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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...

Coffee with a cop: bridging the gap

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...

Spoken word: bringing power to poetry

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...

EWU honors veterans with library display

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 expands National Food Day celebration

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...

JFK Library to host 16th annual Oktoberfest

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

Filed under News

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...

EWU is going further with food during Nutrition Week

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...

Annual library fundraiser draws costumed crowds

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 brings old-Hollywood glamor to EWU

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...

Fraternity alumni raise $250,000 for the EWU library

Fraternity alumni raise $250,000 for the EWU library

October 17, 2017

Alumni of EWU’s Pi Kappa Alpha Zeta Nu chapter have raised $250,000 over the past four years for the university libraries. The money raised will fund ...

Oktoberfest is back at JFK Library for their 14th annual fundraiser

By Isabelle DeLeon, Staff Writer

October 20, 2016

Filed under News

JFK Library continues its tradition this year with the annual Oktoberfest fundraiser. The fundraiser is expecting around 350 people to attend this year, said EWU Library Administrator Carol King. Oktoberfest has been the main event for the library for the last 14 years. “The fundraiser directly supports the student body since all of the money goes directly back to the stud...

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