Business fraternities connect students to networking, etiquette opportunities

EWU students dressed in slacks and blazers and put on their best manners as they learned how to properly handle themselves while attending a business lunch. Eastern students had the opportunity to learn this and so much more during an etiquette luncheon on April 18. EWU’s co-ed business fraternities Alpha Kappa Psi and Beta Alpha,Continue reading “Business fraternities connect students to networking, etiquette opportunities”

Fraternity runs 170 miles to raise $10K

A marathon is 26.2 miles, the Phi Delta Theta fraternity, however, has vowed to run a little over six times that length for a good cause. From April 18-20 the men of EWU’s Phi Delta Theta fraternity will start their 170-mile journey from their fraternity house on campus to the Wild Horses Monument in Vantage,Continue reading “Fraternity runs 170 miles to raise $10K”

TRiO hopes awareness week will capture attention

According to a retention specialist, over half of Eastern’s population is eligible for the TRiO program without even knowing it. Amy McGreevy works as a retention specialist for TRiO student support services and said students who are either first generation, come from a low-income family or students with disabilities may be eligible for the TRiOContinue reading “TRiO hopes awareness week will capture attention”

Literary festival places spotlight on national and regional authors

Get Lit! is the perfect place for aspiring writers with over 40 reading and writing events taking place in one week. The 16th annual Get Lit! is a large literary festival run by EWU that will take place from April 7-13 at various venues in both Spokane and Cheney. Get Lit! Director Melissa Huggins saidContinue reading “Literary festival places spotlight on national and regional authors”

Cultural student organization celebrates Native American tribes

When the name NASA is heard, space and rockets ships are typically what first comes to mind however, at Eastern, NASA has an entirely different meaning. NASA stands for the Native American Student Association, which is organized and advised by the staff of the American Indian Studies Program, or AISP. “It started here, on thisContinue reading “Cultural student organization celebrates Native American tribes”

Surviving senioritis starts with outside motivation

Senioritis is the crippling “disease” that seems to seep in around this time of year, with the symptoms of excessive laziness and lack of studying. Fortunately, there are ways to avoid senioritis. EWU students weigh in on how they are staying motivated until graduation. “I try to involve myself in other activities outside of schoolContinue reading “Surviving senioritis starts with outside motivation”

Blood drive saves and memorializes lives

Giving blood has the potential to save three lives every time. “[The blood] gets divided into three different components, the platelets, the plasma and the red blood cells. So, one unit could potentially save three lives, depending on the recipients’ needs,” said Row Peters, Inland Northwest Blood Center’s Territory Manager and EWU alumna. The CollegeContinue reading “Blood drive saves and memorializes lives”

Miss Spokane: The lucky ones

Taste Spokane- March 14 This evening, I had the pleasure of being a volunteer for Taste Spokane. This is an event run by the Wishing Star Foundation in Spokane, who help grant wishes for sick children in the area. My job for the night was to accept donations and tell the guests about the awesomeContinue reading “Miss Spokane: The lucky ones”

Miss Spokane Monday: The Youth

On Tuesday, March 4 I visited IHOP for National Pancake Day. On this day, guests could eat a short stack of pancakes for free. In addition, they were asked to donate to Children’s Miracle Network (CMN). CMN is the national platform for the Miss America Organization, and strives to complete two goals. 1) Distribute fundsContinue reading “Miss Spokane Monday: The Youth”

Miss Spokane Monday: The Glitz

Within the last week, I had my first photo shoot and first official appearance as Miss Spokane. On Saturday morning, Elaina ( Miss Spokane’s Outstanding Teen)  and I showed up to the place where we had been crowned just two weeks prior for the our photo shoot. Thanks to Rocky Castaneda, James and Kathy MangisContinue reading “Miss Spokane Monday: The Glitz”