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EPIC puts on new Memorial Day weekend trip

EPIC puts on new Memorial Day weekend trip

By Montse Franco, contributing writer
May 25, 2016
Filed under Carousel, Eagle Life, Showcase

EPIC trips will offer students time to explore, relax and soak in the beauty of nature this Memorial Day weekend. EPIC Adventures will be giving students the opportunity to experience nature through three different trips. They include rafting the Deschutes River, mountaineering Silver Star Peak and... Read more »

EWU students find a place in Cheney to cool off

EWU students find a place in Cheney to cool off

By Kenna Tornow, contributing writer
May 20, 2016
Filed under Carousel, Eagle Life, Showcase

Grab the sunblock and the fishing pole because Cheney has a hot spot EWU students are taking advantage of to cool off, fish, kick back with friends and crack a cold one. Fish Lake is located right in the heart of Cheney and only 4.2 miles from EWU, making it an easy destination for students to get... Read more »

New sport of Bubble Soccer raising money for chapter adviser

New sport of Bubble Soccer raising money for chapter adviser

By Kristi Lucchetta, staff writer
May 20, 2016
Filed under Carousel, Eagle Life, Showcase

EWU Alpha Kappa Psi chapter adviser, Bekah Todd, beat breast cancer over a year ago only to recently discover it had come back. To help raise money the Fraternity is putting together a sporting event called Bubble Soccer tomorrow from 3-5 p.m. at JFK field, located behind the library. “I didn’t... Read more »

Spring concert is back bringing country and soul performers

By Kristi Lucchetta, staff writer
May 20, 2016
Filed under Carousel, Eagle Life, Showcase

Photo contributed by parmalee.com       Photo contributed by allenstone.com             The spring concert is back at EWU and bringing Parmalee and Allen Stone on May 23 in Reese Court at 7:30 p.m. “All Eagle Entertainment [EE] events are an alternative to going out drinking and a safe way ... Read more »

Annual MayFest arrives in Cheney with exciting events

Annual MayFest arrives in Cheney with exciting events

By Montse Franco, contributing writer
May 17, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Carousel, Eagle Life, Showcase

Dancing, bungee jumping and human foosball are only a few of the fun-filled events taking place at Cheney’s fourth annual MayFest this weekend. Cheney’s annual MayFest commences May 13 at 7 p.m. with a street dance and a fire show, according to Douglas Labar, owner of The Mason Jar. The Kelly... Read more »

“These Shining Lives” cast strikes emotion with their performances

“These Shining Lives” cast strikes emotion with their performances

By Kristi Lucchetta, staff writer
May 16, 2016
Filed under Carousel, Eagle Life, Showcase

As the audience filled with tears, the lights went up and the “These Shining Lives” production came to a close. The cast illustrated the joy and tragedy that surrounded four women and their lives during the 1920s. The play opened with the main character and history-changing Catherine Donohue, played... Read more »

Mayhem Step and Stroll unites performances

Mayhem Step and Stroll unites performances

By Kristi Lucchetta, staff writer
May 13, 2016
Filed under Carousel, Eagle Life, Showcase

Mayhem Step and Stroll Show is back for its second year, bringing the competition with five organizations performing that are motivated to take home the winning prize. “Our school is the only one in our region that has included stepping into the competition,” said Carlos Garcia, EWU junior and... Read more »

Greek week switches up teams to promote chapter interaction

By Collette Janae-Buck, Contributing Writer
May 13, 2016
Filed under Eagle Life, Showcase

Comprised of team events ranging from football and synchronized swimming to a relay-for-life charity event, the EWU Greek community’s annual Greek Week celebration kicks off today with an opening ceremony outside Showalter Hall. Originally, Greek Week was held as a friendly competition between chapter... Read more »

EWU professor rocks at more than just being a teacher in the geology program

EWU professor rocks at more than just being a teacher in the geology program

By Kristi Lucchetta, Staff Writer
May 11, 2016
Filed under Carousel, Eagle Life, Showcase

To some students, EWU professor Nigel Davies plays a vital role in the geology department both as a mentor and a teacher. “He makes geology interesting by his passion of the subject when he lectures. He is also very personable and approachable,” said EWU senior Lourdes Garcia. “All of his teachings... Read more »

AAPI month ‘May’ just bring people together

By Colette-Janae Buck, Contributing Writer
May 11, 2016
Filed under Eagle Life

From the struggle-filled experiences of Chinese immigrants to the showcasing of traditional Hawaiian celebratory dances, EWU’s first-ever Asian-American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) heritage month celebration highlights the contributions made and the obstacles faced by AAPI persons in the United States. Originally... Read more »

EWU kicking off Cinco de Mayo festivities

By kenna Tornow, Contributing Writer
May 2, 2016
Filed under Carousel, Eagle Life, Showcase, Slideshow

While some may be sipping on a margarita or scarfing down a taco on May 5, the EWU chicano education program will be hosting a weeklong celebration for Cinco de Mayo to honor their antepasados-ancestors. Cinco de Mayo is not actually celebrated in Mexico. “Cinco de Mayo is another significant event c... Read more »

Continued support for the undocumented

Continued support for the undocumented

By Montse Franco, Contributing Writer
April 29, 2016
Filed under Carousel, Eagle Life, Showcase

EWU’s Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano/a de Aztlán (M.E.Ch.A) club continues to support the undocumented community on campus. M.E.Ch.A hosts student-led events aiming to support and build awareness for the undocumented population on campus. Two major events are Day of the Dreams and the May 1 Immigration... Read more »

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