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Inslee declares state of emergency over measles outbreak

Inslee declares state of emergency over measles outbreak

February 15, 2019

Washington state Governor Jay Inslee declared a state of emergency on Jan. 28 due to the major increase of measles cases in a matter of a few weeks. ...

ASEWU President heads to Olympia to address student hunger

ASEWU President heads to Olympia to address student hunger

February 15, 2019

When walking across campus between classes, students are likely to unknowingly pass many fellow students who don’t always know if their food will last un...

Human decomposition bill being considered in Washington

Human decomposition bill being considered in Washington

February 15, 2019

At the end of life, many people end up in a casket or in an urn, but Washington state residents may soon have the option to become one with nature. ...

Active shooter at CWU a false alarm

Active shooter at CWU a false alarm

February 15, 2019

On Wednesday, Feb. 6, reports of an active shooter at Central Washington University caused the school to be locked down and partially evacuated. The si...

Music Department starts Coffee Club

Music Department starts Coffee Club

February 15, 2019

There’s only 10 minutes until your next class, but the winter chill and lack of sleep combo have you jonesing for your next cup of coffee. There’s o...

PE classes are seeing lower enrollments

PE classes are seeing lower enrollments

February 14, 2019

Bet you didn't know EWU offers a quarterly scuba diving class. No matter the level of experience, taking this course will give you a lifelong certi...

Days of Kindness returns to EWU

Days of Kindness returns to EWU

February 14, 2019

Besides spreading the love on Valentine’s Day, EWU is spreading kindness to the campus community. EWU’s seventh annual Days of Kindness kicks off during the wee...

Opinion: EWU should form an esports team

Opinion: EWU should form an esports team

February 14, 2019

Esports is the name for competitive, organized video gaming, and it’s huge. In the world of professional esports, the North American team Cloud9 tied...

Heavy snowfall shuts down EWU campuses for two days

Heavy snowfall shuts down EWU campuses for two days

February 14, 2019

Snowstorms and frigid temperatures have taken hold of Cheney over the past week, forcing EWU administrators to cancel classes and shut down campus for two da...

Panda Express a sizzling success at EWU

Panda Express a sizzling success at EWU

February 14, 2019

Since the PUB opened this winter after the completion of its remodel, EWU took its dining service to a new level. Panda Express is growing well and has been q...

Former EWU police officer suing university over alleged discrimination

Former EWU police officer suing university over alleged discrimination

February 6, 2019

Former EWU police officer Maria Fell is suing the university claiming she was discriminated against based on her gender and status as a new mother. ...

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....

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