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Bat Boy Finds Home at EWU

Bat Boy Finds Home at EWU

April 19, 2013

  This spring, the EWU Theatre Department will perform “Bat Boy: The Musical,” a musical play based upon the infamous “Weekly World News”... Read more »

Star Wars club forces its way into campus

Star Wars club forces its way into campus

April 4, 2013

  After several years of deliberation, distraction and plain old procrastination, two friends are finally starting the club they always t... Read more »

Final Exams: Study, Prepare, Survive

Final Exams: Study, Prepare, Survive

March 22, 2013

  Although we no longer have to hunt for food or defend ourselves against marauders, these skills still serve us well in the modern academic wilderness... Read more »

Music: A History of Dischord, Part II

Music: A History of Dischord, Part II

February 27, 2013

  Welcome to A Brief History of Western Music, Part II. As I explained last week, in Part I, the colloquial term "classical music" actually covers a wide variety of style periods, each with its ... Read more »

Dissertation Special, with a Side of Aristotle

Dissertation Special, with a Side of Aristotle

January 31, 2013

  You’ve finished your bachelor’s degree, have run the gauntlet of graduate school applications and have finally been accepted as a graduate student. You thought you were poor as an undergrad... Read more »

A Day On, Not a Day Off

A Day On, Not a Day Off

January 31, 2013

“A Day On, Not a Day Off” proclaim Martin Luther King Jr. Day posters, fliers and email newsletters. In previous years, I’ve ignored it, but this year I decided to do something. Last we... Read more »

EWU Theatre’s ‘Ode’ to Keats

EWU Theatre’s ‘Ode’ to Keats

January 23, 2013

  Eastern creative writing professor Jonathan Johnson waited more than 20 years to work on the play that he knew would change his li... Read more »

College transition has ups and downs

College transition has ups and downs

January 23, 2013

What happened? You used to be a normal, well-adjusted teenager, happily pursuing photography, gymnastics and self-denigration. Now you’re a pale, exhausted college student who subsists on instant r... Read more »

Jazz festival blasts off at the speed of light

Jazz festival blasts off at the speed of light

January 20, 2013

  The sound of jazz filled the Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox as award-winning trombone player Robin Eubanks performed on stage with the ... Read more »

You Gotta Fight for Your Right to Grammar

You Gotta Fight for Your Right to Grammar

January 16, 2013

Much has been written recently about the financial dangers facing America, but I would like to call attention to an even graver threat to our nation. This danger threatens to erode our communications networks, ... Read more »

Kids craft to learn at EWU Children’s Center

Kids craft to learn at EWU Children’s Center

November 29, 2012

There were cookies to be frosted, turkey hand outlines to be traced and clay to be molded on the afternoon of Nov. 16. Six students in Daniel Bigler’s... Read more »

How to survive the holidays with the family

How to survive the holidays with the family

November 28, 2012

Ah, the holidays. They remind us of the importance of tradition. They remind us of the joy of being alive. And, most importantly, they remind us why we no longer live with our parents. I’m ... Read more »