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November 8, 2006
Amidst popping flash bulbs in the Showalter rotunda, President Rodolfo ArÃ©velo signed agreements to expand the Sino-American 1+2+1 Dual Degree initiative among four Chinese universities and Eastern. ArÃ©valo shook hands and exchanged gifts with representatives from each of the universities, while a translator helped communication run smoothly.
October 22, 2008
While the origins of the first-ever Homecoming are up for debate – more than five different schools claim fatherhood – the first time it happened here at Eastern was in the fall of 1924. Back then, when EWU was known as the Cheney State Normal School, bobbed hair was considered to be a tad risqué and Homecoming created a furor of anticipation.
September 25, 2006
All the King’s Men is the third adaptation of Robert Penn Warren’s novel inspired by the life of Huey P. Long, the polarizing Southern populist who became the undisputed boss of Louisiana politics, first as governor, then as a U.S. senator. The newest version (the first since a TV movie made in 1958) stars Sean […]
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February 10, 2012
“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 […]
November 7, 2011
Spatz will release a novel, “Inushuk,” and a collection of short stories, “Half as Happy,” next year By Davis Hill Staff Writer On Oct 3, Eastern creative writing professor Gregory Spatz was awarded the Individual Artist Award by the Spokane Arts Commission for the 20th Annual City of Spokane Arts Awards. Spatz, who has been […]
October 10, 2011
By Abby Grytdal Contributing Writer By Azaria Podplesky Eagle Life Editor While most students were lazing around this summer, seven students and three faculty members spent three weeks contributing to the community of Abomosu, a rural village in Ghana. Romel Mackelprang, an EWU professor of social work who formed the Center for Disability Studies and […]