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Renovated bookstore will include new perks… and waffles

Renovated bookstore will include new perks… and waffles

By Dylan Harris, Copy Editor

October 14, 2018


Filed under Carousel, News

The PUB will soon be the home of a rebranded bookstore following its grand reopening. The bookstore is changing its name from University Bookstore to Eagle Store. Although the PUB is expected to open in just over two weeks, Eagle Store likely will not be in its new location until mid-November, accor...

AP and EWU continue election day partnership

AP and EWU continue election day partnership

By Sam Jackson, Reporter

October 14, 2018


Filed under News

The Associated Press is partnering with EWU by hiring up to 300 students to work the AP Western Region Election Center for the Nov. 6 general elections.  Since the 2000 general elections, the AP and EWU have come together for this project every two years. Selected students will be paid $12.50 an hour for t...

Career services puts students on track

Career services puts students on track

By Jazmine Reed, Reporter

October 14, 2018


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Students may or may not already be informed about Career Services, but regardless, the resources that are provided can be useful, even as a refresher of information. EWU Career Services offers assistance in areas such as career planning, internships, professional development and career service courses. ...

Mullinix Fire contained near Cheney

Mullinix Fire contained near Cheney

By Sam Jackson, Reporter

October 6, 2018


Filed under Carousel, News, Uncategorized

Some locals of Cheney pondered their next move as smoke dispersed over their homes during a windy evening on Tuesday, Oct. 2. The  smoke was caused by a wildfire called the Mullinix Fire. It burned 27.8 acres of land and was started by a transient campfire near the train tracks. The fire has ye...

FBI internships available for EWU students

FBI internships available for EWU students

By Amanda Haworth, Chief Copy Editor

October 6, 2018


Filed under Carousel, News

Special Agent Christine Hughey, a recruiter from the Seattle Division of the FBI, came to Showalter Hall Thursday to inform students of internship programs available to students of most majors. Hughey shared information about the Collegiate Hiring Initiative. There are many FBI internships available to ...

Police Beat

Police Beat

By Kaitlyn Engen, News Editor

October 4, 2018


Filed under News, Police Beat

Stolen Money Dressler Hall Sept. 26 A Japanese foreign exchange student on the seventh floor of Dressler Hall reported to police stolen money at 9 a.m. The student said that it was the third time this had occurred. Officers contacted the roommate of the student, who was then arrested.     ...

Update on administration changes

Update on administration changes

By Kaitlyn Engen, News Editor

October 4, 2018


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Angela Jones – Vice President for Student Affairs   Jens Larson – Interim Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management   Lisa Poplawski – Senior Associate Vice President for Advancement   Lance Kissler – Associate Vice President of Strategic Communications an...

ASEWU justice Teddy Mead steps down

ASEWU justice Teddy Mead steps down

By Eric McCormick, Reporter

October 4, 2018


Filed under Carousel, News

Teddy Mead, former member of the ASEWU Superior Court, has decided to step down as of Sept. 21 in order to pursue an internship that benefits his major. Since entering the court in September 2017, Mead has made some considerable impacts upon the university, one of his his major accomplishments bein...

New Director of Diversity position filled by Kim Davis

New Director of Diversity position filled by Kim Davis

By Kaitlyn Engen, News Editor

October 4, 2018


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At 20 years old, Kim Davis’ grandmother immigrated to the United States from Mexico with only a ninth grade education and no English. To this day, Davis carries her grandmother’s story—a legacy of hardship and perseverance—by opening pathways for EWU students to create their own. Davis’ new...

EWU police promote campus safety through events

By Sam Jackson, Reporter

October 4, 2018


Filed under News

The EWU Police Department will offer programs and events to create awareness about crime prevention and safety throughout the year. Lorraine Hill has served as sergeant for 16 out of the 25 years she has been with the department. Hill believes that committing to community outreach is about keeping e...

EWU summer enrollment rates higher than ever

By Michael Brock, Editor in Chief

September 30, 2018


Filed under News

This summer, more students than in previous years decided to hit the books, rather than soaking up the sunshine. The most recent Summer Session at EWU saw a remarkable uptick in enrollment — 6,208 students compared to 5,676 in 2017 — a 9.4 percent increase. The rise in student interest over ...

ASEWU President Dante Tyler settles into new role

ASEWU President Dante Tyler settles into new role

By Jeremy Burnham, Managing Editor

September 30, 2018


Filed under Carousel, News

With the first two weeks of school finished, many students are settling into their new classes. One such student is senior Dante Tyler. However, new classes aren’t the only thing Tyler is adjusting to. He is also entering his final year as a thrower on the EWU track and field team and is starting ...

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