Stories tagged: Eastern Washington University
Tue., Jan. 31, 2017, 5:28 a.m.
Under Trump’s travel ban, immigrant students must choose between family and education
Mahdieh Babaiasl met Hamed Mahdioun five years ago while the two were studying mechanical engineering at the University of Tabriz in Iran. Within a year and a half they were …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 25, 2017, 10:09 p.m.
Trump immigration ban brings fear to those with pending applications for residency
The expected ban on people from several counties from entering the United States for a period of time is causing uncertainty and fear among people who have pending immigration applications …
Mon., Jan. 23, 2017, 2:39 p.m.
EWU Gallery of Art space a bucket list spot for installation artist Jenene Nagy
Cheney gallery’s unusual round space will be filled as Jenene Nagy creates the installation called “scablands.”
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 17, 2017, 10:50 p.m.
Former EWU cornerback shot 11 times after dispute in Seattle’s Pioneer Square district
A former Eastern Washington University football player was shot 11 times early Monday after a dispute in Seattle’s Pioneer Square district.
Thu., Jan. 5, 2017, 7:18 p.m.
Robotics teams set to get build information Saturday
Nothing much will get a high school student out of bed before dawn on a Saturday, unless you’re a fan of science and engineering and eager to find out what …
Fri., Dec. 16, 2016, 6:24 p.m.
Survival experts offer advice for EWU Eagles fans headed to Saturday’s game
EWU’s semifinal against the Youngstown Penguins in Cheney is projected to break the school record as the coldest game the Eagles have ever played, at least according to kickoff temperatures.
Sun., Dec. 4, 2016
Protect students from immigration politics
Dreamers are not the criminals Trump says he wants to corral. Rescinding their status would only make America mean again.
Thu., Dec. 1, 2016, 5:30 p.m.
Northwest colleges urge Trump to keep immigration program for students
Hundreds of college presidents, including more than a dozen in Washington and Idaho, are publicly urging President-elect Donald Trump not to eliminate a federal program that protects nearly 750,000 undocumented …
Thu., Nov. 24, 2016, 9:22 p.m.
With no cash on hand, state employee hands panhandler a beer. It cost him his job.
Kelly Clark of Spokane, who had worked for the Archaeological and Historical Services department at Eastern Washington University in Cheney for 16 years, lost his job in early September after …
Tue., Nov. 22, 2016, 6:29 p.m.
EWU trustees trying to calm students’ fears of deportation
Eastern Washington University can’t block federal immigration authorities from conducting raids or deportations, but it will take steps to promote cultural diversity on campus, the board of trustees said during …
Thu., Nov. 17, 2016, 2:52 p.m.
Petition asks EWU to become a sanctuary campus
Eastern Washington University faculty, staff and students are petitioning the school to become a “sanctuary” university following Donald Trump’s presidential victory.
Wed., Nov. 16, 2016, 4:45 p.m.
Sexual assault persists on local college campuses even as schools take steps to fight it
Schools in the Inland Northwest say they’re doing everything they can to prevent sexual misconduct, promote healthy relationships, help victims recover and properly discipline the accused. But victims advocates say …
Tue., Nov. 15, 2016, 6:03 p.m.
EWU unity rally underscores precarious position of undocumented students
Eastern Washington University has about 200 undocumented students; some gathered on Tuesday at a unity rally to talk about their trepidation over their futures.
Thu., Nov. 3, 2016, 9:21 a.m.
Two sexual assaults reported after parties near EWU
Two women reported they were sexually assaulted at parties near the Eastern Washington University campus over the weekend.
Tue., Oct. 25, 2016, 4:57 p.m.
EWU student wakes from coma after beating
The Eastern Washington University student who was brutally beaten by three men Oct. 8 has woken from a medically induced coma, but he faces a long road to recovery, his …
Sat., Oct. 15, 2016, 2:39 p.m.
Second arrest made in brutal beating of EWU student
At a Saturday track meet in Lewiston, Idaho, the runners from Eastern Washington University wore the letter “D” on their jerseys to honor one their brightest stars.
Thu., Oct. 13, 2016, 5:32 p.m.
EWU receives NSF teaching grant for STEM training
Eastern Washington University received a National Science Foundation grant to fund improvements to their STEM teacher-training programs, Tuesday.
Fri., July 15, 2016, 4:29 p.m.
EWU students unharmed in Bastille Day violence in France
Many of the 15 Eastern Washington University students studying in Nice, France, attended the Bastille Day celebration that turned bloody Thursday, but all are unharmed.
Wed., June 22, 2016
EWU, Riverpoint Academy turns heads with rocket launch
After a year of designing and testing, the rocket from Eastern Washington University’s Rocketry Club and Riverpoint Academy didn’t perform as planned, but that didn’t stop them from turning heads …
Mon., June 20, 2016
New Spokane clinic called ‘the future of community health’
A group of health care providers has completed a major step toward fixing the region’s doctor shortage with the construction of a $16.2 million health clinic on the Spokane campus …
Wed., June 15, 2016, 4:14 p.m.
Gov. Inslee appoints McMillan as EWU student representative
Gov. Jay Inslee appointed Ariel McMillan as the student representative to the Eastern Washington University board of trustees.
Sun., June 5, 2016
Doug Clark: EWU’s engineering showcase humbling for slacker like me
“Five, four, three, two…” This was the moment, the closest I’ll ever come to calling myself a rocket scientist.
Sat., May 21, 2016, 6:03 p.m.
Locally: EWU celebrates 20th anniversary of state track championships
The 2016 edition of the WIAA 1B, 2B and 1A track and field championships at Eastern Washington University Thursday-Saturday will mark the 20th anniversary of the meet in Cheney.
Fri., May 6, 2016, 2:59 p.m.
Watch: EWU official grants mother’s day wish on “The View” Friday
Eastern Washington University was a star of “The View” talk show Friday, when an official with the university foundation surprised a teenager with a full scholarship to the Cheney school.
Thu., April 28, 2016, 10:54 a.m.
Idaho Vandals dropping to FCS, joining Big Sky in 2018 season
Idaho will drop to the Football Championship Subdivision beginning in 2018 and intends to join the Big Sky Conference.
Tue., April 26, 2016, 2:34 p.m.
EWU multicultural center plan upsets some minority students
A proposed renovation of Eastern Washington University’s Pence Union Building has drawn criticism from a coalition of clubs and groups who claim the planned multicultural center is too small.
Fri., April 22, 2016, 4:45 p.m.
EWU installs electric vehicle charging stations
EWU unveiled its new Level 2 vehicle charging stations on Friday, Earth Day
Fri., April 8, 2016, 5:19 p.m.
EWU bookstore staff threatened
Eastern Washington University police arrested a man Thursday who reportedly threatened to burn down the EWU bookstore.
Thu., April 7, 2016, 7 p.m.
Ready, set, Get Lit!
For seven days, Spokane is literature central. Get Lit returns with Garth Stein, Paul Harding, Cornelius Eady, Diane Cook and a host of local talent.
Wed., April 6, 2016, 4:44 p.m.
EWU student arrested for Snapchat video shooting threat
An Eastern Washington University student was arrested Tuesday after other students reported seeing her in a Snapchat video posing with a handgun and talking about “shooting everyone up.”