Have thirty minutes? Watch Kung Fury

By Chris Mudd, Staff Writer

June 10, 2015

Filed under Eagle Life

“Kung Fury” was as entertaining as it was revealing of the future of entertainment in the internet age. A super cop in 1985 is hacked back in time to kill Adolf Hitler. That's about it. The story more or less sits on the back burner for the 30-minute run time of the short film, instead focusing on cheesy 1980's computer-generated effects and tropes, including a fighting... Read more »

‘Witcher 3: Wild Hunt’ unforgettable

By Chris Mudd, Staff Writer

June 7, 2015

Filed under Eagle Life, Showcase

It feels increasingly uncommon for a video game to capture the spark of imagination in its players. It is far too easy to create a game on rails, where a click or press of a button moves you from story point to story point, but the player doesn't really get a sense of the world or the scale of the events taking place. “The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt" however, as one of the best... Read more »

Mayhem competition features students

Mayhem competition features students

June 6, 2015

The Diversified Greek Council (DGC) hosted the first annual Mayhem step and stroll competition in the Showalter Auditorium on May 30. The two-hour show... Read more »

‘Pitch Perfect 2′ out of sync

By Joe Matthews, Contributing Writer

June 6, 2015

Filed under Eagle Life

It’s been three years since the Barton Bellas took the stage last in “Pitch Perfect” and, sadly, the time wasn’t spent making the acapella group any better. Starring Anna Kendrick as Becca Mitchell and Rebel Wilson as Fat Amy, “Pitch Perfect 2” was not of the same caliber as its predecessor. Though funny at times, the movie seemed to lack character development,... Read more »

New app shows promising benefits for dining services

New app shows promising benefits for dining services

June 5, 2015

Dining Services has released its soft launch for the mobile-ordering app, Tapingo. Director of Dining Services Dave McKay said the app is meant to cut... Read more »

Grammer performs free show to students

Grammer performs free show to students

June 4, 2015

Andy Grammer, platinum-selling recording artist, enlivened the crowd of Eastern students with an upbeat and vibrant performance at Reece Court on June... Read more »

Yard show showcases Greek organizations

Yard show showcases Greek organizations

May 31, 2015

Gamma Alpha Omega’s third annual Yard Show was held at the campus mall May 20. The Diversified Greek Council (DGC) and National Pan-Hellenic Council... Read more »

Library hosts annual cake contest

Library hosts annual cake contest

May 30, 2015

In an unlikely blend of literary appreciation, unorthodox visual design and culinary skill, the University library once again found itself hosting the... Read more »

Health vital for finals week

By Bekah Frank, Administrative Assistant

May 28, 2015

Filed under Eagle Life

As finals week approaches, many students are battling senioritis and procrastination, just to name a couple issues. EWU Health, Wellness and Prevention Services director Tricia Hughes said in an email interview she understands how difficult it can be to continue to study and stay on task when the sun is shining and students are feeling burnt out. “It is just keeping... Read more »

A night of history with Cokie Roberts

A night of history with Cokie Roberts

May 23, 2015

Cokie Roberts — author of New York Times Bestseller “Capital Dames” — spoke at the Bing Crosby Theater in Spokane on May 14. Roberts is the daughter... Read more »

‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ freefall continues downward

‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ freefall continues downward

May 17, 2015

Whatever spark the first Avenger's movie banked upon seems to have faded from the sequel. "Age of Ultron" is perhaps the perfect example of a movie... Read more »

‘Fuddy Meers’ show has grandma under the sink

‘Fuddy Meers’ show has grandma under the sink

May 16, 2015

“Claire has a rare form of psychogenic amnesia that erases her memory whenever she goes to sleep. This morning, like all mornings, she wakes up a blank... Read more »