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Students get politically involved during Lobby Day

Students get politically involved during Lobby Day

February 27, 2016

ASEWU and EWU students came together in Olympia, Washington, on Feb. 10-11 to meet legislators and advocate for the needs of the university. Around...

Collegiate eSports need support

Collegiate eSports need support

February 27, 2016

How long will it take for people to see that playing a game for money is the same whether it is a physical sport or a video game? It seems that every...

‘The Witch’ is the wrong kind of nightmare

By Joe Matthews, Staff Writer

February 26, 2016

With few good horror movies to hit the big screen so far this year, “The Witch” was quite promising. Unfortunately, instead of treating us with what could have been a terrifying tale of the first signs of religious paranoia, the film turned into a boring church service in which one finds themselves looking at their watch to see how much longer the drudgery will last. Set...

4th Annual Days of Kindness

4th Annual Days of Kindness

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...

Study Abroad  Resource Center helps students

Study Abroad Resource Center helps students

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...

Track and Field Bozeman preview

By Grace Pohl, Staff Writer

February 26, 2016

The EWU track and field team is heading to Bozeman, Montana, for the Big Sky Indoor Track and Field Championships on Feb. 25-26. This year there are 21 qualifiers, 14 women and seven men, with 26 qualifying marks. Compared to last year, there were 36 qualifiers for the Championships. After her weight throw at the Husky Classic in Seattle, Washington, senior Kaytlyn Coleman...

“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 Einar Wegener, a painter who struggles with her sexuality and gender identity....

Dining Out event unifies ROTC

Dining Out event unifies ROTC

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...

Women's basketball split at home

Women’s basketball split at home

February 25, 2016

The Eastern women’s basketball team had a win and a loss at home this past week, dropping to Sacramento State, 94-91, on a buzzer-beater winning shot...

Eagles remain in 3rd place after splitting pair of road games

Eagles remain in 3rd place after splitting pair of road games

February 25, 2016

The Eagles played a pair of road games over the weekend as they look to add to their six-game winning streak and make a push in the standings over the...

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 begins July 1, 2016. “I am thrilled to have Dr. Gordon join the EWU...

Men and women's tennis keep rolling

Men and women’s tennis keep rolling

February 24, 2016

Another week, another handful of wins collected by the women’s tennis team who defeated the North Dakota Fighting Hawks and the Northern Colorado Bears...

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