Mr. and Ms. Eastern crowned into royalty

Mr. and Ms. Eastern crowned into royalty

October 30, 2014

Eastern hosted its annual Mr. and Ms. Eastern Pageant on Oct. 27, crowning two new students. Chairperson Mike Cardenas, chairperson for Eagle Entertainment,... Read more »

ASEWU T-shirt event marks beginning of Spirit Week

ASEWU T-shirt event marks beginning of Spirit Week

October 30, 2014

Monday morning was brought to life as music blasted through the campus mall, the smell of cotton candy rose in the air and dozens of students gathered... Read more »

Homecoming unites campus to community causes

Homecoming unites campus to community causes

October 30, 2014

Community service is a part of the annual events of Eastern’s Homecoming Week. Rake a Difference was this year’s Eagle Spirit Week community engagement... Read more »

Homecoming expands campus spirit

By Eric Long, Chief Copy Editor

October 28, 2014

Filed under Carousel, Eagle Life

SAIL, Eastern’s Alumni Association and STCU teamed up again this year to bring Eagle Spirit Week to the EWU student body and community. This is a week full of events designed to promote a sense of home and Eastern spirit throughout the campus. The theme this year is “Paint the Town Red.” The week will kick off on Oct. 24 with the Community Spirit Splash Contest and... Read more »

Yik Yak app gaining popularity at Eastern

Yik Yak app gaining popularity at Eastern

October 27, 2014

Like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and other common social networks, Yik Yak is becoming a way for students to converse with each other at Eastern. Yik... Read more »

‘Shadow of Modor’ praised for visuals and sound

‘Shadow of Modor’ praised for visuals and sound

October 27, 2014

You play the role of Talion — a ranger in the army of Gondo — after he is ritualistically murdered by Sauron’s army. Talion is brought back to life... Read more »

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 »