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EWU addresses food insecurity with new pantries

EWU addresses food insecurity with new pantries

April 12, 2018

According to a 2016 survey conducted at EWU by the Department of Health and Wellness, more than a third of students at EWU face food insecurity. A ...

Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week

By Daisy Garcia, Staff Writer

December 3, 2015

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The national Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week began Nov. 14 and ended Nov. 21. EWU’s Office of Community Engagement and ASEWU ran different campaigns that emphasized community involvement, addressed stereotypes and encouraged students to learn more about HHAW. The main focus of these campaigns and donations was aimed toward the city of Cheney where the poverty rate...

Graduate Symposium’s authentic

Graduate Symposium’s authentic

April 18, 2015

EWU's Graduate Research and Creative Works Symposium grows

Annual civic conference educates youth

By Katie Dunn, Staff Writer

February 26, 2015

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Students from grades four through 12 participated in EWU’s sixth annual West Valley Civics Conference on Feb. 20. This year’s theme was: What needs to change at my school so that rights and respect are maintained for all? The conference on Friday featured Washington Supreme Court Justice Debra Stephens, ASEWU President Dahir “D.J.” Jigre and EWU professor of government...

Days of Kindness event encourages lasting effects

Days of Kindness event encourages lasting effects

February 4, 2015

Starting Feb. 17, EWU’s Office of Community Engagement (OCE) will host its third annual Days of Kindness event. The event was created in response...

EWU collaborates with local nonprofits for MLK Day of Service

EWU collaborates with local nonprofits for MLK Day of Service

January 23, 2015

A crowd gathered outside the Spokane Convention Center on Jan. 19 preparing for the Unity March in honor of Martin Luther King Jr., the kickoff event for...

Eastern wins national award for impact in community service efforts

Eastern wins national award for impact in community service efforts

November 12, 2014

In the 2010 United States Census, 38.8 percent of Cheney residents were below the poverty level. Eastern’s Office of Community Engagement (OCE), and...

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