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Women’s track opens outdoor season

Women’s track opens outdoor season

March 31, 2016

The women’s track team began its outdoor season at the Whitworth BUC Scoring Invite on March 17 and 18 in Spokane. There were three qualifiers for the...

Women’s tennis drop their Big Sky lead to Sac State

Women’s tennis drop their Big Sky lead to Sac State

March 31, 2016

The EWU women’s tennis team finds itself in the middle of a drought, going 0-4 since a dominant 7-0 win over Whitworth on Feb. 27. The team currently...

Eagles win first post-season game in school history

Eagles win first post-season game in school history

March 30, 2016

After winning the Big Sky Championship last season, the Eagles went into the tournament this year looking to defend their title and make their second consecutive...

Students request multicultural center

Students request multicultural center

March 30, 2016

Several campus groups, including the Black Student Union (BSU), Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlán (M.E.Ch.A), the Native American Student Association...

Student Rights and Responsibilities benefits students

By Devante Gaillard, Contributing Writer

March 13, 2016

Filed under News, Showcase, Slideshow

The Student Rights and Responsibilities (SRR) program at EWU helps an estimated 500 students every year by educating them on the code of conduct in an effort to prevent future violations. “Our job is to look into any claims, investigate it and if needed, meet with the student to determine if there was a violation or not,” Mike Bowers, director of the SRR program, said. According...

Police Beat Issue 20 Volume 67

Police Beat Issue 20 Volume 67

March 13, 2016

March 1, 10:17 p.m. Marijuana CAs reported the smell of marijuana on the fourth floor of Pearce Hall. Officers responded and also smelled the odor. After...

EWU exhibition ‘Appropriate Ambitions’ utilizes artwork to challenge gender roles

By Erin Rebar, Contributing Writer

March 12, 2016

Filed under Eagle Life, Showcase, Slideshow

Stepping inside is like walking back into the womb. Overhead, gracefully draped fabric hangs like a veil of silken clouds. Light filters downwards through the gauzy roof, painting the room a delicate shade of red. Two videos play in the background, thrumming low notes, sounding like a mixture of water and static. Artwork carved from cold steel lines the outer edges of the room. An...

Police departments part ways

Police departments part ways

March 12, 2016

Cheney Police Department and EWU Police Department have worked closely together for many years. However, EWU PD made some changes last November that resulted...

Staycation just as good as vacation

Staycation just as good as vacation

March 12, 2016

Some have their sights set on the beaches for this upcoming spring break while others can only see their couch and Netflix on the horizon. While some may...

Women’s Basketball team seeded No. 2 in tournament

By Grace Pohl, Staff Writer

March 11, 2016

Filed under Showcase, Slideshow, Sports, Sports Showcase

The EWU women’s basketball team goes into the Big Sky Basketball Tournament ranked as a No. 2 seed, with Montana State at the No. 1 seed. The Eagles lost their last two games of the season on the road against Idaho State University and Weber State University. The team finished its season 19-11 overall and 13-5 in conference play. The Eagles have a first-round bye into th...

Sustainability major in the works

Sustainability major in the works

March 11, 2016

EWU’s annual Campus Sustainability Forum hit a record low in attendance: 30 people. EWU senior Gwen Bode, biology major and sustainability club member,...

Spring Brings More EPIC Outdoor Adventures

By Colette-Janae Buck, Contributing Writer

March 11, 2016

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...

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