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November 15, 2015

November 1 1:45 a.m. Destruction of Property Letters on the EWU sign located on Fifth and C streets were pulled off and stolen. There are no leads or...

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November 5, 2015

October 26 10:12 p.m. Assault An argument between two male roommates in Morrison Hall led to a physical altercation. Campus police responded and both...

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Police Beat

October 18, 2015

October 5 Unknown Time Sexual Assault A sexual assault was reported that occurred on Oct. 2 or 3. The investigation is ongoing, and the victim has not...

Two students were cited after hosting a party on the third floor of LA Hall.

Police Beat

April 18, 2015

March 4 11:50 a.m. Assault An employee of the University and a student got into a verbal argument in Monroe Hall. As the student went to leave,...

Benefits of hemp outweigh marijuana

By Ivy Nall, Contributing Writer

March 16, 2015

I recently got into a debate with someone about the positive use of hemp. I was dumbfounded when he thought hemp was the same thing as marijuana. Although they both come from a cannabis plant, they are very different. It has been an entire year since President Obama signed Section 7606 of the Farm Bill into law, which legalized the production of hemp. The U.S. House passed...

Numerous marijuana stores in Spokane are struggling to stay open due to high demand (pun intended) and little supply.

State rules nipping Spokane’s bud

October 2, 2014

After Washington state recreational marijuana stores opened their doors on July 8, they have had setback after setback. Only six of the 24 authorized...

Green light given on weed, I-502 in Spokane's poorest neighborhoods

Green light given on weed, I-502 in Spokane’s poorest neighborhoods

May 29, 2014

When Initiative 502 passed in Washington in 2012, it gave the green light for the legal sale of marijuana in the state. In Spokane, however, I-502 qu...


Campus marijuana policy differs from state law

October 3, 2013

Federal act prevents marijuana use on campus   With the recent legalization of marijuana in Washington state, there may be some confusion about th...


Liquor control board makes up new rules just for the fun of it

May 31, 2013

  As the reader probably knows, marijuana has been legal in Washington state since the beginning of the year. As the reader also probably knows,...


Drug war profiteers attempt to stop marijuana legalization in Washington and Colorado

March 15, 2013

  Last November, voters in Washington state, along with those in Colorado, expressed their desire to legalize marijuana. For many voters, it...

Illustration by Amy Meyer
Feb. 24 - Agency assist
An intoxicated male student was found passed out on the lawn of a church on North Sixth Street. EWU officers assisted the Cheney Police.

Police Beat for March 6, 2013

March 9, 2013

By Linsey Garrison staff writer [email protected] 24 10:10 a.m. Agency assist EWU officers assisted the Cheney Police when a male subject was ...

Washington state is working to regulate the growth, packaging and sale of marijuana, according to the Tentative I-502 Implementation Timeline.
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Residents share I-502 concerns

February 21, 2013

    In an effort to let citizens sound off on the implementation of controversial Initiative 502, the Washington State Liquor Control Boa...

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