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EWU advances to first NCAA Tournament since 2004

EWU advances to first NCAA Tournament since 2004

March 15, 2015

It was looking grim. Everything the Eastern’s men’s basketball team had worked for in the offseason and in 33 grueling games during the season was... Read more »

ASEWU PUB redesign vote a close call

ASEWU PUB redesign vote a close call

February 25, 2015

The PUB redesign preliminary numbers are 1,052 students voting for and 983 voting against it, according to Kelsey Lavelle, ASEWU director of elections. According... Read more »

Letter to the Editor: ASEWU responds to PUB remodel editorial

Letter to the Editor: ASEWU responds to PUB remodel editorial

February 24, 2015

23 February 2015 I am writing, as a member of ASEWU, in response to the editorial in the Feb. 18 edition of The Easterner regarding the proposed PUB... Read more »

“Oregon it is.” Vernon Adams to transfer

“Oregon it is.” Vernon Adams to transfer

February 9, 2015

FCS All-American quarterback Vernon Adams announced Monday morning via his Instagram page that he will be transferring to the University of Oregon for... Read more »

Local police banned from using federal laws for seizures

By Mike Hantho, Staff Writer

February 6, 2015

Filed under Carousel, News, Showcase

Attorney General Eric Holder released an order on Jan. 16 prohibiting local and state police from using federal laws to seize assets or property unless there is evidence of a crime. “The prohibition on federal agency acquisition includes, but is not limited to, seizures by state or local law enforcement of vehicles, valuables, cash and other monetary instruments,” according... Read more »

EWU collaborates with local nonprofits for MLK Day of Service

EWU collaborates with local nonprofits for MLK Day of Service

January 23, 2015

A crowd gathered outside the Spokane Convention Center on Jan. 19 preparing for the Unity March in honor of Martin Luther King Jr., the kickoff event for... Read more »

STA bus from Eastern to Riverpoint a “complicated” situation

STA bus from Eastern to Riverpoint a “complicated” situation

January 22, 2015

The Spokane Transit Authority has recently been working with representatives of Eastern to establish a more direct bus route from the Cheney campus to... Read more »

Spokane march symbolizes awareness, need for change in America

Spokane march symbolizes awareness, need for change in America

January 22, 2015

Photo by Shawntelle Moncy Eastern students and community members participated in the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service event at the Spokane Conven... Read more »

Suicide prevention advocate shares his experience

Suicide prevention advocate shares his experience

January 21, 2015

Kevin Hines, who survived a leap from the Golden Gate bridge, came to Showalter Auditorium on the evening of Jan. 13 to talk about his life since that... Read more »

PUB remodel campaign growing

By Katie Dunn, Staff Writer

January 16, 2015

Filed under Carousel, News, Showcase

A date is set in place, Feb. 24, as a push from ASEWU toward students to vote for the PUB redesign in the weeks to come. A poster, hung on the Pence Union Building, is one of the ways ASEWU is trying to get students’ attention regarding the future of the Pence Union Building. “I love the fact that it’s a big poster and that it catches the attention of every student,”... Read more »

EWU Police eliminate gun storage at Red Barn

EWU Police eliminate gun storage at Red Barn

January 15, 2015

The Eastern Washington University police station, commonly known as the Red Barn, will not offer students the service of checking in their guns for storage... Read more »

EWU Theatre’s adaption relevant to current social injustice, racial issues

EWU Theatre’s adaption relevant to current social injustice, racial issues

November 19, 2014

The EWU theater program presented “To Kill a Mockingbird” on Nov. 14, a play adapted from Harper Lee’s book of the same name, by Christopher Sergel.... Read more »