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EWU student’s hearing postponed as defense attorney gathers video evidence

EWU student’s hearing postponed as defense attorney gathers video evidence

By Randle Kinswa, News Editor

February 21, 2020

On Thursday a pretrial conference for ASEWU legal liaison Maya Caruth was postponed until April 16 to allow the defense to obtain additional video evidence. Caruth was charged with obstructing a law enforcement officer on Nov. 7, during the student protest that occured in the campus mall. Caru...

Entrepreneurship is alive and well at EWU

Entrepreneurship is alive and well at EWU

By Karlee Van De Venter, Arts and Features Reporter

February 21, 2020

     The EWU Center for Entrepreneurship has won the Emerging Program Award as the top developing entrepreneurship program in the nation. The center has been in operation for three years, the oldest a program can be to be eligible for the award. The Emerging Program Award comes from the United Sta...

Catalyst buildings coming to Cheney and Spokane EWU campuses

Catalyst buildings coming to Cheney and Spokane EWU campuses

By Ryan Hatten, Contributor

February 18, 2020

EWU’s STEM programs will be experiencing growth on both the Cheney and Spokane campuses from the development of the Catalyst building. Once the Catalyst building opens this fall on EWU’s Spokane campus, the university will be transferring several of its programs from Cheney to Spokane. Among ...

Hearing for ASEWU member arrested during November protest takes place Thursday

Hearing for ASEWU member arrested during November protest takes place Thursday

By Randle Kinswa, News Editor

February 18, 2020

Maya Caruth, the legislative liaison for ASEWU, will face a court hearing on obstruction charges stemming from a student counter protest on campus last fall. The hearing will be at the Cheney Municipal Court Thursday, Feb. 20. When three religious activists came to protest at EWU on Nov. 7, hundreds o...

The story of the beer garden at The Roost

The story of the beer garden at The Roost

By Hamine Mendez, Contributor

February 12, 2020

EWU is a dry campus. No alcohol can be sold on campus grounds. However, there is an exception to this rule. If a third party vendor is hired to serve alcohol for a special event, then attendees can enjoy a beer or some wine, on EWU’s campus. The U.S. Curling National Championships are being held...

Journalist coming to discuss fascism

Journalist coming to discuss fascism

By Randle Kinswa, News Editor

February 11, 2020

Natasha Lennard will speak on campus, Thursday, Feb. 13th, Hargeaves Hall, room 201. Q: Why is it important to discuss fascism on campus?  A:  I think it's important to discuss how fascism, its historic and continuing iterations, spread and persist in any sort of public sphere. But it's no acc...

Adam Grabowski’s #SAYITANYWAY campaign

Adam Grabowski’s #SAYITANYWAY campaign

By Elizabeth Price, Arts and Features Editor

February 5, 2020

Adding comedy to the tough topics of life is one way to uplift the spirits of people who need it most.  Comedian Adam Grabowski will be sharing his mental health campaign #SAYITANYWAY with students at EWU on Feb.13 in the PUB NCR at 7 p.m. He will be performing a comedy show that includes humor ...

The scoop on The Roost

The scoop on The Roost

By Keri Kelly, Web Editor

January 30, 2020

The rumors came in November: The Roost had undergone a health inspection and failed. It underwent a new inspection soon afterwards. The rumor that the workers failed to wash their hands at The Roost spread on the Wildfire app and students soon began to share their various experiences with the popul...

Student leaders respond to hateful rhetoric by preaching positivity

Student leaders respond to hateful rhetoric by preaching positivity

By Dylan Harris, Managing Editor

November 21, 2019

When anti-abortion activists arrived on campus Wednesday, it appeared the scene on Nov. 7 might repeat itself. The demonstrators shouted their disapproving messages about abortion and the LGBTQ community. Some students shouted back at them. Police were spread out throughout the campus mall ensuri...

Police Beat

Police Beat

By Mitchell Roland, News Editor

November 20, 2019

11/5 - Missing passport on campus A student from Saudi Arabia lost his passport on campus. The student thinks he may have dropped it while getting out of his car in Parking Lot 15A. The passport has not been found and the student has filed for a new one. If anyone finds the missing passport they ...

Grocery Outlet set for grand opening

Grocery Outlet set for grand opening

By Mitchell Roland, News Editor

November 20, 2019

When it comes to grocery shopping, Cheney residents will soon have another option. Cheney’s newest store, Grocery Outlet, will open this Thursday. The store is located near the corner of East Betz Road and Highway 904, next to the Verizon store. Grocery Outlet is a chain of grocery stores that...

Thanksgiving closures on campus

Thanksgiving closures on campus

By Mitchell Roland, News Editor

November 20, 2019

EWU Classes There will be no classes on campus from Wednesday, Nov. 27 through Sunday, Dec. 1. Classes will resume as normal on Monday, Dec. 2. EWU URC The EWU Recreation Center will be closed from Wednesday, Nov. 27 through Sunday, Dec. 1. The URC will reopen on Monday, Dec. 2 at 6:15 a.m....

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