice Provost and EWU Accreditation Liaison Officer Colin Ormsby heard, he was ready to set the record straight and provide valuable information regarding what goes into the accreditation process. There are a total of six regional accrediting bodies. Eastern belongs...

Women’s track finishes third, best ever placement

Women’s track finishes third, best ever placement

March 3, 2016

Women’s track finished in third place, the best placement for women’s track and field in school history, at the Big Sky Conference Indoor Track and...

Eagles beat Pirates, fall to Wildcats

Eagles beat Pirates, fall to Wildcats

March 2, 2016

Women’s tennis dropped their first conference match of the season to the Weber State Wildcats, losing, 3-4, in a tightly contested affair at home on...

EWU women’s basketball wins at home

EWU women’s basketball wins at home

March 2, 2016

The EWU women’s basketball team improved to 19-9 overall, 13-3 in league, in their last home game of the season, beating the University of Idaho, 84-70. The...

Shakespeare’s ‘Love’s Labour’s Lost’ comes to EWU as a musical

By Brad Brown, Contributing Writer

March 2, 2016

Filed under Eagle Life, Showcase, Slideshow

“Love’s Labour’s Lost: The Musical” – a musical adaptation of Shakespeare’s romantic comedy – is scheduled to open March 4 at EWU’s University Theatre. Students and faculty have come together to produce an abridged version of Shakespeare’s classic with a blend of contemporary rock music for the theater program’s winter production. The first of two weekend...

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