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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....

Grubhub replaces Tapingo at EWU

Grubhub replaces Tapingo at EWU

By Dylan Harris, Managing Editor

September 27, 2019

College students are busy. Crazy class schedules, job commitments and hours of studying often take up valuable time, which means grabbing a bite to eat isn’t always convenient.  Grubhub, a popular food delivery and pickup app, now offers on-campus dining options at EWU. Similar to the Tapingo app...

Keep the change: PayByPhone app replaces coin-operated parking meters

Keep the change: PayByPhone app replaces coin-operated parking meters

By Dylan Harris, Managing Editor

September 27, 2019

Coins are a thing of the past at EWU. Over the summer, the university removed the old coin-operated parking meters and replaced them with signs for the PayByPhone parking app. The PayByPhone app was introduced in 2017 as an extra, more convenient way to pay for parking, but the coin-operated meters w...

Ready or not, here comes a Roos renovation

Ready or not, here comes a Roos renovation

By Dylan Harris, Managing Editor

September 6, 2019

EWU announced plans on Friday, Sept. 6 to move forward with a $25 million renovation of its football stadium. The EWU Board of Trustees unanimously approved the proposal. The project will be funded through private donations and fundraising, not through state funds or student fees. “Eagle Nation...

Two EWU football players shot in downtown Spokane

Two EWU football players shot in downtown Spokane

By Drew Lawson, Sports Editor

July 13, 2019

EWU football defensive starters Dehonta Hayes and Keith Moore were reportedly shot early Saturday morning in Spokane in the central bar district. Both players are expected to make a full recovery. According to a report from The Spokesman-Review, the shooting occurred at 1:22 a.m. at the intersection...

ASEWU: 2019 in review

ASEWU: 2019 in review

By Jeremy Burnham, Managing Editor

June 10, 2019

ASEWU officers are wrapping up their final duties before the school year ends and another group takes over. That is, except for Connor Attridge. ASEWU duties Attridge is the outgoing technology advancement officer and the incoming vice president. Attridge, and others in ASEWU, perform various dut...

Angela Jones participates in Millennium Leadership Initiative

Angela Jones participates in Millennium Leadership Initiative

By Marco Vargas, Reporter

June 10, 2019

EWU Vice President for Student Affairs Angela Jones was in Washington, D.C. from May 31 to June 4 as one of 29 higher education leaders selected to be national participants in the American Association of State Colleges and Universities’ 2019 Millennium Leadership Initiative. In the past 20 years, the progr...

Single use plastics discussed at PUB

Single use plastics discussed at PUB

By Karolyn Wambold, Reporter

June 10, 2019

The usage of single-use plastics has been a heavily publicized issue in Washington state in recent years. There has been a ban in Seattle on single-use plastic straws to help decrease plastic pollution since 2018. Washington has been trying to expand the ban on plastic straws across the whole state...

Phi Delta Theta fights ALS

Phi Delta Theta fights ALS

By Karolyn Wambold, Reporter

June 10, 2019

Washington Epsilon, Phi Delta Theta, became the No. 1 chapter in the U.S. for fundraising toward helping those with Lou Gehrig’s disease, also known as ALS. Over the last 28 years of being founded, Phi Delta Theta has raised over $87,000 toward those with ALS. The members of the fraternity ran ...

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