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It’s Showtime

It’s Showtime

By Logan Stahl, Staff Reporter
June 1, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Carousel

Last Friday the EWU Dance Force had its spring show. Usually the spring show is the Dance Force’s biggest show of the year.   The Dance Force is a club on campus that gives students an opportunity to learn beginning dance or enhance their dance skills as well as perform in front of audience...

Police Beat June 1

Police Beat June 1

By Kristi Lucchetta, News Editor
June 1, 2017
Filed under Carousel, News, Police Beat

Burglary May 26 An EWU maintenance employee in Dressler Hall noticed a storage closet was pried open causing damaging to the inside of the door. The employee also noticed a cordless Kobalt drill missing from one of the shelves. The drill is worth around $180. There are currently no suspects or w...

Keeping up With the Big Sky

Keeping up With the Big Sky

By Riley Baker, Staff Reporter
June 1, 2017
Filed under Carousel, Sports

EWU has been very competitive in the Big Sky Conference over the past decade. However, one thing the athletic department has not been able to keep up on is the quality of the facilities for the student athletes and fans. Recently, the athletic department has begun taking steps to keep pace in the Big...

Big Enough for the Whole Community

Big Enough for the Whole Community

By John Corley, Contributing Writer
June 1, 2017
Filed under Carousel, Features

“The service industry gives you just enough to keep a roof over your head at times if you’re lucky, but never enough to build up and never enough to move on,” said barista Kordelle Roberts. Bartender Tricia Dunlap said, “I’ve seen so many sad circumstances of drug and alcohol abuse, an...

BFA Senior Exhibition

BFA Senior Exhibition

By Erin Rebar, A&E and Features Editor
June 1, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Carousel, Features

Currently, the EWU Art Gallery is showcasing the work of six students in its BFA program. The exhibit features a variety of different pieces, each in styles as different as the artists themselves. On one wall a collection of colorful stuffed animals hang, their heads buried in blocks of cement. On anoth...

Soarin’ Into the New Season

Soarin’ Into the New Season

By Chris Valdez, For The Easterner
May 25, 2017
Filed under Carousel, Football, Sports

EWU football’s quest to return to the FCS postseason will begin with a showdown in the Lone Star State, battling against the Texas Tech Red Raiders on Sept. 2 to open the season. It’s one of the many marquee matchups featured on the team’s 2017 schedule. A bitter end to the 2016 season has EWU read...

Shark Tank: EWU Edition

Shark Tank: EWU Edition

By Logan Stanley, Copy Editor
May 25, 2017
Filed under Carousel, News

In ode to the popular television show “Shark Tank,” which features hopeful entrepreneurs pitching their ideas to investors, EWU held its first Eagle’s Nest Pitch Contest. The event was put on by the EWU entrepreneurship program—also in its first year of existence—and was held at Showal...

From Survivor to Support

From Survivor to Support

By Erin Rebar, A&E and Features Editor
May 25, 2017
Filed under Carousel, Features

To the outsider looking in, Mykel Vanek’s childhood was relatively normal. Growing up in a single parent household near Spokane, Washington, Vanek went to school in the small town of Valleyford until 8th grade. At that point, she moved with her family into Spokane and attended high school. She th...

Bedroom Farce Plays out on EWU Stage

Bedroom Farce Plays out on EWU Stage

By Logan Stahl, Staff Reporter
May 25, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Carousel

Turmoil or ultimate forgiveness? The developing scenes of the EWU Theater Department’s new production, “Bedroom Farce,” produces a peculiar mood where the future is unknown.   Josh Stamoolis, a guest director at EWU, and the entire cast give attendees a genuine laugh with the comedy by acco...

Volleyball Adds New Assistant Coach to New-Look Program

Volleyball Adds New Assistant Coach to New-Look Program

By Riley Baker, Staff Reporter
May 25, 2017
Filed under Carousel, Sports

EWU’s head volleyball coach, Michael King, continues to reshape the program he took over in 2015. In the latest of several moves that King has made this year, he has now added assistant coach Tyler Fenton to his staff. Fenton joins EWU after serving as the head women’s volleyball coach at Trea...

Gallery: A Weekend of Cheney Nightlife

Gallery: A Weekend of Cheney Nightlife

By Brad Brown, Managing Editor
May 18, 2017
Filed under Carousel, Multimedia

  From The Mason Jar's open mic night on Thursday, to last call at The Basement on Saturday and everything else in-between.    

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 ...

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