University of Akron in Ohio recently implemented a new policy in which all students interested in living on-campus must go through a criminal background check. Concern arose when UA assigned ex-felons, two older than 40, to live with students as young as 18.
On Friday, March 9, Eagle Entertainment brought John Oliver to EWU with opening act Rory Albanese. The laughter was definitely needed, especially with the stress and anxiety of finals right around the corner. Opening act Albanese had a hilarious comedic style, and even though it’s too easy to make fun of Cheney, he did so with originality and charm.
College students are looking for a more memorable Spring Break these days – literally. Young adults are participating in activities that are healthier for the mind, body and soul, like volunteering to clean up Hurricane Katrina’s aftermath in New Orleans instead of stumbling down Bourbon Street, or visiting orphanages in Mexico instead of downing margaritas on the beach.
After five years of planning, officials from Spokane area universities, community colleges and school districts finalized a project that will expand students’ math and science education in better preparation for college and a more technologically-advanced workforce.