Celebrating new hours at EWU’s JFK library


By Jeff Bunch Libraries are supposed to be quiet places - but today is an exception at EWU's JFK Library. An all-day celebration of new, longer hours for students to be more academically successful is kicking off spring quarter. The festivities started at 10 a.m. and will continue through 10 p.m. tonight, when a … [Read more...]

FIRST Robotics Competition Championship returns to EWU


The Pacific Northwest FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) Championship returns to EWU's Reese Court this week, April 1-4, 2015, featuring more than 1,200 high school students across Oregon and Washington competing in teams. The event is free to the public and will be the first PNW Championship held in the Greater … [Read more...]

NASA helps EWU student realize rocket dream

nasa rocket launch group shot

By Jeff Bunch Eastern Washington University student Jesse Shelly has always been fascinated with rockets, space flight and the men and women who make it happen. The former air traffic controller got to live out one of his dreams last week. Shelly, a junior studying mechanical engineering and a member of the … [Read more...]

Moonlight Breakfast: Veni, Vidi, Edi (I Came, I Saw, I Ate)


Related: View a photo album of the event on Flickr Student Affairs The popular Moonlight Breakfast drew more than 500 students this week, just in time for the official start of final exams.  The semiannual event is in its fourth year and is organized by Housing and Residential Life, along with Dining … [Read more...]

‘Paws and relax’ stress therapy dogs to visit PUB, Riverpoint


The popular "Paws and Relax" sessions with local therapy dogs return for the week of March 9, both on the Cheney campus and in Spokane. Organizers at Student Activities Involvement & Leadership (SAIL) have sessions set for Monday, March 9 and Wednesday, March 11 (both at Noon-2 p.m. in the PUB MPR) and on … [Read more...]

Men’s basketball, volleyball team up as C.H.A.M.P.S.


EWU Athletics Being a student-athlete provides a unique platform for giving back to the surrounding community and those in it. Members of Eastern Washington University’s Men’s Basketball and Volleyball teams have embraced this opportunity in the form of C.H.A.M.P.S., a program that sees Eastern student-athletes spend … [Read more...]

Students show sustainability creativity in Fort Frenzy


By Jeff Bunch Several EWU residence halls competed in a first-time friendly competition called "Fort Frenzy," in which the teams were challenged to build structures by recycling materials for a lesson in sustainability. Organizers said the intent behind the program is to get students hands-on with materials they … [Read more...]

Alumnus Davis directs Theatre Department’s musical


By Kandi Carper Jadd Davis knows talent when he sees it. As a professional producer in the region, he’s staking his business on it. Davis, the artistic director of Coeur d’Alene Summer Theatre, is directing EWU’s Theatre Department’s production of A Man of No Importance, which opens Wednesday, March 4, on campus. … [Read more...]

EWU well-represented at Partnership in Employment Career Fair


EWU Career Services For the 21st year, EWU’s Career Services partnered with area colleges (Whitworth, Gonzaga and WSU Spokane) to produce what is being hailed as the premiere college placement fair in the region: the Partnership in Employment Career Fair. Conducted at the Spokane Convention Center, the fair hosted … [Read more...]