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Eastern excited about Big Sky’s additional teams

Eastern Washington University’s officials reacted favorably to Tuesday’s announcement that the University of California-Davis and Cal Poly have accepted invitations to join the Big Sky Conference as affiliate members in …

EWU gets next shot at a D-II

Montana, Montana State, Northern Colorado and Northern Arizona, the four Big Sky Conference teams that opened their college football seasons against Division II schools last week, outscored their opponents 234-12. …

Nevada downs EWU despite Eagle’s effort

RENO, Nev. – Coach Beau Baldwin found out a lot about his Eastern Washington University football team Thursday night. Some things – like Taiwan Jones being a budding superstar – …

Transitioning Wolf Pack hard to read as EWU prepares for opener

RENO, Nev. – Listening to Eastern Washington University’s football coaches, it becomes difficult to determine what concerns them most about tonight’s season opener against the University of Nevada – what …

EWU players, coaches thrilled about new field

Taiwan Jones felt faster, which has to be a bit unsettling for Eastern Washington University’s Big Sky Conference football foes. Bo Levi Mitchell simply felt better about everything football, in …

EWU needs backup at strong safety

Safety first. It’s not only a good rule to live by, but in this instance, it also defines the priority list of Eastern Washington University’s football team.

Reid garden intended to keep memory of EWU lab school alive

The memory of the lab school on the Eastern Washington University campus in Cheney will live on in a new garden. The Robert Reid Elementary Lab School didn’t only teach …

Eagles have few questions left to answer

With first-year Southern Methodist transfer Bo Levi Mitchell having won the starting quarterback job over six other candidates this spring, Eastern Washington University opened fall football practice on Monday without …

Marketing EWU’s red turf could be a bloody mess

Just me and the guy on the next barstool, finding something to complain about other than a pint going for 4 bucks: Me: Worst. Contest. Ever.

In brief: EWU begins collecting food donations for kids

CHENEY – Eastern Washington University will begin its third annual Community Food Drive Monday. The drive will run through Aug. 23. Teams from various university departments will compete for prizes …

More students turn to Internet as institutions boost offerings

Full-time work and a family prevented Thom Hecker from going back to college. But when the 41-year-old Spokane resident found out he could obtain a business management degree by taking …

New Spokane Valley apartments designed to retain rural elements

The Wolff Company wants its Pine Springs Farm project, about 10 minutes south of Interstate 90 along Highway 27, to feel more rural than your average suburban housing development. It’s …

EWU announces spring honor roll

The following Eastern Washington University students were named to the spring quarter honor roll for the 2009-’10 academic year. The students are listed by their hometowns. Spokane: Joshua Aarnes, Keyana …

Chronic sex offender pleads guilty again

Steven J. Snedden does most of his work in college libraries. Unfortunately, none of his efforts can be characterized as research. The 47-year-old registered sex offender, whose exploits have helped …

Red-letter day for EWU

Eastern Washington University’s Red Turf project formally begins with “turf-breaking.”

Governor urges entrepreneurial spirit to EWU grads

Eastern Washington University’s undergraduate commencement ceremony Friday celebrated a lot of firsts. More than half of Eastern’s freshmen are the first in their family to go to college. Keynote speaker …

Textbook burglaries plague EWU

Eastern Washington University’s bookstore on the Riverpoint campus in Spokane has been burglarized five times in the past month, most recently Tuesday.

Burglars hit Riverpoint bookstore fifth time in month

Eastern Washington University’s bookstore on the Riverpoint campus in Spokane has been hit by burglars taking text books five times in the past month, most recently Tuesday.

EWU’s provost stepping down

Eastern Washington University’s provost has resigned amid conflict with college faculty and just three days before the faculty senate was to hold a no-confidence vote on his leadership, school officials …

EWU provost resigns amid conflict with faculty

Eastern Washington University’s provost has resigned amid conflict with college faculty and just three days before the faculty senate was to hold a no-confidence vote on his leadership, school officials …

Names can carry big price

Roos Field? Really? Well, OK.

EWU supports legal residency act

The Eastern Washington University board of trustees voted unanimously Thursday to encourage members of the Washington state congressional delegation to support legislation that would provide legal residency to students who …

Robber gets life after third strike

Thomas A. Butler’s home-invasion robbery last year didn’t just earn him two bullets to his belly – it earned him a permanent spot in prison.

Volleyball tournament a big draw

Spokane sports fan had a tough choice this weekend: spike or dunk. In addition to the much-touted NCAA men’s basketball tournament, Spokane played host to the Pacific Northwest Qualifier, a …

Stuckey OK after collapsing on bench

CLEVELAND — Detroit’s Rodney Stuckey was conscious and breathing on his own as he was taken to a hospital after collapsing on the Pistons’ bench during a game Friday night.

Researchers track Roosevelt’s kokanee, sturgeon and walleyes

Anglers aren’t the only people stalking fish in Lake Roosevelt. Researchers have several projects under way in the 130-mile-long reservoir using radio telemetry to plot movements of kokanee, walleye and …

National spotlight on Eastern

The initial hype has subsided, but Eastern Washington University’s decision to replace the natural grass in Woodward Field with a red synthetic playing surface continues to stir interest and conversations …

EWU merges colleges to meet budget

Eastern Washington University expects to save about $500,000 a year by merging four academic colleges starting this summer. The decision to merge the College of Arts and Letters with the …

EWU breach could affect 130,000 students, grads

Eastern Washington University officials are notifying students from as far back as 1987 that computer records containing information about them, including Social Security numbers, have been breached.

Building the future

At first glance, the competition under way inside Eastern Washington University’s computer science building Saturday looked and sounded like a fierce athletic contest.