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Police Beat Issue 19 Volume 67

Police Beat Issue 19 Volume 67

March 6, 2016

February 22, 11:59 p.m. Harassment A male student reported being harassed for his sexual orientation by another male student to a professor. The professor...

Spokane holds spring break opportunities

By Erin Rebar, Contributing Writer

March 6, 2016

Filed under Eagle Life, Showcase, Slideshow

Spring break is almost upon us, and with it comes stories and expectations of a wild trip away. According to the Chicago Tribune, a study by cheaptickets.com found “more than half of college students plan to hit the road, with many planning trips on a budget to such destinations as Las Vegas; Cancun, Mexico; and Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.” While this data may not...

EWU student bring Love Your Melon to campus

EWU student bring Love Your Melon to campus

March 6, 2016

EWU now has a student-run college apparel brand, Love Your Melon, with the mission to give a hat to every child battling cancer in America. EWU junior...

Hoverboard restrictions enacted on campus

Hoverboard restrictions enacted on campus

March 5, 2016

Following the outburst of hoverboard fires in the news, EWU enacted an interim policy to ban hoverboards from being stored on campus. Steps were taken...

How nutrition and sleep can help with your finals

How nutrition and sleep can help with your finals

March 5, 2016

Stress levels can be high and energy levels low as finals week approaches. Sleep and nutrition can be key to making students’ lives easier during dead...

Men’s basketball remains in third place despite loss

By Riley Baker, Staff Writer

March 4, 2016

Filed under Showcase, Slideshow, Sports, Sports Showcase

The Eagles played their final road game of the season on Feb. 27 looking to hold on to their third place spot in the standings going into the Big Sky Conference Tournament in Reno, Nevada, March 8-12. EWU took on the University of Idaho and could not overcome the Vandals defense in the final minutes of the game. Going into the half leading, 34-30, the Eagles shot at a 48...

‘Eddie the Eagle’ a true underdog sports story

By Joe Matthews, Staff Writer

March 4, 2016

Filed under Eagle Life, Showcase, Slideshow

Eddie Edwards made history in the 1988 Winter Olympics, becoming the first athlete to ever compete in ski jumping for Great Britain. Doing so when nobody believed he could, after the heartbreak of being cut from the downhill team, and with absolutely no money, Edwards overcame great adversity to fulfill his dream. Through the newly released feel-good comedy “Eddie the Eagle”...

Visiting author brings crowd to tears at Auntie’s

Visiting author brings crowd to tears at Auntie’s

March 4, 2016

“Because I’m American.” This was visiting author Lidia Yuknavitch’s response to why the themes of her stories focus on sexuality and violence....

More diversity needed in two-credit classes

More diversity needed in two-credit classes

March 4, 2016

There are many one and two-credit classes offered at Eastern, but what is lacking is diversity amongst those classes. Almost every one of those classes...

Cheney residents fighting to save train station

Cheney residents fighting to save train station

March 3, 2016

Residents of Cheney are trying to save the historic train station from the wrecking ball. Save our Station is an organization raising funds and awareness...

Men’s track team collects awards in Bozeman

Men’s track team collects awards in Bozeman

March 3, 2016

The EWU men’s track and field team finished eighth at the Big Sky Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships in Bozeman, Montana, this Feb. 25-27. Freshman...

EWU’s accreditation safe and sound

By Kalli Wolf, Staff Writer

March 3, 2016

Filed under News, Showcase, Slideshow

Rumors regarding Eastern being in jeopardy of losing its accreditation have been floating around campus. When Vice Provost and EWU Accreditation Liaison Officer Colin Ormsby heard, he was ready to set the record straight and provide valuable information regarding what goes into the accreditation process. There are a total of six regional accrediting bodies. Eastern belongs...

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