Eastern Magazine

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Beauty Wild and Untrammeled

Can Eastern Restore a Long-Lost Patch of Prairie? By Charles E. Reineke 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… [Read more]

Advancing the Standard

A $25 million renovation project aims to transform Roos Field. Eastern’s Athletic Director Lynn Hickey explains the hows and whys. By Dave Meany They say things are bigger in Texas. But that doesn’t mean better. Just ask Lynn Hickey, EWU’s director of athletics and… [Read more]
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Eastern Achievers

2019 Alumni Awards Gala showcases the extraordinary stories of amazing Eagles By Charles E. Reineke 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… [Read more]

A Next-Generation Science Star Steps Up

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. By Leilah Langley When he arrived in the United States from Brazil six years ago, Marcos Monteiro started… [Read more]

An Eagle in Frisco

Outnumbered but undaunted, a dedicated alumnus makes memories at the FCS National Championship game. By Bart Mihailovich They say that fear brings people together. Not that I was ever fearful in the sense of being terrified, but it was certainly jarring — and a… [Read more]
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Union, Reborn

A recently completed renovation transforms an iconic, if unloved, Eastern edifice. By Emily Oliver On a sunny Friday last October, after nearly six years of planning and construction, a crowd of students, faculty and friends gathered beneath the soaring entryway of Eastern’s newest old… [Read more]
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For the Love of Lichen

June 4, 2019

Thanks to an intrepid Eastern researcher, an ‘odd organism’ gets its turn in the spotlight. By Charles E. Reineke She is a renowned star of stage and screen, a media mogul and philanthropist. It is a previously unidentified “symbiotic organism formed by close cooperation… [Read more]

Breaking Through

Chris Patterson wasn't supposed to survive the streets of Spokane. Now he's helping others stay off them. By Dave Meany The words left quite an impression on the young Chris Patterson. They stand out as one of those pivotal life moments many of us… [Read more]