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Alpha Phi’s annual gala raising funds for women’s heart health

Alpha Phi’s annual gala raising funds for women’s heart health

March 13, 2019

To raise money and awareness for women’s heart health, Alpha Phi is hosting its fourth annual Red Dress Gala at Gonzaga University’s John J. Hemmings...

Thanksgiving brings ample volunteer opportunities to the community

Thanksgiving brings ample volunteer opportunities to the community

November 29, 2015

Each year the week before Thanksgiving, the National Coalition for the Homeless and the National Student Campaign against Hunger and Homelessness team...

The Music Club raises awareness

By Kalli Wolf, Staff Writer

October 30, 2015

The Music Club in Cheney will be holding a Breast Cancer Awareness fundraiser at 9 a.m. on Oct. 31 at Sutton Park, located between Washington and 7th Street. The fundraiser will last until approximately 12:30 p.m. The fundraiser will be called No Tricks Just Treats, a costume and tailgate party before the EWU football game against Weber State. There will be live performances...

Inauguration of Dr. Cullinan resonates ‘awesome’

Inauguration of Dr. Cullinan resonates ‘awesome’

May 6, 2015

EWU officially installed Mary Cullinan, Ph.D., as the new university president on May 1 during her Investiture Ceremony. A grand echo of Felix Mendelssohn’s...

Iron Phi philanthropy donate funds

By Nathan Peters, Managing Editor

April 29, 2015

Phi Delta Theta International Fraternity — Washington Epsilon chapter hosted its home run derby April 26. The derby is a way to get the campus community involved in the fraternity’s annual Iron Phi philanthropy event. The derby raised $125, totaling about $5,800 so far for the Iron Phi philanthropy. Iron Phi is the annual philanthropy event that the national Phi Delta...

Clothing drive held in the PUB

By Ariel Kimbleton, Staff Writer

March 15, 2015

The EWU Children’s Studies Capstone will be holding a clothing drive on March 13 for the Crosswalk youth shelter in Spokane to help children and teens in need. Crosswalk is an emergency shelter for teens in downtown Spokane. In addition to providing clothing, food and housing for youth in need, Crosswalk is also a school dropout prevention program. The program has made...

Queens perform for charity

Queens perform for charity

February 25, 2015

Illustration by Lauren Campbell Eastern’s 15th annual drag show broke the previous school year’s record halfway through, with cash donations overflowing from the padded bras of shimmering queens an...

Blue in the Rink game raises funds for autism charity

Blue in the Rink game raises funds for autism charity

February 20, 2015

Over Valentine’s Day weekend, both men’s JV and varsity hockey teams played a benefit game to raise autism awareness. The event, called Blue on...

Cheney food bank donations lowest since 2008

Cheney food bank donations lowest since 2008

November 5, 2014

Outside Isle Hall, volunteers worked quickly counting cans on Oct. 30 for the Community Canned Food Drive. Bob Anderson, director of the EWU bookstore...

Homecoming unites campus to community causes

Homecoming unites campus to community causes

October 30, 2014

Community service is a part of the annual events of Eastern’s Homecoming Week. Rake a Difference was this year’s Eagle Spirit Week community engagement...

SAAC holds toiletry drive

SAAC holds toiletry drive

October 29, 2014

At their Big Sky Conference meeting July 21 to 23, members of Eastern’s Student Athlete Advisory Committee, or SAAC, came back to campus with a mission:...

Greeks writing the next chapter in philanthropy

Greeks writing the next chapter in philanthropy

April 4, 2013

  Philanthropy in EWU sororities and fraternities has a long history that today’s Eastern students continue. The first fraternity in the U...

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