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Reverse transferring available for students

By Kalli Wolf, staff writer

April 29, 2016

Filed under News, Showcase

EWU has signed an agreement with the State Board of Community and Technical Colleges to allow reverse transfers. Students are able to transfer to a four-year school at anytime while getting their two-year education. In order to help students who transfer to a four-year school before graduating with their associate degree, the reverse transfer agreement will allow for their... Read more »

NSOW organization recently established at EWU

By Ryan Arnold, contributing writer

April 29, 2016

Filed under News, Showcase

Getting a degree is one thing, but having an organization that supplies meetings and conferences with professionals is another. EWU’s National Society of Women Engineers (NSOW) has been recently established to allow those within the engineering field to pursue potential internship offers or even job opportunities. This organization allows students to market themselves... Read more »

High crime during fall quarter

By Josh Svik, contributing writer

April 29, 2016

Filed under News, Showcase

Fall quarter is an overwhelming time for students: stress and readjustment to classes create a chaotic environment on campus, as well as a chaotic environment for our police department. EWU’s campus in the fall can be hectic. Students are just beginning new classes and adjusting to new schedules. This can lead to more crimes and drug or alcohol violations than there would... Read more »

EWU participates in Clarion National Case Competition

EWU participates in Clarion National Case Competition

April 29, 2016

Four EWU students participated at the Clarion National Case Competition at the University of Minnesota April 16. The Clarion competition is highly focused... Read more »

New sushi bar Copper Hana has potential but service lacks

New sushi bar Copper Hana has potential but service lacks

April 25, 2016

One’s first impression of Copper Hana, Cheney’s new sushi restaurant, is overwhelmingly positive. It is located conveniently on First Street next to... Read more »

EWU health hut takes action against sexual assault

By Kalli Wolf, News Writer

April 20, 2016

Filed under News, Showcase

It is Sexual Assault Action Week and events will be taking place throughout the week. Events will primarily take place on Cheney’s campus, but a few events will also be on the Spokane campus. Health Education Coordinator Laura Mathieson was in charge of Sexual Assault Action Week this year and pulled together a sub-committee to help put the week’s events into action. Tricia... Read more »

EWU goes green to promote Earth Day

EWU goes green to promote Earth Day

April 20, 2016

Earth Day 2016 is hitting EWU’s campus on April 22 and will be chock full of activities, learning experiences and opportunities for free stuff. Eastern... Read more »

YAfL movie night

By Devante Gaillard, Contributing Writer

April 18, 2016

Filed under News

Young Americans for Liberty will be hosting a free movie event on Wednesday, April 13. The film “Can We Take a Joke” will show in Kingston Hall, Room 137 at 5 p.m. as part of a simultaneous nationwide debut. The film is a documentary-comedy that discusses censorship and controversial issues. Stars of the film include Penn Jillette, Lisa Lampanelli and Adam Carolla, among... Read more »

EWU English masters program revises classes

By Ryan Arnold, Contributing Writer

April 18, 2016

Filed under News, Showcase

Deciding what is next after college can be a frustrating experience for some college students. Luckily, EWU offers remedies to this confusing time in a student’s life by offering graduate-level studies for students who are not ready for the professional realm in the job markets. One graduate program in particular, Master of Arts in English literature and writing located... Read more »

Code Blue Stations increase campus safety

Code Blue Stations increase campus safety

April 18, 2016

Campus security is an integral part of every university, and at EWU, Code Blue Stations help ensure the safety of the students. Code Blue Stations allow... Read more »

From the office of the president

By Luke Kindred, contributing writer

April 18, 2016

Filed under News, Showcase

EWU President Mary Cullinan grew up in the District of Columbia where her father was a speechwriter for politicians. She could not see herself academically pursuing anything other than English. “I was dictating books to my mother before I could even write,” said Cullinan. “I always wanted to be a writer, and I always wanted to be involved with books in some way.” Cullinan... Read more »

Student faces charges after posting on Snapchat

Student faces charges after posting on Snapchat

April 13, 2016

Shyair S. Moore, 19, an EWU student and resident of snyamncut was arrested and is facing charges of Felony Malicious Harassment (Threats To Kill) and Making... Read more »