While many students have the words “$14.3 billion cut to student aid” pounding in their heads, many are not quite sure what the cut means or how it will affect them. This Title IV Deficit Reduction Act, approved by the House in a 217-215 vote, is a very complicated and controversial piece of legislation, there […]
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As has become a tradition of mine over the past three years, I will once again use my last column of the year, and in this case my last column ever, to thank those who have made my time at Eastern Washington University truly unforgettable. First I would like to leave readers with this one piece of advice: This University is what you make of it.
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By Al Stover “First of all, what kind of crazy people think of giving away whiskey and pie?” That was the question asked by poet Elizabeth Austen before she read in front of nearly 300 people in the lobby of the Woman’s Club of Spokane. Austen was one of 12 authors who read at […]
Almost every student on campus has thought about it at least once in the month of February. It is not the day off from classes students get in celebration of past presidents or going on a big date for Valentine’s Day. It is filing taxes. February is the month that students receive their W-2’s from all […]
Activities geared toward new students prepare them for a social and studious life away from home By Linsey Garrison Staff Writer Nervous and excited freshmen began pouring into campus at 9 a.m. last Friday morning to move in and begin orientation. As the newest members of the Eastern community, orientation is an important step for […]
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 Anonymous If you’re the kid who typically has all the answers, or at least understands how to find the answers, then you’re probably the same kid a lot of classmates look to because they’re either lazy or unmotivated to figure it out themselves. Sure, copying only cheats people of their learning, but it happens […]
By Christopher Stuck Managing Editor Thousands of Penn State students ran amok in the streets of State College, Pa., the night of Wednesday, Nov. 9. They chanted and rioted, throwing bottles, tearing down a lamp post, and overturning a television truck. The mob dispersed around 1:30 a.m. after police in riot gear used pepper spray. […]
Brandon Humphreys Contributor One might be tempted to give Kaleb Hoffer credit for being transparent in his campaign advertisements. I mean, at least we know who’s backing him. Signs posted across campus make it abundantly clear that he’s being supported by PepsiCo, Inc. The reflective student body or faculty member on the other hand, shouldn’t […]