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The Eagles kickoff team gets ready to cover the play against Idaho on Oct. 27.

EWU football struggles to keep up

By Luke Pickett, Reporter November 18, 2022

Eagles Football: Montana 63, EWU 7 The Eastern Washington Eagles are having their worst season since 2006.  After a gritty win at Cal Poly, the Eagles haven’t recovered from the 38-35 loss where...

WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 02:  Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) speaks during a news conference following a weekly policy luncheon on April 2, 2019 in Washington, DC.  Also pictured is Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT).  (Photo by Zach Gibson/Getty Images)

Elections end with a 52.98% voter turnout in Spokane County

By Samuel Cash, Reporter November 15, 2022

Steve Hobbs and Patty Murray recently won the Nov. 8  Washington state election for Secretary of State and Senate respectively. Because of their wins, Washington’s elections are a hot button topic as...

EWU Science students take inventory of all the trees on campus.

EWU Students Use LiDAR to Combat Climate Change

By Cannon Barnett, Reporter November 15, 2022

A student research project at Eastern Washington University aims to use laser technology to document all of the trees on campus, analyzing the economic cost and production of each one. Staff and students...

26 Pebbles is a story that deals with school shootings and the trauma that surrounds it.

Explore EWU Theater’s Take on Tragic School Shootings from Nov 11-19th

By Emily Powers, Photographer November 14, 2022

Eastern Washington University Theatre will present their fall play, “26 Pebbles”* Nov. 11th-19th at the University Theatre in Cheney. “26 Pebbles” is written by Eric Ulloa and tells the story of...

Young multi-ethnic hipster friends having fun at college dorm party and eating fast food

EWU Police Say They’ve Received Several Reports of Sexual Assault This Quarter

By Cannon Barnett, Reporter November 8, 2022

Five students have reported being sexually assaulted on Eastern Washington University's campus already this quarter, according to police. Three more reported being given "date rape drugs" last week, police...

EWU women’s basketball takes their final official tune-up

EWU women’s basketball takes their final official tune-up

By Leo Sprankle, Contributor November 3, 2022

Eastern Washington University women’s basketball was on Reese Court for the first time this season as they defeated Eastern Oregon 67-54.  This game was classified as an exhibition game for EWU....

Day of the Dead Celebration at Eastern Washington University Both Festive and Informational

Day of the Dead Celebration at Eastern Washington University Both Festive and Informational

By Cannon Barnett, Reporter November 2, 2022

Looking back at his time as a student at Eastern Washington University, Dr. Martin Garcia recalls fond memories of celebrating Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, with his peers. He claims that...

Young athlete on wheelchair throwing ball in basketball basket, sunset effect in background.

Wheely Hoopin at Reese Court

By Leo Sprankle, Contributor October 28, 2022

On a rainy day at Reese Court, the wheelchair tournament was brewing. The teams, University of Arizona, Eastern Washington, Parasport and St. Luke’s were participating in the two day event.   The...

EWU takes the field for its home opener against Lindenwood on Sept. 7. EWU won the game 59-31.

EWU Rallies Late to Beat Cal Poly 17-10, Snaps 5-Game Losing Streak

By Luke Pickett, Reporter October 28, 2022

The visiting Eagles secured their second win of the season in a hard-fought battle against the Cal Poly Mustangs 17-10. After a brutal six game to start the season, the Eagles found relief on Saturday...

Two EWU students attending EWU event. Many incoming students look forward to the new year.

Eastern Students Share Their Back to School Experiences this Fall Quarter

By Cannon Barnett, Reporter October 26, 2022

Students all over have been coming to college for the Fall quarter, and the journey doesn't look exactly the same for any of them. For some, this is their first experience away from home, while others...

Mens and womens basketball embrace new talent this season

Men’s and women’s basketball embrace new talent this season

By Isaiah Gessner, Managing Editor October 26, 2022

The college basketball season is just around the corner as both the Men and Women’s basketball teams get ready to open up their seasons in early November. In a hunt for building upon last season's success,...

The EWU Pride Center Increases Visibility through Hosting of ‘Second Pride Month’

The EWU Pride Center Increases Visibility through Hosting of ‘Second Pride Month’

By Cannon Barnett, Reporter October 20, 2022

While June is what many think of when they hear the term “Pride month”, Eastern Washington University Pride Center embraces October as well as a time to celebrate the LGBTQ+ diversity on campus. As...

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