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Spring Break 2020 on a budget

Spring Break 2020 on a budget

By Lauren Reichenbach, Copy Editor

March 12, 2020

Spring Break is right around the corner and almost everyone’s social media is about to beflooded with pictures of places like Cabo San Lucas, Miami and Cancun.But what about students who don’t have money to travel? There are still plenty of ways to have fun over spring break, even on a budget....

How to find an internship

How to find an internship

By Rose Hammack, Copy Editor

March 7, 2020

Twenty percent of EWU students complete an internship every year, gaining invaluable experience in their future careers; but students often have trouble finding the right company or don’t know where to start looking. That’s where the Career Services office and EWU Internship Coordinator Romeal Watson...

40K challenge presents an opportunity to bring business ideas to life

40K challenge presents an opportunity to bring business ideas to life

By Karlee Van De Venter, Arts and Features Reporter

March 4, 2020

If you’ve ever had an idea for an invention or business, you’re not alone. There are at least 60 EWU students with startup ideas. The Center for Entrepreneurship is giving those students an opportunity to grow their ideas. The $40,000 Startup Challenge is only halfway done, and already full of...

Drag night at EWU

Drag night at EWU

By Star Dragon and Lauren Reichenbach

March 3, 2020

Glitter sparkled in the neon lights as the 22nd annual Drag Show took place in the EWU URC Friday. The queens shook things up with a Burlesque theme this year, rather than the usual “Greek mythology” or “under the sea” themes. Overdramatizing simple actions and more serious works, they prompted...

Cheney Safeway implements self-checkout

Cheney Safeway implements self-checkout

By Karlee Van De Venter, Arts and Features Reporter

February 27, 2020

The Safeway in Cheney received a recent upgrade, getting several self-checkout kiosks. Self-checkout kiosks have been growing in popularity in the past few years. There are many debates about the new technology. Some believe it encourages shoplifting, while others claim it prevents it. Some say...

Behind the scenes of EWU Confessions

Behind the scenes of EWU Confessions

By Karlee Van De Venter, Arts and Features Reporter

February 26, 2020

   EWU students craving the latest gossip have had a main source for all the campus tea during the past couple years.   The anonymous owner of the @EWU_Confessions account on Instagram (and @ConfessionsEWU on Twitter) has been making waves across campus. With more than 5,000 Instagram follow...

Multicultural Center presents Tunnel of Depression

Multicultural Center presents Tunnel of Depression

By Star Dragon, News Reporter

February 22, 2020

EWU’s Multicultural Center is presenting the “Tunnel of Oppression” from Feb. 24-27 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the PUB 329.  Vanessa Delgado, the director of the multicultural center, said the Tunnel of Oppression is “a multimedia experience made to showcase the oppression experienced by m...

Stereotypes and music culture

Stereotypes and music culture

By Rose Hammack, Copy Editor

February 19, 2020

Music reflects the culture that creates it, either positively or negatively. EWU's Dr. Okera Nsombi is presenting "Bigger Than hip-hop: Influence of Hip Hop Culture on Society" Feb. 20 from 12-1 p.m.in Monroe Hall 205. Nsombi encourages students to listen critically to the messages promoted.  "Our mu...

Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting in the Principal’s Office Together?

Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting in the Principal’s Office Together?

By Elizabeth Price, Arts and Features Editor

February 12, 2020

  Generating open, honest conversations about racial discrimination is exactly what one historian came to EWU to do.   In honor of February being Black History Month, the Africana Studies Program presented the “Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting in the Principal's Office Together?” ...

The process of creating a play

The process of creating a play

By Ryan Hatten, Contributer

February 7, 2020

For a production that airs for little over a week, EWU’s theater department is hard at work constructing the play months in advance. Every quarter, EWU’s theater department presents a play (two in Spring quarter, when considering the senior capstone). Although the play only airs four to six times at...

Maximizing the roommate experience

Maximizing the roommate experience

By Keri Kelly, Web Editor

February 6, 2020

During the winter quarter many students are changing dorms, rooms and most notably, roommates. Some people are seeking a change in dorm life while living at EWU. Here are some ways that one can maximize their experience with a new roommate presented by students across campus:            ...

Adam Grabowski’s #SAYITANYWAY campaign

Adam Grabowski’s #SAYITANYWAY campaign

By Elizabeth Price, Arts and Features Editor

February 5, 2020

Adding comedy to the tough topics of life is one way to uplift the spirits of people who need it most.  Comedian Adam Grabowski will be sharing his mental health campaign #SAYITANYWAY with students at EWU on Feb.13 in the PUB NCR at 7 p.m. He will be performing a comedy show that includes humor ...

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