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For EWU Football, the Best Choice has Always Been In-House

For EWU Football, the Best Choice has Always Been In-House

February 16

On Feb. 13, EWU’s new head football coach, Aaron Best, officially signed his new contract, which pays a base salary of $180,000 in 2017 and increases ...

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.

EWU Community Came Together to Show Support of Immigration

EWU Community Came Together to Show Support of Immigration

February 2

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

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Editorial: Denying Sanctuary Campus Status is Not Just Black and White

Editorial: Denying Sanctuary Campus Status is Not Just Black and White

February 2

What happens when the president loses his marbles and starts taking funding away from any school that defines itself as a sanctuary?

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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 ...

EWU alumna unites hundreds for peaceful gathering at Spokane County Courthouse

EWU alumna unites hundreds for peaceful gathering at Spokane County Courthouse

November 19

About 200 tearful, excited and hopeful people joined in on the peaceful gathering and fundraiser outside the Spokane County Courthouse Saturday afternoon. ...

EWU community members address ‘sanctuary’ petition and other concerns to Board of Trustees

EWU community members address ‘sanctuary’ petition and other concerns to Board of Trustees

November 18

Students, faculty, staff and community members were invited to voice their concerns regarding social and political issues that may affect the EWU campus ...

EWU Multicultural Coalition hosts Unity Rally in solidarity with marginalized communities

EWU Multicultural Coalition hosts Unity Rally in solidarity with marginalized communities

November 17

EWU’s Multicultural Coalition (MCC) hosted a unity rally in the campus mall Nov. 15. Comprised of MEChA, the Black Student Union, the Native American Students Associat...

Inauguration of Dr. Cullinan resonates ‘awesome’

Inauguration of Dr. Cullinan resonates ‘awesome’

May 6

EWU officially installed Mary Cullinan, Ph.D., as the new university president on May 1 during her Investiture Ceremony. A grand echo of Felix Mendelssohn’s...

New Eastern president steps into the spotlight

New Eastern president steps into the spotlight

June 30

EWU’s Board of Trustees named Dr. Mary Cullinan, former Southern Oregon University president, as the first female president of Eastern . During a...

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