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Special Olympics Spring Games held at Roos Field

By Karolyn Wambold, Reporter

May 12, 2019

EWU hosted the Special Olympics Washington East Region Spring Games on Saturday, May 4. The games were held at Roos Field and included track and field, powerlifting and swimming. The Special Olympics started off as a summer camp for people with intellectual disabilities. Eunice Kennedy Shriver formed this camp in 1968 to give those with intellectual disabilities the cha...

Eastern teams prepare to plunge for Special Olympics fundraiser

Eastern teams prepare to plunge for Special Olympics fundraiser

February 19, 2014

By Kailee Dunn On Feb. 22, three groups of EWU students will plunge into the icy waters of Liberty Lake, Wash., to support the Washington State Spec...

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