SAAC holds toiletry drive

SAAC holds toiletry drive

October 29, 2014

At their Big Sky Conference meeting July 21 to 23, members of Eastern’s Student Athlete Advisory Committee, or SAAC, came back to campus with a mission:... Read more »

EWU Trustees board member elected as chairperson

By Aaron Bocook, Staff Writer

October 29, 2014

Filed under News

EWU’s board of trustees elected board member Jo Ann Kauffman as the new chairperson, replacing Paul Tanaka “I was elated,” said Kauffman. “The September board meeting was chaired by Paul Tanaka, who served the last two years as chair, and that was his final meeting [as chair]. When he dropped the gavel and stepped aside, I became chair.” According to Eastern’s... Read more »

Proposed science building to create opportunities for students

Proposed science building to create opportunities for students

October 29, 2014

It’s been less than a year since Eastern finished the Patterson Hall renovation project, and Eastern is already setting its sights on starting something... Read more »

State budget a hot topic for Washington

State budget a hot topic for Washington

October 29, 2014

Just as ballots are being mailed to Washington state residents, the candidates for each political race in the region are pitching their ideas to the public. EWU... Read more »

University address by Cullinan sets college goals

University address by Cullinan sets college goals

October 28, 2014

University President Mary Cullinan, Ph.D., gave her first State of the University address on Oct. 3. Her speech to colleagues gave updates on the university’s... Read more »

Prospective clinic planned for Cheney

Prospective clinic planned for Cheney

October 24, 2014

The Cheney City Council approved resolution E-251 on Sept. 23 to support the plans of Community Health Association of Spokane (CHAS) to build a health... Read more »

Partial solar eclipse visible Oct. 23

By Jessica Miklas, Copy Editor

October 23, 2014

Filed under News

On Thursday, Oct. 23, a partial solar eclipse will be visible, weather permitting, in the Cheney area starting at 1:44 p.m. The eclipse will be at maximum visibility at 3:08 p.m., with the moon covering 54 percent of the sun. The eclipse ends at 4:25 p.m., according to timeanddate.com. When observing a solar eclipse one must never... Read more »

Eastern TRiO Program supports underrepresented student groups

By Nathan Peters, Managing Editor

October 22, 2014

Filed under Eagle Life, News

Eastern’s TRiO Program is one of 59 programs in Washington state funded under the federal Higher Education Act of 1965. The program serves low-income, minority and first generation students with academic support while at EWU. “We work hard to ensure students are served to [the] best of our abilities and that our level of support is exceptional and individualized,”... Read more »

New chair for EWU Department of Geography and Anthropology digs up old inventory

New chair for EWU Department of Geography and Anthropology digs up old inventory

October 21, 2014

When new chair of EWU’s Department of Geography and Anthropology Robert Sauders, Ph.D., traded offices with outgoing chair Stacy Warren, Ph.D., this... Read more »

Sports snag international students

By Mike Hantho, Staff Writer

October 21, 2014

Filed under News, Sports, Sports Showcase

Eastern Washington University is the host to many international student-athletes who have come a long way from home to be a part of our sports programs. In recent years a small group of students have come to Eastern from around the world seeking a better education through sports. Melissa Waelter, from Arnsberg, Germany, is a senior volleyball player majoring in psychology.... Read more »

Cheney recycling center looking to the future with public awareness, usability

Cheney recycling center looking to the future with public awareness, usability

October 20, 2014

Cheney recycles between “600 and 700 tons” of materials per year, a little over 10 percent of all waste; but the city wants the program to become even... Read more »

Coming out day celebrated

Coming out day celebrated

October 19, 2014

On Oct. 9, the EWU Pride Center sponsored several campus events to celebrate National Coming Out Day (NCOD), a day which honors the decision of LGBTQ individuals... Read more »