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Police Beat

Police Beat

By Josh Fletcher, News Editor

January 17, 2018


Filed under News, Police Beat

Stalking Jan. 10   Last Wednesday afternoon, a female student called campus police after she felt she was being stalked. She reported that a male kept showing up when she would go to the gym at the REC center and stare at her. This is not the first time this man was on police radar. Poli...

Spokane Transit route changes could affect students

Spokane Transit route changes could affect students

By Erica Halbert, Reporter

January 17, 2018


Filed under News

On Jan. 21, the Spokane Transit Authority will be adding and adjusting a number of Spokane-based bus routes, which may affect travel schedules for commuting EWU students. According to the STA, the majority of these changes are “schedule adjustments to improve reliability.” Both the Spokane 20...

MLK Day marked with service and unity by EWU students and staff

By Katherine Senechal, Reporter

January 17, 2018


Filed under Carousel, News

EWU’s Office of Community Engagement and Office for Diversity and Inclusion started MLK Service Day as a way for students to see Martin Luther King Jr. Day differently. The event, which took place on Monday, Jan. 15, gave the students, faculty and staff at EWU the chance to get out and give back...

Pride center aims to make EWU more welcoming to LGBTQ+ students

Pride center aims to make EWU more welcoming to LGBTQ+ students

By Jeremy Burnham, Reporter

January 17, 2018


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EWU’s Pride Center will be providing “Welcoming Project Ally Training” on Jan. 24 from noon to 1:30 p.m. The training is open and free to everyone in the campus community. The training is provided by the Pride Center Director Dr. Nick Franco. Franco, whose pronouns are they/them, has years of ex...

A nose for crime

A nose for crime

By Josh Fletcher, News Editor

January 17, 2018


Filed under News

If you have not seen the friendly golden lab around campus already, her name is Hilani and she is the campus K-9 facility officer. She joined the EWU Police Department as a comfort animal for victims in need, specifically those who have suffered sexual assault. The handler of the dog is Tiffinni ...

Police Beat

Police Beat

By Josh Fletcher, News Editor

January 13, 2018


Filed under News, Police Beat

Harassment Dec. 31   During a broadcast from Eastern’s KEWU 89.5 FM, an unhappy listener called in to voice their concern with the DJ’s commercials. The caller threatened to kill the DJ over the commercials because it was interfering with his jazz listening. Police were informed of t...

Briefs

By Josh Fletcher, News Editor

January 10, 2018


Filed under News

Water dampens winter break for Eagle Point resident A water pipe break at the Eagle Point apartments left one student very upset after the way she was treated by staff. The female student took to her Facebook page to voice her discontent with the staff after a resident’s water pipes broke abov...

Get ready to rumble

By Jeremy Burnham, Reporter

January 10, 2018


Filed under Carousel, News

Over 100 high school students from the state of Washington came to EWU this past weekend for the start of the FIRST Robotics Competition season. FRC is an international competition created by “For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology,” an organization that helps prepare stude...

Police Beat

Police Beat

By Josh Fletcher, News Editor

November 29, 2017


Filed under News, Police Beat

Weapons Violation November 14   Students of Dressler Hall were alarmed after seeing someone from their dorm post a video of himself waving a gun on Snapchat. Through an investigation by campus police they were able to identify the student and his friend who took the video. The gun ended ...

Riverpoint campus library now open for 24/7 access

Riverpoint campus library now open for 24/7 access

By Josh Fletcher, News Editor

November 29, 2017


Filed under News

Have you ever wanted to go check out a book or find a quiet place to study at two in the morning? Well, the library at the Riverpoint Campus in Spokane is open 24 hours. “We started looking into this a year ago,” said Library Director Jonathan Potter. “There was a lot of positive feedback from...

EagleCard security raises concerns for residence

EagleCard security raises concerns for residence

By Rebecca Pettingill, Contributing Writer

November 29, 2017


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EWU residence halls require key cards for entrance and EWU Police patrol regularly. Recently though, a security concern has been raised. Students who no longer live in student housing may still have easy access to their previous residence. EagleCards are pre-magnetized during the summer for the differen...

EPIC starts bike rental program

EPIC starts bike rental program

By Rebecca Pettingill, Contributor

November 16, 2017


Filed under News

EWU’s new bike shop opened for business this fall. While it is currently serving students, it has been lagging in its progress to be fully functional. The EPIC Bike Shop quietly opened in September, but the grand opening is expected to take place in the spring at a still unannounced date. Located at...

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