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Gay and Slay: Kai Valentines Eastern Washington University legacy

Gay and Slay: Kai Valentine’s Eastern Washington University legacy

By Kayla Dickson, Reporter May 21, 2024

Eastern Washington University hosted its first student drag show in seven years on April 26. The drag show, titled “Gay and Slay,” featured students and alumni of the university performing both solo...

Easterner Events: learn about different cultures, attend a concert, score free food, and get creative this week

Easterner Events: learn about different cultures, attend a concert, score free food, and get creative this week

By Kayla Dickson, Reporter May 21, 2024

A Panel Discussion on the Experiences of Asian Muslims in the United States - May 22 The Eastern Washington University College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences is putting on a panel discussion...

Easterner Events: explore environmental issues, celebrate STEM, catch a student production, build a robot, and strap on your dancing shoes

Easterner Events: explore environmental issues, celebrate STEM, catch a student production, build a robot, and strap on your dancing shoes

By Kayla Dickson, Reporter May 15, 2024

Expo ’74: 50 Years of Environmental Awareness - May 15 Learn about the history of Spokane and discuss the current climate crisis with community members at the Expo ‘74: 50 Years of Environmental...

Winter Quarter in Review - Photos

Winter Quarter in Review – Photos

By Katherine Kneafsey, Photographer May 2, 2024

 

Easterner Events: check out campus culture, chuckle at a comedy show, and enjoy some exercise

Easterner Events: check out campus culture, chuckle at a comedy show, and enjoy some exercise

By Kayla Dickson, Reporter April 30, 2024

Diversity and Inclusion: Representing Culture and Language in Children’s Literature - May 2 Learn about a different perspective on literature at the Diversity and Inclusion: Representing Culture and...

Easterner Events: exploring music, history, culture, financial aid, and personal development

Easterner Events: exploring music, history, culture, financial aid, and personal development

By Kayla Dickson, Reporter April 25, 2024

K-Pop Music & Dance: A Look at South Korean Popular Culture - April 24 Exercise your body and mind at the Cheney Library on April 24 at their K-pop Music & Dance: A Look at South Korean Popular...

EWU undergraduate literary magazine holds release party

EWU undergraduate literary magazine holds release party

By Riley Langill, Reporter March 7, 2024

On Feb. 21, at 4 p.m., students, teachers, friends, and parents gathered in The Mason Jar to celebrate Northwest Boulevard Magazine, a literary magazine run by undergraduates at Eastern Washington University.  The...

 EWU Senior Hilary Baird poses with a piano in one of her favorite rooms to practice in, located in the EWU Music Building

EWU student aims to make music accessible for people with disabilities like hers through enrollment in unique Master’s program

By Cannon Barnett, News Editor February 26, 2024

At six years old, Hilary Baird told her teacher that she wanted to be a music teacher when she grew up. As she got older and began to struggle in school due to undiagnosed autism, she realized that dream...

EWU graduate student Seth Barr is investigating the effects of walleye on white sturgeon populations. 

EWU graduate student searches for cause of sturgeon population decline

By Nic Cunningham, Reporter February 20, 2024

An Eastern Washington University graduate student is researching the effects of invasive walleyes on declining sturgeon population with the help from student volunteers, the Spokane Tribal Fisheries Department,...

“Looking Towards the Light” by Carly Ellis

Spokane art gallery displays works from Eastern Washington University students

By Kayla Dickson, Reporter February 13, 2024

The Gonzaga University Urban Arts Center is showing collections of fine art made by college students this month for their Regional Student Invitational. The exhibit, which kicked off on Feb. 2, features...

Renowned beatboxer took center stage at EWUs Pence Union Building

Renowned beatboxer took center stage at EWU’s Pence Union Building

By Kayla Dickson, Reporter February 5, 2024

Professional beatboxer and vocal performer SungBeats performed for the students of Eastern Washington University on Jan. 30. SungBeats, a New York City-native musician, has been working on perfecting...

Spokane art gallery displays culmination of EWU artists work

Spokane art gallery displays culmination of EWU artist’s work

By Kayla Dickson, Reporter January 23, 2024

Photo Credit: Marshall Peterson, Photographer/Gallery Owner Acquire a piece of Eastern Washington University history at Marmot Art Space’s artwork showcase of Professor Emeritus Ruben Trejo on February...

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