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Spring Concert Musician Announced

Spring Concert Musician Announced

By Logan Stahl, Staff Reporter
May 18, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Carousel

Eagle Entertainment, a student-led organization that hosts various events across campus, has announced this year’s spring concert performer. Asaf Borgore, professionally Borgore, will take the stage at Reese Court on June 1. Borgore is an Israeli music producer and DJ. He owns his own record company called ...

A Symphonic Experience

A Symphonic Experience

By Erin Rebar, A&E and Features Editor
May 11, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

For two nights, the rich, liquid tones of “Verdi’s Requiem” oscillated through the halls of the Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox in Spokane, Washington. Performed by the Spokane Symphony Orchestra and Chorale in conjunction with the EWU Symphonic Choir and the Gonzaga University Chamber Chorus...

School’s Most Important Lesson

School’s Most Important Lesson

By Logan Stahl, Staff Reporter
May 4, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Bill Conable lives in Cheney, but he travels the world teaching the Alexander technique. The Alexander technique is a specialized method that teaches one how to improve movement and coordination. Most of the students Conable has taught are performing arts students, such as musicians. Conable rec...

Revoking the “R” Word

Revoking the “R” Word

By Erin Rebar, A&E and Features Editor
May 4, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The men of EWU’s Pi Kappa Phi fraternity collected around 200 signatures on the backs of t-shirts they wore around campus on April 20. The shirts were labeled “Spread the Word to End the Word” and supported a relatively new campaign focused on asking students to be more mindful of their vocabu...

Greek Life Strolls into Competition

Greek Life Strolls into Competition

By Logan Stahl, Staff Reporter
May 4, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Carousel

The third annual MAYhem Step and Stroll event took place last weekend where diversified sororities and fraternities from the Pacific Northwest competed in a dance-oriented competition. Most of the competitors at the event were from EWU, but students from Washington State University, University of...

“Bedroom Farce” Comes to EWU

“Bedroom Farce” Comes to EWU

By Logan Stahl, Staff Reporter
April 27, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

EWU theater department returns with a new comedy production, “Bedroom Farce.” The new production will open on the EWU Theatre’s Main Stage May 12. Guest Director Josh Stamoolis is leading the small cast in the Oliver and Tony Award winning production. This is Stamoolis’ first time directi...

Local Art Scene: Collision Course

Local Art Scene: Collision Course

By Logan Stahl, Staff Reporter
April 27, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The EWU student art gallery located on Second Street in Cheney is currently hosting Collision Course, an installation of video-based collaborations featuring six EWU students. The projects were created with special focuses given to current social and political topics. “The exhibition features a variety of vide...

A Cultivated Vision

A Cultivated Vision

By Erin Rebar, A&E and Features Editor
April 27, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Multimedia

Time to Grow

Time to Grow

By Erin Rebar, A&E and Features Editor
April 20, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Spring is finally here and the EWU garden, located behind the Red Barn and diagonal to the Townhouse apartments, is ready to bloom. “The EWU Community Garden was started in 2011 by the hard work of a group of students and a true dedication of time and effort by Dr. Robin O’Quinn and Dr. Laurie Mo...

Science and Art

Science and Art

By Erin Rebar, A&E and Features Editor
April 13, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

EWU’s annual Research and Creative Works Symposium, which will be celebrating its 20th birthday this spring, will be bringing over 200 EWU student projects to campus May 16 and 17. “We typically have a lot [of presentations] in the STEM fields, as well as social sciences,” Associate Dean of E...

Finder’s Keepers

Finder’s Keepers

By Erin Rebar, A&E and Features Editor
April 6, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Carousel

There is something almost old-world about the art in the EWU’s current gallery exhibition, “A Look Back,” by Spokane artist Dan McCann. Natural fibers mix with mechanical odds and end.  Various boxes, mounted on walls and sitting on tables, display a sort of colorful menagerie one might expect to s...

Students and faculty remember EWU professor

Students and faculty remember EWU professor

By Erin Rebar, A&E and Features Editor
March 28, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Carousel

Kendall Feeney, director of the EWU Contemporary Music Ensemble and one of EWU’s piano professors, passed away after a battle with cancer on March 6. Students and faculty alike are mourning the loss of a woman they call a powerful musician and a dear friend.

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