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Foster an Environment for Growth

Foster an Environment for Growth

May 25, 2017

At the end of every class you’re handed a form that asks a few simple questions. You leave some anonymous response, praising your teacher’s competence and...

Get to the library to upgrade to EWU 2.0

By Grace Pohl, For The Easterner

October 13, 2016

Filed under News, Uncategorized

With a new academic year comes new and updated technology for the EWU campus. Along with these updates is another full year of equipment checkout for students to enhance their learning. EWU has a checkout equipment program that is free to use. To checkout equipment, students need to bring their ID card to the lower level of JFK library. Students are able to checkout the e...

When work and classes clash, choose class

When work and classes clash, choose class

February 19, 2016

School isn’t easy, it’s a full-time job, and trying to work while going to school only further complicates life. During my time at EWU I had the...

Clubs, orgs, businesses inform during Neighbor Fest

Clubs, orgs, businesses inform during Neighbor Fest

October 5, 2015

Hundreds of EWU students and faculty joined representatives from local organizations and businesses in the crisp autumn air to celebrate Neighbor Fest...

ASEWU celebrates 100 years of service on campus

By Jaclyn Archer, News Editor

October 5, 2015

Filed under Eagle Life

New student government president reveals plans for the upcoming school year

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Cheney living not student friendly

By Joe Matthews, Contributing Writer

June 2, 2015

Filed under Opinion

With just a few weeks left until summer, all the stresses students have are put toward finals and projects. Those are good things to be worried about. However, if you pass and make it back to Eastern next year, for most there is still a lingering question: “Where am I going to live?” Incoming freshman have it easy with all the dorms that are available to them. But for upperclassmen...

New art project taking over first floor of Brewster Hall

New art project taking over first floor of Brewster Hall

April 17, 2015

Brewster Hall’s communal space on the first floor has been hidden behind a large plastic tarp as construction crews convert the area into an art gallery...

Campus Rec encourages student involvement

By Mike Hantho, Staff Writer

October 11, 2014

Filed under Sports

Eastern Washington’s Campus Recreation Department offers many clubs and sports, with a number of upcoming events for students to participate in. Campus REC has engaged in a new awareness campaign for their sports and events using Facebook , Twitter and Instagram.  They have also introduced a new slogan to represent themselves: What are you doing after class? Mike Campitelli...

Eastern’s student-athlete freshmen look to make their mark

Eastern’s student-athlete freshmen look to make their mark

October 3, 2014

Adjusting to college life as a freshman is not the easiest task; student-athletes can accumulate high levels of stress during their first couple of years...

Downtown businesses accept Flex

Downtown businesses accept Flex

October 2, 2014

Students take up a majority of Cheney, because of this, many stores off campus choose to accommodate to Eagle Flex. Most are located right off campus. Located...

Renewed language class being offered

By Larry Ty Holmes, Opinion Editor

September 25, 2014

Filed under Opinion

“Hello,” “hola,” “hallo” and “konnichiwa” represent the degrees that the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures currently offers, but there is a language being reborn this fall at Eastern. Dr. Florain Presig, the chair of the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, is hopeful about the Chinese class starting this fall. He said that a previous...

Smart habits may prevent a finals week meltdown

Smart habits may prevent a finals week meltdown

December 19, 2013

By Bekah Frank staff writer reininchic10@gmail.com As finals week approaches and students begin to stress, eat junk food, cram to study and lose sleep,...

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