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EWU sophomore guard/forward Kim Aiken Jr. shoots a fadeaway jumper. Aiken recorded his seventh double-double of the season Tuesday against Omaha.

EWU stays hot at home in high-scoring blowout over Omaha

December 18, 2019

The EWU men’s basketball team was on a 13-1 run as the first half of Tuesday’s game against the Omaha Mavericks wound to a close. That run was extended...

Gonzaga students launch OddJobbers

Gonzaga students launch OddJobbers

May 2, 2019

Gonzaga students are on a mission to help EWU students make some extra money.  Gonzaga students Nick McLain and Zach Duffy have launched a startup com...

Basketball is a part of Spokane's culture. Successful programs at Gonzaga and Hoopfest—the world's largest 3-on-3 tournament fuel the city's love for the game.

EWU basketball players and coaches explain Spokane’s basketball culture

April 14, 2019

You don’t have to spend much time in the Spokane area to notice that baseketball is a big deal in the community. Baskets stand on driveways, in garages...

EWU and Gonzaga team up for joint law degree

EWU and Gonzaga team up for joint law degree

April 11, 2019

EWU students will soon have more of an opportunity to pursue law at Gonzaga University thanks to a recent signed agreement. Dean and professor of law at Gonzaga School ...

Ben Shapiro speaking at the 2018 Conservative Political Action Conference. Shapiro will speak at Gonzaga University, though the date is yet to be confirmed.

Conservative speaker Ben Shapiro coming to Gonzaga

March 6, 2019

Last November, Gonzaga faculty blocked the university’s College Republicans’ request to have conservative political commentator Ben Shapiro speak o...

Senior Brea Diaz reaches for the ball during a lineout in Saturdays game against Gonzaga. The Banshees lost 40-7 in their opening game.

Women’s rugby attracts more players

October 11, 2018

The EWU women’s rugby club has seen a major increase in membership this year, drawing 45 participants. One of the captains, senior Addie Oaks, is e...

Sophomore forward Uriah Howard scans the BYU defense on Nov. 17. After losing to Gonzaga on Thursday, the Eagles are 2-4 on the season. | Bailey Monteith for The Easterner.

EWU women’s basketball falls to Gonzaga in non-conference play

December 1, 2017

The EWU women's basketball team stayed with the Gonzaga Bulldogs for one and a half quarters on Thursday night in Spokane. Then, the Eagles went three...

Verdi's Requiem played at The Fox Theater in Spokane May 6 and 7

A Symphonic Experience

May 11, 2017

For two nights, the rich, liquid tones of “Verdi’s Requiem” oscillated through the halls of the Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox in Spokane, Washingt...

EWU in the Process of Breaking Barriers by Introducing a Computer Engineering Degree

By Kyle Fredricks, Staff Reporter

January 26, 2017

EWU is starting the groundwork on a new computer engineering program and is looking to become the first regional university in the state to offer a degree in one of America’s fastest growing careers. Steve Simmons, Ph. D., of EWU’s Department of Computer Sciences and Uri Rogers, Ph. D., of EWU’s Department of Engineering and Design have been awarded an EWU Foundati...

Women's tennis splits weekend matches, move to 6-3

Women’s tennis splits weekend matches, move to 6-3

February 17, 2016

The EWU women’s tennis team won five of its last six matches after splitting a pair of weekend matches, as the team gears up for two conference road...

Men’s tennis move to 3-1 on the season

Men’s tennis move to 3-1 on the season

February 4, 2016

After opening the season with a pair of home victories the EWU men’s tennis team split two non-conference matches to move to 3-1, falling to the Gonzaga...

EWU student Lakeisha Jones performs from the perspective of Dr. King Jr.'s wife

EWU and Spokane community join in largest MLK Day of Service

January 20, 2016

On Jan. 18 students, faculty and staff from EWU, WSU, Gonzaga, Whitworth and SFCC came together for a Unity Rally and March, and Day of Service in honor...

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