The Easterner

Opinion: Trump, hurricanes, and racism

Opinion: Trump, hurricanes, and racism

By Taylor Newquist, Sports Editor

September 21, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Taylor Newquist is the Sports Editor for The Easterner. The opinion expressed in this article is his own, and does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The Easterner’s editorial board. Hurricane Florence was tough, and it was one of the wettest storms we’ve ever seen, from the standpoint of wa...

Opinion: benefits of the great outdoors

Opinion: benefits of the great outdoors

By Richard N. Clark IV, Multimedia Director

September 19, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Richard N. Clark IV is the multimedia director for The Easterner. The opinion expressed in this article is his own, and does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The Easterner’s editorial board. With the rise of the internet, people have more access to information and are able to connect more than ever...

Opinion: EWU women’s teams deserve fan support

Opinion: EWU women’s teams deserve fan support

By Jeremy Burnham, Managing Editor

September 19, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Jeremy Burnham is the managing editor for The Easterner. The opinion expressed in this article is his own, and does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The Easterner’s editorial board. It is fall sports season again, and new and returning EWU students are ready to proudly support our Eagles. T...

Letter from the Editor

Letter from the Editor

By Michael Brock, Editor in Chief

September 19, 2018


Filed under Letter to the Editor, Opinion

Hello fellow Eagles, Welcome to a new school year at EWU! My name is Michael Brock and I am the Editor in Chief of The Easterner. This is my second stint at the newspaper after holding the sports editor position last year. Now that you know a little bit about me, I’d like to communicate what we’re all...

Easterner asks: What brings you to EWU?

By Matt Pennell, Social Media Editor

September 19, 2018


Filed under Easterner asks, Opinion

 “They have a dental hygiene program and they are one of the only universities that has it in Washington state.”           “I am going to study dental hygiene and they have like a really good program here.”       &n...

Letter from the incoming editor: looking ahead

By Michael Brock, Sports Editor

June 7, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Greetings fellow EWU students, my name is Michael Brock, next year’s Editor in Chief of The Easterner. When I was hired to the position a couple months ago, I was naturally thrilled about the opportunity. I have been in journalism for four years and I am ready to lead the paper into its next phase. ...

Letter from the outgoing editor: looking back

By Brandon Cline, Editor in Chief

June 7, 2018


Filed under Opinion

It seems like just last week when I first sat down at my desk to write my letter from the editor in the first issue of the school year. I know it’s a cliche to claim that you remember something just like it was yesterday but the truth is, that moment is still fresh in my mind nine months and 30 issu...

The high price of negligence

By The Easterner, Editorial Board

May 23, 2018


Filed under Editorial, Opinion

Earlier versions of this editorial ran in issues 3, 8 and 17 of Volume 101 of The Easterner. It has been updated accordingly for the most recent mass shooting that took place on May 18, which killed 10 people in a city in southeast Texas.   A 17-year-old student began firing a shotgun and a ...

Does diversity in its broadest sense include white supremacists?

By Paul Lindoldt, Contributor

April 5, 2018


Filed under Editorial, Letter to the Editor, Letters To The Editor, Opinion

On our campus in February this year, racist fliers appeared. A white supremacist group took credit. The university responded and students protested. Fliers from the same group now are appearing in the streets of Spokane and being plastered back up as fast as citizens can tear them down. The group th...

Editors’ Picks

By The Easterner, Editorial Board

March 14, 2018


Filed under Editor's Picks, Opinion

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 ...

Editors’ Picks

By The Easterner, Editorial Board

March 12, 2018


Filed under Editor's Picks, Opinion, Uncategorized

“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 sexualit...

Opinion: Transparency on trial: Governor Inslee, the people need your help

Opinion: Transparency on trial: Governor Inslee, the people need your help

By Logan Camporeale, Special Contributor

February 28, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Letter to the Editor, Opinion

Editor's note: Logan Camporeale graduated with a master's degree in History from EWU in Spring 2017.  On Feb. 23, while you were most likely finishing up homework and thinking about your weekend plans, our elected representatives in the Washington State Legislature rushed to pass a law that ensured their ...

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