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Pride Center provides safe space for students

A map of gender-neutral bathrooms located on campus

By Rosie Perry, Staff Writer

January 21, 2016

The Pride Center is where students of all gender, sexual and romantic orientations can find a safe and affirming place to be themselves. Though the Pride Center caters to students who fall into the LGBT spectrum, all students are welcome in the center. Eagle Pride is a student club that anyone...

Experimental Writer Lily Hoang Comes to Spokane

By Kristi Lucchetta, Contributing Writer

January 20, 2016

Lily Hoang, an experimental fiction writer, will be speaking in Spokane on Jan. 22 at Auntie’s Bookstore at 7:30 p.m. Hoang has published four books. These include “Unfinished,” “The Evolutionary Revolution,” “Changing” and “Parabola.” She has also won a Chiasmus Press “Un-Doing...

Q&A with Michael Reid

Q&A with Michael Reid

By Rosie Perry, Staff Writer

January 16, 2016

Michael Reid, 40, is a native English speaker and has spent his life studying language. He completed his bachelor’s degree at EWU in French linguistics and went on to start his own business as a translator and interpreter for the courts and hospitals in Spokane. Reid taught French and Japanese...

‘Rainbow Six: Seige’ disappoints

'Rainbow Six: Seige' disappoints

By Chris Mudd, Staff Writer

January 15, 2016

The “Rainbow Six” franchise of shooters have always set themselves apart in the gaming world as being much more cerebral than the run-and-gun, shoot-em-up games. The newest installment, “Rainbow Six: Siege,” seems to continue that legacy while still making some concessions to modern clichés. ...

‘Sisters’ overstays its welcome on screen

'Sisters' overstays its welcome on screen

By Joe Matthews, Staff Writer

January 15, 2016

Coming together for another movie, Saturday Night Live comedians Amy Poehler and Tina Fey star in the new “Sisters.” Not to be confused with their past chick flick “Baby Mama,” the two played roles that are much cruder than most are used to. Though the film did provide laughs, the space between...

Inarritu creates a masterpiece with ‘The Revenant’

By Chris Mudd, Staff Writer

January 15, 2016

Alejandro González Iñárritu, known for the magnificent 2015 “Birdman,” continued his masterful use of cinema in his latest movie, “The Revenant.” An all-star cast led by Leonardo DiCaprio and Tom Hardy brought the story of Hugh Glass to the screen. Glass suffered from a horrible bear attack...

‘Concussion’ doesn’t hit audience as hard as expected

'Concussion' doesn't hit audience as hard as expected

By Joe Matthews, Staff Writer

January 12, 2016

The release of “Concussion” was supposed to turn excitement for Super Bowl 50 to concern for the health of the athletes. With the biggest months of football ahead, “Concussion” had a chance to slam the NFL and put NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell in his place when it comes to player safety. Unfo...

‘Tis the season to begin the job search scramble

Career Services office is located in room 114 in Showalter Hall. They can help you with job applications, internships, career counseling, and resume and cover letter review.

By Rosie Perry, Staff Writer

January 12, 2016

With graduation looming on the horizon, many students will be looking for post-grad jobs. Some students attend college with the hope of opening up more career opportunities. The importance of preparing for this moment while still in school cannot be overstated. Many professionals and business own...

‘The Hateful Eight’ deserves love

'The Hateful Eight' deserves love

By Chris Mudd, Staff Writer

January 11, 2016

Director Quentin Tarantino is one of the most eccentric personalities in filmmaking, and time after time he has proved himself to be an absolute master at what he does, and "The Hateful Eight" just serves to further cement his legacy in the movie world. Eight strangers are forced to take shelter i...

New Year, new me?

New Year, new me?

By Rosie Perry, Staff Writer

January 11, 2016

New Year celebrations have differed across the world and throughout time, but nearly every celebration ends with New Year’s resolutions. The practice of making resolutions for the new year is thought to have first caught on among the ancient Babylonians, who made promises in order to earn the favor ...

The Force is strong with this one

The Force is strong with this one

By Chris Mudd, Staff Writer

January 11, 2016

"If you've never seen a 'Star Wars' film in your life, there has never been a better time to jump in." -Chris Mudd

AUAP students bring Japan to EWU

Kyoko Kageyama teaches students how to paint Japanese letters.

By Rosie Perry, Staff Writer

December 8, 2015

On Nov. 23 the Asia University America Program (AUAP) celebrated culture night in Streeter Hall. “The purpose of culture night is to expose EWU students to another culture, as well as educate them about other countries,” Director of AUAP Kristina Guilfoyle said. “It's an opportunity for AUAP...

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