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Police Beat

Police Beat

By Josh Fletcher, News Editor

May 16, 2018


Filed under News, Police Beat

Theft, May 7 On Tuesday a female student returned a computer she rented to the library. Afterwards, she remembered she left her bracelet and ring in the bag. Her bracelet was returned to her but she is still missing the ring. EWU PD asks if you know anything to contact them so the ring can be returned t...

Applications open for Washington State Legislative Intern Program

By Jeremy Burnham, Copy Editor

May 16, 2018


Filed under News

The Washington State Legislative Intern Program is now accepting applications for its winter 2019 program in Olympia. The internship is full time and paid. EWU also offers a full quarter worth of credit to students who take part. EWU senior Mayra Hernandez, a political science major, participat...

Eagle’s Nest Pitch Competition finds it’s winner

Eagle’s Nest Pitch Competition finds it’s winner

By Dylan Harris, Contributor

May 16, 2018


Filed under Carousel, News

The second annual Eagle’s Nest Pitch Competition announced its champion Friday night at the Showalter Auditorium. Healthcare Communication Innovations, a team made up of Ryan Douse, Brendon Winston and Jessica Ochoa, placed first in the “Shark Tank” style event and won the grand prize of $2,500. ...

ASEWU elections attract over 1,000 voters

By Jeremy Burnham, Copy Editor

May 16, 2018


Filed under News

One-thousand-thirty EWU students took to the polls on May 8 to vote in the 2018 ASEWU elections. Among other issues, voters elected Dante Tyler as ASEWU President, voted to approve a change to the constitution that allows ASEWU to move elections to a time when semester students are still on campus an...

Gender inclusive housing expanding at EWU

Gender inclusive housing expanding at EWU

By Erica Bullock, Contributor

May 16, 2018


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At EWU, gender inclusive housing options have been available in Brewster Hall since 2013. In the fall quarter of 2018, EWU will offer another housing option on the 10th floor in Dressler Hall. The plans for a gender inclusive floor in Dressler were a result of about a year of meeting and planning with...

Disc golf course coming to Cheney

Disc golf course coming to Cheney

By Dylan Harris, Contributor

May 11, 2018


Filed under News

Cheney Parks and Recreation will soon be bringing a nine-hole disc golf course to the city of Cheney. The course will be located at Hagelin Park, within walking distance of the EWU campus.    “The plan is to have it up by late spring [or] early summer,” Kim Best, recreation manager of Cheney Pa...

EWU seeks to expand relationship with Japanese university

EWU seeks to expand relationship with Japanese university

By Dylan Harris, Contributor

May 11, 2018


Filed under News

Two faculty members from EWU’s College of Business and Public Administration are making an impact on students both at home and abroad.  Dr. Atsushi Inoue and Dave Gorton have created what they hope to be an ongoing relationship with students and faculty from Mie University, which is located in Tsu, Japan....

Panel attempts to rid the stigma of mental health

By Tania Nunez, Contributor

May 11, 2018


Filed under News

Students and faculty came together to discuss mental health at a panel held in the JFK Library May 3. The panel sought to reduce the stigma surrounding mental health and to create an open forum in which students could ask the panelists questions regarding mental health. “I think [mental health] ...

‘Shark Tank’ style investors come to campus for next big thing

By Dylan Harris, Contributor

May 11, 2018


Filed under News

Some of EWU’s brightest aspiring entrepreneurs will be gathering in the Showalter Auditorium on May 10 to compete in the final round of the Eagle’s Nest Business Pitch Competition. The event, put on by the EWU Center for Entrepreneurship, allows students with great business ideas the opportunity ...

Eagles win Bloomsday Corporate Cup for 22nd consecutive year

Eagles win Bloomsday Corporate Cup for 22nd consecutive year

By Kelsey Magnuson, Contributor

May 11, 2018


Filed under Carousel, News

In its 42nd year, Bloomsday continues to be a tradition that draws participants from all over the world to run the 12 kilometer course. The 41,699 “Bloomies” who signed up this year experienced clear, sunny skies and temperatures in the 70s on Sunday. “It was fun with all the people, the cheer...

Sitting down with ASEWU candidates

Sitting down with ASEWU candidates

By The Easterner Staff

May 4, 2018


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The 2018 ASEWU general election takes place on May 8th, as the EWU student body elects a new executive branch and student council. The Easterner sat down with the presidential and vice presidential candidates ahead of Tuesday's election, as they discuss why they're running and what changes they hope...

“Sluts” walk on EWU campus for sexual assault awareness

“Sluts” walk on EWU campus for sexual assault awareness

By Kaitlyn Engen, Reporter

May 3, 2018


Filed under Carousel, News

Over 100 students protested victim-blaming and slut-shaming April 27 for EWU’s second annual Slut Walk. The transnational Slut Walk movement originally started in Toronto in 2011 during a protest against gender-based violence. As the students marched, one police officer commented that if women wa...

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