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World party celebrates diversity

World party celebrates diversity

By Sam Jackson, Staff Reporter

October 15, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Ambitious to celebrate and embrace EWU’s diversity, Eagle Entertainment invited international clubs and organizations to host a World Party. The World Party took place on Thursday, Oct. 5 and was located in the Campus Mall. The event accommodated a variety of clubs and allowed them to showcase the...

Food Truck Series: Mac Daddy’s

Food Truck Series: Mac Daddy’s

By Sam Jackson, Staff Reporter

October 12, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Carousel

The Greater Spokane Food Truck Association and EWU have paired up to deliver a delicious collection of food trucks on campus, five days a week. The Food Truck Plaza is located between Monroe and Showalter Hall. The food trucks are open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Monday through Friday. The trucks will...

EWU student represents Cheney at USA pageant

EWU student represents Cheney at USA pageant

By Sam Jackson, Staff Reporter

October 10, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

EWU student, Ashané Davis, is competing for the Miss Washington USA pageant on Nov. 4 and representing the title of Miss Cheney USA. She is a junior, majoring in Psychology and double-minoring in Criminal Justice and Africana Studies. She currently works with behaviorally challenged, developmentally...

Hump Day Concert Series: Ragtag Romantics

Hump Day Concert Series: Ragtag Romantics

By Sam Jackson, Staff Reporter

October 6, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Eagle Entertainment presents the Hump Day Concert Series featuring the local band, Ragtag Romantics on Wednesday, Oct. 4.   This is the second of three installments for this concert series. The event will be held at the Campus Mall area from 12-1 p.m. Eagle Entertainment is providing more tha...

EWU Veterans Resource Center welcomes back students

EWU Veterans Resource Center welcomes back students

By Dayana Morales, Arts & Entertainment Editor

September 29, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Community

WU has always been nationally recognized as a military friendly campus. Military veteran population on campus continues to grow. About 600 veterans are now enrolled. It is the largest center in the Northwest. EWU Veterans Resource Center had a welcome back social Sept. 21. The room was filled with co...

NeighborFest gathering kicks off another EWU school year

NeighborFest gathering kicks off another EWU school year

By Dayana Morales, Arts & Entertainment Editor

September 28, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Carousel, Community

Over a thousand students along with 220 clubs, organizations and local business made it out to EWU’s campus mall for its annual NeighborFest, Sept. 22, SAIL Director Stacy Reece said. SAIL and the Office of Community Engagement sponsored the event. Reece said the event has been going on for more t...

Previous instructor showcases new work

Previous instructor showcases new work

By Sam Jackson, Contributing Writer

September 28, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Carousel, Community

Former EWU instructor and local artist Garric Simonsen returns to Eagle stomping grounds showcasing his collection of new works. Simonsen’s work will be presented in EWU’s Gallery of Art, located in the Art Building. His work will be up from Sept. 27 through Oct. 26. The gallery is open from 9...

It’s Showtime

It’s Showtime

By Logan Stahl, Staff Reporter

June 1, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Carousel

Last Friday the EWU Dance Force had its spring show. Usually the spring show is the Dance Force’s biggest show of the year.   The Dance Force is a club on campus that gives students an opportunity to learn beginning dance or enhance their dance skills as well as perform in front of audience...

BFA Senior Exhibition

BFA Senior Exhibition

By Erin Rebar, A&E and Features Editor

June 1, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Carousel, Features

Currently, the EWU Art Gallery is showcasing the work of six students in its BFA program. The exhibit features a variety of different pieces, each in styles as different as the artists themselves. On one wall a collection of colorful stuffed animals hang, their heads buried in blocks of cement. On anoth...

Bedroom Farce Plays out on EWU Stage

Bedroom Farce Plays out on EWU Stage

By Logan Stahl, Staff Reporter

May 25, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Carousel

Turmoil or ultimate forgiveness? The developing scenes of the EWU Theater Department’s new production, “Bedroom Farce,” produces a peculiar mood where the future is unknown.   Josh Stamoolis, a guest director at EWU, and the entire cast give attendees a genuine laugh with the comedy by acco...

Spring Concert Musician Announced

Spring Concert Musician Announced

By Logan Stahl, Staff Reporter

May 18, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Carousel

Eagle Entertainment, a student-led organization that hosts various events across campus, has announced this year’s spring concert performer. Asaf Borgore, professionally Borgore, will take the stage at Reese Court on June 1. Borgore is an Israeli music producer and DJ. He owns his own record company called ...

A Symphonic Experience

A Symphonic Experience

By Erin Rebar, A&E and Features Editor

May 11, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

For two nights, the rich, liquid tones of “Verdi’s Requiem” oscillated through the halls of the Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox in Spokane, Washington. Performed by the Spokane Symphony Orchestra and Chorale in conjunction with the EWU Symphonic Choir and the Gonzaga University Chamber Chorus...

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