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Gage Gubrud: EWU’s newest quarterback sensation

Gage Gubrud: EWU’s newest quarterback sensation

October 20, 2016

Gage Gubrud did not have a single Division I scholarship offer coming out of high school. Now as a sophomore at EWU, Gage has already earned Big Sky Conf...

EWU football mounts second straight home comeback, dispatches UC Davis

By Brandon Cline, Sports Editor

October 1, 2016

For the second time in three weeks at Roos Field, the fourth-ranked EWU Eagles erased a multiple possession deficit at halftime, storming back to dismantle the UC Davis Aggies 63-30 to improve to 2-0 in Big Sky play and 4-1 overall on the season. Heading into halftime, the Eagles trailed the Aggies 14-23 before ripping off 49 points in the second half, 35 of which were unan...

EWU welcomes students to its Riverpoint campus

EWU welcomes students to its Riverpoint campus

September 23, 2016

“[We try] to build the feeling of a community on campus,” Nikki Measor, director of student services.

Cheney unites “12” fans when Seahawks visit Roos Field

Cheney unites “12” fans when Seahawks visit Roos Field

June 27, 2016

Sunday afternoon was an eventful one for the NFL fans of Cheney. Two recently signed players of the Seahawks returned to the once training camp, Roos Field...

EPIC puts on new Memorial Day weekend trip

EPIC puts on new Memorial Day weekend trip

May 25, 2016

EPIC trips will offer students time to explore, relax and soak in the beauty of nature this Memorial Day weekend. EPIC Adventures will be giving students...

Athletic department has plans in place to improve budget

By Riley Baker, Staff Writer

May 16, 2016

Over the last fiscal year, the EWU athletic department was over budget by a total of $817,706 and it is looking for possible ways to get out of the hole. “The revenues seem to be the areas where you can grow the most as opposed to looking at the expenses and saying, ‘Are we doing things as shoestring as we can now and maybe chop it down a little bit more, or is there potential...

EWU athlete finds motivation in past tragedy

By RayJaun Stelly, Contributing Writer

May 11, 2016

Despite everything he has gone through, EWU sophomore cornerback D’londo Tucker remains humble, strong and determined, showing off a bright smile and providing an endless supply of positive energy. D’londo Tucker’s father had a huge impact on him, his brother DeeShawn Tucker, and many kids in the Seattle area as well. At every game, no matter what field or gym, Herman...

EWU football players sign into NFL as undrafted free agents Former EWU QB has tryout with Seahawks

By Riley Baker, Staff Writer

May 11, 2016

The NFL Draft has concluded, and EWU offensive linemen Clay DeBord and Aaron Neary have both signed deals as undrafted free agents to play in the NFL. DeBord agreed to terms with the Arizona Cardinals and Neary will head to the Denver Broncos. Both players were All-Big Sky Conference performers this year. Neary started in 24 games and played in 46 during his EWU career...

Cody Koch wins ASEWU presidential election

Cody Koch wins ASEWU presidential election

May 4, 2016

Students have voted and the general election results are in. Cody Koch and Carlos Hernandez have been elected as ASEWU’s president and executive vice pr...

VCD Senior Exhibition “Swallowed by the Wall”

By Kristi Lucchetta |, Staff Writer

April 22, 2016

  Visual communication design (VCD) students are expressing their own personal inspirations in the senior exhibition “Swallowed by the Wall” April 29 through May 12. “There isn’t necessarily a theme that all of our work falls into,” said EWU senior and designer Ariel Sopu in an email interview. “As BFA students in the VCD program, we have been working...

Quarterback competition igniting the Inferno

Quarterback competition igniting the Inferno

April 21, 2016

After winning the Big Sky Championship in each of the past three seasons, the EWU football team stumbled in the 2015-16 season, finishing 5-3 in conference...

EWU star trusts the process

EWU star trusts the process

April 18, 2016

Kendrick Bourne has never looked back since stepping foot on EWU’s campus, despite his good friend and teammate Vernon Adams transferring schools last...

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