Three-time Easterner Editor-in-Chief Scott Sawyer passed away Dec. 12, 2009.He was 37, and he loved to fish in Montana, watch endless movies and the TV show “Twin Peaks” and is the primary reason why The Easterner looks the way it does currently.
Arriving from Colorado during one of the campus’s darkest hours, President Stephen M. Jordan used a state-mandate to create a residential campus at Eastern Washington University. Jordan will return to his home state after handing over the reins to interim-president Brian Levin-Stankevich July 2. Usually a presidency in academia needs the monitor of time to […]
The university’s Family Weekend was almost overwhelmed with the gracious response of its guests. Mike Dolinger, coordinator for the March 4-6 event, said that 481 people had checked-in, with 560 RSVPs for the $4 weekend. Last year, Family Weekend had 302 people attend. “But last year the only thing to RSVP for was brunch,” Dolinger […]
The Cheney City Council listened to a presentation by U.S. District Court Judges Greg Tripp and Judge Mike Padden about the Spokane County Court System March 8. Tripp said that the Spokane County Court System was the second largest in the state, behind King County, handling 200,000 cases a year. Each judge hears 34 cases, […]
The March 10 rally to support Ward Churchill has already had a casualty, according to Native American Student Association Representative Keven Shipman. Shipman said that he discovered flyers promoting the rally were removed from the PUB Bulletin Board March 7. Shipman said that he asked PUB Office Support Supervisor E.D. McIntire what had happened to […]