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Gateway Project gains momentum

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December 6, 2012

Big changes on the horizon to revamp stadium and facilities at Roos Field   The schematic design phase of the privately funded Gateway Project is now complete following two presentations last month to the board of trustees and the EWU Foundation Board of Directors, both of which will have final say...

Roommates matched via Facebook app, mutual requests from students

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December 6, 2012

More than 1,600 students live in residence halls at EWU, most with a roommate. The majority of roommates stay together for the whole year. Roommates are matched in three ways, according to Chief Housing Officer Josh Ashcroft: First, two students may request each other as roommates, but both students...

Business and public relations recognized in national publication

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December 6, 2012

EWU’s College of Business and Public Relations was named one of the top 296 Master of Business Administration (MBA) programs by The Princeton Review. To compile this list, The Princeton Review gathered data from 2009 to 2012 on each business school. It collects institutional data by surveying students...

STA reports low Jefferson lot crime statistics

STA reports low Jefferson lot crime statistics

December 5, 2012

By Sasha Kline There have been 21 crimes committed this year in the Jefferson park and ride lot, which is used heavily by students who park their vehicles and commute to Cheney by bus for school, according to Spokane Transit Authority’s Communication Manager Molly Myers. “That’s really very low...

Hoffer resigns from ASEWU

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By Amy Meyer and Jane Martin

December 5, 2012

  Kaleb Hoffer resigned as president of the ASEWU on Nov. 28, according to a press release from the organization. The ASEWU press release stated that Becca Harrell, the previous vice president, has taken Hoffer’s place, and Justin Filla, the previous student services representative, has fill...

The Spokane Symphony strike has ended

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December 5, 2012

"If you get an agreement that no one is happy with you did a good job because everyone had to give up something." -Peter Moye #sso #EWU Jane [email protected] Tue, Dec 04 2012 14:41:15 ReplyRetweetFavorite #sso Board President Peter Moye answers questions and draws press conference to...

EWU creates new path from Elm to PUB

EWU creates new path from Elm to PUB

By Amy Meyer, Editor-in-Chief

December 4, 2012

Fed up with the path between The Easterner and the rest of campus, I wrote a humorous column about some of EWU's options with a natural water feature. Easterner Online " Path's puddles permeate poor pedestrians' penny loafers Am I making reference to the beautiful, foggy mist that a ...

Alcohol and caffeine cocktail a deadly combination

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By Lorna Hartman, Staff Writer

December 1, 2012

  A Washington State University freshman was found unconscious on the floor in a residence hall early Oct. 27. Floor residents performed CPR until emergency responders arrived, according to The Daily Evergreen. He never woke up. The Whitman County Coroner’s office told the Seattle Times...

Campus building plans on table

Campus building plans on table

December 1, 2012

EWU’s 10-year plan for campus construction and development includes new buildings, such as a science center and a possible office and classroom building at Riverpoint as well as remodeling projects in Martin, Kingston and Showalter. According to Shawn King, associate vice president for facilities...

Campus building plans on table

Campus building plans on table

November 30, 2012

EWU’s 10-year plan for campus construction and development includes new buildings, such as a science center and a possible office and classroom building at Riverpoint as well as remodeling projects in Martin, Kingston and Showalter. According to Shawn King, associate vice president for facilities...

Campus still marijuana-free despite change in state law

Campus still marijuana-free despite change in state law

November 30, 2012

Federal law requires Eastern to continue enforcement Even though marijuana will soon be legal in Washington state, it will not be allowed on campus, according to Associate to the EWU President Laurie Flinn Connelly. Detective E. Quincy Burns “[Marijuana] will not be allowed on the university. That policy has no...

ASEWU still considering alcohol amnesty policy

ASEWU still considering alcohol amnesty policy

November 30, 2012

By Haley Romney The Associated Students of Eastern Washington University is pushing for a student alcohol amnesty policy in the wake of the tragic death of an intoxicated 18-year-old at Washington State University. The WSU freshman, Kenneth D. Hummel, died Oct. 27 from a blood alcohol level of .40...

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