The Easterner

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.”             “It had 45% more black people and Mexican...

EWU construction continues with new buildings

EWU construction continues with new buildings

September 19, 2018

As students arrive on campus for the start of the school year, they may feel they are entering a construction site rather than a university. EWU currentl...

First gender-inclusive floor open to students

First gender-inclusive floor open to students

September 19, 2018

A gender-inclusive housing accommodation will find its home on the 10th floor of Dressler Hall starting fall 2018, despite the Trump administration revoki...

Looking back: the PUB

Looking back: the PUB

September 19, 2018

As the renovation project of the Pence Union Building, or PUB, nears its completion, here is a look back at the PUB in 1970, the first year of the bui...

Sam McPherson leads by strong example, perseverance

Sam McPherson leads by strong example, perseverance

September 19, 2018

Running back Sam McPherson is a leader on and off the field. He aims to put people before himself, which has led him to be one of 169 football players ...

EWU soccer: a Big Sky preview

EWU soccer: a Big Sky preview

September 19, 2018

Nine games into the 2018 season, the EWU soccer team is feeling the loss of all-time leading scorer Chloe Williams, who graduated after last season. ...

New coach Flores-Cloud brings fresh mindset to EWU Volleyball

New coach Flores-Cloud brings fresh mindset to EWU Volleyball

September 19, 2018

The 2017 season was not an easy one for EWU volleyball. The Eagles went 7-18, lost 10 out of their last 11 games and missed the postseason. Despite only...

EWU Volleyball loses Big Sky opening match

EWU Volleyball loses Big Sky opening match

September 19, 2018

The EWU volleyball team opened BSC play on Tuesday with a 3-0 loss to Idaho. The loss was EWU head coach Leslie Flores-Cloud’s first home match. EWU starte...

EWU inspires and builds community at ‘Get Lit!’ festival

By Kaitlyn Engen, Reporter

May 5, 2018

Filed under Arts & Features

As the 20th annual Get Lit! Festival located in Spokane and EWU came to a close on Sunday, many EWU students, alumni and faculty walked away with a fresh sense of motivation. Directed by former EWU English professor Kate Peterson, the week-long festival hosted up to 50 events—book readings, workshops, panel discussion, poetry slams and more—and featured over 80 local and v...

New EWU athletic director Lynn Hickey’s busy first week

New EWU athletic director Lynn Hickey’s busy first week

May 2, 2018

Newly hired EWU athletic director Lynn Hickey had a busy first week in her permanent position, addressing personnel vacancies and filling the final spot on t...

EWU track and field shines despite April showers at the War XI at SFCC

EWU track and field shines despite April showers at the War XI at SFCC

April 12, 2018

The EWU track and field team fought through heavy rain to compete in the War XI at Spokane Falls Community College last weekend. The Eagles finished th...

EWU women’s rugby club ready for spring after undefeated fall slate

EWU women’s rugby club ready for spring after undefeated fall slate

April 12, 2018

On the evening of April 9, the air at Roos Field was filled with oblong balls, but not footballs like it is accustomed to. The EWU women’s club rugb...

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