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Military sexual trauma linked to posttraumatic stress

Military sexual trauma linked to posttraumatic stress

May 30, 2019

While military post-traumatic stress disorder is commonly associated with experiences from war, military sexual trauma is also a leading cause of PTSD...

Veterans Resource Center dedicates November to veterans

By Logan Stanley, Staff Writer

November 10, 2016

In spirit of the holiday on Nov. 11, the Veterans Resource Center will be dedicating the entire month of November to veterans. Dave Millet, the director of the Veterans Resource Center, said the VRC will be engaged in a number of events and activities over this next month to honor the national holiday. Until Nov. 15, there will be a display in the library with all the service f...

EWU recognizes its veterans

By Daisy Garcia, Staff Writer

November 29, 2015

Every year, federal buildings close on Nov. 11 in order to recognize Veterans Day. The holiday honors United States veterans for their service to the country and the contributions they have made to national security. Veterans Day not only honors those who have served in the country’s military, its observance encourages people to appreciate the sacrifices that United States...

Fraternity hosts Hot Dogs for Heroes charity event

By Lelia Thatcher, Staff Writer

November 13, 2015

The Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity hosted a “Hot Dogs for Heroes” philanthropy event Nov. 10 in honor of Veterans Day. Hot dogs were sold to the public for $2 and were free for veterans and active-duty military personnel. This was the first philanthropy event of the year for Sigma Phi Epsilon. Social and philanthropy chair of Sigma Phi Epsilon senior Chaz Martinez said...

Eastern celebrates Vietnam veterans

Eastern celebrates Vietnam veterans

November 25, 2014

In the 60s, Eastern’s Reserve Officer's Training Corps (ROTC) program was not the voluntary force it is today. “ROTC was mandatory at Eastern for...

ASEWU council meeting agenda: Student health, veterans and Riverpoint

ASEWU council meeting agenda: Student health, veterans and Riverpoint

November 5, 2014

Alexandra Rich, student health and safety services council member, on the Oct. 31 ASEWU meeting, reported she has been working with Tim Walters, chief...

Pentagon report conveys victims’ voices

Pentagon report conveys victims’ voices

June 4, 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...

Veteran’s Resource Fair provides opportunities, network

Veteran’s Resource Fair provides opportunities, network

May 14, 2014

Local organizations reached out to student veterans May 8 at EWU’s third annual Veterans Resource Fair. Dave Millet, the director of  EWU’s Veterans...

Veterans transition from military to civilian life

Veterans transition from military to civilian life

March 6, 2013

    The Veteran’s Resource Center at EWU collaborated with Washington Trust Bank in Spokane to hold a “Hire a Veteran” lunch Feb....

Active Minds, Veterans Resource Center to come together to host event

Active Minds, Veterans Resource Center to come together to host event

November 10, 2012

  Military life and civilian life are two very different cultures. For those who have mental health issues it can be an added strain to m...

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