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Clery report posted for campus and community

Clery report posted for campus and community

By Kristie Hsin, Senior Reporter
October 1, 2012
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  The new Clery report published on Eastern's website Oct. 1. According to the act, as mandated under federal law, all colleges and universities that participate in the federal aid program must report and maintain a crime log made available to the public. The Clery Act, established in...

Veterans Resource Center opens to students and community

Veterans Resource Center opens to students and community

September 27, 2012
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The Veterans Resource Center opened its doors to students and the community over the summer and has since experienced heavy foot traffic. The center provides advising, financial aid resources and information on the GI Bill. Director of the center, Dave Millet said, “I would call us a bridge—a connector...

EWU disability certificate program students journey to Ghana

EWU disability certificate program students journey to Ghana

By Nicole Livingston, Staff Writer
September 27, 2012
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Summer is a time for students to relax, take a break from school and maybe find a coveted part-time job for some extra cash. For one group of students it was the opportunity to further their understanding of disabilities in a different cultural setting and get elbow deep in volunteer work. Romel Mackelprang,...

ASEWU gets focused for 2012-2013

ASEWU gets focused for 2012-2013

By Libby Campbell, Senior Reporter
September 27, 2012
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The ASEWU spent the summer creating a philosophy to help guide them to success during the 2012-2013 school year. President Kaleb Hoffer said ASEWU plans to break broad goals down into projects that will be managed by ASEWU teams. “Our plan is to build teams, more like action committees,” he...

Graduate program phases out

Graduate program phases out

By Kristie Hsin, Senior Reporter
September 27, 2012
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  The university made the decision to no longer admit new students into the Master of Science in Mathematics graduate program last June. The program was under review for elimination due to its low graduation rate. Nine other graduate programs including music and computer science...

Bruce awaits trial

Bruce awaits trial

September 26, 2012
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Incoming freshman charged with second degree rape in connection with Aug. 19 incident in Pearce Hall By Jane Martin Former EWU football player Dalis Bruce pleaded not guilty of rape in the second degree at his arraignment hearing on Sept. 10, at the Spokane County Superior Court.  Bruce was arrested...

Incredible Corn maze continues seasonal tradition

Incredible Corn maze continues seasonal tradition

September 26, 2012
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Imagine walking down a path in darkness, the sound of dirt and broken stalks crunching beneath your feet, tall stalks of corn tower above you as the sound of a chainsaw echoes in the distance. This is the environment visitors can expect to find themselves in when they enter the “Incredible Corn...

Outside help gives Mass Casualty Training an emergent mood.

Outside help gives Mass Casualty Training an emergent mood.

September 14, 2012
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September 14, 2012 I’m writing this story about outside student and community involvement in August’s Mass Casualty Training this week to appear in Issue 1 of The Easterner. Lesli Younger had an important role to play during this last month’s training. She assisted with the setup of an insta...

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