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Police Beat

Police Beat

By Josh Fletcher, News Editor

April 25, 2018


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Suspicious Circumstance/Voyeurism, April 17 EWU PD has caught a man, who for the past year, has been spying on men and following them into the men’s bathroom. Police said he would put paper over the sensors so the toilets wouldn’t flush, and one person caught him peeking under the stall while he w...

Life and influence of former EWU professor commemorated

Life and influence of former EWU professor commemorated

By Kaitlyn Engen, Reporter

April 25, 2018


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Former EWU professor and author Patrick McManus died on April 11 at the age of 84. “He was the Mark Twain of the Northwest,” said Dr. William Stimson, a journalism professor at EWU and a lifelong friend of McManus. Renowned for his works, influence and personality, McManus will be remembered by th...

EWU breaks the silence of sexual assault

By Kaitlyn Engen, Reporter

April 25, 2018


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EWU Health, Wellness & Prevention Services and the Scary Feminists Club have joined forces to host Sexual Assault Action Week– April 23-27– headed by Health Education coordinator Lindsey Fulton. A survey conducted by EWU Health, Wellness & Prevention found that 1 in 10 students have exp...

Fraternity wrecks lodge in northeastern Washington

By Brandon Cline, Editor in Chief

April 25, 2018


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On April 18, The Chewelah Independent reported that an EWU fraternity, Beta Theta Pi, left over $4,000 in damages at the Northern Lights Lodge near Northport, Washington. Chase Lea, the fraternity’s treasurer who booked the lodge, has been charged with second degree malicious mischief and first degre...

EWU cross country runners divided over former coach’s actions

EWU cross country runners divided over former coach’s actions

By Logan Stanley, Managing Editor

April 23, 2018


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Disclosure: The author of this article briefly trained with the men's cross-country team in fall 2016 before deciding to leave the sport of running altogether to focus on his duties at The Easterner. EWU cross country runners reacted to their former coach’s actions, with expressions ranging from d...

By Josh Fletcher, News Editor

April 22, 2018


Filed under News, Police Beat

DWLS, April 9 An EWU PD officer was driving North on Washington St. when they noticed a car quickly pullover and the driver ran into the trunk. Police then pulled the man over where the male student admitted to driving with a suspended license. The student will have his fate decided for him in Ch...

EWU and Bogatá University students partner

EWU and Bogatá University students partner

By Kaitlyn Engen, Reporter

April 19, 2018


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Five ambitious EWU Master of Public Health students are seeking to make monumental impacts on post-civil war Colombia. At the crown of South America’s head exists a country traumatized by the same horrors that have sent countless U.S. soldiers overseas in recent years: homicides, massacres, abductions,...

Facebook data scandal raises questions for students

By Kaitlyn Engen, Reporter

April 18, 2018


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On April 10 and 11, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg stood before the Senate Judiciary and Commerce Committees to testify following a data-theft scandal that was exposed by the New York Times and The Guardian on March 17. The reports initially said that 50 million Facebook users’ data was harvested by...

Symposium submission deadline extended

By Jeremy Burnham, Copy Editor

April 18, 2018


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The deadline to submit abstracts for the 2018 EWU Student Research and Creative Works Symposium has been extended to April 23, Symposium Coordinator Freddy Vega announced Monday. The Symposium is an annual two-day event where EWU students present their creative works and research projects. 2018 mark...

How To Make A Difference On Earth Day and Every Day

How To Make A Difference On Earth Day and Every Day

By Kelsey Magnuson, Contributor

April 18, 2018


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Students and community members will join forces to pick up litter and bring awareness to the planet’s growing pollution problem throughout April. From film festivals to volunteer events, all students can find an opportunity to celebrate, advocate and work for a cleaner planet in the upcoming w...

Police Beat

Police Beat

By Josh Fletcher, News Editor

April 14, 2018


Filed under News, Police Beat

Drug Offense, April 2 Police were called to a dorm in Brewster Hall because one person was concerned their underage roommate was smoking marijuana. Police came to search the room with consent from the roommate, but did not find or smell anything in the room.   Theft, April 2 Two fe...

EWU addresses food insecurity with new pantries

EWU addresses food insecurity with new pantries

By Jeremy Burnham, Copy Editor

April 12, 2018


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According to a 2016 survey conducted at EWU by the Department of Health and Wellness, more than a third of students at EWU face food insecurity. A survey of 900 EWU students indicates that 36 percent of students have worried about their food running out before they received money to purchase more. Ab...

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