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Style Nest: Find the handbag of your spring and summer dreams

Style Nest: Find the handbag of your spring and summer dreams

March 2

Last weekend while I was getting ready to leave work, the clasp that attaches my purse strap to my purse broke, sending my massive black bag filled wit...

Spring Brings More EPIC Outdoor Adventures

By Colette-Janae Buck, Contributing Writer

March 11

Filed under Eagle Life, Showcase, Slideshow

Rafting dangerous white capped waters, mountaineering steep snow-ridden mountain sides and hiking cavernous trails are all adrenaline-ridden trips EPIC Adventures offers to students. EPIC, or Experiential Programs Inspiring Confidence, is a semi-student-led recreational outing program that exists to build social and teamwork skills while helping students venture out of...

Plant allergies are ruining lives

Plant allergies are ruining lives

May 17

Once again, spring has sprung, and once again the beautiful but lecherous flowers are attempting to pollinate my nostrils. Now, I much prefer spring...

Library bumping up spring hours

By Mike Hantho, Staff Writer

February 26

Filed under News

Student voices were heard because the JFK Library is extending its hours starting Spring 2015 to help accommodate growing student needs. According to JFK Library’s newsletter, LibraryLIVE, the extended hours will amount to a total of 14 more hours per week. The new hours are Monday through Thursday from 7:30 a.m. to midnight; Fridays from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturdays...

Learn to love your body’s imperfections

Learn to love your body’s imperfections

April 23

When she was in junior high, EWU senior Taylor Phillips thought she would never be able to fulfill her dream of modeling. “I had always wanted to...

Late winter snow causes waterfowl numbers to soar during spring time

Late winter snow causes waterfowl numbers to soar during spring time

April 2

Pools of water scatter throughout the Cheney fields in springtime, and drivers cruising by can spot anything from ducks and swans fueling up for their...

Spring Breaking The Stereotype

Spring Breaking The Stereotype

January 31

  When students on college campuses hear about spring break, they tend to hear a culture of expectations: visiting sun-filled beaches, laying i...

Senioritis: a swelling of the apathy glands

May 17

Graduating students have many challenges yet ahead: final tests, job applications and last-minute GECR crises. But none of these compare to the true end-of-the-year crucible: the dreaded senioritis. ...

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