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Gov. Christine Gregoire has recently proposed raising the tuition cap placed on state universities from 7 percent to 14 percent, doubling the potential for increased tuition costs, causing heavy implications for many of Eastern’s low income students. If implemented, state university tuition rates would then be raised 14 percent more the following academic year, with an overall 30 percent increase.
Gold Medal Olympic champion, Billy Mills, will speak at Eastern Washington University on January 29 at 2 p.m. in Showalter Auditorium on Eastern’s campus in Cheney. Billy is an Oglala Lakota Sioux from the Pine Ridge Indian reservation in South Dakota, which is recognized as one of the poorest communities in America. He was orphaned […]
Archived Eagle Life
By Alex Morgan Contributing Writer “He’s just alive,” says Cathy Huston, while she watches her son, Luke, grin widely as he is being led on a horse at Free Rein Therapeutic Riding on West Star Ranch in Spokane. Luke was born with cerebral palsy. “We come up from Idaho … just for the day,” says […]
By Nicole Livingston staff writer firstname.lastname@example.org Most 28-year-olds cannot say they have written a book and have it published, but Travis Naught can. He wrote “The Virgin Journals,” and its official release date is March 6. The book deals with subject matter ranging from his frustrations associated with Spinal Muscular Atrophy to dead salmon. […]
“Visionquest” star gives advice to Eastern film students, presents his latest film By Frank McNeilly Staff Writer The film department welcomed an actor who has kept a low profile in Hollywood despite working with some of the most well-known actors and directors in the film business. Matthew Modine, best known for his performance as Private […]
by Al Stover sports editor Katie Cashman runs down the field and passes the ball to Chris Croft, who runs it the rest of the way, then kicks the ball past goalie Jamie Walker into the small red goal. Several minutes prior to the game, Cashman, Chris and Walker were playing Duck, Duck, Goose […]
EWU track and field wrapped up conference action May 11-12 in the 2012 Big Sky Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships. The men finished in sixth place with 70 points, and with 62 points the women placed eighth. Kyle King led the way for the men, winning the 10,000-meter and taking third in the […]
By Al Stover sports editor Caleb Sherman stood across the cage from Charlie Shultz, who had beaten him 71 days ago. Sherman awaited the sound of the bell before the fight began. In the beginning of the rematch, Sherman and Shultz exchanged some punches before they took the fight to the ground with Sherman grabbing […]
By Nicole Ruse Explain to me why it is so difficult to find healthy options at Eastern? Seeing as I live on campus, the only time I can get fresh fruit and vegetables is at the different dining locations on campus, seeing as I can’t always get down to the store to buy these kinds […]
By Josh Friesen On Sunday, Janurary 22, 2012, former Penn State coach Joe Paterno died from complications stemming from lung cancer. A mere 76 before his death, Paterno was unceremoniously fired from his head coaching job amid the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse scandal. Before the scandal at Penn State had taken place, many regarded Paterno […]
State funding should consider security staff when deciding EWU budget for future programs By Ryan Van Doren Contributor Many will never forget where they were in 2007 when they first saw the TV footage of college students crying in terror while S.W.A.T members flooded the Virginia Tech (V.T.) campus, trying to track the crazed student […]