Stories tagged: Eastern Washington University
Sat., Jan. 19, 2019
The success of EWU’s football program turns a spotlight on our academic excellence. And, by bringing national attention to our university, athletic success actually adds value to our academic degrees.
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 12, 2019, 4:54 p.m.
In celebration of Eastern Washington University’s most successful football season since 2010, fans cheered and congratulated players at a rally in the atrium of River Park Square Saturday.
Wed., Jan. 9, 2019
Development at the south landing of Spokane’s University District Gateway Bridge on East Sprague Avenue continues, with the announcement Tuesday of a partner building to Avista’s Catalyst building.
Fri., Jan. 4, 2019
On Saturday at 11 a.m., in Frisco, Texas, the Eastern Washington Eagles will play the North Dakota State Bison for the NCAA Division I (Football Championship Subdivision – FCS) title.
Sat., Dec. 22, 2018
The University District Gateway Bridge opened last week, which was quickly followed by the city issuing building permits to Avista Corp. at the bridge’s south landing. The permits signal the …
Sun., Dec. 2, 2018
Eastern Washington University celebrated homecoming this year by inviting back to campus the alumni who graduated 50 years ago. More than 100 members of the class of 1968 attended our …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 27, 2018, 12:54 p.m.
Now in its seventh year, Giving Tuesday is a national response to the post-Thanksgiving commercial spending holidays that urges donors to consider charitable gifts. This year, several Spokane nonprofits will …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 16, 2018, 9:01 p.m.
The way schools handle sexual misconduct allegations could be changing if a Title IX rule proposal –which the office of U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos released today – is …
Thu., Nov. 8, 2018
Eastern Washington University has spent nearly $1 million this year to mitigate air contamination in its John F. Kennedy Library.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 6, 2018, 6:54 p.m.
It appears the 4-year-old mystery of the missing football raffle money from Eastern Washington University, including the investigation that led to felony theft charges against an associate athletic director, has …
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 4, 2018, 5:52 p.m.
The first time Hashim Akeel saw Cheney, he was struck by how small it was. It was 2015 and Akeel, from Saudi Arabia, drove over from the west side to …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 31, 2018, 3:59 p.m.
USA Curling’s top event, the men’s and women’s national championships, is set to take place in the Spokane area in 2020.
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 27, 2018, 3:39 p.m.
3 people shot outside Cheney Zip’s Drive-In; police say incident may have been connected to massive early morning fight
Three people have been hospitalized after an early morning shooting at Zip’s Drive-In in Cheney Saturday.
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 26, 2018, 7:26 p.m.
Eastern Washington University’s new Pence Union Building is the culmination of two years of construction and $47 million.
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 17, 2018, 10:35 p.m.
Pullman police arrested a 19-year-old Cheney man Monday for allegedly starting several fires on Washington State University’s Greek Row.
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 15, 2018, 9:58 p.m.
Some fans must choose between family, team ties as Washington State Cougars host Eastern Washington Eagles
With a proximity of only 80 miles between the two schools, the sellout crowd of nearly 33,000 at the Washington State-Eastern Washington football game had dozens of fans whose families …
Wed., Sept. 12, 2018
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 …
Tue., Aug. 28, 2018, 7:32 p.m.
Sara Mader used her software background to start selling products from a fifth-generation family farm on Amazon Grocery and Gourmet. During a Tuesday workshop, Mader talked about how online sales …
Fri., Aug. 10, 2018, 5 a.m.
Lynn Hickey working to both chip away Eastern Washington athletic department’s debt and elevate its status
In USA Today’s annual fiscal report of NCAA Division I schools published last month, EWU ranked ranked 175th out of 230 for the 2016-2017 year. The department had $14,797,340 in …
Thu., Aug. 9, 2018
The official groundbreaking ceremony for Avista’s five story, 150,000-square-foot “Catalyst” building took place Wednesday morning, with declarations that the project will be the “envy of the nation” and the “smartest …
Fri., July 27, 2018
World War II veteran Orville Rogers was sidelined Thursday in an attempt to set the world record for the fastest 800-meter race by a man over the age of 100. …
UPDATED: Tue., July 17, 2018, 1:52 p.m.
Twenty-two women pursuing bachelor’s degrees in Eastern Washington are gathered in Spokane for a six-day nonpartisan leadership conference aimed at addressing the underrepresentation of women in American politics.
Wed., June 27, 2018, 5:30 a.m.
Spokane City Council dedicates $430,000 in public dollars to Catalyst building in University District
The money, taken from a pool of $2 million established several years ago to promote large-scale economic development in town, will go toward building streets and installing a waterline to …
UPDATED: Sat., June 16, 2018, 7:11 p.m.
Five years ago, Sir Washington somehow made it through high school, despite every obstacle life placed in his way. Two years later, he overcame injury and was on the court …
UPDATED: Fri., June 15, 2018, 4:43 p.m.
Drake assistant coach Leslie Flores-Cloud has been hired as Eastern Washington University’s volleyball coach, the school announced. Flores-Cloud takes over a program rocked by the firing of former coach Michael …
UPDATED: Mon., June 11, 2018, 10:05 p.m.
Two foreign relations experts discuss the U.S.-North Korea Summit.
UPDATED: Wed., May 23, 2018, 3:19 p.m.
With women’s basketball and women’s tennis leading the way, Eastern Washington has earned high grades from the NCAA.
UPDATED: Wed., May 23, 2018, 4:34 p.m.
This concerts marks the second worldwide performance of the piece, which was transcribed by Klaus Wagenleiter.
Thu., May 10, 2018, 8 a.m.
Eastern Washington University has opened six small food pantries scattered across its Cheney campus to help students who do not have enough to eat.
UPDATED: Thu., May 3, 2018, 9:37 p.m.
Reports of an individual with a gun prompted the Eastern Washington University Police Department to briefly initiate a lockdown and issue a shelter in place alert Thursday afternoon.