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Artists wanted for First Friday posters in Spokane

By Erik Rotness, AEF Editor

September 21, 2018

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The Downtown Spokane Business Improvement District is looking for original artists to submit work for First Friday to be printed on posters, postcards, event maps and other promotional materials by Oct. 5. Selected art will be featured in a monthly press release and other media opportunities. Artists will receive a $100 honorarium if their artwork is chosen. The theme for art su...

Gallery of Art to display Whitworth professor’s works

By Erik Rotness, AEF Editor

September 21, 2018

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The EWU Gallery of Art opens an exhibition of works by Whitworth art professor Katie Creyts on Sept. 27. Creyts visualizes narratives using a wide range of materials, currently graphite on paper and etched glass. Creyts describes the exhibition in a statement as “a collection of fable-like scenes. Objects, characters, and places are to highlight peculiar or stressed relationsh...

Photography exhibit opens at EWU art gallery

By Erik Rotness, AEF Editor

September 21, 2018

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Retired EWU photography professor Robert Lloyd’s new photography exhibit is now on display at the EWU Downtown Student Gallery until Oct. 25. Lloyd explains his exhibition as “one of quiet post-retirement observations.” His artist’s statement describes the show as including stories of trafficking, travels to other parts of the world and cultural taboos using a variety...

Welcome Week helps new students feel at home

Welcome Week helps new students feel at home

September 21, 2018

Lights strobe, music blares and people stand in a tight group as someone yells incoherently into a microphone. Then you’re moving. Just a little bit at fi...

Opinion: Trump, hurricanes, and racism

Opinion: Trump, hurricanes, and racism

September 21, 2018

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...

EWU administration faces sudden adjustment

By Dylan Harris and Kaitlyn Engen

September 21, 2018

Filed under Carousel, News

As EWU students and staff prepare for the 2018-2019 school year, they may notice some changes on campus due to shifts in the administration. Changes that are likely to have an impact, immediate or not, on students and staff alike. These are developing stories, and as more information trickles in, answers as to why these administrative changes were made and what they mean to...

Opinion: benefits of the great outdoors

Opinion: benefits of the great outdoors

September 19, 2018

Richard N. Clark IV is the multimedia director for The Easterner. The opinion expressed in this article is his own, and does not necessarily reflect th...

Opinion: EWU women’s teams deserve fan support

Opinion: EWU women’s teams deserve fan support

September 19, 2018

Jeremy Burnham is the managing editor for The Easterner. The opinion expressed in this article is his own, and does not necessarily reflect the opinio...

Letter from the Editor

Letter from the Editor

September 19, 2018

Hello fellow Eagles, Welcome to a new school year at EWU! My name is Michael Brock and I am the Editor in Chief of The Easterner. This is my second...

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...

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