Recently, someone asked me why I am so cynical and mean in my column. That got me second-guessing myself, but then I remember why the title of my column is “Common Sense.” If people possessed more common sense, I wouldn’t feel the need to be so mean. Let me reflect on a few topics I […]
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By Frank McNeilly Contributing Writer Bill Watrous, a world famous trombonist who’s played with music legends including Quincy Jones and Maynard Ferguson, is coming to Eastern to give a clinic and to perform in Spokane. Rob Tapper, director of jazz studies, remembers when he first met Watrous and how they were able to set up […]
By Chelsea Twiss Columnist Other than just being a piece of plastic that gets you into football games or swiped to print out those endless papers, EagleCards do a lot more. On campus, flashing an EagleCard can result in discounts and free access to many services and events. Beyond campus, discounts are available for Eastern […]
Romeal Watson has taken his work in the Career Center and a dream he had and turned it into a motion comic package that he recently promoted in Chicago where he rubbed elbows with big name companies and celebrities. “It’s been a fun journey all the way up until this point, setting it all up. […]
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 Amy Meyer Editor-In-Chief It all started with an innocent mistake. The sentence originally read, “Campus Mall” and, several lines below, “wich will be.” After editing on our online word processing software or perhaps the work of a meddling spirit, the sentence read, “Cawich will bempus Mall.” When one of the copy editors found the […]
We had always thought that college was a place to discover the immense amount of information that was available in the world: a place to unearth the tremendous capabilities of an individual. According to WSU Spokane, we were wrong. The Riverpoint campus, located in Spokane, is shared by both EWU and WSU students. Both universities […]
By Sandy Williams Contributor Why do we need a Pride Center at EWU? I have heard that question asked on more than one occasion since the Pride Center officially opened its doors in the spring of 2010. Sometimes, the question is asked of me directly, which I appreciate. More often, however, the question is implied […]