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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...

“Incandescent Exposure” highlights student photographers

“Incandescent Exposure” highlights student photographers

By Shandra Haggerty, Reporter

November 28, 2018


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“Incandescent Exposure” is an exhibit of large scale works and abstract photography that will be held by digital photography students in the Downtown Student Gallery inside Brewster Hall on Dec. 4 from 9-10 a.m. Students began their quarter with the basics, discussing different types of photograp...

Alpha Pi Sigma collects teddy bears for orphans

Alpha Pi Sigma collects teddy bears for orphans

By Amanda Haworth, Chief Copy Editor

November 28, 2018


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Girls taking photos with their sisters and guys playing beer pong with their brothers while heavy bass music blares is a stereotypical sorority and fraternity party scene. Hollywood projects a Greek life of partying or hazing into the media—just watch Neighbors or 22 Jump Street. Alpha Pi Sigma...

Pridesgiving supports students

Pridesgiving supports students

By Emmaline Sylvester, Reporter

November 24, 2018


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Not everyone experiences the support of their family in some picturesque Thanksgiving meal you might see portrayed in the media. Because of that, guests walking into Monroe 205 on Nov. 20 were immediately welcomed in by students sitting around a large table. Piano music intertwined with laughter and...

Truck driver spreads comedy around Spokane area

Truck driver spreads comedy around Spokane area

By Michael Brock, Editor in Chief

November 15, 2018


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For years, Mark Morris has been cracking jokes to anyone who will listen. Now he’s getting paid for it. A truck driver by day, Morris performed at an open mic in 2016 on his 44th birthday as a bucket list item and instantly fell in love. “After the first open mic, I caught the bug and I’ve p...

“Working” musical offers a glimpse into American life

“Working” musical offers a glimpse into American life

By Erik Rotness, Arts and Features Editor

November 14, 2018


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A prostitute, a fireman and a flight attendant walked onto the EWU stage and put on a show for EWU Theatre's fall production of “Working” on Nov. 9. An ironworker, a housewife, a truck driver and more were also present as characters in the musical, telling the audience about their work and h...

VCD Club invites students to compete in ogre drawing contest

VCD Club invites students to compete in ogre drawing contest

By Erik Rotness, A&F Editor

November 14, 2018


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EWU’s Visual Communication Design Club will host a Shrek Draw Off on Nov. 16 from 6-8 p.m. in the Computer Engineering Building 125.  "This is my last quarter and I really wanted to do a Shrek Draw Off,”  senior and vice president of VCD Club Makenzie Ley said. “So I just took control and said ...

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