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Welcome to Cheney!

Welcome to Cheney!

By Hamine Mendez, Arts and Features Editor

September 28, 2019

Campus life is truly something else. However, when thinking of campus life, everyone has a different perspective. Some of the main points that come to mind are places to eat, where to hang out and where to study. From freshmen to seniors, everyone has a unique perspective. Here are some of the perspectiv...

Grubhub replaces Tapingo at EWU

Grubhub replaces Tapingo at EWU

By Dylan Harris, Managing Editor

September 27, 2019

College students are busy. Crazy class schedules, job commitments and hours of studying often take up valuable time, which means grabbing a bite to eat isn’t always convenient.  Grubhub, a popular food delivery and pickup app, now offers on-campus dining options at EWU. Similar to the Tapingo app...

In his own words

In his own words

By Josh Fletcher, News Editor

October 4, 2017

“I didn’t think about it, I just pulled out the gun and shot him,” said Donavon Culps, in a jailhouse interview. Culps shot and killed Cameron Smith outside of LUCID in Cheney on Sept. 10. Culps was calm, yet remorseful with KHQ’s Hayley Guenthner, where he talked about what happened in an...

Students demonstrate for gender-neutral showers

Students demonstrate for gender-neutral showers

By Josh Fletcher, News Editor

September 29, 2017

Students from the EWU Pride Center held a demonstration outside of Patterson Hall September 26 in the hopes of getting more gender-inclusive showers on campus. “I struggled with feeling safe on campus,” said senior Mels Felton, regarding the lack of gender neutral showers. “The only bathrooms I ...

EWU Veterans Resource Center welcomes back students

EWU Veterans Resource Center welcomes back students

By Dayana Morales, Arts & Entertainment Editor

September 29, 2017

WU has always been nationally recognized as a military friendly campus. Military veteran population on campus continues to grow. About 600 veterans are now enrolled. It is the largest center in the Northwest. EWU Veterans Resource Center had a welcome back social Sept. 21. The room was filled with co...

NeighborFest gathering kicks off another EWU school year

NeighborFest gathering kicks off another EWU school year

By Dayana Morales, Arts & Entertainment Editor

September 28, 2017

Over a thousand students along with 220 clubs, organizations and local business made it out to EWU’s campus mall for its annual NeighborFest, Sept. 22, SAIL Director Stacy Reece said. SAIL and the Office of Community Engagement sponsored the event. Reece said the event has been going on for more t...

Previous instructor showcases new work

Previous instructor showcases new work

By Sam Jackson, Contributing Writer

September 28, 2017

Former EWU instructor and local artist Garric Simonsen returns to Eagle stomping grounds showcasing his collection of new works. Simonsen’s work will be presented in EWU’s Gallery of Art, located in the Art Building. His work will be up from Sept. 27 through Oct. 26. The gallery is open from 9...

LUCID kidnapping ends in tragedy

LUCID kidnapping ends in tragedy

By Logan Stanley, Managing Editor

September 20, 2017

CHENEY, WA. — After four days of searching led by a multi-agency effort, Donovan Culps, 36, was arrested in Goldendale, Washington on Sept. 14 for the abduction and robbery of Cameron Smith, 46. The incident that is purported to have occurred took place on Sept. 10 at LUCID, the recreational mari...

Lily Kate dresses up Cheney

Lily Kate dresses up Cheney

By Natasha Nellis, Contributing Writer

April 2, 2016

A new women’s fashion boutique has come to Cheney. Lily Kate is open Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. It is located on the corner next to Pet Paradise on Second Street. Lily Kate Fashion Boutique, owned and operated by Tina Sikkema, is a small clothing store that caters to women...

Police Beat Issue 20 Volume 67

Police Beat Issue 20 Volume 67

By Mike Manning, Administrative Assistant

March 13, 2016

March 1, 10:17 p.m. Marijuana CAs reported the smell of marijuana on the fourth floor of Pearce Hall. Officers responded and also smelled the odor. After locating the room that was the source of the smell, officers knocked with no response. They later made contact with a female shortly after midnight,...

Police Beat Issue 19 Volume 67

Police Beat Issue 19 Volume 67

By Mike Manning, Administrative Assistant

March 6, 2016

February 22, 11:59 p.m. Harassment A male student reported being harassed for his sexual orientation by another male student to a professor. The professor made a further report about the harassment and the offender was referred to Student Rights and Responsibilities. February 23, 1:47 a.m. Suspended...

Police Beat Issue 17 Volume 67

Police Beat Issue 17 Volume 67

By Mike Manning, Administrative Assistant

February 21, 2016

February 9, 12:26 p.m. Domestic Violence Police responded to a dispute between a married couple on campus. The dispute involved a disagreement regarding their child. The investigation is now closed. February 9, 6:26 p.m. Destruction of Property There were four students working in the PUB recording...

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