Apparently the ASEWU doesn’t get what they want either, as certain officials have expressed their displeasure about The Easterner reporting on the idea of an athletics fee, calling it an embellishment and simply not true in their report to the Board of Trustees.
It’s easy to be a leader when things are going well, but true leadership is something that can only be tested when times get tough. ASEWU President Evan Buelt has shown his exceptional character through some of the most trying times of student government and its members.
With this being the last issue of the year, The Easterner’s staff decided on the top 10 stories that affected our campus. These were issues and events that ranged from tragedy to triumph, athletics to student government, weather to irate Montana Grizzly fans(!?). They all had something in common though: in one way or another, they still managed to have some significant connection to Eastern Washington University and its students.
Taylor Reed: Let’s face it, the Los Angeles Lakers are the team to beat going into the finals. After going through the much stronger Western Conference, the Lakers are peaking at the right time. As for their opponent, the Boston Celtics, they’ve narrowly beaten injury-plagued and/or young and inexperienced teams to reach the finals.
Heather Thomas had a leak in her apartment’s bathroom. But not just any leak, it was a downright waterfall. “It was like somebody turned a faucet on,” said Thomas, an EWU student. “Water was just streaming down from the ceiling.” Thomas contacted her landlord about the leak, who told her that somebody would be there in two days and that she should just put a bucket under the leak.