Stories tagged: Eastern Washington University
Sun., March 6, 2016, 4 a.m.
Spokane Valley, Cheney residents want to silence train whistles
Some local residents are pushing for railroad quiet zones in Spokane Valley and Cheney. The horn-free zones can be established if communities are willing to install extra safety measures at …
Wed., March 2, 2016
EWU students design signs for STA bus rider education
To complete their degrees, 26 Eastern Washington University students designed signs aimed at getting bus riders to follow Spokane transit rules of behavior.
Fri., Jan. 8, 2016
NIC, Eastern program should work on both sides of the border
The Inland Northwest must train and retain all the talent it can. Supporters of a new Spokane medical school have emphasized the improved odds of keeping doctors in the area …
Wed., Dec. 23, 2015, 4:14 p.m.
Agreement gives Idaho students tuition break at EWU
A proposed partnership between North Idaho Community College and Eastern Washington University would give NIC graduates in-state tuition at Eastern.
Tue., Dec. 15, 2015, 1:27 p.m.
Shawn Vestal: Preventing homelessness a worthy goal
Some 3,000 Spokane County kids don’t have a home of their own to go to after the school bell rings. About three-quarters of them are “doubled-up” – staying with family …
Fri., Dec. 11, 2015, 10:23 p.m.
EWU Police investigating student’s drug death
Eastern Washington University Police are searching for the person who may have provided a lethal new synthetic form of LSD to a student who has since died.
Wed., Nov. 25, 2015
EWU to build campus center named for Native American activist Lucy Covington
Eastern Washington University’s new center for Native American students will be named for Lucy Covington, who fought and won the battle to preserve the Colville reservation.
Tue., Nov. 24, 2015, 8:24 p.m.
EWU student arrested for shooting threats
An Eastern Washington University student was arrested Monday after allegedly yelling in class that he wanted to “shoot up the classroom.”
Fri., Nov. 13, 2015, 9:10 p.m.
Local universities report their students in Paris are unharmed
All Gonzaga University students studying in Paris have checked in and are unharmed but Washington State University was still trying to contact two of its three students Friday evening.
Wed., Nov. 11, 2015, 7 p.m.
Eastern theater program packs up for ‘Pocatello’
New play by Moscow native Samuel Hunter
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 2, 2015, 10:23 p.m.
Spokane’s youth homeless rate 33 percent higher than state average, study says
A study conducted by Eastern Washington University professors indicates that Spokane’s rate of youth homelessness is about 33 percent higher than the state average. Additionally, the study identifies a gap …
Mon., Nov. 2, 2015, 7:55 a.m.
EWU student’s letter on sexism goes viral
Eastern Washington University senior wrote a letter to the editor of the school newspaper noting the challenges faced by women in STEM fields. He couldn’t have guessed that it would …
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 24, 2015, 10:12 p.m.
Differences, self-reflection key in college enrollment process
College admission directors share their thoughts on how to simplify and ease the college application process.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 21, 2015, 10 p.m.
Former EWU student pleads not guilty in campus rape
Former Eastern Washington University student Reed J. Kopec, 18, pleaded not guilty to a charge of second-degree rape Wednesday.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 8, 2015, 11:04 p.m.
EWU freshman arrested on suspicion of raping another student
An Eastern Washington University student was arrested late Wednesday on suspicion of raping a fellow student in his dorm room while recording the incident on his cell phone.
Thu., Sept. 24, 2015
Two sexual assaults reported at EWU, just one week into classes
Classes at Eastern Washington University began just this week, but two sexual assaults of students already have been reported. Police have a suspect in each case. The first incident took …
Wed., Sept. 23, 2015, 10:26 a.m.
Two sexual assaults of EWU students reported
Classes at Eastern Washington University began just this week, but two sexual assaults of students have already been reported. Police have arrested a suspect in each case.
Sat., Sept. 19, 2015
Incoming freshmen at EWU break 2005 record
Joe Constantine didn’t want his daughter Maria to choose Eastern Washington University. Maria, a 4.0 student, had scholarship offers from Stanford, Notre Dame and the University of Washington. “I did …
Mon., Sept. 14, 2015
Older students return to school to exercise minds, shape new careers
You’re never too old for back-to-school, at least that’s the mantra of Hayden’s Brona Trutton, 74, who puts her oxygen in her backpack with her books and takes the elevator …
Fri., Sept. 11, 2015
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 …
Mon., Aug. 3, 2015
EWU ‘ancient alien’ course seeks to challenge how we decide on truth
Aliens built the pyramids. They used spaceships and laser beams. In fact, aliens are responsible for most of humanity’s greatest achievements. Or, if you’d rather, humans built them. They levered …
Sun., July 26, 2015
Area roundup: Adam Talley scores 4 as Shadow cruise past Olympic Force
Adam Talley scored four goals, two in each half, as the Spokane Shadow romped past the visiting Olympic Force for a 5-1 soccer victory at SFCC on Saturday night. The …
Fri., July 24, 2015, 4:26 p.m.
ESPN says Colin Cowherd won’t be on air after Dominican comments
NEW YORK — ESPN says radio host Colin Cowherd won’t be on the air again before leaving the network in the wake of his remarks about major league baseball players …
Sat., July 11, 2015
EWU professor dies in climbing accident
Anna Dvorak didn’t like to waste time. By age 28, the former professional mountain biker had a doctorate in geography and a tenure-track job at Eastern Washington University. Her free …
UPDATED: Thu., July 9, 2015, 8:35 p.m.
Vernon Adams did not graduate, making status with Oregon a bit iffy
Academic difficulties could make the football learning curve even steeper for former Eastern Washington quarterback Vernon Adams Jr.
Thu., July 2, 2015, 2:19 p.m.
EWU rocket soars to 3rd place in competition
The rocket, which was built by about 25 students in EWU rocketry club, carried a plane designed and built by students of Mead School District’s Riverpoint Academy, an alternative high …
Tue., June 16, 2015
Rachel Dolezal’s claims ‘lost the trust’
Once a rising star in the Pacific Northwest’s civil rights movement, Rachel Dolezal’s career was in free fall Monday. She resigned under fire as president of the Spokane chapter of …
Tue., June 16, 2015
Rachel Dolezal commented in 2014 about racial anxiety in childhood, marriage, interviewer recalls
In a series of interviews last year, Rachel Dolezal told an Eastern Washington University art student that her ex-husband expected her to look like a white woman. “She said it …
Sat., June 13, 2015
EWU holding last outdoor commencement ceremony
Today marks the end of an era at Eastern Washington University. The Class of 2015 will be the last to receive its diplomas at Roos Field, where June temperatures can …
Fri., June 12, 2015
Spokane NAACP president Rachel Dolezal’s claims about background disputed
Controversy is swirling around one of the Inland Northwest’s most prominent civil rights activists, with family members of Rachel Dolezal saying the local leader of the NAACP has been falsely …