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4th Annual Days of Kindness

4th Annual Days of Kindness

By Kristi Lucchetta, Staff Writer

February 26, 2016

The Office of Community Engagement at EWU hosted the 4th Annual Days of Kindness in remembrance of the 26 lives lost in the Sandy Hook Elementary School Shooting. For seven days, from Feb. 16-22, EWU students and faculty can engage in acts of kindness around campus. Aunja Norland, EWU Volunteer Program...

Study Abroad Resource Center helps students

Study Abroad  Resource Center helps students

By Brad Brown, Contributing Writer

February 26, 2016

Students looking to study abroad have a world of options, but deciding where to go and how to get there can seem like a difficult task. The first destination students can look to weigh their overseas options is no further than Hargreaves Hall. Uncertainties of cost, program selection and the fear...

“Danish Girl” review

By Chris Mudd, Staff Writer

February 26, 2016

Eddie Redmayne is no stranger to the Academy Awards, having won best actor last year for his astounding performance as Stephen Hawking in "The Theory of Everything," but he proved to be more than just a passing star as he struck gold for the second year in a row in "The Danish Girl." Redmayne plays...

Dining Out event unifies ROTC

Dining Out event unifies ROTC

By Kristi Lucchetta, Staff Writer

February 25, 2016

From formal handshakes to jokes being passed back and forth, the Army Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) program organized a Dining Out event where cadets and guests dressed in their best. “A Dining Out is a formal military event, much like a Military Ball,” said Cadet Miranda Munsell who organized...

New provost

By Jasmine Kemp, News Editor

February 24, 2016

A new provost has been named to take the reins at Eastern Washington University. University President Mary Cullinan named Scott Gordon, dean of the Pott College of Science, Engineering and Education at the University of Southern Indiana, to the position after a months-long search. Gordon’s term...

‘Firewatch’ impresses

'Firewatch' impresses

By Chris Mudd, Staff Writer

February 21, 2016

It’s rare that a game can so completely engulf a player in its world as is done in “Firewatch.” It’s a beautifully picturesque game, with a riveting, albeit rather low-key, story. It’s an invigorating character study of two characters, the world they inhabit and the flaws that make them...

RAW brings lip-sync battle to EWU

By Kristi Lucchetta, Staff Writer

February 21, 2016

The annual Residential Appreciation Week (RAW) is back from Feb. 22-27 and it is bringing the famous pop-culture music reality competition inspired, RAW Lip Sync Battle, to be held in the Showalter Auditorium on Feb. 25 from 7-9 p.m. with no admission charge. The lip sync battle will be similar to...

‘Deadpool’ an offensive success

'Deadpool' an offensive success

February 19, 2016

With the list of Avengers-themed movies growing every year, Marvel finally branched out to a whole new character with the very R-rated “Deadpool.” Bloody as can be, full of profanity, humor, sex and intense action sequences, “Deadpool” is a comedic breath of fresh air when it comes to the Marvel...

Colloquium on Mexico

Colloquium on Mexico

By Colette-Janae Buck, Contributing Writer

February 18, 2016

Drug trafficking. Migration. Corruption. These are some of the topics the two-day EWU Colloquium on Mexico focused on. The colloquium was the first of its kind as an in-depth country analysis at Eastern that took the form of a conference Feb. 10 and 11. Joseph Lenti, Ph.D and one of the chairs of...

Alpha Phi raises over $1,000 with Mr. Greek event

Alpha Phi raises over $1,000 with Mr. Greek event

By Kristi Lucchetta, Staff Writer

February 10, 2016

The Showalter auditorium held an almost full-capacity crowd on Feb. 5, for the annual Mr. Greek event. The loud and enthusiastic crowd cheered on the seven contestants during their formal wear, talent performance and question portion of the evening. The event was put together by Jennae Brown from...

Lien back and enjoy the show

Lien back and enjoy the show

By Brad Brown, Contributing Writer

February 10, 2016

For most students, Thanksgiving break is a time to enjoy the three F’s: family, friends and food. But for EWU senior Travis Lien, it was 14 hours a day of visual effects editing on campus and multiple helpings of his favorite type of F: film. Lien’s hard work and talent for filmmaking has led him...

Lara Croft makes a glorious return with puzzle and exploration sections

Lara Croft makes a glorious return with puzzle and exploration sections

By Chris Mudd, Staff Writer

February 7, 2016

“Rise of the Tomb Raider” takes the strong foundation of one of gaming’s legacies and reinvigorates it. The previous installment in the franchise attempted to revitalize the aging character with a fresh take on the protagonist Lara Croft. While the rebooted “Tomb Raider” was certainly not a...

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