Dean of students, Thompson, leaves Eastern for Wisconsin-Stevens Point

After three years working at Eastern, Dean of Students Al Thompson will not return next year. Thompson has chosen instead to become the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, where he will oversee nearly 160 full-time employees in 10 operational areas. His time spent at Eastern was focused on communication […]

A solemn farewell

Red feather boas adorned the necks of many who attended the public memorial service held outside of the EWU Heritage Center for Robyn Strayer. Strayer, an adjunct instructor in the Counseling, Educational and Developmental Psychology program since 2006, passed away Friday, May 20, following a severe aneurysm she suffered while on campus Wednesday. The passing […]

Letter from the Editor: A response to concerned readers

Investigation continues in EWU student’s arrest

  A case involving an EWU male student arrested on suspicion of rape continues to develop.  Officers of the Cheney Police Department arrested the student March 10 in connection to a second degree rape. He was held for 72 hours before he was released. The incident, according to court documents, occurred in early February, but […]

Drugs involved in rape

Chocolate Bunny Challenge

In an ill-advised bout of post-Easter gluttony, Online Editor Matt Olsen and Photo Editor Curtis Chandler take on the Chocolate Bunny Challenge.  

“Avatar” still captivates audiences in theaters across the nation

For nearly the past month, “Avatar” has dominated the box office and has been the center of both scrutiny and marvel regarding its storyline and visual effects. Not to mention, it has brought director James Cameron back into the media spotlight.

Police Beat for Jan. 4 – Jan. 10

Police reports for Jan. 4 – Jan. 10.

Police Beat: April 6 to April 12

4/6 2:28 p.m. – An investigation is pending in regards to a student who didn’t return a laptop to JFK Library after its due date. The Library staff reported that the student had not returned to the school after spring break. 4/6 10:21 p.m. – A former student was arrested by EWU police after violating a trespassing order that was issued in February.

“Proof” puts audience on stage

The University Theatre has been home to many productions this year. Now, the stage is set yet again for the spring production of the David Auburn play, “Proof.” Directed by Sara Goff, assistant professor of acting and directing in the theater department, “Proof” is a story that focuses on the fragile relationship between genius and madness.



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