The Easterner

Panhellenic Sororities changes recruitment process

By Mia Manzanares, Staff Writer

October 20, 2016

“This was decided so that freshman women can adjust to life at EWU before joining a sorority.” -Lauren Ulmann, Vice President of EWU Sorority Life public relations

EWU Social Dance Club encourages students to show up and learn to dance

Junior Annie Wyatt and Social Dance Club President Brad Dragt perform the East Coast Swing dance

By Alla Drokina, For the Easterner

October 20, 2016

It felt like stepping into another era. The jazzy music played while partners swung each other around. The warmth and energy the Social Dance Club exuded from the Phase Dance Studio at EWU was a stark contrast to the cold outside. The Social Dance Club at EWU meets every Monday and Wednesday from 1 to 2 ...

Spirit of the Eagle Pow Wow returns to EWU

By Colette-Janae Buck, Copy Editor

October 14, 2016

The EWU Native American Student Association (NASA) will be holding its 48th annual Spirit of the Eagle Pow Wow today and Saturday, October 15 at EWU’s Reese Court. NASA president Honey Brown said the Spirit of the Eagle Pow Wow will feature both traditional male and female dances and the sharing of...

The evolution of EWU’s mascot

By Erin Rebar, A&E and Features Editor

October 7, 2016

“The Associated Students held an election to choose a mascot and again, Savages won by a large majority."

A quick look at the history of the EWU music department

By Dave Collins, For the Easterner

October 7, 2016

Of all the changes over the last century, aside from the gender makeup of the classrooms at this institution, none loom larger in music than technology. According to EWU Archivist Charles Mutschler, Ph.D, in the twentieth century before World War II, nearly two-thirds of the students at the State...

Q&A With Swoop

Swoop Reclines on the Basketball court

By Kristi Lucchetta, News Editor

October 1, 2016

"There are many qualities that make Swoop who he is. Swoop is a trained dancer in many different forms of dance, from Classical to Hip Hop, and Latin to Swing. Furthermore, Swoop must be comedic, silly, approachable, and must have the ability to have fun and make people smile," Swoop.

Annual MayFest arrives in Cheney with exciting events

Annual MayFest arrives in Cheney with exciting events

By Montse Franco, contributing writer

May 17, 2016

Dancing, bungee jumping and human foosball are only a few of the fun-filled events taking place at Cheney’s fourth annual MayFest this weekend. Cheney’s annual MayFest commences May 13 at 7 p.m. with a street dance and a fire show, according to Douglas Labar, owner of The Mason Jar. The Kelly...

EWU paintball, a shot at having fun

EWU paintball, a shot at having fun

By Kenna Tornow, Contributing Writer

May 5, 2016

Paintball is shooting its way into EWU student’s hearts and continuing to grow the EWU army. Paintball started last school year as a campus recreational activity, and while it still is a rec activity, it has room to grow. On any of the six open paintball nights one could see up to 50 students out...

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