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Gallery: EWU women’s basketball falls to Idaho in WBI quarterfinals 74-67

Gallery: EWU women’s basketball falls to Idaho in WBI quarterfinals 74-67

March 20

  The Eagles hosted the Idaho Vandals on Monday night at Reese Court for a quarterfinal matchup in WBI. This home game marked the first-ever national...

EWU Women’s Basketball Clinches First-Round Bye in Big Sky Tournament

EWU Women’s Basketball Clinches First-Round Bye in Big Sky Tournament

March 3

The EWU women’s basketball team capped off their Big Sky Conference (BSC) regular season schedule with the team’s most important win of the season. The...

Gallery: A Campus For Dreams Rally (March. 2)

Gallery: A Campus For Dreams Rally (March. 2)

March 2

  A Campus for Dreams March and rally at EWU's Campus Mall on March 2, 2017.

Sweater Days, Better Days

Sweater Days, Better Days

February 16

EWU created Sweater Days, Better Days to garner student support for the energy conservation effort.   Sweater Days, Better Days is a program that ...

One for the Record Books

One for the Record Books

February 9

Wiley takes home national honors as he and Bliznyuk combine for 90 points against Portland State

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Immigration Protest at EWU (Jan. 31)

Immigration Protest at EWU (Jan. 31)

February 2

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

Long-time assistant coach Aaron Best tapped as next EWU head football coach

Long-time assistant coach Aaron Best tapped as next EWU head football coach

January 21

EWU Athletic Director Bill Chaves announced via Twitter on Jan. 21 that EWU alum and offensive line coach Aaron Best had been named the school’s next ...

Beau Baldwin leaving EWU for offensive coordinator position at Cal

Beau Baldwin leaving EWU for offensive coordinator position at Cal

January 16

In a press conference this afternoon, EWU football head coach Beau Baldwin announced that he has accepted the offensive coordinator job at the University...

Cheney unites “12” fans when Seahawks visit Roos Field

Cheney unites “12” fans when Seahawks visit Roos Field

June 27

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...

EWU administers ‘very explicit’ Title IX survey to assess prevalence of sexual assault on campus

EWU administers ‘very explicit’ Title IX survey to assess prevalence of sexual assault on campus

May 26

EWU officials administered a voluntary and anonymous Title IX survey in hopes of improving prevention and response activities for sexual violence. The...

EPIC puts on new Memorial Day weekend trip

EPIC puts on new Memorial Day weekend trip

May 25

EPIC trips will offer students time to explore, relax and soak in the beauty of nature this Memorial Day weekend. EPIC Adventures will be giving students...

Swim Time floats in first quarter

By Siobhan Ebel, contributing writer

May 20

Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Spring quarter saw the introduction of two new classes to the physical education program, Swim Time I and Swim Time II. Like Fast Fitness and Climb Time, Swim Time allows students to work out on their own time for credit. Swim Time I requires students record a minimum of 20 hours swimming over the course of the quarter. In addition to the 20 hours swimming, Swim Time...

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