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EWU Young Professionals to hold speed networking event

By Kalli Wolf, Staff Writer

February 4, 2016

Filed under News, Showcase, Slideshow

EWU Young Professionals Network will host a Speed Networking event sponsored by Numerica Credit Union on Feb. 11 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Impulse Lounge at Northern Quest Resort and Casino. The event will begin with mingling, drinks and appetizers and officially kick off at 5:45 p.m. with welcoming announcements followed by a featured presentation. The speed networking... Read more »

Downtown Macy’s closing

Downtown Macy’s closing

February 3, 2016

After 42 years, the building that currently houses Macy’s will be empty come March. The closure will be one of 40 throughout the country due to underperformance. The... Read more »

VCD seniors’ design chosen for STA

VCD seniors’ design chosen for STA

January 31, 2016

A group of EWU students had their senior capstone project for Visual Communication Design (VCD) from the 2015 Spring Quarter chosen as the new courtesy... Read more »

Pride Center hosts Welcoming Project Ally Training

Pride Center hosts Welcoming Project Ally Training

January 30, 2016

The Welcoming Project Ally Training is a workshop put on by the Pride Center at EWU every quarter that is open to all students, faculty and staff. According... Read more »

Study rooms locked in library

Study rooms locked in library

January 30, 2016

The library provides services for students and faculty alike; however, one service that has raised confusion among students is the individual study rooms... Read more »

ASEWU introduces new legislative EagleSync page

By Kalli Wolf, Staff Writer

January 28, 2016

Filed under News, Showcase

ASEWU is introducing a new EagleSync page that will allow students to stay up to date on changes in the Washington state college experience at the legislative level. “We are trying to get as many students involved in the legislative session this year that we can. In the past we haven’t been as successful; there have been some spurts depending on what legislation is happening,”... Read more »

EWU Police offer Critical Incident Training

By Jaclyn Archer, Contributing Writer

January 27, 2016

Filed under News, Showcase

On Jan. 28 the EWU Police will sponsor Critical Incident Training for students, faculty and staff who wish to learn how to appropriately respond to an active shooter situation. The training will take place from 3-5 p.m. in room 213E of the Digital Archives Building. “We talk about historical perspectives and case studies of incidents, specific to active shooter situations... Read more »

Local nightclub closes down after renovations

Local nightclub closes down after renovations

January 27, 2016

Asylum, the newly remodeled Cheney bar formerly known as Goofy’s, is closed after reopening on Sept. 4, 2015. Julius Tepp, owner of Asylum, said he... Read more »

Tapingo creates frustration at Swoops

Tapingo creates frustration at Swoops

January 24, 2016

The food-ordering app Tapingo changed how Dining Services does business and is a convenience for students, but there are still kinks to work out. The... Read more »

Cheney community members plan to remodel old high school into lofts

Cheney community members plan to remodel old high school into lofts

January 24, 2016

David Hall and Matt Roberts are two self-proclaimed “idiots [who] want to save Cheney from itself,” and they hope to do it with the help of a school. Across... Read more »

Groups gather for Tamir Rice rally

Groups gather for Tamir Rice rally

January 21, 2016

On the evening of Jan. 12 EWU Black Student Union, NAACP of Spokane, Peace and Justice Action League of Spokane (PJALS) and members of the Spokane community... Read more »

EWU and Spokane community join in largest MLK Day of Service

EWU and Spokane community join in largest MLK Day of Service

January 20, 2016

On Jan. 18 students, faculty and staff from EWU, WSU, Gonzaga, Whitworth and SFCC came together for a Unity Rally and March, and Day of Service in honor... Read more »