‘EeeWoos’ awards banquet celebrates hard-working athletes

Student-athletes and their dates came out in droves, dressed to the nines for the sixth annual “EeeWoos” on May 28 at Showalter Auditorium. This is an event run by the athletic department to celebrate the student-athletes for their accomplishments not only on the field, but also off. “EeeWoos” nominees and recipients are chosen by EWUContinue reading “‘EeeWoos’ awards banquet celebrates hard-working athletes”

ROTC executes field training complete with Black Hawk lift off

After six years of unavailability, a Blackhawk helicopter dropped in on Eastern’s campus to help with ROTC training. Each spring, EWU’s ROTC executes field-training exercises to practice what they have learned through the year. On May 16, five squads of about 10 cadets patiently waited in the overflow parking lot near Roos Field for theirContinue reading “ROTC executes field training complete with Black Hawk lift off”

Campus market offers students fresh groceries

Almost every Thursday in spring, students can count on seeing the red and white tent extending out from the PUB, hearing music pumped through the air and smelling the aroma of fresh fruit. Dining Service’s Eagle Express Market hosts the Fresh Market every Thursday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The tent, depending on theContinue reading “Campus market offers students fresh groceries”

‘Battle of the Balls’ tournament puts Dodgey Style against Team Ramrod

“Dodge, dip, duck, dive and dodge,” is all one needs to know when playing the game of dodgeball, according to the movie “Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story.” Students took this message to heart on May 8, when participating in the first ever URC dodgeball tournament. The event was thrown in celebration of the University’s RecreationalContinue reading “‘Battle of the Balls’ tournament puts Dodgey Style against Team Ramrod”

Chinese language course option returns to Eastern

Starting fall quarter of 2014, EWU’s modern language program will offer the sequence classes Chinese 101-103. Course instructor Chiu-Hsin Lin said the classes will focus on speaking and listening to Chinese. “I would like to focus on communication, where the students can have small talk. So, that’s the goal for Chinese 101. And of courseContinue reading “Chinese language course option returns to Eastern”

Exercise class preps runners for annual Bloomsday race

Each year during the first Sunday in May, tens of thousands of people from around the world, such as from Kenya, gather in downtown Spokane to participate in Bloomsday, a 7.46 mile race around the city. Bloomsday, which will take place on May 4 at 9 a.m., is not your average race. According to theContinue reading “Exercise class preps runners for annual Bloomsday race”

Roller derby girls jam and block in URC

In a combination of hockey and football, roller derby brings a whole new level to contact sports. Women of opposing teams pushed and shoved for the purpose of allowing another teammate to get by and around the track. Both teams were dressed in their uniforms and some spiced up their outfits by wearing colorful leggingsContinue reading “Roller derby girls jam and block in URC”

Exhibit magnifies year-long efforts

What used to be nothing but white walls is now a room full of color, design and stories to be told. The Visual Communication Design BFA Exhibition was held on April 18. Here, EWU seniors in the Visual Communication Design program, or the VCD program, showcased their final projects. One of the largest pieces wasContinue reading “Exhibit magnifies year-long efforts”

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”