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EWU students attending Mayfest on Friday, May 6th.

EWU joins the Cheney community in the streets for Mayfest

By Keri Kelly, Co-Managing Editor May 18, 2022

The Cheney community closed down the streets during this weekend in order to dance and celebrate. This outdoor festival (Mayfest), extended for two days starting on Friday, May 6th and ending two days...

Elaina DeJong (Elizabeth Bennet) and Blake Carlson (Mary Bennet) take a selfie minutes before the start of the run. Both on and off stage, the cast members exhibited the strong bonds they have with each other.

Theater students find community behind the stage curtains

By Emily Powers, Photographer May 11, 2022

While the curtains may have closed on EWU’s production of “Pride and Prejudice”, the performances continue to live on in the minds of those who were able to see or be a part of it. Here is a behind...

The Inferno Wings logo resembles a sun made of chicken wings.

Inferno Wings adds a little spice to Cheney cuisine

By Luke Pickett, Reporter May 4, 2022

Formerly a “ghost restaurant”, chicken wings and garlic breadstick shop, Inferno Wings opened their doors May 1st. “It’s the best buffalo wings you’ve had,” said Derek Baziotis, owner and...

Deseray Vasquez, an EWU MEChA officer, prepares ingredients during a live cooking demonstration Tuesday in the Multicultural Center.

Eastern celebrates it’s many cultures

By Luke Pickett, Reporter April 27, 2022

Last week, EWU hosted its 11th annual Diversity and Inclusion Week. Held April 18-22, the events were aimed to foster inclusiveness and a culture of respect for students. The week kicked off with a...

Intramural sports offers students a chance to connect

Intramural sports offers students a chance to connect

By Keri Kelly, Co-Managing Editor April 13, 2022

Tired of battling spring fever, sitting in a class with the cold air conditioning blowing in one’s face while the professor reads off a PowerPoint at the front? The sun is shining outside and now is...

Donation jar set up for Giving Joy Day. Much of the money raised on Nov. 27, 2018 will go toward student scholarships.

Ways to make the best of Giving Joy Day

By Keri Kelly, Co-Managing Editor/Web Director April 4, 2022

Today is an important day for all EWU students and faculty. As stated by Interim President David May in his campus email, "It is the day when we pause to really reflect on the accomplishments of our students...

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EWU hosts Women’s History month events

By Emily Driskel, News Editor March 23, 2022

March is used to celebrate the historical achievements and honorable actions of women around the world. The Office for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion has provided opportunities to learn more about the...

The EWU Theatre Department will resume long awaited in person performances after two years of online performances.

EWU Theatre department rejoices to resume in-person performances

By Jazmine Reed, Contributor March 2, 2022

THEATER PRODUCTION WILL RESUME IN PERSON APRIL 2022 It wasn't long ago that the Eastern Washington University Theater program was rehearsing and recording entire shows through Zoom. But now, they're...

Broomball is similar to hockey except it is played with shoes and a broom.

URC hosts Broomball and Disco night on Feb. 18th

By Keri Kelly, Web Editor February 15, 2022

This year the URC is holding a few different events on February 18th. Not least of these events is the Broomball tournament and the Disco Inferno events. Both of these are held on the ice skating rink...

Old time favorite, The Roost is open for students!

By Jazmine Reed, Contributor February 2, 2022

  Pre-pandemic shut down, The Roost may have been a place of gathering for students. Or perhaps a place to socialize, unwind, or to inevitably see people fall while ice skating during a  meal....

The multicultural center is putting on a movie night this Wednesday.

“Judas and the Black Messiah” movie showing

By Jazmine Reed, Contributor February 1, 2022

This Wednesday, Feb. 2 there will be a movie put on by the Multicultural Center to celebrate Black History Month. This will take place in the PUB room 317 and 319 at 5p.m. No ticket required upon entry....

EPIC Adventures is offering more activities for students on campus. Skiing is one of the more popular activities.

Roots Ski Film Helps Spark interest in EPIC

By Randle Kinswa, Managing Editor December 1, 2021

On Wednesday Nov. 17th, EPIC Adventure’s sponsored a live event for students to watch a film called Roots. Roots is a film that showcases the viewpoints the Faction Collective Team has on freeskiing...

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