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ASEWU elections imminent

ASEWU elections imminent

April 23, 2014

The ASEWU general election will be held on May 6, and unlike last year, candidates are trying to bring students to the polls without the help of Macklemore. ASEWU...

Grammy’s, Macklemore demonstrate white privilege

Grammy’s, Macklemore demonstrate white privilege

February 28, 2014

By Galen Rock Growing up in a black household, one thing was always made clear to me: If you want to be successful in this society, you have to do thi...

Macklemore and Ryan Lewis bring ‘The Heist’ to Eastern

Macklemore and Ryan Lewis bring ‘The Heist’ to Eastern

June 6, 2013

  After the thousands of Macklemore chants faded, the lights went out and cheers filled the air, followed by the sound of a trumpet. Once t...

Macklemore Live at EWU

June 5, 2013

"Can't hold us" at EWU. The Easterner would like to thank Nico Phelps for providing the video. "I would love for my videos to get out there so EWU students...

Eastern embraces Macklemore and Ryan Lewis

Eastern embraces Macklemore and Ryan Lewis

May 31, 2013

Click here to see the Storify about Macklemore and Ryan Lewis coming to EWU....

A Walk on the Wild Side

May 29, 2013

On May 23, students entered a raffle, in which winners would enter a hot wing eating contest to win backstage passes to meet Macklemore. Here's how it...

Concert tickets require specific procedure

May 18, 2013

  With a total of 3,500 tickets to the Macklemore concert available and 3,515 voters in the ASEWU general election, students are wondering if they will be able to get a ticket. Be...

Service and Activities Fee Committee distributes nearly $4.9 million each year

Service and Activities Fee Committee distributes nearly $4.9 million each year

May 16, 2013

There are questions among Eastern students about how their service and activities fees are used, how the allocating decisions are made and where the mone...

Editorial: ASEWU lacking transparency

Editorial: ASEWU lacking transparency

May 8, 2013

easterner.opinion@gmail.com In order to effectively govern the students, the ASEWU must operate in an open manner. In January, The Easterner sent a formal...

Letter to the Editor: Bribing students to vote?

Letter to the Editor: Bribing students to vote?

May 4, 2013

Editor’s note: These letters to the editor were submitted by EWU Spanish 305 classes. They are presented in both English and Spanish in honor of Cinco de...

Cartas al Editor: ¿Sobornar a los estudiantes para votar?

Cartas al Editor: ¿Sobornar a los estudiantes para votar?

May 4, 2013

Editor’s note: These letters to the editor were submitted by EWU Spanish 305 classes. They are presented in both English and Spanish in honor of Cin...

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