Homecoming paints Eastern red

By Katie Dunn, Staff Writer

October 23, 2014

Filed under Eagle Life

All over campus are posters announcing Eagle Spirit Week and the theme for homecoming, “Paint the Town Red.” “Coming up with a theme for homecoming is probably the most frustrating task for a committee,” said Lisa Poplawski, director of Alumni Advancement. “You don’t want it to be cheesy, you want it to have meaning, you want it to represent who you are as a... Read more »

Diverse student population grows at Eastern

Diverse student population grows at Eastern

October 23, 2014

As Eastern enters another school year, the population of diverse students has grown almost 10 percent, according to EWU’s Full Time Enrolled Students... Read more »

Eastern TRiO Program supports underrepresented student groups

By Nathan Peters, Managing Editor

October 22, 2014

Filed under Eagle Life, News

Eastern’s TRiO Program is one of 59 programs in Washington state funded under the federal Higher Education Act of 1965. The program serves low-income, minority and first generation students with academic support while at EWU. “We work hard to ensure students are served to [the] best of our abilities and that our level of support is exceptional and individualized,”... Read more »

Atheist club goes national

Atheist club goes national

October 22, 2014

Previously known as the Eastern Atheists, the Secular Student Alliance (SSA) at EWU transitioned from a private club to becoming a chapter of a national... Read more »

‘Gotham’ lacks character traits

By Chris Mudd, Staff Writer

October 21, 2014

Filed under Eagle Life

Fox has made another bad decision in the form of "Gotham," which in itself is a blemish on the Batman franchise. The story follows a young James Gordon of the Gotham City Police Department in an era before Batman starts reaping justice in their jurisdiction. "Gotham" is essentially "Muppet Babies" with characters from the Batman mythos. It's a melting pot of people from... Read more »

‘Untitled’ gallery poetic in nature

‘Untitled’ gallery poetic in nature

October 21, 2014

After retiring as chair of the department for Theatre and Film from Eastern Washington University in 2013, Marvin Smith returned to campus to showcase... Read more »

Same-sex marriage ban lifted by Supreme Court

Same-sex marriage ban lifted by Supreme Court

October 20, 2014

When Sandra Williams, EWU Pride Center coordinator, heard her daughter expressed a desire to see her mom be able to get married too, it really struck a... Read more »

Super Smash Bros. goes handheld

Super Smash Bros. goes handheld

October 19, 2014

“Smash Bros. 3DS” is perhaps the only reason I kept my Nintendo 3DS since the last “Zelda” game released last year. The newest edition of the... Read more »

Coming out day celebrated

Coming out day celebrated

October 19, 2014

On Oct. 9, the EWU Pride Center sponsored several campus events to celebrate National Coming Out Day (NCOD), a day which honors the decision of LGBTQ individuals... Read more »

The Cycle of Discontentment

The Cycle of Discontentment

October 16, 2014

With technology becoming more and more intertwined with everyday life, many people believe that technology can become an obsession and cause problems with... Read more »

Domestic violence at colleges prevelant

By Ayanna Fernandez, Staff Writer

October 13, 2014

Filed under Eagle Life

According to the National Domestic Violence Hotline website, 57 percent of college students have admitted to experiencing a domestic violent relationship and 1 in 3 college women are in an abusive dating relationship. Michelle Helmerick, manager of Student Support and Advocacy, said domestic violence can come in all shapes and sizes, as well as happen to, and be perpetrated... Read more »

Finalists for Star Search talent contest announced

Finalists for Star Search talent contest announced

October 12, 2014

EWU Libraries announced the three finalists for their annual Star Search Talent Contest on... Read more »