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Two EWU football players shot in downtown Spokane

Two EWU football players shot in downtown Spokane

By Drew Lawson, Sports Editor

July 13, 2019

EWU football defensive starters Dehonta Hayes and Keith Moore were reportedly shot early Saturday morning in Spokane in the central bar district. Both players are expected to make a full recovery. According to a report from The Spokesman-Review, the shooting occurred at 1:22 a.m. at the intersection...

EWU graduating seniors reflect on college

EWU graduating seniors reflect on college

By Malati Powell, Reporter

June 10, 2019

Graduation is an exciting time for seniors, and an important milestone symbolizing a life accomplishment. EWU graduation ceremonies will be on June 15 at the Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena. Ceremonies for the College of Business and Public Administration and the College of Social Sciences will be a...

ASEWU: 2019 in review

ASEWU: 2019 in review

By Jeremy Burnham, Managing Editor

June 10, 2019

ASEWU officers are wrapping up their final duties before the school year ends and another group takes over. That is, except for Connor Attridge. ASEWU duties Attridge is the outgoing technology advancement officer and the incoming vice president. Attridge, and others in ASEWU, perform various dut...

Phi Delta Theta fights ALS

Phi Delta Theta fights ALS

By Karolyn Wambold, Reporter

June 10, 2019

Washington Epsilon, Phi Delta Theta, became the No. 1 chapter in the U.S. for fundraising toward helping those with Lou Gehrig’s disease, also known as ALS. Over the last 28 years of being founded, Phi Delta Theta has raised over $87,000 toward those with ALS. The members of the fraternity ran ...

Heber Hatchets Axe Throwing opens in Spokane

Heber Hatchets Axe Throwing opens in Spokane

By Richard N. Clark IV, Multimedia Director

June 10, 2019

When Dave Kelley began throwing hatchets over 15 years ago, he thought of it  only as an “obscenely fun” pastime with friends and family—not a way to make money. That is until recently, when Heber Hatchets Axe Throwing decided to open a sixth location in Spokane and was looking for a manager. ...

Student-athlete of the year: Dehonta Hayes

Student-athlete of the year: Dehonta Hayes

By Drew Lawson, Reporter

June 5, 2019

Our inaugural Eag of the Year awards recognize three members of EWU who have gone above and beyond to represent the campus community. One scholar, one athlete and one staff/faculty member. The awards, which were voted on by students from various organizations on campus, were given to nominees who adhered...

Scholar of the year: Jordan Stevenson

Scholar of the year: Jordan Stevenson

By Sam Jackson, Copy Editor

June 5, 2019

Our inaugural Eag of the Year awards recognize three members of EWU who have gone above and beyond to represent the campus community. One scholar, one athlete and one staff/faculty member. The awards, which were voted on by students from various organizations on campus, were given to nominees who adhered...

Faculty/staff of the year: Stacey Reece

Faculty/staff of the year: Stacey Reece

By Dylan Harris, News Editor

June 5, 2019

Our inaugural Eag of the Year awards recognize three members of EWU who have gone above and beyond to represent the campus community. One scholar, one athlete and one staff/faculty member. The awards, which were voted on by students from various organizations on campus, were given to nominees who adhered...

Don’t Dress for Dinner capstone at EWU

Don’t Dress for Dinner capstone at EWU

By Erik Rotness, A&F Editor

June 5, 2019

With a “who’s on first” style of comedy and confusion, the EWU theatre capstone class offers a study reprieve with “Don’t Dress for Dinner," opening June 7 at the University Theatre Main Stage. The sex farce, set in a renovated, 1950-60’s French barn, features a married couple trying t...

The Easterner’s ‘Best of’ the Cheney/Spokane area 2019

The Easterner’s ‘Best of’ the Cheney/Spokane area 2019

By Malati Powell, Reporter

June 5, 2019

 We're just a few weeks away from graduating and if you're like us, you've been so disconnected from the world outside of tests and papers that you can't remember all the great things out there. Fear not! We raised our voices arguing for and against our picks for the best of food, nightlife and recrea...

ROTC’s Hennig wins Armed Person of the Year

ROTC’s Hennig wins Armed Person of the Year

By Marco Vargas, Reporter

May 31, 2019

Sgt. 1st Class Jason Hennig, an instructor in EWU’s Reserve Officer Training Corps program, was named Greater Spokane Armed Forces Person of the Year. Hennig was presented the award during the 63rd annual Let Freedom Ring ceremony at the Davenport Hotel in Spokane earlier this month. Hennig, who was als...

STA Swoop Loop comes to Cheney

STA Swoop Loop comes to Cheney

By Karolyn Wambold, Reporter

May 31, 2019

Spokane Transit Authority has added a new bus route to Cheney called Swoop Loop. The Cheney-only bus route starts and ends at the PUB. STA began offering the new route, also known as bus route 67, on May 19 as a way to give students and residents another option for getting around Cheney and the EWU ca...

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