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Racism persists, NBA resists

Racism persists, NBA resists

May 11, 2014

Throughout the recent Donald Sterling fiasco, one notion is certain: it is not about the Clippers, it is not about the playoffs and it is not about basketball. Rather,... Read more »

Eastern athletes influenced by pro role models

Eastern athletes influenced by pro role models

May 22, 2013

 Freshman quarterback Vernon Adams started his football career with a little white lie. When he was two years old, his dad told coaches that he was three so that h... Read more »

Graduating athletes leave Eastern, but never their teammates

Graduating athletes leave Eastern, but never their teammates

May 22, 2013

  Senior basketball players Kevin Winford and Carrie Ojeda will be the first to admit they were quite the handful as they entered Eastern their... Read more »

Arakawa swings for the Big Sky

Arakawa swings for the Big Sky

May 1, 2013

    Sophomore thrower Jordan Arakawa has his sights set on the Olympics. The track and field athlete hopes to eventually compet... Read more »

Men’s rugby falls to Vikings in championship game

Men’s rugby falls to Vikings in championship game

May 1, 2013

  Their regular season may have just come to a close, but the EWU men’s rugby club is already looking ahead to next season. This year, the... Read more »

Athletes engage in special classes for life skills

Athletes engage in special classes for life skills

April 24, 2013

  The NCAA requires that college campuses offer a life skills course for freshmen and transfer athletes. Jim Fitzgerald, the academic coordinator... Read more »

Gamma Phi Beta serves up philanthropy

Gamma Phi Beta serves up philanthropy

April 24, 2013

  Eastern’s chapter of the Gamma Phi Beta sorority hosted a grilled cheese and tomato soup event on April 17. The event took place at the... Read more »

Equality rules hinder track and field

Equality rules hinder track and field

April 19, 2013

  Of the 91 athletes on the 2012-13 track and field roster, only two women and three men are not from Washington or Oregon. Head coach Stan Kerr explaine... Read more »

Walk-on athletes must earn scholarships

Walk-on athletes must earn scholarships

April 19, 2013

  The stigma prevails that all college athletes must be on some kind of scholarship, but the fact remains that each sport only has a certain number... Read more »

Eastern pole vaulters sail in the water

Eastern pole vaulters sail in the water

April 10, 2013

  The pole vaulters at Eastern practice indoors, outdoors and in the swimming pool. The vaulters practice this way using a long pole that extends... Read more »

EWU chases another Corporate Cup

EWU chases another Corporate Cup

April 10, 2013

    Eastern employees have won the Bloomsday Corporate Cup for the past 15 years, but new rule changes this year could give them a r... Read more »

Athletes’ pregame rituals prepare them for games

Athletes’ pregame rituals prepare them for games

March 14, 2013

  In order to prepare for competition, some athletes turn to rituals or superstitions that they believe will bring them good luck and keep their... Read more »