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Rowena Pineda is the current Activist-in-Residence at EWU. Pineda  was chosen because of her reputation as a community and public health activist.

Healthy activism arrives at Eastern

January 30, 2019

For the first time, the Activist-in-Residence Program has recruited an activist instead of choosing from multiple applications of candidates. The topic of act...

Health apps contain pros and cons for student use

By Rebekah Frank, Staff Writer

November 14, 2014

While health apps can offer a lot of helpful information, it is important to know what you’re goals are before you download an app otherwise the information could overwhelm its users, said Tricia Hughes, director of health, wellness and prevention services. Health apps can be downloaded through an app store on a smart phone. These apps help users track many things including...

ObamaCare provides, gives access to students in need

ObamaCare provides, gives access to students in need

September 25, 2014

I woke up this morning to my ringing telephone. It was not the usual telemarketer or bill collector, though. It was Kara Holden, DPT, my physical therapist....

Pentagon report conveys victims' voices

Pentagon report conveys victims’ voices

June 5, 2014

The U.S. Department of Defense announced on May 1 that military members who reported a sexual assault while serving leaped 50 percent in the 2013 rep...


New Affordable Care Act offers options for students

October 10, 2013

By Elsa Schmitz opinion editor [email protected] The Affordable Care Act, often referred to as “Obamacare,” opens enrollment for its health insur...

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