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Mayfest brings Cheney together

Mayfest brings Cheney together

June 5, 2015

The streets in front of Brewster Hall were filled with people last Saturday celebrating the third annual Mayfest. Events began on May 29 with music... Read more »

New candidate proposes free tuition

By Joe Matthews, Contributing Writer

June 4, 2015

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The newly proclaimed progressive candidate for the U.S. Presidency, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, has presented a new legislation that will give students from lower-middle class families free tuition to any public college or university in the country. “It is a national disgrace that hundreds of thousands of young Americans today do not go to college, not because they... Read more »

Speakers prepare farewell for graduation

By Bekah Frank, Administrative Assistant

June 4, 2015

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  Students Paul Reilly and Isaiah Ratliff are preparing their speeches to deliver to the graduating seniors at the 2015 Commencement Ceremony. ASEWU President Dahir “D.J.” Jigre said the idea to have two students speak instead of him was the idea of Amy Johnson, associate vice president for student life and dean of students. “This is the first time we are... Read more »

Music students express leadership concerns about department chair

Music students express leadership concerns about department chair

May 29, 2015

UPDATED June 2, 2015 at 5:13 p.m. Around 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 27, nearly twenty students referring to themselves as “Dumbledore’s Army” were see... Read more »

Interim provost set to assume position in June

By Jasmine Kemp, News Editor

May 29, 2015

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With another school year at its end, EWU is preparing for another change in administration. President Cullinan has named Mary Ann Keogh Hoss as interim provost, following the departure of current provost, Rex Fuller. Keogh Hoss is the director of health services administration for the College of Health Science and Public Health, which she helped create. Since her beginnings... Read more »

Lack of snow causes drought

Lack of snow causes drought

May 28, 2015

Washington state governor Jay Inslee declared a statewide drought on May 15, the first since 2005. The Office of the Washington State Climatologist... Read more »

A new day for EWU’s Sigma Phi Epsilon

A new day for EWU’s Sigma Phi Epsilon

May 27, 2015

Eastern’s Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity (SigEp) is reborn under new leadership and values. The investigation of the SigEp Washington Gamma RLC Chapter... Read more »

Perception survey results give insight to the BOT

By Katie Dunn, Staff Writer

May 20, 2015

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EWU’s location ranked as its No. 1 strength and weakness in the Spokane County section of the perception survey. The end results of the October 2014 – March 2015 EWU perception survey was presented to the board of trustees during their last open meeting of the 2014-15 academic school year on May 14. When EWU began reviewing the strategic planning process, the one... Read more »

Multiple vehicles willfully damaged on campus

Multiple vehicles willfully damaged on campus

May 15, 2015

EWU University Police are looking for leads concerning vandalism in lot 16 near Roos Field. On April 28, a parking enforcement officer discovered 21... Read more »

Farewell to Fuller

By Jasmine Kemp, News Editor

May 10, 2015

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After a second bid for a university president job, current EWU provost Rex Fuller is headed off to Western Oregon University as its 23rd president. His term begins on July 1, 2015, the same date WOU installs its inaugural board of trustees. A WOU press release said the college would from then on run as an independent, public institution. Fuller was appointed by president... Read more »

Idaho’s Silver Valley, a common epicenter for earthquakes

By Katie Dunn, Staff Writer

May 7, 2015

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A magnitude 3.9 earthquake hit approximately 36 miles outside of Hayden, Idaho. The temblor shook the Idaho panhandle on April 23. A 3.7 earthquake happened first, then the following morning a 3.3 magnitude earthquake, then right before noon there was a 2.7 and that evening there was a 3.9, according to Earthquake Track. There was another earthquake on April 23 outside... Read more »

Inauguration of Dr. Cullinan resonates ‘awesome’

Inauguration of Dr. Cullinan resonates ‘awesome’

May 6, 2015

EWU officially installed Mary Cullinan, Ph.D., as the new university president on May 1 during her Investiture Ceremony. A grand echo of Felix Mendelssohn’s... Read more »