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Former Employees Strike Back With Anti-Yokes Campaign

Former Employees Strike Back With Anti-Yokes Campaign

By Logan Stanley, Staff Reporter
February 16
Filed under News

The Spokane branch of the United Food & Commercial Workers Union (UFCW) started an anti-Yoke’s campaign in response to their clients, previously Cheney Trading Company, who said they were let go from their positions once Yoke’s Fresh Market took over the Cheney Trading Co. location. “In...

Gonzaga’s Rally for Refugees Brought Spokane Community Together

Gonzaga’s Rally for Refugees Brought Spokane Community Together

By Colette-Janae Buck, Copy Editor
February 13
Filed under News

Spokane Community members rallied in support of refugee communities by packing Gonzaga's Hemmingson Center ballroom Sunday. In conjunction with both Gonzaga University and Whitworth University, World Relief, Spokane’s largest refugee resettlement agency, brought specific attention and suppor...

Police Beat Issue 13

Police Beat Issue 13

By Kristi Luchetta, News Editor
February 9
Filed under Carousel, News, Police Beat

Drug Violation February 1 An officer performing a routine check in parking lot 16, noticed a vehicle parked with students in it. When he made contact with the students, he smelled an odor of marijuana. The three underage students were found in the possession of marijuana and alcohol. They were a...

Aaron Best’s Contract and Salary are Under Negotiation

Aaron Best’s Contract and Salary are Under Negotiation

By Riley Baker, Staff Reporter
February 9
Filed under Carousel, News, Sports

Following 20 seasons with the EWU football team, as both a player and a coach, EWU named Aaron Best as head coach on Jan. 21. Best spent 14 of those years as the Eagle offensive line coach. “I appreciate the opportunity from the bottom of my heart,” Best said. Although he has been official...

EWU Campus Officer Talks Safe Dating Tips

By Colette Janae-Buck, Copy Editor
February 9
Filed under Carousel, News

Students and young adults use online dating apps, such as Tinder or Bumble to meet, connect and form relationships with their peers. The ease of connection and swiping right  to find a date does not come without its dangers, however. Tiffinni Archie, K9 officer with the EWU campus police, recommen...

Appreciation Week is Here

By Marco Vargas, for The Easterner
February 9
Filed under News

EWU Resident Appreciation Week (RAW), an annual student favorite, kicks off Feb. 13. Kelsee Tower, EWU Housing and Residential Life employee, said the week is a way to thank the student residents and show them love and appreciation. “Resident Appreciation Week is a week where we like to recognize the students tha...

EWU Community Came Together to Show Support of Immigration

EWU Community Came Together to Show Support of Immigration

By Logan Stanley, Staff Reporter
February 2
Filed under Carousel, News

"Our university will continue to welcome and support students, regardless of immigration status" -EWU President Mary Cullinan

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Police Beat January 2

Police Beat January 2

By Kristi Lucchetta, News Editor
February 2
Filed under News, Police Beat

Theft  from buildling January 23 An EWU employee realized a 18V DeWalt Drill was stolen from a cart in Kingston Hall. When he left the cart outside of room 123 at 11:25 a.m. and returned at 11:34 a.m., the drill was gone. The drill is valued at $150. There are currently no suspects. Assault ...

Cullinan Addresses EWU Community in Diversity Dialogue

Cullinan Addresses EWU Community in Diversity Dialogue

By Emily Guidinger Hunt, for The Easterner
February 2
Filed under News

EWU’s Presidential Dialogues on Diversity, hosted Jan. 30 by President Mary Cullinan, illuminated the importance of building rapport between members of the campus community and local law enforcement. The open invitation letter sent by Cullinan to the community posed the questions of ”how do we ...

Police Beat January 26

Police Beat January 26

By Kristi Lucchetta, News Editor
January 26
Filed under News, Police Beat

Theft January 17 A male student left his belongings in a locker at the URC. When he returned around 4:15 p.m., everything was there besides his wallet. Later, another male returned his wallet to the desk but it was missing $25 to $40. There are currently no suspects.   Alcohol Offense ...

EWU in the Process of Breaking Barriers by Introducing a Computer Engineering Degree

By Kyle Fredricks, Staff Reporter
January 26
Filed under Carousel, News

EWU is starting the groundwork on a new computer engineering program and is looking to become the first regional university in the state to offer a degree in one of America’s fastest growing careers. Steve Simmons, Ph. D., of EWU’s Department of Computer Sciences and Uri Rogers, Ph. D., of EWU...

Washington Health Department Scores are in for Local Restaurants

Washington Health Department Scores are in for Local Restaurants

By Logan Stanley, Staff Reporter
January 26
Filed under Carousel, News

Every year, the Washington Health Department assigns in-state restaurants  scores based on their health inspection report of the restaurants they review. As stated on their website, Washington has adopted the 2009 FDA Food Code. The code, which was developed with extensive input from members of the food ...

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