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Campus vote shaping up as battleground in race between Cathy McMorris Rodgers and Lisa Brown

Younger votes tend to sway Democratic, but they’re also the demographic less likely to fill out a ballot by Election Day. Can Lisa Brown and her supporters find enough votes …


Colleges and universities should be more visible in Washington classrooms, new foundation president says

James Dorsey, the new leader of an 18-year-old foundation that helps low-income students go to college says higher education should have a bigger presence in Washington’s classrooms.


UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 2, 2018, 3:08 p.m.

Most big public colleges don’t track suicides, AP finds

Most of the largest U.S. public universities do not track suicides among their students, despite making investments in prevention at a time of surging demand for mental health services.


‘Elitists, crybabies and junky degrees’: Education advocates see growing disdain for universities

There is an increasingly vocal campaign to transform higher education in America. Though U.S. universities are envied around the world, some conservatives want to reduce the flow of government cash …


Pledge deaths at U.S. colleges fuel reviews of Greek life

The deaths of at least four fraternity pledges this year have helped fuel a re-examination of Greek life at U.S. colleges, which have long struggled with how to crack down …


UPDATED: Thu., April 13, 2017, 12:02 p.m.

Colleges can get free doses of naloxone for students overdosing on heroin and other opioids

Colleges will be able to get several free doses of a drug that can reverse opioid overdoses, a sign of the widening impact of the deadly epidemic and increased efforts …


Locally: Justin Spurlock, Alex Hollenbeck win Junior Bowlers Tour doubles

Justin Spurlock and Alex Hollenbeck got hot at the right time and rode it to the championship of the Junior Bowlers Tour doubles tournament last Sunday at Lilac Lanes.


Past opinions provide perspective

Looking Back reviews opinions published in The Spokesman-Review during this week in history. Suez Canal, Nov. 16, 1956


College roundup: Kelsey Plum powers Washington past EWU in women’s basketball

Kelsey Plum scored 32 points to go with five rebounds and five assists as Washington routed Eastern Washington 100-52 Friday in nonconference play in Seattle to open the women’s basketball …


Devonta Freeman leads Falcons past Saints in MNF

Devonta Freeman practically wore out the Superdome turf with one long gain after another, Tevin Coleman wouldn’t be denied near the goal line and the host New Orleans Saints hardly …


Tanner Kovacevich hits 60-foot eagle putt as CCS wins men’s golf title

Tanner Kovacevich made a 60-foot eagle putt on the first playoff hole to give Community Colleges of Spokane its third straight Northwest Athletic Conference men’s golf championship on Monday in …


Area athletes dot college conference all-academic teams

Twenty-four area athletes were among the more than 600 grade-point averages of 3.2 or higher named to Big Sky Conference All-Academic teams for fall quarter 2015.


Area roundup: Strong third period lifts Spokane Chiefs past Red Deer

The Spokane Chiefs overcame a 3-0 deficit with five consecutive third-period goals and beat the Red Deer Rebels 5-3 in Western Hockey League preseason action Saturday at the Tri-City Americans …


Second-ranked Florida ends Eastern Washington 4-game streak in volleyball

Ziva Recek had a match-high 15 kills Thursday to lead No. 2 Florida to a 3-1 win over Eastern Washington at the Outriggers Resorts Volleyball Challenge in Honolulu. The Gators …


College roundup: WSU volleyball wins Idaho Classic

Washington State secured the Idaho Classic volleyball title with straight-set wins over Seattle and Idaho Saturday in Moscow, Idaho. The Cougars opened with a 25-12, 25-15, 25-23 win over Seattle. …


Area roundup: Whitworth’s Courtney Fairhart places seventh in discus

Courtney Fairhart entered the Whitworth track and field program as a javelin thrower. She’ll leave it as an All-American performer in the women’s discus. Fairhart finished seventh with a school-record …


Former Idaho women’s coach Divilbiss let go amid allegations at Illinois

While Illinois has hired a law firm to investigate allegations of mistreatment by football coach Tim Beckman, the women’s basketball program is facing similar accusations by former players. As first …


Oregon State athletic director Bob De Carolis announces retirement

Retiring Oregon State athletic director Bob De Carolis has announced that he will step down on June 30. De Carolis released an open letter Monday announcing his decision. “There is …


Area roundup: Lake City knocks out Coeur d’Alene in baseball

Two days after their would-be, state-clinching victory was stripped because of a pitching-rule violation, the Coeur d’Alene baseball team experienced another heartbreaker Thursday with a 10-5 5A Region I loss …


Area roundup: Gonzaga women will host Naismith games

The Gonzaga women’s basketball team, which finished 26-8 and ranked No. 19, has agreed to be a host school in the 2015 Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Challenge, the …


Area roundup: Idaho men capture Big Sky Conference men’s golf tournament

The Idaho Vandals men ruled at the Big Sky Conference golf tournament at Greenhorn Creek Resort in Angels Camp, California, on Wednesday. The Vandals claimed the team title by a …


Area roundup: WSU’s Donika Bashota loses in round of 16 at Pac-12s

California’s Klara Fabikova defeated Washington State’s Donika Bashota 6-3, 6-4 on Thursday in the round of 16 at the Pac-12 Women’s Tennis Singles Championship at Ojai, California. Bashota advanced to …


Area roundup: Gonzaga’s rally falls just short in bottom of ninth

Gonzaga left the potential tying run on second base after a four-run ninth inning Thursday, dropping a 6-5 West Coast Conference baseball game to BYU at Patterson Complex. Tyler Frost’s …


Cougars take multievent titles at Nampa meet

Washington State’s Dino Dodig and Kristine Felix won individual titles Saturday at the Ed Jacoby Invitational and Multis indoor track and field meet in Nampa, Idaho. Dodig claimed the men’s …


Whitworth men notch fourth consecutive victory

Kenny Love scored a season-high 20 points, including a pair of 3-pointers during a 12-2 first-half run, as the Whitworth Pirates extended their winning streak to four with a 67-52 …


Redmon guides EWU rally

Sophomore Jade Redmon recorded her third career double-double Wednesday and the Eastern Washington women’s basketball team used a 28-10 second-half run to defeat Portland 72-65 at Reese Court in Cheney. …


Columnist Norman Chad says Florida State, North Carolina are embarrassments to higher learning

We already know that the new College Football Playoff to crown a national champion is rigged. (I said as much last month – I believe my exact words were, “The …


Eastern’s Kelsey Julian named to All-Big Sky second team

Eastern Washington University senior volleyball player Kelsey Julian received second-team All-Big Sky honors, the conference announced Wednesday. The Kennewick native earned her first all-conference honor after finishing the season with …


Fall signing period: WSU men’s coach Ernie Kent signs versatile quartet

The fashion these days is for college recruits to make the act of choosing a school as showy as possible. Television cameras are called to watch players select a hat …


Vandals women’s golfers win Aggie Invitational

The Idaho women’s golf team, led by co-medalist Kaitlyn Oster, won the New Mexico State Aggie Invitational on Wednesday. The Vandals finished at 14-under-par 850 for the three-round tournament, 10 …