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Eastern Washington reopens Pence Union Building

Eastern Washington University has reopened its "living room." Hundreds of university students, faculty and staff gathered near the central campus commons to celebrate the ribbon cutting that formally...

 

Eastern Washington faculty art exhibit opens

Eastern Washington University's Gallery of Art is presenting it's 2018 Faculty Art Exhibition beginning Thursday, Nov. 8. An opening reception will be held Wednesday, Nov. 7, at noon at the gallery....

 

EWU HarvestFest offers three Halloween events

This year's annual Eastern Washington University HarvestFest will be three events in one. According to Brian Davenport, EWU's director of community engagement, the annual trick or treating around...

 

Cheney scrambles to make room for additional students

The construction of several new classrooms in multiple schools could not have come at a better time for the Cheney School District, considering it’s in the process of adding several classrooms due to the influx of students since school started...

 

Dr. Dotson: Cheney assistant superintendent's academic milestone

It was a momentous week for Cheney's Assistant Superintendent Sean Dotson as he celebrated a significant achievement - earning his doctorate in educational leadership from Washington State...

 

You can't teach an empty desk

It's no secret that students who miss significant portions of the school year struggle with academic achievement. But new data indicates that in the Cheney School District, chronic absenteeism and...

 

ML Chromebook program taps into future

Peering into the future is fraught with peril on any front. But trying to see what's ahead in the world of technology and how it might apply to preparing students for their careers might be the...

 

Cheney School Board hears from staff at October meeting

The Cheney School District School Board listened to several staff reports at their Oct. 10 meeting, where they gave their approval for staff to submit multiple grant applications. The board unanimously approved a grant application for STEM equipment...

 

Crowning glory

Medical Lake High School students selected Faraz Abounorinejad and Sarah Ransom as their king and queen of Homecoming 2018 during halftime of the Cardinals' football game on Oct. 12 with the...

 

EWU receives grant for mental health education

A new federal grant will help Eastern Washington University provide education and training on dealing with mental health issues — including scenarios that might take place while passing someone on the street who is clearly in distress or in a small...

 

Rally round the flag

Cheney High's cross country team huddles up to help get the Blackhawk boys' varsity squad pumped up prior to their meet last Wednesday with visiting Pullman. The Greyhounds edged the Blackhawks 25-31...

 

Cheney students struggle with Common Core

Cheney residents looking at the state's 2018 test scores may be alarmed, as the average score on standardized assessments for incoming sixth- and ninth-graders nosedived from the mid-70s to the low...

 

Lloyd exhibit asks us to confront prejudice of all sorts

Photographer Robert Lloyd's "Path to Tolerance: Mixing Media, Messages, and Metaphors" exhibit at Eastern Washington University's Downtown Student Gallery is all about pointing out the prejudice withi...

 

Eastern Washington welcomes largest first-time freshman class

Eastern Washington University has enrolled a record number of first-time freshman for the fall 2018 quarter, and the overall student body headcount and diversity remain strong. The freshman class this year totals 1,758 new students. This not only...

 

A royal evening

Nathan Hagreen and Sara Nanny were crowned as Cheney High School's Homecoming royalty during halftime of Friday night's football game with East Valley. The Blackhawks easily downed the Knights...

 

Cheney student earns national FBLA appointment

Cheney High School’s Future Business Leaders of America club has a lot to celebrate this week as one of their own hits a prestigious milestone. Cheney junior John “JT” Gasper was recently selected for a significant appointment as the executive...

 

Medical Lake Junior ROTC cadets busy with community projects

For many in the Medical Lake community, about the only time they see members of the high school’s Junior ROTC program might be in the roles of the color guard prior to sporting and other events and activities. But as some recent events show, these...

 

Cheney board approves new teachers contract

Cheney teachers officially have a new two-year contract in which the district devotes 11.92 percent more money to educator salaries. The new contract was ratified by Cheney Education Association members on Sept. 17 and was approved by the school boar...

 

Cheney school board gets new year enrollment overview

The Cheney School District School Board resolved issues ranging from contract disputes to construction timelines at their Sept. 19 meeting, approving a new two-year contract with teachers and addressing a variety of new policies. The board first...

 

EWU Gallery of Art presents Katie Creyts' 'Everland' exhibition

Eastern Washington University Gallery of Art is pleased to present "Everland," an exhibition of recent works by Katie Creyts, Sept. 27 through Oct. 25. The artist will give a lecture on Wednesday,...

 

EWU offers new online master's in special education

Eastern Washington University has announced the launch of an addition to its current graduate programs – a 100 percent online, accelerated Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Special Education. Students can begin applying to the M.Ed. in Special Educati...

 

Eastern is named a top college for diversity

Eastern Washington University is a recipient of the 2018 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award, a national honor recognizing colleges and universities that demonstrate an outstanding...

 

Getting ready

Cheney's cheerleaders prepare to welcome the Blackhawks football team prior to their Sept. 14 game against Shadle Park at Eastern Washington University's Roos Field. Cheney prevailed 42-40 for a...

 

Dyed in the face fan

This Eastern Washington University football fan was all in with his support of the Eagles last Saturday in Pullman. But there was not much anyone could do to stem the “Air Raid” offense that dismantled Eastern 59-24 at Martin...

 

Cheney District reaches agreement with teachers

After months of negotiations and more than 25 meetings, the Cheney School District and its teachers’ union avoided a strike and reached a tentative deal on a new collective bargaining agreement on Monday, Sept. 10. The Cheney Education Association...

 

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