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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 ...

Police Beat May 18

Police Beat May 18

By Kristi Lucchetta, News Editor
May 18, 2017
Filed under Carousel, News, Police Beat, Police Beat

Theft May 8 A custodian working in Martin Hall noticed a shower head missing from the restroom on the first floor. The shower head is worth about $50. There are currently no witnesses or suspects.   Burglary May 9 A male student left his room in Morrison Hall around 7:45 a.m. When he ret...

Bright Lights, Cheney Nights

Bright Lights, Cheney Nights

By Erin Rebar, Kristi Lucchetta and Brad Brown
May 18, 2017
Filed under Carousel, Features

Find the full accompanying photo Gallery  HERE.   When thinking of Cheney’s night scene, the first thing that springs to mind is not a diverse, attractive hub for late night entertainment. By all means, Cheney is not exactly a glamorous destination to ‘hit the town.’ But th...

Pay to Play

Pay to Play

By Riley Baker, Staff Reporter
May 18, 2017
Filed under Carousel, Column, Sports

Right now is a very quiet time for college athletics. It is the middle of baseball season, but not a lot else is happening with the school year winding down. What can be talked about and debated, however, is whether or not student athletes should get paid. Collegiate athletic programs bring in a lot ...

Meet the Candidates

Meet the Candidates

May 9, 2017
Filed under Carousel, Features, News, Uncategorized

President   Gaige Basich As a first-generation college student, ASEWU presidential candidate Gaige Basich did not know what to expect out of college. He ended up joining ASEWU as a sophomore where he worked as a graphic designer in the president’s cabinet. That led to him being elected as AS...

SlutWalk Appears on Campus

SlutWalk Appears on Campus

By Kristi Lucchetta, News Editor
May 4, 2017
Filed under Carousel, News

Students rallied on April 27 to combat the perpetration of gender-based violence, rape culture and derogatory labels. A group of speakers addressed a crowded audience in the campus mall for EWU’s first Slut Walk. Their message: take action against different systems of oppression and rise up against rape culture. “We wanted to bring something em...

Don’t Fear Oil-based Face Products, Embrace Them

Don’t Fear Oil-based Face Products, Embrace Them

By Colette-Janae Buck, Chief Copy Editor
May 4, 2017
Filed under Carousel, Column, Opinion, Style Nest

I know, I know, I know. The first thought that crosses your mind when you think of “oil-based” face products is a throwback to your 8th grade acne escapade where your face was a literal oil refinery, but hear me out. Oil-based cleanser, moisturizers and serums will change your skincare life for t...

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...

EWU Football Shows Depth in Red-White Spring Game

EWU Football Shows Depth in Red-White Spring Game

By Riley Baker, Staff Reporter
April 29, 2017
Filed under Carousel, Sports

Team Red defeated Team White 24-17 in the annual EWU football Red-White game as the team concludes spring practice before preseason practice begins in August. All-American quarterback Gage Gubrud and his white team were handed the loss by Team Red and redshirt-freshman quarterback Eric Barriere. ...

2017 NFL Draft: EWU’s Cooper Kupp and Samson Ebukam Drafted by the Los Angeles Rams

2017 NFL Draft: EWU’s Cooper Kupp and Samson Ebukam Drafted by the Los Angeles Rams

By Logan Stanley, Copy Editor
April 28, 2017
Filed under Carousel, Sports, Uncategorized

After breaking record after record during his time at EWU, wide receiver Cooper Kupp begins his next journey in the NFL. With the No. 69 selection in the 2017 NFL Draft, the Los Angeles Rams drafted Kupp. It is the highest an EWU player has been drafted since offensive lineman Michael Roos was drafte...

Gallery: EWU Slut Walk

Gallery: EWU Slut Walk

By Brad Brown, Managing Editor
April 28, 2017
Filed under Carousel, Multimedia

  The EWU community, glittered and painted in the rain, rallied on Thursday at the Campus Mall for the Slut Walk event. Speakers and performers addressed the need to speak up when seeing perpetration of rape culture, gender based violence and derogatory labels.

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