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Art department holds Two by Two small-scale scupture biennial

Art department holds Two by Two small-scale scupture biennial

February 14, 2013
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In the center of the EWU Art Building lies a gallery of ceramic sculptures submitted by 16 different artists from across the country for the community to observe. This is the Two by Two art exhibition, a presentation done every two years to showcase some of the more interesting work done by ceram...

Cheap Valentine’s Day date around the town

Cheap Valentine’s Day date around the town

By Al Stover, Eagle Life Editor
February 14, 2013
Filed under Carousel, Eagle Life

  Valentine’s Day is a time when many couples get together and spend the evening on a date. The date will usually consist of activities including an expensive dinner or a late-night movie. However, the holiday does not have to be exclusive to just romantic couples. Groups of friends can...

Comedian entertains and educates

Comedian entertains and educates

February 13, 2013
Filed under Carousel, Eagle Life

photo by Anna Mills Hofstetter shares experiences with toddlers, racists and flight attendants by Al Stover Eagle Life Editor easterner.eaglelife@gmail.com Comedian Steve Hofstetter was on a plane to Seattle when he saw several stars from the television series “Toddlers and Tiaras.” He began talking with one of the mothers who asked him where ...

Easterner Rides

Easterner Rides

February 12, 2013
Filed under Carousel, Eagle Life, Photos

photos/design by: Aaron Malmoe A new Easterner Rides feature every Tuesday Night. Email aaronmalmoe@ymail.com for your chance to be next week's feature....

EWU Police see increase in campus marijuana possessions

EWU Police see increase in campus marijuana possessions

February 9, 2013
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Photo by:Evan Sykes By Jane Martin Marijuana arrests and citations are significantly higher on campus than last year, according to Deputy Chief Gary Gasseling of EWU Police. For the 2011-2012 school year, there were a total of 20 drug arrests on campus. But since last September, EWU Police have already...

Robot team faces deadline

Robot team faces deadline

February 8, 2013
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Machine must climb pyramid and toss discs The Medical Lake First Robotics team is meeting three times a week to prepare for the upcoming robotic competition, but wish they had more time to get ready, according to team mentor Ken Guidry. “I would love to be given maybe two more weeks,” Guidry s...

KnowMads and the Good Husbands bring rhythm and good vibes to students

KnowMads and the Good Husbands bring rhythm and good vibes to students

By Al Stover, Eagle Life Editor
February 6, 2013
Filed under Carousel, Eagle Life

The sounds of rap music, claps and cheers echoed from the PUB MPR. Eagle Entertainment presented hip-hop groups the KnowMads and The Good Husbands, who performed on campus, Feb. 1. The KnowMads, who formed in 2006, are from Seattle and have released six albums and three mixtapes and have pe...

‘Notorious Art Pranksters’ Hit EWU

‘Notorious Art Pranksters’ Hit EWU

January 30, 2013
Filed under Carousel, Eagle Life

Seattle-based artist group SuttonBeresCuller is coming to the EWU Art Department on Jan. 31 as part of the Visiting Artist Lecture Series coordinated by EWU, SFCC and the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture. SuttonBeresCuller, who Seattle newspaper The Stranger called “Seattle’s most notorious...

Riverpoint students take a Naked Lunch Break

Riverpoint students take a Naked Lunch Break

January 30, 2013
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Held every Thursday of winter quarter at Riverpoint’s Phase 1 Auditorium, Naked Lunch Break features readings from notable local writers and an open mic session for anyone who is feeling gutsy. Naked Lunch Break is organized and hosted by Riverpoint librarian Jonathan Potter. “I started the series last year as a fun way to build community at Riverpoint and to provide a forum for...

Career conference offers tips, prizes

Career conference offers tips, prizes

January 30, 2013
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The fifth annual Work It Career Conference is returning to Eastern Feb. 8., allowing students to directly interact with employers about jobs, internships and volunteer opportunities. Romeal Watson, Career Services internship coordinator and coordinator of Work It, has been involved with the event ...

EWU football fans ride an emotional roller coaster

EWU football fans ride an emotional roller coaster

January 20, 2013
Filed under Carousel, Sports

View as slideshow First we were like: Holly Spanjer@HSpanjer Eagles what the hell are you doing!! Sat, Dec 15 2012 14:19:58 · Original link ReplyRetweetFavorite Brandon Hansen@ChronBrandon (curse words) Sat, Dec 15 2012 13:29:05 · Original link ReplyRetweetFavorite Matt Boehnke@c...

EWU football fans ride an emotional roller coaster

EWU football fans ride an emotional roller coaster

December 17, 2012
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First we were like:Eagles what the hell are you doing!!Holly Spanjer@HSpanjer via [object Object]Sat, Dec 15 2012 14:19:58ReplyRetweetFavorite(curse words)Brandon Hansen@ChronBrandon via [object Object]Sat, Dec 15 2012 13:29:05ReplyRetweetFavoriteNot liking my Eagles right now. #TerriblePass #GOEAGSMatt Boehnke@coolpilot...

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