Eastern Magazine


The Magazine for Eastern Washington University Alumni and Friends

Beauty Wild and Untrammeled

In the days before the land was plotted, plowed and paved, the patch of Palouse prairie that EWU calls home was part of a wild, magnificent landscape; a terrestrial ocean of sun-kissed rolling hills carpeted by a vast, kaleidoscopic medley of native flora.

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Advancing the Standard

They say things are bigger in Texas. But that doesn’t mean better. Just ask Lynn Hickey, EWU’s director of athletics and associate vice president since April 2018. After more than 20 years of living and working in southwest Texas, Hickey knew she was in for a culture change when she accepted the university’s offer of a move to Cheney.

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A Next-Generation Science Star

Earlier this year Marcos Monteiro, a molecular biology student at EWU, earned the university’s first-ever Goldwater Scholarship. Think of it as the start of something big.

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Eastern Achievers

What does it mean to be an Eagle4Life? At its most basic, it means simply having had the good sense to enroll in, and earn a degree from, Eastern Washington University. On a deeper level, of course, it means living and working in a way that personifies Eastern’s core values: service and sacrifice, inspiration and purpose, fairness and decency.

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Fall/Winter 2019

A Gift of Music


An alumnus craftsman and his wife present Eastern with a tuneful, long-lived contribution. By Eastern...

Joy and Growth


Eastern physical therapy students learn by assisting little ones in need. By Eastern Magazine Watching...