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EWU Dance Force participation in Cheney Mayfest

By Logan Stahl, Staff Reporter

June 1, 2017

Last Friday the EWU Dance Force had its spring show. Usually the spring show is the Dance Force’s biggest show of the year.   The Dance Force is a club on campus that gives students an opportunity to learn beginning dance or enhance their dance skills as well as perform in front of audience...

Big Enough for the Whole Community

Big Table focuses on providing aid to people in the food service and hospitality industry

By John Corley, Contributing Writer

June 1, 2017

“The service industry gives you just enough to keep a roof over your head at times if you’re lucky, but never enough to build up and never enough to move on,” said barista Kordelle Roberts. Bartender Tricia Dunlap said, “I’ve seen so many sad circumstances of drug and alcohol abuse, an...

EWU Students Get Ready for Summer

EWU Students Get Ready for Summer

By Logan Stahl, Staff Reporter

June 1, 2017

Summer is finally filling the streets of Cheney, and Fish Lake is being bombarded by students trying to cool off. However, the number one thing on the minds of most students is finishing off the last finals week before summer. And even though the long summer days have just begun, students across ...

BFA Senior Exhibition

The BFA Senior Exhibition,

By Erin Rebar, A&E and Features Editor

June 1, 2017

Currently, the EWU Art Gallery is showcasing the work of six students in its BFA program. The exhibit features a variety of different pieces, each in styles as different as the artists themselves. On one wall a collection of colorful stuffed animals hang, their heads buried in blocks of cement. On anoth...

From Survivor to Support

EWU student Mykel Vanek is interning at Camp Journey this year

By Erin Rebar, A&E and Features Editor

May 25, 2017

To the outsider looking in, Mykel Vanek’s childhood was relatively normal. Growing up in a single parent household near Spokane, Washington, Vanek went to school in the small town of Valleyford until 8th grade. At that point, she moved with her family into Spokane and attended high school. She...

Bedroom Farce Plays out on EWU Stage

Scott Worley as Trevor adn Sierra Peck as Susannah in Bedroom Farce

By Logan Stahl, Staff Reporter

May 25, 2017

Turmoil or ultimate forgiveness? The developing scenes of the EWU Theater Department’s new production, “Bedroom Farce,” produces a peculiar mood where the future is unknown.   Josh Stamoolis, a guest director at EWU, and the entire cast give attendees a genuine laugh with the comedy by acco...

Spring Concert Musician Announced

Israeli music producer and rave DJ Borgore will be performing at Reese Court June 1

By Logan Stahl, Staff Reporter

May 18, 2017

Eagle Entertainment, a student-led organization that hosts various events across campus, has announced this year’s spring concert performer. Asaf Borgore, professionally Borgore, will take the stage at Reese Court on June 1. Borgore is an Israeli music producer and DJ. He owns his own record company called ...

Bright Lights, Cheney Nights

Bright Lights, Cheney Nights

By Erin Rebar, Kristi Lucchetta and Brad Brown

May 18, 2017

Find the full accompanying photo Gallery  HERE.   When thinking of Cheney’s night scene, the first thing that springs to mind is not a diverse, attractive hub for late night entertainment. By all means, Cheney is not exactly a glamorous destination to ‘hit the town.’ But the mix...

Reshaping Lives

EWU senior Leah Wilson is studying international affairs

By Colette-Janae Buck, Chief Copy Editor

May 11, 2017

Leah Wilson, an EWU senior studying international affairs with a concentration in global socioeconomics and a minor in German, has always been passionate about the global refugee crisis. After dedicating her entire senior capstone project to researching the European Union’s refugee crisis and the a...

A Symphonic Experience

Verdi's Requiem played at The Fox Theater in Spokane May 6 and 7

By Erin Rebar, A&E and Features Editor

May 11, 2017

For two nights, the rich, liquid tones of “Verdi’s Requiem” oscillated through the halls of the Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox in Spokane, Washington. Performed by the Spokane Symphony Orchestra and Chorale in conjunction with the EWU Symphonic Choir and the Gonzaga University Chamber Chorus...

Meet the Candidates

Meet the Candidates

May 9, 2017

President   Gaige Basich As a first-generation college student, ASEWU presidential candidate Gaige Basich did not know what to expect out of college. He ended up joining ASEWU as a sophomore where he worked as a graphic designer in the president’s cabinet. That led to him being elected as ASEWU’s...

School’s Most Important Lesson

William Conable teaches the Alexander Technique at EWU and around the world

By Logan Stahl, Staff Reporter

May 4, 2017

Bill Conable lives in Cheney, but he travels the world teaching the Alexander technique. The Alexander technique is a specialized method that teaches one how to improve movement and coordination. Most of the students Conable has taught are performing arts students, such as musicians. Conable rec...

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