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Easterner Asks: Snow daze

Easterner Asks: Snow daze

February 28, 2019


A man walks through EWU's campus during the second of two snow days. Eastern Washington has been facing above average snowfall this month.

Heavy snowfall shuts down EWU campuses for two days

February 14, 2019

Snowstorms and frigid temperatures have taken hold of Cheney over the past week, forcing EWU administrators to cancel classes and shut down campus for two da...

Winter at EWU -- A photo gallery

Winter at EWU — A photo gallery

January 12, 2017

  Through it may be bitter and cold in temperature, walking around campus while the sun shines and glistens off the piles of crisp, white snow,...

Snow pile on campus

Snow causes problems at EWU

January 23, 2016

This winter brought approximately 30 inches of snow and massive amounts of ice to EWU’s campus, and some students feel there has not been enough done...

Proper winter preparation goes a long way

Proper winter preparation goes a long way

January 11, 2016

For those who are experiencing their first winter of this severity, welcome to the coldest couple months of your life. Make it a learning experience a...

Lack of snow causes drought

May 28, 2015

Washington state governor Jay Inslee declared a statewide drought on May 15, the first since 2005. The Office of the Washington State Climatologist...

Cheney and Spokane drivers need to revisit driver’s education

By Rebekah Frank, Staff Writer

January 11, 2015

After the first snowfall of the year, I always wonder if some people have forgotten that when driving in the snow, they need to be more cautious than usual. In Driver’s Education, my instructor taught us about safe following distances, the “point of no return” at stop lights and at what speed drivers should take turns. After every lesson, he always reminded the class...

Landscape maintenance combats ice and snow

Landscape maintenance combats ice and snow

January 8, 2015

Winter is underway, and according to Jeff Toulou, landscape maintenance supervisor, Eastern’s maintenance team is always keeping a steady eye on future...


Hazardous weather slides into full force

November 25, 2013

By Dayna Juchmes contributing writer [email protected]  Winter driving poses many hazards, but additional preparation can go a long way in preventing ...


Letter to the editor: Winter weather makes walkways dangerous

February 7, 2013

School safety at Eastern Washington University is crucial to both the students and faculty. Over the past couple of weeks, there has been excessive snowfall,...


Letter to the editor: Snowy parking lots cause inconvenience for students

February 7, 2013

Each quarter, students that live off of campus hand over their hard earned dollars in exchange for a parking pass. These passes are a necessity for students...

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