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RAW brings lip-sync battle to EWU

By Kristi Lucchetta, Staff Writer

February 21, 2016

Filed under Eagle Life, Showcase, Slideshow

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 a skit on “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon” where Fallon competes against...

EWU pushes smoke-free campus

EWU pushes smoke-free campus

February 20, 2016

ASEWU and the Peer Health Educators have initiated a smoke-free campaign for EWU. Alexandra Rich, EWU senior and Peer Health Educator vice president,...

EWU bleeds for Northwest

EWU bleeds for Northwest

February 20, 2016

EWU students made some extra room in their hearts for Valentine’s Day at the Alpha Omicron Pi and Inland Northwest Blood Center (INBC) blood drive Feb....

Beyonce’s Superbowl halftime show not racist

Beyonce’s Superbowl halftime show not racist

February 20, 2016

As of Feb. 7, the Denver Broncos are Super Bowl champions, but over a week later, all some people can remember is the supposedly racist halftime performance...

ASEWU meeting times inconsistent due to classes

By Kalli Wolf, Staff Writer

February 19, 2016

Filed under News, Showcase, Slideshow

ASEWU holds six council meetings each quarter, all of which are open to the public; however, these meetings are not held at consistent times, nor posted on the ASEWU website. ASEWU President Kyle Dodson said council meetings generally cover order of business such as issues and proposals or money requests from clubs and organizations. “Just in-house stuff as well as stuff...

‘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.”...

When work and classes clash, choose class

When work and classes clash, choose class

February 19, 2016

School isn’t easy, it’s a full-time job, and trying to work while going to school only further complicates life. During my time at EWU I had the...

Women’s basketball splits on the road

By Grace Pohl, Staff Writer

February 18, 2016

Filed under Photos, Showcase, Slideshow, Sports, Sports Showcase

The women’s basketball team split on the road with a loss to the University of North Dakota, 72-69, and a win over University of Northern Colorado, 66-57. The Eagles improved to 17-8 and 11-2 in conference play. This drops them to second place in the Big Sky Conference standings behind Montana State with a conference record of 12-1. Despite redshirt senior guard Hayley...

Track and field makes its mark

Track and field makes its mark

February 18, 2016

The EWU track and field team finished its regular season with 26 Big Sky Conference qualifiers at the UW Husky Classic in Seattle on Feb. 12 and 13. Senior...

Colloquium on Mexico

Colloquium on Mexico

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...

EWU Business program less than professional

By Jarrett Retz, Advertising Manager

February 18, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Slideshow

If I were ever looking at a résumé and saw that someone had a Business Degree from EWU — an accredited business school — all the negative observations I have made in my time here would echo in my mind. I have come across countless individuals in the business program who are willing to cheat. They are more than ready to give answers, e-mail me old case studies and...

Men’s tennis open conference play with two close wins

By Brandon Cline, Sports Editor

February 17, 2016

Filed under Photos, Showcase, Slideshow, Sports, Sports Showcase

EWU men’s tennis team returns to Cheney 2-0 in conference play after a couple of tight 4-3 wins over Northern Colorado on Feb. 12 and North Dakota on Feb. 14, improving their overall record to 5-2. Against Northern Colorado, the Eagles dropped the doubles point after losing two sets, meaning the Eagles would needed to win four of the six singles matches to win the season’s...

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