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Cheney ranks as 11th safest city in Washington

Cheney ranks as 11th safest city in Washington

February 6, 2019

Residents of Cheney classify it as a sleepy little town on the east side of Washington, home to a little more than 12,000 residents and students. As a wh...

M.R. Piggy’s BBQ Cafe opens in Cheney

M.R. Piggy’s BBQ Cafe opens in Cheney

February 6, 2019

As local favorite Rokkos Teriyaki & BBQ closes its doors, a new restaurant rises up to give Cheney residents the barbecue goodness they crave.   M.R....

President’s Dialogue on Diversity focuses on white fragility

President’s Dialogue on Diversity focuses on white fragility

January 31, 2019

“In this presentation, we are not looking to decide if white privilege exists, it’s a real thing, instead we are going...to discover whether or not you as ...

Rokkos closes in Cheney; Coeur d’Alene location open

Rokkos closes in Cheney; Coeur d’Alene location open

January 30, 2019

The Rokkos Teriyaki & BBQ restaurant in Cheney has closed, the restaurant announced Jan. 15 on Facebook. This comes a month after owners David and In...

New street signs provide easier navigation across campus

New street signs provide easier navigation across campus

January 10, 2019

EWU Construction and Planning Services is launching the Campus Fire Life Safety Signage Project to bring EWU into compliance with the IFC. The city of Ch...

Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson speaks at EWU

Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson speaks at EWU

January 9, 2019

Students gathered in Hargreaves Hall on Nov. 30 to hear Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson speak and answer questions about current politic...

Cheney Zip’s shooting suspect arrested

Cheney Zip’s shooting suspect arrested

January 2, 2019

A suspect has been arrested in connection with the shooting at Zip’s in Cheney on Oct. 27 that left three victims with non-life-threatening injuries a...

Chet’s Flowers help EWU give joy

Chet’s Flowers help EWU give joy

November 28, 2018

Chet’s Flowers, a local flower shop in Cheney,  made a first-time contribution on Nov. 27 for Giving Joy Day. “EWU Public Relations Students Society of ...

Alumni creating scholarship for communications students

Alumni creating scholarship for communications students

November 26, 2018

Alumni, businesses and other generous donors across the country have been giving back to the EWU community on Giving Joy Day since 2012. Giving Joy Day ...

Truck driver spreads comedy around Spokane area

Truck driver spreads comedy around Spokane area

November 15, 2018

For years, Mark Morris has been cracking jokes to anyone who will listen. Now he’s getting paid for it. A truck driver by day, Morris performed at a...

Guest column: Senior shares Associated Press election night experience

Guest column: Senior shares Associated Press election night experience

November 14, 2018

Johanna Cranford is a senior at EWU studying communications, public relations and art. Guest columns do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of ...

Police Beat: drugs, drinks, assault and e-cigs

Police Beat: drugs, drinks, assault and e-cigs

November 14, 2018

Second-degree assault, attempting to elude police vehicle 1300 block of Second Street Nov. 9 Officers came across an assault victim. Witnesses on the scen...

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