Putting a face to higher education

Photo by Dylan Coil

Sitting on the opposite side of Washington state from Cheney, Olympia is not the easiest place for Eastern students to travel to, but that did not stop 25 of them from barging on the state capitol to make their presence known to state representatives and senators.

Students face drug charges

Photo by Evan Sykes

Editor’s note: This story ran in The Easterner’s Volume 63, Issue 13 on January 25, 2012, and it was posted to the web on March 8, 2012. By Dylan Coil news editor easterner.news@gmail.com Ongoing investigations by Cheney Police and EWU will decide the legal and academic fates of three Eastern students belonging to the Sigma [...]

Newly formed fee committee holds purse

Student organizations seek rollover monies from service and activities fees By Dylan Coil News Editor By Kristie Hsin Senior Reporter The first request for money will come before the newly formed Student &Activities (S&A) Fee Committee this quarter. This committee was created after restructuring the allocation process for the S&A Fee last year. The ASEWU, [...]

PUB remodel at a halt

By Dylan Coil News Editor A plan to remodel the Pence Union Building (PUB) halted at the end of last school year with the transfer of planning duties to new management. Last spring saw the loss of two key proponents of the PUB remodel: former Dean of Students Al Thompson and former ASEWU Executive Vice [...]

Pearl Jam lead singer produces solo album ‘Ukulele Songs’

  Eddie Vedder, lead singer of the Seattle-based grunge band Pearl Jam, recently released his most recent solo project, a 16-song album demonstrating Vedder’s vocal abilities, as well as his ability to shred on the ukulele. Titled “Ukulele Songs,” this surprise solo album had a release date corresponding with Pearl Jam’s twentieth anniversary and begins [...]

A new school year, a new editor-in-chief

Amy Meyer incoming editor-in-chief   What brought you to Eastern? I’ve lived here for 11 years. We’ve built our house here, and Eastern is the local university. I love that it’s so close to home. So when I decided to complete my education, it seemed only natural to come here.   What made you decide [...]

Cheney summers can get a little weird

Climbing community unveils NC3 banners

Eastern’s climbing community congregated at the URC rock wall to unveil banners showing off dual NC3 championship wins for the 2010 and 2011 seasons. The growing EWU Climbing Club put on the event Monday celebrating accomplishments from this year with individual awards, climbing movies, slack lining and free beverages and pizza donated by Safeway, Cheney [...]

Do you have an alcohol dependency

Many chemical dependency professionals compare alcoholism and other forms of addiction to diabetes because all are considered diseases with genetic and environmental factors and have lifelong treatments consisting of proactive harm reduction. Alcoholism is considered a young person’s disease, with increased risk in subjects who begin using at an early age. Dangerous consequences associated with [...]

Office moves to Showalter this summer

The Office of Student Life Accounting, currently located in the PUB, will be moving to the vice president of student affairs office this summer and will be overseen by members of that office instead of the dean of students. Student Life Accounting, which consists of three financial advisers, helps various clubs and organizations on campus [...]



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