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Eagle Entertainment hosts inaugural music festival, Swoopalooza

Eagle Entertainment hosts inaugural music festival, Swoopalooza

June 6, 2018

EWU held its first music festival, Swoopalooza, on The Inferno Friday, June 1 from noon-4 p.m. Breaking from the traditional spring concert, Swoopalooza fea...

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 and approved an addition of an ASEWU dissolution clause to the constitution. ...

Decisions are made by those who show up

Decisions are made by those who show up

May 3, 2018

With some seven weeks remaining in the spring quarter, attention around campus has begun turning to next school year, including the upcoming ASEWU general elec...

ASEWU special election falls short of voter turnout requirement

By Brandon Cline, Editor in Chief

February 8, 2018

Filed under News

For the second consecutive year, an ASEWU special election did not meet the voter turnout threshold needed to enact changes to the ASEWU Constitution. Of the 10,566 EWU students who are eligible to vote, just 304 (2.88 percent) students voted in the special election. All three measures easily cleared the two-thirds majority needed to pass, but the 2.88 percent voter tur...

ASEWU special election measure aims at clearing gambling license hurdle

By Brandon Cline, Editor in Chief

January 24, 2018

Filed under News

For the second consecutive year, ASEWU is holding a special election on three different measures that would alter the body’s constitution, one of which could provide benefits for clubs and organizations on campus. This year’s special election takes place on Jan. 30, with the three measures appearing on this year’s ballot having also been on last year’s. Despite eac...

Democracy Dies a Low Turnout Death

Democracy Dies a Low Turnout Death

May 11, 2017

Congratulations are in order for the individuals selected to make up the 2017-2018 ASEWU. Congratulations are also in order for the just-as-exclusive group...

Meet the Candidates

Meet the Candidates

May 9, 2017

President   Gaige Basich As a first-generation college student, ASEWU presidential candidate Gaige Basich did not know what to expect out of college. He ended up joining ASEWU as a s...

Be a Window Not a Wall

May 4, 2017

When someone adopts a position of power, such as a government position, they also need to adopt a policy of transparency and communication. This hel...

Gallery: ASEWU Primary Election Candidates Take to the Campus Mall

Gallery: ASEWU Primary Election Candidates Take to the Campus Mall

April 20, 2017

  It's election time for ASEWU. Candidates for the upcoming primary elections were out at the Campus Mall on Wednesday, speaking to students and...

ASEWU Candidates Begin Their Campaigns

ASEWU Candidates Begin Their Campaigns

April 20, 2017

ASEWU candidates took to the campus mall on Wednesday to give insight on campaign goals and improvements for EWU. Topics ranged from student involvement...

EWU Science Building Bill Awaits Approval

EWU Science Building Bill Awaits Approval

April 13, 2017

The plan to add a new science building to EWU’s Cheney campus is beginning to come together, as EWU’s proposed bill for funding has passed through ...

ASEWU Election Season is Here

By Kyle Fredricks, Staff Reporter

April 13, 2017

Filed under News

ASEWU is beginning the election process and is now accepting applications for every ASEWU committee position. Raul Sanchez, director of elections for ASEWU, said that all 12 positions are open for election. These positions are: president, vice president, finance vice president, academic affairs, athletic affairs, diversity outreach, graduate affairs, legislative affairs, st...

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