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Gallery: EWU mens basketball outlasts Portland State in 3 OT thriller, 130-124 (Feb. 4)

Gallery: EWU mens basketball outlasts Portland State in 3 OT thriller, 130-124 (Feb. 4)

By Brad Brown
February 5, 2017
Filed under Multimedia, Slideshow, Uncategorized

  EWU defeated Portland State in a wild and historic 3 OT game. Forwards Bogdan Bliznyuk and Jake Wiley each scored 45 points, tying the school record. The Eagles scored 130 points, setting the school record, and the combined 254 points set the Big Sky Conference record. Also, with this win Coach...

Immigration Protest at EWU (Jan. 31)

Immigration Protest at EWU (Jan. 31)

By Brad Brown, Managing Editor
February 2, 2017
Filed under Multimedia, Slideshow

  Immigration Protest at EWU's Campus Mall on January 31, 2017.

Cheney unites “12” fans when Seahawks visit Roos Field

Cheney unites “12” fans when Seahawks visit Roos Field

By Kristi Lucchetta, Arts & Entertainment and Features Editor
June 27, 2016
Filed under Carousel, News, Showcase, Slideshow

Sunday afternoon was an eventful one for the NFL fans of Cheney. Two recently signed players of the Seahawks returned to the once training camp, Roos Field to meet and greet their fans. With the number 12 flags swinging back and forth throughout the crowd, people came together to see offensive linemen...

EWU kicking off Cinco de Mayo festivities

By kenna Tornow, Contributing Writer
May 2, 2016
Filed under Carousel, Eagle Life, Showcase, Slideshow

While some may be sipping on a margarita or scarfing down a taco on May 5, the EWU chicano education program will be hosting a weeklong celebration for Cinco de Mayo to honor their antepasados-ancestors. Cinco de Mayo is not actually celebrated in Mexico. “Cinco de Mayo is another significant event c...

Eat your way to etiquette with the ninth annual Luncheon

Eat your way to etiquette with the ninth annual Luncheon

By Kenna Tornow, Contributing Writer
April 27, 2016
Filed under Carousel, Eagle Life, Showcase, Slideshow

If there is a right way to eat spaghetti, the EWU etiquette luncheon is sure to teach it. EWU is gearing up to host its ninth consecutive Etiquette Luncheon sponsored by Alpha Kappa Psi, Beta Alpha Psi and EWU career services in Tawanka Hall 215 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on April 29. As an added bonus...

Electric Eagle brings Paradiso DJ to EWU

Electric Eagle brings Paradiso DJ to EWU

By Kristi Lucchetta, Staff Writer
April 27, 2016
Filed under Carousel, Eagle Life, Showcase, Slideshow

Virtual performances and a DJ featured at the popular electronic dance music festival, Paradiso, is coming to EWU with the Electric Eagle concert for the first time on April 28. There will be vertical elements throughout the night with aerial performances. Eagle Sound productions will also be bringing...

EWU goes green to promote Earth Day

EWU goes green to promote Earth Day

By Ryan Arnold, Contributing Writer
April 20, 2016
Filed under Carousel, News, Showcase, Slideshow

Earth Day 2016 is hitting EWU’s campus on April 22 and will be chock full of activities, learning experiences and opportunities for free stuff. Eastern plans to teach students what it means to be environmentally savvy. EWU’s Earth Day festivities can be seen as an environment created for individuals...

Men’s track beats Gizzlies

Men’s track beats Gizzlies

By Grace Pohl, staff writer
April 15, 2016
Filed under Carousel, Showcase, Slideshow, Sports Showcase

EWU’s men’s track and field took down the University of Montana with a team score of 53-50 at the 44th Annual Pelluer Invite in Cheney on April 8. Four men qualified for the Big Sky Conference, with a total of eight qualifiers as a team. “The coaching staff asks a lot [of] the team for our only...

Reiter and Coleman have record-setting day

Reiter and Coleman have record-setting day

By Grace Pohl, staff writer
April 14, 2016
Filed under Carousel, Showcase, Slideshow, Sports, Sports Showcase

The women’s track team went up against the University of Montana and won by a team score of 76-72 at the 44th Annual Pelluer Invite on April 8. Both junior Sarah Reiter and senior Kaytlyn Coleman had a record-setting day. Reiter won with the second fastest 1,500-meter time in school history and...

Student faces charges after posting on Snapchat

Student faces charges after posting on Snapchat

By Brad Brown, Contributing Writer
April 13, 2016
Filed under Carousel, News, Showcase, Slideshow

Shyair S. Moore, 19, an EWU student and resident of snyamncut was arrested and is facing charges of Felony Malicious Harassment (Threats To Kill) and Making False or Misleading Statements after students reported seeing a Snapchat video of her posing with a Glock semiautomatic pistol stating, “In the...

Week long events taking place at the Get Lit! Festival

Week long events taking place at the Get Lit! Festival

By Kalli Wolf, staff writer
April 13, 2016
Filed under Carousel, News, Showcase, Slideshow

Get Lit! director Melissa Huggins described the program, which takes place April 11-17, as a week-long book festival. “It was started in 1998 and it’s been a part of EWU ever since,” she said. There are near 40 events taking place throughout the week. Huggins said Get Lit! brings in locally,...

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