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Campus Hair Design finds new home off campus

Campus Hair Design finds new home off campus

By Sam Jackson, Reporter

May 3, 2018


Filed under Arts & Features

Due to the PUB remodel, Campus Hair Design—which had been located at the PUB for 40 years—had to move off campus. Despite that, the shop still exists with the same name and is now located in downtown Cheney. Dana Johnson owned and operated Campus Hair Design on a month-to-month lease in the PUB s...

MEChA engages with the community

By Tania Nunez, Contributor

May 3, 2018


Filed under Arts & Features

Colorful balloons, crafts and bilingual books were all displayed decoratively at the Cheney Public Library on Monday to celebrate Día de los Niños (Children’s Day), one of many annual events put on by MEChA that celebrates children and promotes literacy. MEChA, an acronym for the Movimiento Estudia...

Grad student jazzes up Spokane with festival

Grad student jazzes up Spokane with festival

By Sam Jackson, Reporter

April 25, 2018


Filed under Arts & Features, Carousel

EWU graduate student Rachel Bade-McMurphy brought seven days of jazz to Spokane through the Imagine Jazz Festival. The festival is closing with a beat by presenting the jazz legend, Willie Jones III. With this being the first time the festival has ran, Bade-McMurphy has been imagining the possib...

EWU celebrating nine years of Pride Week

By Tania Nuñez, Contributor

April 25, 2018


Filed under Arts & Features

This year marks the ninth annual Pride Week at EWU, which celebrates LGBTQ+ voices and strives to connect individuals, not only on campus, but across the Inland Northwest. Pride Week kicks off Monday, April 23 and ends Friday, May 4. “It’s important to bring folks together every now and then,...

Office of Sustainability moves ahead with new project

Office of Sustainability moves ahead with new project

By Sam Jackson, Reporter

April 25, 2018


Filed under Arts & Features

With less than 1 percent of the Palouse Prairie remaining today, EWU is embarking on a revival journey by restoring the once flourishing ecosystem and pursuing the Palouse Prairie Restoration Project. The university itself is about 340 acres, and of that land about 140 acres is stretched across campus...

Feed Cheney provides free scratch-made hot meal

Feed Cheney provides free scratch-made hot meal

By Sam Jackson, Reporter

April 25, 2018


Filed under Arts & Features

Once a month, the organization Feed Cheney provides a free scratch-made hot meal, groceries and volunteer opportunities for the community. As a food security program that focuses on building community, Feed Cheney has a restaurant-style dinner service setting with live music and grocery distribution on the...

Rozell Plant leads students on tunnel adventure

Rozell Plant leads students on tunnel adventure

By Kaitlyn Engen, Reporter

April 18, 2018


Filed under Arts & Features

Many EWU students may not think twice about the mechanics behind what gives them the satisfaction of a hot shower on a winter morning, or what keeps them from sweating through their shirts during final exams. The Rozell Plant, located on Cedar Street next to snyamncut Hall, is the heart of all th...

Confluence: Dances inspired by the Spokane River

By Sam Jackson, Reporter

April 18, 2018


Filed under Arts & Features

Confluence: Dances inspired by the Spokane River, is a collaborative production with multiple EWU alumni and Spokane locals that will premiere April 20 at the Bing Crosby Theater. The concert is presented by Vytal Movement Dance Company, a young up and coming professional dance company in Spokane. ...

Senior art students blossom

Senior art students blossom

By Richard N. Clark IV, Social Media Director

April 18, 2018


Filed under Arts & Features, Carousel

On the ground floor of Brewster Hall in Cheney, the EWU Downtown Student Gallery is hosting the art senior capstone exhibition “How to Grow Roses” that started April 16. The gallery will feature a variety of works from a group of 13 Studio Art majors ranging from 3-D prints and sculptures to trad...

“The Greatest Showman” lives up to its name

By Emily Bonsant, Contributor

April 12, 2018


Filed under Arts & Features

You have probably heard of “The Greatest Showman” by now. It’s that circus musical that came out on Christmas. Hugh Jackman plays P.T Barnum, the man who started having an extravagant variety show under a tent. Needless to say he had a flare for show business. Zac Efron re-enters the musical gen...

EWU alum adds to artistic richness and character of the Spokane community

EWU alum adds to artistic richness and character of the Spokane community

By Kaitlyn Engen, Reporter

April 12, 2018


Filed under Arts & Features

EWU alumnus Steve Whitford represents an example of someone who went on to pursue his passions after college. Whitford is an art contributor to Pottery Place Plus, the art gallery right next to Auntie’s Bookstore, where he sells his creations. The gallery is celebrating its 40th year as a coope...

A different way to spend spring break

A different way to spend spring break

By Dayana Morales, Arts & Entertainment Editor

April 12, 2018


Filed under Arts & Features, Carousel

If one ever catches themselves wondering what good they can do during their academic break, they should consider looking into the Alternative Break Club. Anna McNamara, the Residential Life Coordinator for Morrison Hall, founded the club a year ago. McNamara is originally from the southeast and has...

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