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Agony at the Inferno: Eagles lose semifinal game in final second to Youngstown State

Agony at the Inferno: Eagles lose semifinal game in final second to Youngstown State

By Brandon Cline, Sports Editor
December 17
Filed under Carousel, Football, Sports

The EWU football team saw its season come to an end on a freezing December night in Cheney, falling to the Youngstown State Penguins 40-38 in the FCS semifinals. The Eagles led for much of the game, but the Penguins broke the Eagles heart with one second left in the game as wide receiver Kevin Rader caught and pinne...

EWU defeats Spiders to advance to FCS semifinals

EWU defeats Spiders to advance to FCS semifinals

By Brandon Cline, Sports Edtor
December 10
Filed under Carousel, Football, Sports

EWU football booked its ticket to the semifinals of the FCS playoffs for the first time since 2013, squashing the Richmond Spiders 38-0 at Roos Field to improve to 12-1 on the season. The temperature was a chilling 19 degrees at game time, but neither the weather nor the Spiders could slow down a ...

EWU head football coach Beau Baldwin negotiates new five-year contract

EWU head football coach Beau Baldwin negotiates new five-year contract

By Brandon Cline, Sports Editor
December 9
Filed under Carousel, Football, Sports

Eastern Washington University announced on Dec. 9 that the school and head football coach Beau Baldwin were in the process of finalizing a new five-year contract that will keep the offensive guru in Cheney through the 2021 season. Baldwin’s current contract was originally set to expire at the end of the 2019 s...

EWU scores 31 unanswered points, advance to quarterfinals of FCS playoffs

EWU scores 31 unanswered points, advance to quarterfinals of FCS playoffs

By Brandon Cline, Sports Editor
December 3
Filed under Carousel, Football, Sports

A slow start to the game momentarily threatened EWU’s national championship hopes, but the Eagles took control and reeled off 31 unanswered points to easily dispatch the Central Arkansas Bears 31-14 in the second round of the FCS playoffs. Trailing 14-0 after the Bears scored on back-to-back...

Police Beat December 1st

Police Beat December 1st

By Kristi Luccetta, News Editor
December 1
Filed under Carousel, News, Police Beat

Vehicle Violation November 11 At a traffic stop on 900 Elm St., a non student was pulled over by an officer. The driver was found to have had an Arkansas license that was expired. The male was cited and released.   Drug Violation November 18 Officers received a call during saf...

Music Department hosts a call to open arms’ gathering

Music Department hosts a call to open arms’ gathering

By Brad Brown, Managing Editor
November 22
Filed under Carousel, News

Concerns about the current social and political climate has once again brought students together to express their notions of solidarity. Organized by the Music Department, the overarching sentiment was “a call to open arms” and to be a place for students to talk to faculty and amongst themselv...

EWU alumna unites hundreds for peaceful gathering at Spokane County Courthouse

EWU alumna unites hundreds for peaceful gathering at Spokane County Courthouse

By Kristi Lucchetta, News Editor
November 19
Filed under Carousel, News

About 200 tearful, excited and hopeful people joined in on the peaceful gathering and fundraiser outside the Spokane County Courthouse Saturday afternoon. The event was hosted by EWU alumna Devon McKinney who led the chants and speakers with messages of support. “I haven’t done anything like this befor...

EWU community members address ‘sanctuary’ petition and other concerns to Board of Trustees

EWU community members address ‘sanctuary’ petition and other concerns to Board of Trustees

By Colette-Janae Buck, Copy Editor
November 18
Filed under Carousel, News

Students, faculty, staff and community members were invited to voice their concerns regarding social and political issues that may affect the EWU campus during today’s EWU Board of Trustees Meeting of the Whole. The Board of Trustees allowed two hours for community and public comment. Approximate...

EWU Foundation hopes to raise over $100,000 by fundraising on Giving Joy Day

EWU Foundation hopes to raise over $100,000 by fundraising on Giving Joy Day

By John Corley, For the Easterner
November 17
Filed under Carousel, News

EWU students may be noticing a few banners hanging above entrances to various buildings on campus that promote Giving Joy Day. Along with the intent of spreading goodwill, the day is being used by the EWU Foundation to encourage people to make scholarship donations. Giving Joy Day, as EWU markets it, is the un...

Police Beat November 17th

Police Beat November 17th

By Kristi Lucchetta, News Editor
November 17
Filed under Carousel, News, Police Beat, Police Beat

Intimidation/Harassment November 7 During class, a male student sat in another male student’s seat. They had an argument over it where officers responded and spoke with both the students and the professor. The students were referred to Student Rights and Responsibilities.   Disturbanc...

EWU soccer’s memorable season ends in NCAA tournament

EWU soccer’s memorable season ends in NCAA tournament

By Karen McCormick, For the Easterner
November 17
Filed under Carousel, Sports, Uncategorized

What has been the most successful season for EWU Women’s Soccer has come to an end. The Eagles lost 3-1 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament against the University of Southern California (USC) on Nov. 12. However, the 2016 season was filled with several firsts and record-making statistics, inclu...

Cooper Kupp’s historic college football career nears its end

Cooper Kupp’s historic college football career nears its end

By Riley Baker, Staff Writer
November 17
Filed under Carousel, Football, Sports

Cooper Kupp will be playing in his final regular season game as an EWU Eagle tomorrow at Portland State. His illustrious career has garnered him numerous records and awards and even national attention, but now it is almost time to say goodbye to the Eagle great. "It's been a long road to get he...

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