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Tunnel of oppression: education and awareness

Tunnel of oppression: education and awareness

By Emmaline Sylvester, Reporter

January 30, 2019


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The Tunnel of Oppression, organized by Multicultural Center Director Vanessa Delgado, is coming to the EWU campus for the first time beginning Feb. 19. The Tunnel of Oppression is a guided multimedia tour made to spread awareness of various types of oppression that may affect marginalized individual...

Spoken word: bringing power to poetry

Spoken word: bringing power to poetry

By Emmaline Sylvester, Reporter

January 30, 2019


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Members of the audience were glued to their seat as rhythmic and lyrical spoken art echoed across the main floor of the JFK Library. Students shuffling in and out of the Library would stop in their tracks and seek out the source of the powerful words, eager to listen to something bigger than themselve...

Dancing the days away

Dancing the days away

By Kaisa Siipola, Reporter

January 30, 2019


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As you're walking from class to class in the crisp cold air, you might have noticed a man dancing like nobody was watching in the campus mall throughout the week. The man dancing is EWU senior Justice Forral, who began his new art project, “100 Days of Dance,” on Jan. 3 to get people to come ...

EWU alumnus turned comedian arrives in Spokane

EWU alumnus turned comedian arrives in Spokane

By Sam Jackson, Copy Editor

January 24, 2019


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After a year of working in archaeology in Western Washington, EWU alumnus Matt Setzer decided to spread his wings and relocate back to the Spokane area to pursue what he truly wants to do—comedy. Setzer graduated from EWU during August 2017 with a bachelor's in anthropology and focused on a career ...

Career Center and JCPenny dress students for success

Career Center and JCPenny dress students for success

By Emmaline Sylvester, Reporter

January 23, 2019


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After four long years, the graduation diploma finally arrives. The nightmarish group projects are over, the exams are finished and the retail-therapy sessions are fewer and further between. All that effort may have built skills and confidence for a post-graduation career.  It might not, however, ...

Transfer Fair designed to bring students awareness

Transfer Fair designed to bring students awareness

By Emmaline Sylvester, Reporter

January 16, 2019


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Junior Virginia Casio transferred from Central Washington University in 2016 when she left her friends, her familiarity with the campus, her dorm and the connections she made with the students and faculty for the past two years behind. As one of over 1,200 students who transferred to EWU that year, C...

EWU provides resources, guidance for undocumented students

EWU provides resources, guidance for undocumented students

By Sam Jackson, Copy Editor

January 16, 2019


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EWU is introducing an event to help its undocumented students become more aware of their resources available on campus and soar through college. Event creator and ASEWU Academic Affairs member Sarahi Gutierrez is partnering with Red Group—an advocacy and ally group on campus in support of undocum...

Honoring Martin Luther King Jr. through service

Honoring Martin Luther King Jr. through service

By Emmaline Sylvester, Reporter

January 16, 2019


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As the day honoring one of the world's most influential civil rights leaders approaches, a group of 100 EWU students has decided to pay tribute to Martin Luther King Jr. by marching the streets of Spokane and participating in a day full of community service organized by the Office of Community Engagem...

EWU sororities welcome new sisters

EWU sororities welcome new sisters

By Kendall Koch, Reporter

January 16, 2019


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  Winter quarter returns once again with classes, as does primary recruitment for the four sororities here on campus. The four sororities--Alpha Omicron Pi, Alpha Phi, Alpha Xi Delta and Gamma Phi Beta--began their recruitment process on Jan. 17 with as many as 100 women signed up to potentially ...

EWU and WSU Spokane program helps students focus on wellbeing

EWU and WSU Spokane program helps students focus on wellbeing

By Emmaline Sylvester, Reporter

January 14, 2019


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Self-care is more than yoga at sunrise and Instagram-worthy gluten-free pasta topped with kale pesto. There are many aspects of wellness that work together to cultivate wellbeing that don’t have to be expensive or timely. Katie Gilsdorf, director of Student Leadership and Involvement on the WSU Spok...

Explore Fawn Atencio’s “Frontera”

By Erik Rotness, Arts and Features Editor

January 10, 2019


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The EWU Gallery of Art will host “Frontera,” a print-making portfolio exchange, Jan. 24 through Feb. 28. “Frontera” was organized by Colorado based artist Fawn Atencio and consists of prints by 27 artists on the theme of frontier. “Interpretations of the theme include—but are not...

EWU theater will present “The Seagull”

EWU theater will present “The Seagull”

By Emmaline Sylvester, Reporter

January 9, 2019


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A relatable story of unrequited love and heartache is articulated by playwright Anton Chekhov in the play “The Seagull.” Jeffrey Sanders, senior lecturer at EWU and director, is excited to announce the upcoming play “The Seagull” which will be showing at the EWU theatre in March. “Th...

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