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Dr. Charles V. Mutschler

EWU interim dean of libraries killed in crash near Cheney

March 13, 2019

EWU lost a well-respected member of its community on Saturday, March 10. Charles Mutschler, the interim dean of EWU Libraries and former university arc...

Students and faculty contribute to Wikipedia

Students and faculty contribute to Wikipedia

March 4, 2019

Many people love to write stories. Some people like to write about people that were important to a community. And some of those stories are shared onl...

Thomas Hammer brings CBD drinks to campus

Thomas Hammer brings CBD drinks to campus

February 11, 2019

Thomas Hammer Coffee in EWU’s library is now offering cannabidiol, commonly known as CBD, to students as both a tea and drink additive. CBD is the s...

EWU Police Department s K-9 officer Hilani posing with a coffee cup in the JFK Library. Coffee with a Cop is intended to bridge the gap between police officers and civilians.

Coffee with a cop: bridging the gap

January 30, 2019

As the local and statewide peacekeepers, police officers can be viewed by some as intimidating or hard to talk to. Sharing a cup of joe, however, is one s...

Alumnus Afaria McKinney performs at the JFK Library on Jan. 23. McKinney spoke to students on the importance of self love.

Spoken word: bringing power to poetry

January 30, 2019

Members of the audience were glued to their seat as rhythmic and lyrical spoken art echoed across the main floor of the JFK Library. Students shuffling...

A photo and the uniform of Harold

EWU honors veterans with library display

November 14, 2018

No one went to class on Monday. One hundred years ago the Great War ended and it was thought by many that this would be the war to end all wars. Thi...

EWU junior Maria Rivera enjoys free fruit and vegetables at the Real Food Fair in JFK Library. The fair had free food and hot apple cider for students to enjoy while learning about sustainability.

EWU expands National Food Day celebration

November 1, 2018

EWU lengthened its National Food Day celebration on campus this year to teach students the value of eating healthier and more sustainable diets while sh...

Attendees pose during the 2016 edition of Oktoberfest. The 2018 version will be at JFK Library on Oct. 20 and will be fairytale themed.

JFK Library to host 16th annual Oktoberfest

October 19, 2018

It’s not every day students get to drink in the library. EWU is hosting its 16th annual Oktoberfest at the JFK Library this Saturday. The event is...

Panel attempts to rid the stigma of mental health

By Tania Nunez, Contributor

May 11, 2018

Students and faculty came together to discuss mental health at a panel held in the JFK Library May 3. The panel sought to reduce the stigma surrounding mental health and to create an open forum in which students could ask the panelists questions regarding mental health. “I think [mental health] is something that we are increasingly aware of, not just in higher educat...

Students play corn hole outside Tawanka. March is National Nutrition Month and this week EWU is celebrating Nutrition week | Josh Fletcher for The Easterner

EWU is going further with food during Nutrition Week

March 14, 2018

The month of March is National Nutrition Month and EWU is celebrating all this week. This year’s theme is “Go Further with Food.” EWU Dining Ser...

Antony and Cleopatra partake in the beverages offered at JFK's Library's annual Oktoberfest. Oktoberfest has been an annual fundraising event for the JFK Library for many years | Bailey Monteith for The Easterner

Annual library fundraiser draws costumed crowds

November 2, 2017

Last Saturday, bedecked in diamonds, bow ties, and shined to perfection, attendees of this year’s Oktoberfest poured into the JFK Library atrium for...

Oktoberfest will have a Lights, Camera, Action theme this year. Last year's event had a Haunted Halls theme | 
Mandy Nicole for The Easterner

Oktoberfest brings old-Hollywood glamor to EWU

October 28, 2017

On Oct. 28, EWU’s annual Oktoberfest will bring Hollywood glamor and a real red carpet to campus with this year’s theme: Lights, Camera, Auction! In...

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