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Eagle football team is reaping the rewards of their hard work in the offseason

Eagle football team is reaping the rewards of their hard work in the offseason

By Brandon Cline, Sports Editor
October 26
Filed under Carousel, Column, Sports

In 2015, at 5:07 p.m. on November 21, the EWU football season slammed shut. The Eagles played the Portland State Vikings at home in a game they absolutely needed to win if they were to make the FCS playoffs and continue their season. They lost 31-34, turning the ball over four times and giving up ...

Anything can happen late night at Zips

Anything can happen late night at Zips

By Logan Stanley, Staff Writer
October 26
Filed under Carousel, News

Unlike most college towns, Cheney is home to only one 24-hour restaurant. That restaurant is Zip’s Drive-In, located at 911 1st Street. In fact, there is only a handful of businesses around town who are open past 11 p.m. Given this unique set of hours, Zip’s provide some very memorable moments....

English Language Institute sees increased enrollment of Saudi Arabian women

English Language Institute sees increased enrollment of Saudi Arabian women

By Colette-Janae Buck, Copy Editor
October 26
Filed under Carousel, News

EWU’s English Language Institute (ELI) has seen an increased enrollment of Saudi Arabian women in recent years. Neil Heyen, Director of the English Language Institute, said six years ago the percentage of studying female students was around 10 to 20 percent. Now, the percentage of female Saudi Arabi...

Calendar October 27th-3rd

Calendar October 27th-3rd

October 26
Filed under Calendar, Carousel

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EWU student suffers life-threatening injuries from assault at The Grove

EWU student suffers life-threatening injuries from assault at The Grove

By Kristi Lucchetta, News Editor
October 20
Filed under Carousel, News

EWU junior Robert Drew  Schreiber was a victim of assault after being brutally beaten by three male suspects the night of October 8. The assault left Schreiber with multiple skull fractures and bleeding in the brain, according to court documents. Two of the three suspects, John T. Mellgren and Damian Dunigan J...

Gage Gubrud: EWU’s newest quarterback sensation

Gage Gubrud: EWU’s newest quarterback sensation

By Riley Baker, Staff Writer
October 20
Filed under Carousel, Football, Sports

Gage Gubrud did not have a single Division I scholarship offer coming out of high school. Now as a sophomore at EWU, Gage has already earned Big Sky Conference Offensive Player of the Week twice while leading the first place Eagles. Gubrud grew up in McMinnville, a town of about 30,000 in northwe...

Eagles lead the Big Sky Conference after fourth straight win

Eagles lead the Big Sky Conference after fourth straight win

By Riley Baker, Staff Writer
October 13
Filed under Carousel, Sports

“It’s guys who worked incredibly hard physically and mentally to have the belief that we’re going to be better than our opponent" -Head Coach Beau Baldwin

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Poor planning leaves workers with empty pockets

Poor planning leaves workers with empty pockets

By Rosie Perry, Editor-in-Chief
October 13
Filed under Carousel, News

As of October 10, several pockets of student workers on campus have not received their paychecks for the September 16-30 pay period-- a result of a systematic failure in the Student Employment office. The start of the school year is a busy time for the Student Employment staff and the Payroll D...

Michael Roos inducted into the EWU Hall of Fame

Michael Roos inducted into the EWU Hall of Fame

By Riley Baker, Staff Writer
October 7
Filed under Carousel, Centennial, Sports

EWU Athletics recognized the 2016 Hall of Fame class during halftime of the football game against UC Davis on October 1. Among the four new members present for the induction ceremony was former EWU offensive tackle Michael Roos. “It’s a huge honor,” said Roos. “I don’t really feel like I deserve it...

Yoke’s replaces Cheney Trading Company

Yoke’s replaces Cheney Trading Company

By Logan Stanley, Staff Writer
October 3
Filed under Carousel, News

“Our fresh meat program and our certified Hereford beef is bar none probably the best meat in town for sure.” Chad Moses, Yoke's Store Manager.

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Q&A With Swoop

Q&A With Swoop

By Kristi Lucchetta, News Editor
October 1
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Carousel, Sports

"There are many qualities that make Swoop who he is. Swoop is a trained dancer in many different forms of dance, from Classical to Hip Hop, and Latin to Swing. Furthermore, Swoop must be comedic, silly, approachable, and must have the ability to have fun and make people smile," Swoop.

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EWU welcomes students to its Riverpoint campus

EWU welcomes students to its Riverpoint campus

By Isabelle DeLeon, Staff Writer
September 23
Filed under Carousel, News

“[We try] to build the feeling of a community on campus,” Nikki Measor, director of student services.

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