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EWU instructor prescribes students playtime

EWU instructor prescribes students playtime

May 19, 2016

Maggie Rowe did not get many kind looks from her students when she made them play hot potato with a real potato on the first day of class. Like a doctor... Read more »

Caffeine addicts can still get their fix this fall

Caffeine addicts can still get their fix this fall

May 19, 2016

EWU students no longer need to worry about losing popular coffee shop Thomas Hammer after the PUB renovation jeopardized the existence of the vendor on... Read more »

Dive into Native American culture

Dive into Native American culture

May 18, 2016

Since 1968, Native American Student Association (NASA) continues to be a support system for Native American and non-Native American students on campus.... Read more »

Veterans Career Workshop prepares for civilian employment

By Devante Gaillard, Contributing Writer

May 13, 2016

Filed under News, Showcase

EWU Career Services and the Veterans Resource Center will hold a workshop today to help veterans apply their past military experiences for civilian employment. The Veterans Career Workshop will be held in Patterson Hall 240 from 2:30-4 p.m. and will be open to all. “A lot of our students that are veterans had great military experiences,” Director of the Veterans Resource... Read more »

‘Be mindful not fearful’

‘Be mindful not fearful’

May 12, 2016

Hearing a sound resembling gunfire to find out it is merely a car backfiring is quite a relief. However, it raises the question: What if it had been a... Read more »

EWU students collect Gatorade bottles

EWU students collect Gatorade bottles

May 12, 2016

College students are experts at finding interesting and sometimes crazy pastimes to keep their sanity during school. They join school clubs, hang out with... Read more »

EWU soars into Diversity and Inclusion Week

EWU soars into Diversity and Inclusion Week

May 12, 2016

Life-changing experiences and cultural celebrations are underway at EWU’s fifth consecutive Diversity and Inclusion Week, and EWU is setting out to represent... Read more »

Big Changes in Local Cannabis Market

Big Changes in Local Cannabis Market

May 11, 2016

Cheney’s cannabis store, 3 Green Thumbs, is transitioning toward recreational marijuana dispensing from its restricted medicinal dispensing. For EWU... Read more »

EWU offers Instructional Technology Showcase for faculty

By Kalli Wolf, Staff Writer

May 9, 2016

Filed under News, Showcase

Faculty was invited to attend an Instructional Technology Showcase on April 29 to increase student success through Canvas. The showcase was put on by the department of Instructional Technology, Design and Development. EWU Instructional Technology Specialist Nick Brown said the showcase is an annual event and has evolved over the years from being a more general instructional... Read more »

SALT-y about student loans

By Luke Kindred, contributing writer

May 9, 2016

Filed under Carousel, News, Showcase

First thing after graduating college, students are faced with the question, “What next?” SALT is an online program intended to help students plan for their futures. The good news: students do not have to wait until graduation to begin planning. Stacey Morgan Foster, vice president of student affairs at EWU, noted SALT is not an acronym for anything; rather, it means... Read more »

EWU welcomes author William Finnegan

By Kalli Wolf, Staff Writer

May 9, 2016

Filed under Carousel, News, Showcase

Author William Finnegan was in Spokane on April 29 for a reading and Q&A for his latest book “Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life.” The event took place at Auntie’s Bookstore located in downtown Spokane and was a part of EWU’s Visiting Writer Series. Director of Get Lit! Melissa Huggins said, “[The series] is a partnership between the MFA program in creative writing... Read more »

CAPS offered by EWU

CAPS offered by EWU

May 5, 2016

Sixty-seven percent of college students tell a friend they are feeling suicidal before telling anyone else, according to the Active Minds website. Knowing... Read more »