The Easterner

Spokane Symphony strikes

Spokane Symphony strikes

November 13, 2012


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EWU instructors and professors affected by work stoppage By Jane Martin The windows of the Fox Theater were dark and musicians stood on the sidewalks outside, some with their instruments, waving at passing cars and holding protest signs, striking against symphony management. After months of negotiat...

Shorter, faster graduation application to make debut

Shorter, faster graduation application to make debut

November 8, 2012


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The undergraduate graduating class of June 2013 will be the first to utilize a new, streamlined application system, according to Associate Registrar Debbie Fockler in Records and Registration. The current process involves seniors writing all of their upper-division courses, credits and grades onto the...

Career fair helps students find their paths

Career fair helps students find their paths

By Lorna Hartman, Staff Writer

November 8, 2012


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by Christina Jordan and Lorna Hartman For the Easterner [email protected] Most students know what they do not want for a career—some of them have just not wired down a career that they do want. That is why graduate studies, Eastern Advantage and career services held “Portal to Yo...

‘Rocky Horror Picture Show’ cancelled last minute

‘Rocky Horror Picture Show’ cancelled last minute

November 8, 2012


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Two days before the midnight showing of "Rocky Horror Picture Show," the event was cancelled because of concerns for potential facility damage and insufficient security.The movie was to be shown in the Morrison and Streeter Halls’ Living Learning Communities Lounge and open to all campus students. Duri...

EWU faculty showcased in book release series

EWU faculty showcased in book release series

November 7, 2012


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Faculty in Eastern’s College of Social and Behavioral Sciences and Social Work who have recently published books are being recognized during the CSBSSW Book Release Series. “The McNair Scholar Program wanted to create a space to celebrate Eastern faculty’s hard work and dedication to their academic...

The Easterner wins fifth, eighth at convention

The Easterner wins fifth, eighth at convention

By Amy Meyer, Editor-in-Chief

November 7, 2012


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Campus newspaper awarded for print and web edition at national conference in Chicago The Easterner earned two Associated Collegiate Press awards this year in the categories "Best of Show: Four-Year [Colleges] Weekly Broadsheet" and "Best of Show: Website Enrollment." After placing seventh last year in t...

Allies strengthen EWU

Allies strengthen EWU

November 7, 2012


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A student fighting adversity teaches the basics of what ‛ally’ means A person yells out a sexually charged slur and silence follows while tension and hatred grow. There are no allies around to help. Pride Center Coordinator Sandy Williams and Angela Rak help Eastern provide a way to deal with si...

Transfer student cast to play lead role in EWU Theatre’s fall production

Transfer student cast to play lead role in EWU Theatre’s fall production

By Davis Hill, Staff Writer

November 7, 2012


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  “[Theater] is the way I get through every day, and it’s the reason I want to get through every day,” said David Logghe, junior theater major. Logghe has been cast as the lead role, Theo Maske, in the upcoming EWU Theatre production of Steve Martin's comedic farce “The Underp...

GECRs, the Hurdle Before Real College

GECRs, the Hurdle Before Real College

By Davis Hill, Staff Writer

November 7, 2012


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College: a time when you can finally pursue your dreams, hone your skills and focus on your own interests rather than doing what other people think you should do. Your course of study is entirely up to you. But first you must pass your General Education Requirement Classes, or GECRs for sho...

Police Beat: October 31, 2012

Police Beat: October 31, 2012

November 2, 2012


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Oct. 8  12:13 a.m.  Drug Violation  The smell of marijuana was reported on the sixth floor of Pearce Hall. Officers were given consent to search a student’s room but did not make any arrests. The student was referred to the Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities. Oct. 23  1:15 p.m....

Mechanical Engineering Program inspected by accreditation board

Mechanical Engineering Program inspected by accreditation board

November 2, 2012


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Eastern’s mechanical engineering program is one step closer to being fully accredited after a visit from ABET, formerly known as the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology. ABET made an onsite visit from Oct. 14- 16 to assess the mechanical engineering program that was first introduced...

ASEWU: Dining services, projects on table

ASEWU: Dining services, projects on table

November 1, 2012


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ASEWU members met in the PUB’s Fireside Lounge Oct. 24 for their second council meeting of the month. Members went over individual reports of meetings, projects and issues they have been working on. Standing President Becca Harrell discussed a project ASEWU is working on with a Gonzaga student named...

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