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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 ...

ASEWU helps students register to vote

ASEWU helps students register to vote

By Marco Vargas, Reporter

May 31, 2019

ASEWU held a voter registration table on May 21 to register students to vote in local, state and federal elections. Angélica García-Macías, council representative of legislative affairs and a senior studying political science, led the event. About 20 people registered to vote. According to the U....

ROTC’s Hennig wins Armed Person of the Year

ROTC’s Hennig wins Armed Person of the Year

By Marco Vargas, Reporter

May 31, 2019

Sgt. 1st Class Jason Hennig, an instructor in EWU’s Reserve Officer Training Corps program, was named Greater Spokane Armed Forces Person of the Year. Hennig was presented the award during the 63rd annual Let Freedom Ring ceremony at the Davenport Hotel in Spokane earlier this month. Hennig, who was als...

STA Swoop Loop comes to Cheney

STA Swoop Loop comes to Cheney

By Karolyn Wambold, Reporter

May 31, 2019

Spokane Transit Authority has added a new bus route to Cheney called Swoop Loop. The Cheney-only bus route starts and ends at the PUB. STA began offering the new route, also known as bus route 67, on May 19 as a way to give students and residents another option for getting around Cheney and the EWU ca...

Military sexual trauma linked to posttraumatic stress

Military sexual trauma linked to posttraumatic stress

By Sam Jackson, Copy Editor

May 30, 2019

While military post-traumatic stress disorder is commonly associated with experiences from war, military sexual trauma is also a leading cause of PTSD. Some EWU student veterans wake up with night sweats, recall unpleasant memories, feel tense and avoid reminders of traumatic events—all symptoms of...

Heavy rainfall causes leak in Cheney Hall

Heavy rainfall causes leak in Cheney Hall

By Michael Brock, Editor in Chief

May 29, 2019

EWU senior Nikko Bowers was in Cheney Hall with a couple classmates on May 16 when he saw water coming in under the engineering room door from the hallway. Five to 10 minutes later, when it started raining harder, he noticed more water running under the door. “I looked out there and there was w...

Barb Richey selected as new VP for University Advancement

Barb Richey selected as new VP for University Advancement

By Marco Vargas, Reporter

May 24, 2019

Barb Richey, the former vice president of marketing for Spokane Teachers Credit Union, has been named EWU’s new vice president for University Advancement and executive director of the EWU Foundation. From 1999-2007, Richey was EWU’s director of development and then associate vice president for ...

The Easterner & ASEWU connect media and politics

The Easterner & ASEWU connect media and politics

By Sam Jackson, Copy Editor

May 24, 2019

Disclosure:  The Easterner was involved in the event that this story covers. The writer of the story, Sam Jackson, was not involved in the event in any way. The Easterner’s editor-in-chief, Michael Brock, and managing editor Jeremy Burnham did not participate in the editorial process for this sto...

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