The Easterner

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 ...

Editors’ Picks

By The Eastern, Editorial Board

February 14, 2018


Filed under Editor's Picks, Opinion

"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 ...

Easterner Asks

By Richard N. Clark IV, Social Media Director

February 14, 2018


Filed under Easterner asks, Opinion

Kyle McMurrich, Junior “New food definitely, maybe a new place to do homework and just something new for the whole campus cause I know Patterson is the newest building on campus besides the PUB.” Ike Gathers, Junior “The community at Eastern, when the PUB was open, had a lot more co...

Editors’ Picks

By The Easterner, Editorial Board

February 9, 2018


Filed under Editor's Picks, Opinion

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. ...

Career Services useful tool for students

By The Easterner, Editorial Board

February 8, 2018


Filed under Editorial, Editorial

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 y...

Editors’ Picks

By The Easterner, Editorial Board

January 31, 2018


Filed under Editor's Picks, Opinion

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 c...

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