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EWU Graduate Students Lead A Campus for Dreams Rally

EWU Graduate Students Lead A Campus for Dreams Rally

March 3

In light of the Trump administration’s recent renewed focus on illegal immigration, a pair of EWU graduate students helped organize a rally in the campus mall in support of und...

Gonzaga’s Rally for Refugees Brought Spokane Community Together

Gonzaga’s Rally for Refugees Brought Spokane Community Together

February 13

Spokane Community members rallied in support of refugee communities by packing Gonzaga's Hemmingson Center ballroom Sunday. In conjunction with both Gonzaga University and Whitwort...

Cullinan Addresses EWU Community in Diversity Dialogue

Cullinan Addresses EWU Community in Diversity Dialogue

February 2

EWU’s Presidential Dialogues on Diversity, hosted Jan. 30 by President Mary Cullinan, illuminated the importance of building rapport between members of the ...

Diversity events on campus hope to empower students to get to the polls

By Kristi Luchetta, News Editor

October 10

Filed under News

To raise awareness and empowerment among EWU students on campus, The Department of Political Science and International Affairs Program will be providing diversity and in-/exclusion events the week of October 10-13. These events will be centered around the issues regarding the american political system when it comes to specific groups of people being excluded from voting....

Letter to the Editor: The President’s Talk On Diversity Falls Flat

By Dara Clay, EWU Student

May 23

Filed under Letters To The Editor, Opinion

First, I want to acknowledge and thank those involved in the production of Diversity Week as I’m sure it can be a lengthy and thoughtful process. Dr. Mary Cullinan’s talk on May 12 titled “Walking Together to Transform Lives” fell flat as she was unmindful towards the struggle minority groups on campus face. Well in to her speech, Dr. Cullinan finally gained focus...

EWU World Cup tradition continues

EWU World Cup tradition continues

May 22

For a fourth consecutive year, EWU intramurals hosted a world-cup-style soccer tournament on May 15. The tournament allows students to formulate teams...

Diversity Week kicks off its shoes

By Jaclyn Archer, Eagle Life Editor

May 14

Filed under Eagle Life

The used, circular paint palette is circumscribed by a rainbow of footprints broken up by the words, “Walk a mile … It’s a start.” In the center is a red cap featuring the EWU eagle and the words “Diversity Week.” “Diversity Week is an opportunity for our campus community to learn about what makes each of us unique ... to allow us to open ourselves to different...

‘Happiness, Peppiness and Self-love’

‘Happiness, Peppiness and Self-love’

May 13

It is around that time again; when the school year comes to an end and it is time to say goodbye to those students who have worked to successfully achieve...

Eastern professor, SPD captain study discrimination

Eastern professor, SPD captain study discrimination

April 17

EWU’s Ed Byrnes, Ph.D., teamed up with Captain Brad Arleth of the Spokane Police Department to gather and study data on officer initiated contacts with...

More than Christmas is celebrated during winter break

By Jaclyn Archer, Eagle Life Editor

December 10

Filed under Eagle Life

More than Christmas is celebrated during winter break Winter break offers opportunity for a variety of celebrations The winter holiday break offers the opportunity for students to celebrate more than just Christmas. Every year, thousands of people across the United States use the winter break to celebrate a variety of religious and cultural holidays, including Kwanzaa,...

“Let us march on ’til victory is won.”

“Let us march on ’til victory is won.”

November 12

Chants of “Lift Every Voice and Sing” could be heard throughout campus Nov. 3, when members of the Black Student Union, dressed in all black, marched...

My oppression, my privilege: Instersectionality and how it intertwines

By Jaclyn Archer, Eagle Life Editor

October 24

Filed under Opinion

What is oppression? According to the Blackwell Dictionary of Sociology “Social oppression is a concept that describes a relationship between groups or categories … of people in which a dominant group benefits from the systematic abuse, exploitation, and injustice directed toward a subordinate group.” I suffer from oppression. I am black, I am a woman. I am bisexual....

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