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Eastern Washington University Investigates Alleged Hazing Incidents in Phi Delta Theta Fraternity

Eastern Washington University Investigates Alleged Hazing Incidents in Phi Delta Theta Fraternity

By Cannon Barnett, Reporter December 6, 2022

Eastern Washington University’s chapter of the Phi Delta Theta fraternity allegedly engaged in multiple hazing incidents, including “having 18 students drink over 13 cases of beer in under 30 minutes,...

“26 Pebbles” is full of touching moments illustrating the power of community. Here, cast members Abigail Zimmerman and Autumn Meiners embrace.

In Docudrama 26 Pebbles, EWU Theater Looks To Express Grief, Hope and Sense Of Community

By Cannon Barnett, Reporter November 30, 2022

Sara Goff, program director of theater at Eastern Washington University and mother of two, felt what she called a “disturbing” lack of hope after the Sandy Hook shooting in 2012. She felt it again...

The weather forecast as of 11/30/22.

EWU Suspends Operations on Campus Due to Snow

By Keri Kelly, Web Editor November 30, 2022

Starting on Tuesday night, the flurries began to fly. By morning the campus was covered in a white blanket of 3-6 inches of snow and students woke to find a plethora of emails in their mail boxes. Due...

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...

Beautiful young women drinking cocktails during an italian aperi.  Simone Becchetti/Getty Images

Campus police alert students to be aware of “date rape” drugs

By Keri Kelly, Web Editor November 3, 2022

On Wednesday 11/2/22 campus police sent out an email telling students to be aware of potential dangers on campus and at parties. Three students at local frat parties fell victim to mysterious substances...

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...

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...

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...

While international students at EWU face many obstacles in adjusting to life in a foreign country, the new experiences far outweigh the difficulties for many.

International Students at EWU Discuss the Struggle and Excitement of Studying Abroad

By Cannon Barnett, Reporter October 12, 2022

Eastern Washington University international student Hana Tamura from Japan was unprepared for the amount of homework and assessments common in American universities. Abdullah Abdushakour from Saudi Arabia...

Two students chill on campus and enjoy the warm fall day.

2022’s Eagle Family Homecoming to Welcome Students and Build Community

By Cannon Barnett, Reporter October 10, 2022

This year's Eagle Family Homecoming will bring a week's worth of new and old on-campus events aiming to unite students, alumni and the greater community after years of social distancing, organizers say. This...

The JFK Library put flags up in honor of our veterans.

JFK Library honors those who have died in service

By Isaiah Gessner, Managing Editor June 1, 2022

Memorial Day is a date every year that is used to honor the men and women who have died while serving in the United States Military.  Memorial day was first recognized on May 5, 1868, when General...

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