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Students at EWU will be affected by the decisions made at the town hall meetings. Image taken last fall, November 21st, 2019.

Recap for Oct. 28th Virtual Town Hall Meeting

October 29, 2020

  Interim President David May, during the Town Hall Meeting on Wednesday, spent the majority of the meeting answering and discussing questions from E...

(Left to right) An atendee of the meeting, graduate student Maria Petsch, graduate affairs representative Taylor Larsen, President Dante Tyler (on screen) and superior court chief justice Raúl Sánchez discuss concerns of Spokane campus students on April 15, 2019.

Student Town Hall Meeting Recap

October 16, 2020

  During the Virtual Town Hall Meeting on Oct. 14, several of the EWU administration members discussed topics regarding budget impacts, student service...

President Donald Trump delivering a speech at a campaign rally in Phoenix. Trump will be seeking his second term as president in 2020.

Congress reexamines the 25th amendment

October 13, 2020

President Trump announced on Oct. 1 that he and the First Lady tested positive for COVID-19. Trump is considered high-risk because of his age, meaning thi...

Washington state universities and colleges objected in 2013 to budget proposals put forward by the state legislature that may cause a tuition increase of up to 10 percent by 2015. There is also a potential for tuition to increase by 20 percent for international students through a bill proposed by Sen. Rodney Tom.

Rise in tuition

October 7, 2020

Just over a month ago EWU  announced that tuition for students would increase.  Some students, like Hamine Mendez, were frustrated to hear the university r...

State of the University Recap

State of the University Recap

October 1, 2020

  David May began his 21st year at Eastern Washington University stepping in as interim president. In a State of the University address given on...

The Zip's in Cheney

Cheney businesses reopen during Phase 2

June 8, 2020

  Several Cheney-area businesses are back open during Phase 2 of Washington’s four-phase reopening plan.   Phase 2 allows restaurants, hair/nail salons...

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West Plains Roasters continues to serve community

June 8, 2020

Before the pandemic caused the community to practice social distancing, West Plains Roasters in Cheney was able to seat many people in their lobby. Wal...

Mary Cullinan at the Passing Through the Pillars event on Sept. 23

EWU waives SAT and ACT admissions requirement

May 27, 2020

  On May 18, EWU announced its switch to testing-optional admissions. This means incoming students will not be required to submit SAT or ACT s...

Sutton Hall, the home of Student Financial Services

Emergency grants explained

May 18, 2020

Eligible EWU students will receive emergency grants from the financial aid office as part of the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF). HEERF, ...

Washington begins Phase 1 of 4-part reopening process

Washington begins Phase 1 of 4-part reopening process

May 11, 2020

As per Governor Jay Inslee’s 4-Phase Safe Start Washington plan, the state entered Phase 1 of reopening on May 5. While most of Washington is still in ...

Main sign for Yoke's in Cheney

April job losses show EWU students an uncertain future

May 11, 2020

  The U.S. lost a record 20.5 million jobs in April, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, dealing a serious blow to EWU students looking fo...

EWU announces first positive COVID-19 case amongst campus community

EWU announces first positive COVID-19 case amongst campus community

May 8, 2020

EWU informed its students and faculty Friday that the Spokane Regional Health District told the university that someone within the EWU community tested...

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