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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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...

Warmer weather brings hotter tempers to EWU

Warmer weather brings hotter tempers to EWU

By Josh Fletcher, News Editor

May 3, 2018


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Around this time of year when the weather starts to warm up, EWU has more events outside. One infamous character is a preacher known for his strong stances and shouting at students. “I don’t know what he is trying to do other than yell at college students,” Mydranda Schee, a junior from the Pr...

Police Beat

Police Beat

By Josh Fletcher, News Editor

April 25, 2018


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Suspicious Circumstance/Voyeurism, April 17 EWU PD has caught a man, who for the past year, has been spying on men and following them into the men’s bathroom. Police said he would put paper over the sensors so the toilets wouldn’t flush, and one person caught him peeking under the stall while he w...

Life and influence of former EWU professor commemorated

Life and influence of former EWU professor commemorated

By Kaitlyn Engen, Reporter

April 25, 2018


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Former EWU professor and author Patrick McManus died on April 11 at the age of 84. “He was the Mark Twain of the Northwest,” said Dr. William Stimson, a journalism professor at EWU and a lifelong friend of McManus. Renowned for his works, influence and personality, McManus will be remembered by th...

EWU breaks the silence of sexual assault

By Kaitlyn Engen, Reporter

April 25, 2018


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EWU Health, Wellness & Prevention Services and the Scary Feminists Club have joined forces to host Sexual Assault Action Week– April 23-27– headed by Health Education coordinator Lindsey Fulton. A survey conducted by EWU Health, Wellness & Prevention found that 1 in 10 students have exp...

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