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Virtual Commencement

Virtual Commencement

By Emily Driskel, Reporter April 15, 2021

  On April 12 and 13, the EWU Eagle Store held a grad fair for students regarding virtual commencement and other senior events. Representatives from the EWU Eagle Store, Josten’s, the Registrar’s...

Student awards

Student awards

By Karlee Van De Venter, Arts and Features Editor April 15, 2021

EWU SAIL is hosting their annual Student Leadership Excellence Awards, and asking the campus community for their nominations, submitted here. The awards are meant to acknowledge and celebrate students...

Breaking down breaking news

By Karlee Van De Venter, Arts and Features Editor February 23, 2021

Breaking down breaking news  Lately, it feels like there is so much going on: in the world, in the news, in our lives. Keeping up with current events was hard enough already, and now we’ve got a...

Dr. Bartlett discusses the importance of Black History Month at Eastern.

Programs for Black History Month at EWU

By Emily Driskel, News Editor February 23, 2021

  Since February is Black History Month, EWU has listed six programs for students to attend. Four of the six programs have already occurred this month: The Power of the Black Lives Movement; Cultural...

Interim president hosts COVID-19 town hall

Interim president hosts COVID-19 town hall

By Karlee Van De Venter, Arts and Features Editor January 26, 2021

  Interim President David May hosted a town hall on Jan. 21 regarding COVID-19. All students and faculty were invited via email to join the discussion “about the state of the pandemic, vaccinations,...

A tribute to Dr. Raphael Guillory

A tribute to Dr. Raphael Guillory

By Ben Blakney, Contributor January 21, 2021

  Over the 2020 winter break, EWU’s Dr. Raphael Guillory, friend and professor, lost his life. He was 49 years old. Dr. Guillory was an adamant and passionate member of the EWU community....

EWU student Aiden Cook stands outside the music and arts building. Many academic programs are facing budget cuts.

Provost Brian Levin-Stankevich and EWU’s future academic plans

By Emily Driskel, News Editor January 21, 2021

Provost Brian Levin-Stankevich started at EWU in 1995 as vice provost. At that time, he started the EWU hockey club and continued to work in a variety of roles in administration until he left the university...

A student does classes on her computer in the PUB.

College during COVID-19

By Karlee Van De Venter, Arts and Features Editor January 20, 2021

There’s no denying that the college experience has drastically changed from what it was before March 2020. The old stereotypical college day no longer consists of fighting to stay awake in a lecture...

Study Abroad

Study Abroad

By Michael Spearman, Contributor December 11, 2020

  Now is the time for Eastern Washington University students to take advantage and start looking into studying abroad through International Studies Abroad. If you have ever thought about looking...

The FBI informs EWU students of available internships. A representative spoke about the many career options within the bureau.

The Desautel Scholarship Endowment has reached its endowment goal!

By Shawna Hathaway, Contributer December 11, 2020

  Students, alumni and community members were invited to celebrate the completion of the Desautel Scholarship Endowment on Nov. 8 with a virtual meet and greet. During this event, attendees...

How to support local businesses during the new restrictions

How to support local businesses during the new restrictions

By Emily Driskel, News Editor December 3, 2020

  A couple weeks ago, students and members of the EWU community were able to go to local restaurants in downtown Cheney to enjoy indoor dining. Friends could spend time with their loved ones while...

Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday

By Lauren Reichenbach, Co-Managing Editor/Copy Editor November 30, 2020

  EWU is gearing up for its fourth annual Giving Tuesday. The event, which will be held on Dec. 1, was described as “a global generosity movement unleashing the power of people and organizations...

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