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Student leaders respond to hateful rhetoric by preaching positivity

Student leaders respond to hateful rhetoric by preaching positivity

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...

Looking back: the Black Student Union

Looking back: the Black Student Union

January 16, 2019

The Black Student Union is a longstanding student organization at EWU dedicated to providing a sense of community for African American students. The BSU ...

Cullinan Addresses EWU Community in Diversity Dialogue

Cullinan Addresses EWU Community in Diversity Dialogue

February 2, 2017

EWU’s Presidential Dialogues on Diversity, hosted Jan. 30 by President Mary Cullinan, illuminated the importance of building rapport between members of the ...

EWU alumna unites hundreds for peaceful gathering at Spokane County Courthouse

EWU alumna unites hundreds for peaceful gathering at Spokane County Courthouse

November 19, 2016

About 200 tearful, excited and hopeful people joined in on the peaceful gathering and fundraiser outside the Spokane County Courthouse Saturday afternoon. ...

EWU community members address ‘sanctuary’ petition and other concerns to Board of Trustees

EWU community members address ‘sanctuary’ petition and other concerns to Board of Trustees

November 18, 2016

Students, faculty, staff and community members were invited to voice their concerns regarding social and political issues that may affect the EWU campus ...

EWU Multicultural Coalition hosts Unity Rally in solidarity with marginalized communities

EWU Multicultural Coalition hosts Unity Rally in solidarity with marginalized communities

November 17, 2016

EWU’s Multicultural Coalition (MCC) hosted a unity rally in the campus mall Nov. 15. Comprised of MEChA, the Black Student Union, the Native American Students Assoc...

BSU matters, no matter your ethnicity

By Jaclyn Archer, News Editor

October 5, 2015

Handing out fliers for the Black Student Union (BSU) on Monday was a more complex experience than I expected. It seemed like a simple enough mission: get students to come to the information meetings on Tuesday at 5 p.m. or Wednesday at 6 p.m. in Patterson 248. But which students? While it seemed most practical to ask those who “appeared Black” to join the BSU, I found myself...

“Let us march on ’til victory is won.”

“Let us march on ’til victory is won.”

November 12, 2014

Chants of “Lift Every Voice and Sing” could be heard throughout campus Nov. 3, when members of the Black Student Union, dressed in all black, marched...

Conference workshops explain unfairness in justice system

Conference workshops explain unfairness in justice system

May 9, 2014

By Fetlew Gebreziabher contributing writer [email protected] Did you know that students of color make up 70 percent of school arrests and referrals? This is one of the issues that will be discussed at the first...

Black Student Union event showcases campus presence

Black Student Union event showcases campus presence

May 22, 2013

The Black Student Union held “The Showcase,” May 18. The showcase was a three-part event. A documentary called “Good Hair” was shown from 2 to 4 p...

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