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Academic advising changes underway

Academic advising changes underway

March 2, 2016

Rather than have students meander all over campus for advising, only to settle on using a SOAR audit, EWU is building a new centralized advising program....

March looking good for games

March looking good for games

February 28, 2016

With mid-terms coming to a close and the stress levels of college life reaching a critical height, it is important to unwind with a good ol' video game,...

Police Beat Issue 18 Volume 67

Police Beat Issue 18 Volume 67

February 28, 2016

February 16 1:35 a.m. Theft A student reported her iPod was lost while in Tawanka Hall, but it was later found by a university employee in Monroe Hall...

Justice Scalia’s death leads to controversy

Justice Scalia’s death leads to controversy

February 28, 2016

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died in his bed while staying at his ranch in Shafter, Texas, on Feb. 13, 2016. With 30 years on the court under his...

Inspire Awesome campaign gives back

Inspire Awesome campaign gives back

February 28, 2016

Inspire Awesome is more than just a scholarship campaign. “Inspire Awesome is a call to action for our faculty, staff and alumni that through your gift,...

Students get politically involved during Lobby Day

Students get politically involved during Lobby Day

February 27, 2016

ASEWU and EWU students came together in Olympia, Washington, on Feb. 10-11 to meet legislators and advocate for the needs of the university. Around...

Collegiate eSports need support

Collegiate eSports need support

February 27, 2016

How long will it take for people to see that playing a game for money is the same whether it is a physical sport or a video game? It seems that every...

‘The Witch’ is the wrong kind of nightmare

By Joe Matthews, Staff Writer

February 26, 2016

Filed under Eagle Life, Showcase, Slideshow, Uncategorized

With few good horror movies to hit the big screen so far this year, “The Witch” was quite promising. Unfortunately, instead of treating us with what could have been a terrifying tale of the first signs of religious paranoia, the film turned into a boring church service in which one finds themselves looking at their watch to see how much longer the drudgery will last. Set...

4th Annual Days of Kindness

4th Annual Days of Kindness

February 26, 2016

The Office of Community Engagement at EWU hosted the 4th Annual Days of Kindness in remembrance of the 26 lives lost in the Sandy Hook Elementary School...

Study Abroad  Resource Center helps students

Study Abroad Resource Center helps students

February 26, 2016

Students looking to study abroad have a world of options, but deciding where to go and how to get there can seem like a difficult task. The first destination...

Track and Field Bozeman preview

By Grace Pohl, Staff Writer

February 26, 2016

Filed under Showcase, Slideshow, Sports, Sports Showcase

The EWU track and field team is heading to Bozeman, Montana, for the Big Sky Indoor Track and Field Championships on Feb. 25-26. This year there are 21 qualifiers, 14 women and seven men, with 26 qualifying marks. Compared to last year, there were 36 qualifiers for the Championships. After her weight throw at the Husky Classic in Seattle, Washington, senior Kaytlyn Coleman...

“Danish Girl” review

By Chris Mudd, Staff Writer

February 26, 2016

Filed under Eagle Life, Showcase, Slideshow

Eddie Redmayne is no stranger to the Academy Awards, having won best actor last year for his astounding performance as Stephen Hawking in "The Theory of Everything," but he proved to be more than just a passing star as he struck gold for the second year in a row in "The Danish Girl." Redmayne plays Einar Wegener, a painter who struggles with her sexuality and gender identity....

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