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Green Dog wins EWU Eagles’ Nest Pitch Contest

Green Dog wins EWU Eagles’ Nest Pitch Contest

May 23, 2019

Green Dog, one of the five teams in the Eagles’ Nest Pitch Contest finals, stole the show on May 17, winning $2,500 for first place and $2,000 for winn...

Washington strides toward affirmative action laws

Washington strides toward affirmative action laws

May 21, 2019

The Washington State Legislature is in the process of passing I-1000, which would add affirmative action laws and policies in employment, education and co...

EWU professors win grant for microbe research

EWU professors win grant for microbe research

May 21, 2019

EWU biology professor Javier Ochoa-Reparaz and his team of four professors will reportedly receive $415,000 from the National Institute of Health for their g...

EWU Climbing Wall has a club

EWU Climbing Wall has a club

May 20, 2019

The EWU climbing club has been making strides to reach new peaks for the sake of the university’s climbing community. Senior Tim Hamersly told The Easterner in an...

EWU launches new online MBA

EWU launches new online MBA

May 20, 2019

This fall, EWU will be implementing a brand new online Master of Business Administration program. The program will be affordable compared to other MBA programs ...

EWU faces $3.6 million budget gap

EWU faces $3.6 million budget gap

May 20, 2019

EWU is working to address its projected $3.6 million budget gap by eliminating jobs and restructuring various departments and programs. President Mary...

ASEWU PR specialist removed from position

ASEWU PR specialist removed from position

May 15, 2019

Madyson Rigg, this year's ASEWU public relations specialist, was removed from office by the ASEWU Superior Court May 10 for not performing all of her r...

SOAR Career Conference features large companies

SOAR Career Conference features large companies

May 15, 2019

Students can look into the future of industry leaders like Amazon and Microsoft while putting their feet in the door at the first SOAR Career Conferenc...

EPIC trips: behind the scenes in Cody Caves, BC

By Erik Rotness, A&F Editor

May 12, 2019

It’s senior year for me. The assignments are piling, motivation is dropping, my diet is mostly Taco Bell and cereal, and to top it off, I’m supposed to be planning a wedding with a fiance that lives over 4,000 miles away. I needed to escape, if only for a weekend. I needed to get away from the constantly buzzing cellphone notifying me that there’s been a probl...

Special Olympics Spring Games held at Roos Field

By Karolyn Wambold, Reporter

May 12, 2019

EWU hosted the Special Olympics Washington East Region Spring Games on Saturday, May 4. The games were held at Roos Field and included track and field, powerlifting and swimming. The Special Olympics started off as a summer camp for people with intellectual disabilities. Eunice Kennedy Shriver formed this camp in 1968 to give those with intellectual disabilities the cha...

EWU teams dominate Corporate Cup at Bloomsday

EWU teams dominate Corporate Cup at Bloomsday

May 10, 2019

Bloomsday is a staple of Spokane. It has been an ongoing tradition for 43 years. This year, EWU’s red team (top men’s team) won its 23rd consecutive ...

EWU professor explains black hole picture’s significance

EWU professor explains black hole picture’s significance

May 10, 2019

Since its release on April 10, an exciting picture has been so nationally popular for citizens that one professor decided to teach some history. EWU p...

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