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EPIC puts on new Memorial Day weekend trip

EPIC puts on new Memorial Day weekend trip

May 25, 2016

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... Read more »

EWU students find a place in Cheney to cool off

EWU students find a place in Cheney to cool off

May 20, 2016

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... Read more »

New sport of Bubble Soccer raising money for chapter adviser

New sport of Bubble Soccer raising money for chapter adviser

May 20, 2016

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... 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 for students to have fun,” EWU senior and EE concert coordinator M... Read more »

Annual MayFest arrives in Cheney with exciting events

Annual MayFest arrives in Cheney with exciting events

May 17, 2016

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... Read more »

“These Shining Lives” cast strikes emotion with their performances

“These Shining Lives” cast strikes emotion with their performances

May 16, 2016

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... Read more »

Mayhem Step and Stroll unites performances

Mayhem Step and Stroll unites performances

May 13, 2016

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... 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 houses, the ending ceremony resulting in one overall women’s 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

May 11, 2016

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... 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 proclaimed only as a heritage week in 1978 by President... 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 characteristic of Mexico's revolutionary historical legacy. Basically, Mexico d... Read more »

Continued support for the undocumented

Continued support for the undocumented

April 29, 2016

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... Read more »

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