Stories tagged: eastern washington university
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 27, 2018
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
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
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
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
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 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
Eastern Washington University’s new Pence Union Building is the culmination of two years of construction and $47 million.
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 17, 2018
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Two foreign relations experts discuss the U.S.-North Korea Summit.
UPDATED: Wed., May 23, 2018
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
This concerts marks the second worldwide performance of the piece, which was transcribed by Klaus Wagenleiter.
Thu., May 10, 2018
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
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.
UPDATED: Mon., April 30, 2018
Business programs within Eastern Washington University’s College of Business and Public Administration have earned extended accreditation from the the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International.
UPDATED: Wed., April 25, 2018
Lynn Hickey’s improbable journey to Eastern Washington University began with a late-January phone call from the parking lot at a Dairy Queen in south Texas. On the other end was …
UPDATED: Wed., April 25, 2018
Her first choice was the right one, Eastern Washington President Mary Cullinan has decided. Lynn Hickey, whom Cullinan hired as interim athletic director 10 weeks ago, is now the school’s …
UPDATED: Fri., April 13, 2018
After a nationwide search that produced 50 applicants from NCAA Division I institutions across the country, Eastern Washington University on Friday revealed the two finalists for its vacant athletic director …
UPDATED: Sat., March 3, 2018
Richard “Dick” Hannan, a long-time coach and administrator from Spokane who received two degrees from Eastern Washington University, has been named the 2018 recipient of the Eastern Athletics Hall of …
Thu., March 1, 2018
For many women in the outdoors, it’s the little things. The comments. The looks. The unsolicited advice, stupid jokes and expectations of incompetence.