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All holidays are commercialized

All holidays are commercialized

April 2, 2016

Lent is over, the Easter Bunny has dropped his eggs and the complaints about the commercialization of Easter have begun. What is supposed to be a holiday...

Men’s track and field takes Big Sky by storm

Men’s track and field takes Big Sky by storm

April 1, 2016

At the Whitworth BUC Scoring Invite on March 17-18, the men’s track team had four Big Sky Conference Outdoor Championship qualifiers at the meet to start...

Men’s tennis on a losing streak

Men’s tennis on a losing streak

April 1, 2016

It has been a turbulent few weeks for the EWU men’s tennis program, having lost seven straight matches, including 12 of its last 13 after starting the...

Open Forum for campus gender issues

Open Forum for campus gender issues

March 31, 2016

EWU students, staff and faculty members concerned with campus gender issues are invited to share their thoughts with EWU’s Women’s Commission during...

Women’s track opens outdoor season

Women’s track opens outdoor season

March 31, 2016

The women’s track team began its outdoor season at the Whitworth BUC Scoring Invite on March 17 and 18 in Spokane. There were three qualifiers for the...

Women’s tennis drop their Big Sky lead to Sac State

Women’s tennis drop their Big Sky lead to Sac State

March 31, 2016

The EWU women’s tennis team finds itself in the middle of a drought, going 0-4 since a dominant 7-0 win over Whitworth on Feb. 27. The team currently...

Eagles win first post-season game in school history

Eagles win first post-season game in school history

March 30, 2016

After winning the Big Sky Championship last season, the Eagles went into the tournament this year looking to defend their title and make their second consecutive...

Students request multicultural center

Students request multicultural center

March 30, 2016

Several campus groups, including the Black Student Union (BSU), Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlán (M.E.Ch.A), the Native American Student Association...

Student Rights and Responsibilities benefits students

By Devante Gaillard, Contributing Writer

March 13, 2016

The Student Rights and Responsibilities (SRR) program at EWU helps an estimated 500 students every year by educating them on the code of conduct in an effort to prevent future violations. “Our job is to look into any claims, investigate it and if needed, meet with the student to determine if there was a violation or not,” Mike Bowers, director of the SRR program, said. According...

Police Beat Issue 20 Volume 67

Police Beat Issue 20 Volume 67

March 13, 2016

March 1, 10:17 p.m. Marijuana CAs reported the smell of marijuana on the fourth floor of Pearce Hall. Officers responded and also smelled the odor. After...

EWU exhibition ‘Appropriate Ambitions’ utilizes artwork to challenge gender roles

By Erin Rebar, Contributing Writer

March 12, 2016

Stepping inside is like walking back into the womb. Overhead, gracefully draped fabric hangs like a veil of silken clouds. Light filters downwards through the gauzy roof, painting the room a delicate shade of red. Two videos play in the background, thrumming low notes, sounding like a mixture of water and static. Artwork carved from cold steel lines the outer edges of the room. An...

Police departments part ways

Police departments part ways

March 12, 2016

Cheney Police Department and EWU Police Department have worked closely together for many years. However, EWU PD made some changes last November that resulted...

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