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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...

On-Campus Sexual Assaults Go Under Reported

By Kristi Lucchetta, News Editor

April 27, 2017

Sexual assault occurs on many college campuses all over the country but very few sexual assaults go through the court system, Sgt. Lorriane Hill, EWU campus police officer, said. The definition of sexual assault, according to “Sexual Assault on the College Campus: The Role of Male Peer Support” by Martin D. Schwartz and Walter DeKeseredy, includes all forms of non...

Some of the most notable crimes on campus over the past few decades

By Kristi Lucchetta, News Editor

October 7, 2016

Alcohol Became a Problem In 1988, the EWU campus faced a high number of alcohol related incidents occurring on campus, according to The Easterner, Volume 40. The Department of Residential Life took action and ruled that no open containers of alcohol were allowed in public areas. Enforcing this policy stemmed from a drunk fight that involved several students at a dance and o...

Front entrance of Eagle Point Apartment Community

Potential break-in at Eagle Point

October 31, 2015

On the evening of Oct. 11, there was an apparent break-in at the Eagle Point Apartment complex located just off of Betz Road in Cheney. EWU students...

Police Beat

By Claire Simpson, Art Director

October 12, 2015

September 30 Unknown Time Hit and Run A student reported damage to the passenger-side bumper of their car had occurred on Sept. 27 in Lot 12. The student discovered the damage when they returned to their car at 5 p.m. It is estimated to be $750 in damage, but there are no leads or suspects.   October 1 10:40 a.m. Harassment A student contacted the...

Police Beat

By Claire Simpson, Art Director

October 5, 2015

September 20 9:05 p.m. Marijuana The police were called because of an odor of marijuana in LA Hall. The room was unoccupied when they arrived, but upon their return, they found the resident to be of age. She was referred to Student Rights and Responsibilities. September 21 1:10 a.m. Marijuana An officer was in Pearce Hall and noticed the smell of marijuana on the third...

Police Beat

By Claire Simpson, art director

September 28, 2015

September 14 11:15 a.m. Theft A resident of Morrison Hall discovered that her bicycle had been stolen from a rack outside of Morrison Hall. She had last seen it the night before, and found that the chain it had been secured with had been cut through.   September 16 2:08 a.m. Sexual Assault An attempted sexual assault occurred at an apartment building...

Two students were cited after hosting a party on the third floor of LA Hall.

Police Beat

April 18, 2015

March 4 11:50 a.m. Assault An employee of the University and a student got into a verbal argument in Monroe Hall. As the student went to leave,...

Police Beat

December 9, 2014

Nov. 20 8:51 a.m. No Valid License A driver was arrested for not having a valid license after being pulled over on Elm Street. Nov. 21 1:37 p.m. Paraphernalia In Pearce Hall, a student caught with drug paraphernalia was arrested. Nov. 22 1:43 a.m. Alcohol One student was referred to Student Rights and Responsibilities after they were found intoxicated...

A canine bomb squad vehicle is parked in the music building parking lot at 1:30 p.m. Its members aided in the bomb search on EWU's campus earlier today. Photo by Davis Hill.

EWU, Cheney Police respond to bomb threat

June 5, 2013

Area police responded to a  bomb threat on Eastern’s campus June 5. At approximately 10 a.m. June 5, local police received a call alerting them to...

Police Beat, May 15 2013

Police Beat, May 15 2013

May 17, 2013

Illustration by Vania Tauvela May 8 - Fire Fire alarms were activated in Pearce Hall. A student was cooking and accidentally caught something on fire. The fire was put ou...

Police Beat, May 8 2013

Police Beat, May 8 2013

May 11, 2013

Illustration by Vania Tauvela Apr 30 - Classroom disruption It was reported that a student began repetitively lighting paper on fire with a light...

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