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EWU athletic department budget in middle of the pack compared to other Big Sky schools

EWU athletic department budget in middle of the pack compared to other Big Sky schools

May 16, 2016

Collegiate sports today have become a multi-billion dollar industry, and many university athletic departments across America struggle to keep under their...

Big Sky track championship preview

By Grace Pohl, Staff Writer

May 16, 2016

Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

The EWU track and field team has 32 qualifiers going into the Big Sky Championships on May 11-14 in Greeley, Colorado. Last year, EWU hosted the championships at Roos Field with both women and men finishing fifth overall. The front-runners for EWU’s women’s track team are seniors Kaytlyn Coleman and Katie Mahoney. With their record-breaking season, they are set out to...

“These Shining Lives” cast strikes emotion with their performances

“These Shining Lives” cast strikes emotion with their performances

May 16, 2016

As the audience filled with tears, the lights went up and the “These Shining Lives” production came to a close. The cast illustrated the joy and tragedy...

Mayhem Step and Stroll unites performances

Mayhem Step and Stroll unites performances

May 13, 2016

Mayhem Step and Stroll Show is back for its second year, bringing the competition with five organizations performing that are motivated to take home the...

Greek week switches up teams to promote chapter interaction

By Collette Janae-Buck, Contributing Writer

May 13, 2016

Filed under Eagle Life, Showcase

Comprised of team events ranging from football and synchronized swimming to a relay-for-life charity event, the EWU Greek community’s annual Greek Week celebration kicks off today with an opening ceremony outside Showalter Hall. Originally, Greek Week was held as a friendly competition between chapter houses, the ending ceremony resulting in one overall women’s chapter...

Veterans Career Workshop prepares for civilian employment

By Devante Gaillard, Contributing Writer

May 13, 2016

Filed under News, Showcase

EWU Career Services and the Veterans Resource Center will hold a workshop today to help veterans apply their past military experiences for civilian employment. The Veterans Career Workshop will be held in Patterson Hall 240 from 2:30-4 p.m. and will be open to all. “A lot of our students that are veterans had great military experiences,” Director of the Veterans Resource...

‘Be mindful not fearful’

‘Be mindful not fearful’

May 12, 2016

Hearing a sound resembling gunfire to find out it is merely a car backfiring is quite a relief. However, it raises the question: What if it had been a...

EWU students collect Gatorade bottles

EWU students collect Gatorade bottles

May 12, 2016

College students are experts at finding interesting and sometimes crazy pastimes to keep their sanity during school. They join school clubs, hang out with...

EWU soars into Diversity and Inclusion Week

EWU soars into Diversity and Inclusion Week

May 12, 2016

Life-changing experiences and cultural celebrations are underway at EWU’s fifth consecutive Diversity and Inclusion Week, and EWU is setting out to represent...

Big Changes in Local Cannabis Market

Big Changes in Local Cannabis Market

May 11, 2016

Cheney’s cannabis store, 3 Green Thumbs, is transitioning toward recreational marijuana dispensing from its restricted medicinal dispensing. For EWU...

EWU professor rocks at more than just being a teacher in the geology program

EWU professor rocks at more than just being a teacher in the geology program

May 11, 2016

To some students, EWU professor Nigel Davies plays a vital role in the geology department both as a mentor and a teacher. “He makes geology interesting...

AAPI month ‘May’ just bring people together

By Colette-Janae Buck, Contributing Writer

May 11, 2016

Filed under Eagle Life

From the struggle-filled experiences of Chinese immigrants to the showcasing of traditional Hawaiian celebratory dances, EWU’s first-ever Asian-American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) heritage month celebration highlights the contributions made and the obstacles faced by AAPI persons in the United States. Originally proclaimed only as a heritage week in 1978 by President...

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