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Eastern celebrates Vietnam veterans

Eastern celebrates Vietnam veterans

November 25, 2014

In the 60s, Eastern’s Reserve Officer's Training Corps (ROTC) program was not the voluntary force it is today. “ROTC was mandatory at Eastern for... Read more »

English Language Institute honors anniversary with cake

English Language Institute honors anniversary with cake

November 21, 2014

Flags from Brazil to Saudi Arabia lined the Powers Reading Room in Hargreaves Hall where laughter erupted and camera phones captured the fragrant tunes... Read more »

Middle Eastern studies lacking at EWU

By Katie Dunn, Staff Writer

November 20, 2014

Filed under News, Showcase

The University of Washington offers an Interdisciplinary Ph.D. program in Near and Middle Eastern Studies, and Washington State University has at least 13 courses covering the history and culture of the Middle East. Eastern offers three courses on the Middle East, sometimes. “I teach Middle East History and Culture, which tends to be the one that gets the most students,... Read more »

Professors write new master’s program to meet students’ educational needs

By Aaron Bocook, Staff Writer

November 20, 2014

Filed under News

In a world where a high school diploma is no longer considered enough, millions of young Americans each year, according to the National Center for Education Statistics, choose to increase their chances of success by attending college. In the past few years, articles in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal and even stories on major network news outlets like CBS have... Read more »

Low turnout for Spokane County in midterm elections

Low turnout for Spokane County in midterm elections

November 16, 2014

The day before the Nov. 4 general elections in Washington state, local media in Spokane predicted low voter turnout. KXLY, KHQ and The Spokesman-Review... Read more »

NCUR abstract deadline approaches

By Alex Miller, Staff Writer

November 14, 2014

Filed under News

Time is running out for students who wish to submit abstracts for the National Conference for Undergraduate Research on April 16. The NCUR is an annual conference which is “dedicated to promoting undergraduate research, scholarship, and creative activity in all fields of study,” according to the website for the Council of Undergraduate Research. This year, the NCUR... Read more »

Eastern wins national award for impact in community service efforts

Eastern wins national award for impact in community service efforts

November 12, 2014

In the 2010 United States Census, 38.8 percent of Cheney residents were below the poverty level. Eastern’s Office of Community Engagement (OCE), and... Read more »

EWU evokes veteran appreciation

EWU evokes veteran appreciation

November 12, 2014

With about 560 veterans attending Eastern fall quarter, the campus shut down Nov. 11 to honor those who served. ASEWU Legislative Liaison Jordan Martin... Read more »

“Let us march on ’til victory is won.”

“Let us march on ’til victory is won.”

November 12, 2014

Chants of “Lift Every Voice and Sing” could be heard throughout campus Nov. 3, when members of the Black Student Union, dressed in all black, marched... Read more »

AP election opportunity caters to EWU students

By Alex Miller, Staff Writer

November 9, 2014

Filed under News

During election years, The Associated Press gives EWU students the opportunity to earn some extra money before the holiday season while also giving students a chance to become more politically involved. When votes are being counted in counties across the nation, EWU students hired by the AP are there to help out. Of all the universities in the country to choose from,... Read more »

EWU contends for new medical school

By Aaron Bocook, Staff Writer

November 9, 2014

Filed under News

The presidents of University of Washington and Washington State University signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Oct. 3 that dissolved the WWAMI (Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana and Idaho) Regional Medical Education partnership between the two entities. According to the memorandum, UW will proceed with its planned expansion of the WWAMI program in Spokane, and WSU... Read more »

PLUS Loan Program makes changes for heightened loan accessibility

By Katie Dunn, Staff Writer

November 9, 2014

Filed under News

The U.S. Department of Education announced on Oct. 22 changes to the Federal Direct PLUS Loan Program intended to reflect the current economy by aiding students in acquiring and managing loans. College Board reported that nationwide, 60 percent of graduating students from four-year universities in 2012 owed an average of $26,500 in government loans. The Project on Student... Read more »