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Guest column: Senior shares Associated Press election night experience

Guest column: Senior shares Associated Press election night experience

By Johanna Cranford, Guest Columnist

November 14, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Johanna Cranford is a senior at EWU studying communications, public relations and art. Guest columns do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of The Easterner, its staff members or Eastern Washington University. Every two years, the Associated Press  and EWU come together to give students the ...

U.S. Midterm results return checks and balances to government

U.S. Midterm results return checks and balances to government

By The Easterner, Editorial Board

November 14, 2018


Filed under Editorial, Opinion

The 2018 midterm elections are over. Who won? It depends who is asked. Both sides are certainly claiming victory. For example, on election night, President Trump tweeted, “Tremendous success tonight. Thank you to all!” Others would call this.. um… fake news? “Tomorrow will be a new...

Opinion: Support your Eagle athletes

Opinion: Support your Eagle athletes

By Jeremy Burnham, Managing Editor

November 7, 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. With an exhibition win under its belt, the EWU women’s basketball team opens the regular season with a home ...

Easterner Asks: Midterm Elections

Easterner Asks: Midterm Elections

By Matt Pennell, Social Media Editor

November 7, 2018


Filed under Easterner asks, Opinion

Now... ask The Easterner! Comment below and tell us what questions YOU would like to hear The Easterner ask....

Letter to the Editor: A response to Gary Livingston on Cathy McMorris Rodgers

Letter to the Editor: A response to Gary Livingston on Cathy McMorris Rodgers

By Francisco Flores, Letter to the Editor

November 1, 2018


Filed under Letters To The Editor, Opinion

Dear Editor, I am writing to respond to Gary Livingston’s article (Opinion, Oct. 24). Gary Livingston wrote that Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers has supported cutting student grants and raising interest rates. That is not true. McMorris Rodgers has consistently voted to robustly fund Pel...

Guest Column: EWU ROTC and Vitalant host blood drive

Guest Column: EWU ROTC and Vitalant host blood drive

By Cpt. Nicholas B. Carbaugh, Guest Columnist

November 1, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Nicholas B. Carbaugh is a US Army Captain and EWU assistant professor of military science. Guest columns do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of The Easterner, its staff members or Eastern Washington University. The EWU ROTC and Vitalant, formerly known as Inland Northwest Blood Center, ...

Easterner Asks: The PUB

Easterner Asks: The PUB

By Matt Pennell, Social Media Editor

October 31, 2018


Filed under Easterner asks, Opinion

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Opinion: Don’t randomly select, be an informed voter

Opinion: Don’t randomly select, be an informed voter

By Michael Brock, Editor in Chief

October 25, 2018


Filed under Opinion

With the Nov. 6 midterm elections less than two weeks away, time is ticking for voters to make some tough decisions. To help with this, a “voter’s pamphlet” was mailed to every Washington residence last week detailing the races and initiatives on the ballot for their area. The election guide...

Letter to the Editor: A call for educational leadership in the 5th district congressional race

Letter to the Editor: A call for educational leadership in the 5th district congressional race

By Gary Livingston, Letter to the Editor

October 24, 2018


Filed under Letters To The Editor, Opinion

Dear Editor, During my 40-year tenure in education, I worked with leaders on both sides of the aisle. As a superintendent of public schools and a chancellor of a community college system, I witnessed the positive impact of previous bipartisan policy on education. Today, I am concerned we are adrift...

Opinion: Will EWU football leave a doubt this season?

Opinion: Will EWU football leave a doubt this season?

By Taylor Newquist, Sports Editor

October 24, 2018


Filed under Football, Opinion, Sports

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. The 2017 EWU football team finished the season 7-4 overall and 6-2 in Big Sky conference play, and it was held out ...

Easterner Asks: Gnats

Easterner Asks: Gnats

By Matt Pennell, Social Media Editor

October 24, 2018


Filed under Easterner asks, Opinion

Dustin Northup, Freshman The gnats [...] oh they suck. I ride a motorcycle, so I get them all over my face shield all the time. Pesticides I guess would be the easiest thing.        ...

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