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Letter to the editor: EWU professor responds to Saudi funding report

Letter to the editor: EWU professor responds to Saudi funding report

November 28, 2018

Jeffrey Corkill is a professor of chemistry and biochemistry at EWU. Letters to the editor do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of The East...

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

November 1, 2018

Dear Editor, I am writing to respond to Gary Livingston’s article (Opinion, Oct. 24). Gary Livingston wrote that Congresswoman Cathy McMorris R...

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

October 24, 2018

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 c...

Letter to the Editor: Supporting Jessa Lewis for 6th District senator

Letter to the Editor: Supporting Jessa Lewis for 6th District senator

October 18, 2018

Letters to the editor do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of The Easterner, its staff members or Eastern Washington University. Dear Editor, ...

Does diversity in its broadest sense include white supremacists?

By Paul Lindoldt, Contributor

April 5, 2018

Filed under 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 that posts these fliers, Identity Evropa, has propagandized Gonzaga Univers...

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

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

February 28, 2018

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...

Letter to the Editor: Why Donald Trump Could Be Just What America Needs Right Now

By Mikayla Lundeen, for The Easterner

January 20, 2017

Filed under Letters To The Editor, Opinion

On the night of Nov. 8, 2016 many people went to bed disappointed. Many people were upset, some were angry and others were simply in shock. Soon, a string of protests sprung up nationwide. Despite the dissatisfaction and regret felt by many, let me tell you why Donald Trump may be just what America needs right now: Imagine a leaky roof. Water begins to drip; very sl...

Letter to the Editor: STEM

By Jared Mauldin, Contributing Writer

October 5, 2015

Filed under Letters To The Editor

To the women in my engineering classes: While it is my intention in every other interaction I share with you to treat you as my peer, let me deviate from that to say that you and I are in fact unequal. Sure, we are in the same school program, and you are quite possibly getting the same GPA as I, but does that make us equal? I did not, for example, grow up in a world...

Letter to the Editor: Cokie Roberts article lacked accuracy

By Dr. Jody Graves, Director of Piano Studies

June 8, 2015

Filed under Letters To The Editor

Dear Easterner Editor, I enjoy the articles, and all the great work your reporters do. I would like to offer a suggestion regarding a recent article about Cokie Roberts. The paragraph I am referring to is: “The evening began with a musical performance by Jodie Graves. She sang three songs including ‘John Brown’s Body’ and set the tone of the evening. The performances...

A farewell from the Editor-in-Chief: Goodbye, readers, and thanks

By Nicole Ruse, Editor-in-Chief

June 8, 2015

Filed under Letters To The Editor

Dear readers of The Easterner,   Firstly, I want to thank you for your readership and thoughtfulness as our newspaper started anew this year with a new staff and editor. This school year has been hectic, to say the least. Through the ups and downs at The Easterner, the whole team persevered in unimaginable ways, and we have all gotten so close. I am so proud of...

Letter to the Editor: The best way to choose your major

By Habeeb Al Hyrani, EWU Student

June 8, 2015

Filed under Letters To The Editor

The best way to choose your major   In the academic ladder, it is usually essential to choose the best major among the many choices available for the students. A well-selected major will reflect the learner’s educational background, interests and his or her future career plans. Thus, it is crucial to choose the best major through an informed decision. This essay...

Letter to the Editor – Response to “Theater capstone class pumps out plays”

By Ryan Hartwell, EWU Student

May 31, 2015

Filed under Letters To The Editor

Dear Mr. Elliston, This is the director of “Passing” speaking. I really appreciate you taking the time to acknowledge the capstone productions that are playing soon. I would like to point out some inconsistencies with the current article explaining what the play “Passing” is about. The first thing I need to point out is your reference to “... a gentleman in ...

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