Cultural student organization celebrates Native American tribes

When the name NASA is heard, space and rockets ships are typically what first comes to mind however, at Eastern, NASA has an entirely different meaning. NASA stands for the Native American Student Association, which is organized and advised by the staff of the American Indian Studies Program, or AISP. “It started here, on thisContinue reading “Cultural student organization celebrates Native American tribes”

Surviving senioritis starts with outside motivation

Senioritis is the crippling “disease” that seems to seep in around this time of year, with the symptoms of excessive laziness and lack of studying. Fortunately, there are ways to avoid senioritis. EWU students weigh in on how they are staying motivated until graduation. “I try to involve myself in other activities outside of schoolContinue reading “Surviving senioritis starts with outside motivation”

Blood drive saves and memorializes lives

Giving blood has the potential to save three lives every time. “[The blood] gets divided into three different components, the platelets, the plasma and the red blood cells. So, one unit could potentially save three lives, depending on the recipients’ needs,” said Row Peters, Inland Northwest Blood Center’s Territory Manager and EWU alumna. The CollegeContinue reading “Blood drive saves and memorializes lives”

Bands battle it out to see who is best

Through the roar of the crowd and the drum roll, five eager bands waited patiently to see if their name would be called as the winner of Battle of the Bands. On Feb. 10, Eagle Entertainment presented the event in Showalter Auditorium. Each band, who must have had one at least one EWU student asContinue reading “Bands battle it out to see who is best”

New clubs hopes to bring harmony to Eastern

In late 2010, “My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic” reached a new demographic of fans who refer to themselves as a “bronies” or “pegasisters.” Eagles of Harmony, a new club on campus, is calling all bronies and pegasisters alike as they try to uphold and promote the values outlined in “My Little Pony.” These valuesContinue reading “New clubs hopes to bring harmony to Eastern”

Comedian pokes fun at bread and cake

Comedian Mike E. Winfield has been seen on shows like “Comics Without Borders,” on Showtime, and “Late Show with David Letterman,” and recently students were able to enjoy his show at Eastern. Winfield performed his comedic act in the PUB on Feb. 5 and was sponsored by Eagle Entertainment. To break the ice, Winfield beganContinue reading “Comedian pokes fun at bread and cake”

Spokane MLK center reaches out to Eastern

Years after the passing of Martin Luther King Jr., his legacy lives on to encourage students to strive for a higher education. The Martin Luther King Jr. Family Outreach Center, located in Spokane is dedicating to improve the quality of life for children and families in the area. “We provide a variety of social andContinue reading “Spokane MLK center reaches out to Eastern”

‘Work it!’ career conference prepares students for workforce

In May 2013, a study from the Georgetown University Center on Education found that 7.9 percent of college graduates are unemployed. On Feb. 7, the sixth annual Work It! career conference will be held. The goal of this conference is to combat this statistic. The event will take place from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.Continue reading “‘Work it!’ career conference prepares students for workforce”

Community marches on Main Street

Fifty years after Martin Luther King Jr. gave his “I Have a Dream” speech, students gathered in downtown Spokane to celebrate him and answer the question, “What are you doing for others?” On Jan. 20, about 100 Eastern students joined thousands of community and civic group members who took part in the annual Martin LutherContinue reading “Community marches on Main Street”

A ‘Glee’-ful visitor speaks at Eastern

Lauren Potter may seem different, but she is just another 23-year-old with dreams and aspirations, which came true when she received the call of a lifetime four years ago. Potter, who has Down syndrome, plays sprightly and vivacious Becky Johnson from the TV show “Glee.” Eagle Entertainment hosted Potter to speak to students about bullyingContinue reading “A ‘Glee’-ful visitor speaks at Eastern”

EagleAXIS provides employment opportunities

The hustle and bustle of the holiday season is gone, but it does not mean your money has to completely disappear as well. With the New Year just beginning, students are hunting for new jobs. Luckily, there are opportunities on and off campus for both work-study and non work-study students. All on-campus jobs are postedContinue reading “EagleAXIS provides employment opportunities”

Couples attempt to go the distance

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, many students that are in a long-distance relationship feel the void of being away from their significant other. Distance makes the heart grow fonder, yet does that hold true with college students? A recent study says yes. According to a study by Crystal Jiang with the Journal ofContinue reading “Couples attempt to go the distance”