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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.        ...

Opinion: Prescription drug advertising needs to go

Opinion: Prescription drug advertising needs to go

By Dylan Harris, Copy Editor

October 19, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Dylan Harris is the Copy 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 midterm elections are right around the corner, and political ads for local candidates and initiatives have invad...

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

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

By Jeremy Street, Letter to the Editor

October 18, 2018


Filed under Letters To The Editor, Opinion

Letters to the editor do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of The Easterner, its staff members or Eastern Washington University. Dear Editor, From the first time I heard Jessa Lewis ask for support in her run for state senator in the 6th Legislative District in a talk given in Airway Heigh...

Easterner Asks: Changes to EWU?

Easterner Asks: Changes to EWU?

By Matt Pennell, Social Media Editor

October 17, 2018


Filed under Easterner asks, Opinion

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Easterner Asks: Kavanaugh Reaction

Easterner Asks: Kavanaugh Reaction

By Matt Pennell, Social Media Editor

October 14, 2018


Filed under Easterner asks, Opinion

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Opinion: Eric Reid’s NFL return about more than football

Opinion: Eric Reid’s NFL return about more than football

By Michael Brock, Editor in Chief

October 9, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Opinion

Michael Brock is the Editor in Chief for The Easterner. The opinion expressed in this article is his own, and does not necessarily reflect the opinion of the rest of The Easterner's editorial board. On Sunday afternoon, Carolina Panthers’ safety Eric Reid became the first player in the team’s ...

Easterner Asks: Favorite season?

Easterner Asks: Favorite season?

By Matt Pennell, Social Media Eitor

October 8, 2018


Filed under Easterner asks, Opinion

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Opinion: Is Kavanaugh supreme court material?

Opinion: Is Kavanaugh supreme court material?

By Dylan Harris, Copy Editor

October 4, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Opinion

Dylan Harris is the Copy 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 #MeToo movement has taken center stage in the news yet again, this time reaching the highest court in the land. ...

Easterner Asks: Change to letter grade

By Matt Pennell, Social Media Editor

September 28, 2018


Filed under Easterner asks, Opinion

“Honestly it’s just weird for me. I spent like three years here with the 4.0 system, but it’s just a matter of adjusting I guess. For habits sake I would like to go back.”   “It’s mixed I guess. I think it makes it easier to get good grades and easier to get worse grade...

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...

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