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How to prepare for an active shooter on campus

By Mandy Nicole, Contributing Writer

October 18, 2017

Filed under Features

In light of the recent gun violence in Las Vegas, many are voicing opinions of one of gun advocates’ favorite go-to scenarios - “the good guy with a gun.” Regardless of one’s personal convictions on the topic, Washington state is an open-carry state. It’s not uncommon to encounter legally armed civilians around town, and those licensed carry responsibilities as we...

Big Enough for the Whole Community

Big Enough for the Whole Community

June 1, 2017

“The service industry gives you just enough to keep a roof over your head at times if you’re lucky, but never enough to build up and never enough to...

EWU Students Get Ready for Summer

EWU Students Get Ready for Summer

June 1, 2017

Summer is finally filling the streets of Cheney, and Fish Lake is being bombarded by students trying to cool off. However, the number one thing on the minds o...

BFA Senior Exhibition

BFA Senior Exhibition

June 1, 2017

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 styl...

From Survivor to Support

From Survivor to Support

May 25, 2017

To the outsider looking in, Mykel Vanek’s childhood was relatively normal. Growing up in a single parent household near Spokane, Washington, Vanek went to school in the small town of Valleyford until 8th grade. At t...

Bright Lights, Cheney Nights

Bright Lights, Cheney Nights

May 18, 2017

Find the full accompanying photo Gallery  HERE.   When thinking of Cheney’s night scene, the first thing that springs to mind is not a diverse, attractive hub for late night entertainment. B...

Reshaping Lives

Reshaping Lives

May 11, 2017

Leah Wilson, an EWU senior studying international affairs with a concentration in global socioeconomics and a minor in German, has always been passion...

Meet the Candidates

Meet the Candidates

May 9, 2017

President   Gaige Basich As a first-generation college student, ASEWU presidential candidate Gaige Basich did not know what to expect out of college. He ended up joining ASEWU as a s...

A Free Flowing River

A Free Flowing River

April 20, 2017

Rebecca Brown, Ph.D., has devoted her life to protecting and studying the watery areas of the nation. A professor and researcher at EWU, Brown specializes in ri...

To Graduation and Beyond

To Graduation and Beyond

April 13, 2017

That first big job or career is on the mind of all seniors across campus. Other seniors are motivated to complete graduate school before they search for...

Budsberg Means Business

Budsberg Means Business

April 6, 2017

EWU was already practicing some sustainable methods of helping keep the campus green, such as getting Patterson Hall LEED Silver certified, transitioning from all disposable eating utensils to 100% compostable items and participating in the Zero Waste Game Day Challenge during football season. But there was something missing, a uniting force to unify the sustainability work on campus and help direct new and innovative projects.

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Copper Hana’s Service Gets an Upgrade

Copper Hana’s Service Gets an Upgrade

March 9, 2017

Copper Hana, Cheney’s local sushi joint, seems to have gotten its feet under itself after a rather rocky start last spring. In an article published by ...

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