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Money saved after moving out of dorms

Money saved after moving out of dorms

May 25, 2020

  Many students’ experience of living in the dorms was shortened when EWU President Mary Cullinan announced the switch to online classes in Mar...

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Spring quarter as a Greek student

May 18, 2020

  Last year around this time, spring quarter was in full force. People were gathering together in hammocks, planning outdoor trips with friends or e...

The search for an apartment during quarantine

The search for an apartment during quarantine

May 11, 2020

The pandemic has caused many unexpected changes to occur, including how students are searching for housing. Everyone has been affected by the developmen...

The Cheney Safeway is one of many grocery stores that have had to make COVID-19-related guidelines for their customers and employees.

Working at grocery stores during a pandemic

May 4, 2020

With grocery stores labeled as essential during the stay-at-home order, it has been crucial for individuals to shop for food while remaining safe. This...

Kylie Stark (left) and Kayla Willms smiling at Monterey's Pub & Grub

Encountering relationships during quarantine

May 4, 2020

  COVID-19 is a global pandemic but it affects everyone on an individual level. The impact the virus has had on someone’s life may not be lik...

Adjusting to different food options

Adjusting to different food options

April 27, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought many changes to daily activities, such as food options available for people. The “Stay home, Stay healthy” order has...

Kailani Kennedy and Andrick Carroll studying for finals in the LLC pre-health lounge.

Students adjust to life outside of the dorms

April 20, 2020

About a month ago, students at EWU were finishing up winter quarter, studying at JFK Library and working out at the URC. People were still roaming the c...

EWU's normally bustling campus is now practically empty.

Life on an empty campus

April 13, 2020

On a typical Tuesday afternoon, EWU's campus is usually filled with students hustling to and from classes. Now, the campus atmosphere has become quiet. In...

On-campus resident numbers plummet as spring quarter begins

On-campus resident numbers plummet as spring quarter begins

April 6, 2020

Students living on campus this year were heavily impacted by COVID-19. When the decision came that all spring quarter classes would be online, residents had ...

Groups like SAIL and the Club Sports Federation have had to make adjustments in this uncertain time.

EWU clubs and organizations face uncertainty as COVID-19 cancellations grow

April 6, 2020

The coronavirus (or COVID-19) has impacted the world in an unforgettable way. One of the ways it has affected the EWU student body is the closure of campus a...

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