Eastern Magazine

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An Eagle Steps Up

Monica Jaenicke, athlete, alumna and sports communicator, will lead EWU Athletics’ outreach. Over the course of his 31-year career at

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Student-Centered Leader

Joddie Gleason, Eastern’s new women’s basketball head coach, aims to elevate a program in search of titles.   Helping student

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Jaleen Roberts: Success and Sacrifice

For one of the world’s most accomplished athletes, nothing has come easy. By Charles E. Reineke It was raining as

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Now He’s Just a Fan

After three decades on the job, Dave Cook, Eastern’s longest-serving director of sports information, exits the press box. By Dave

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Infectious Winning

A Big Sky Tournament Championship, and a third March Madness appearance, cap a Covid-plagued season to remember. By Paul Delaney

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Legans Ends an Enviable Run

Eastern’s head basketball coach accepts the top job at the University of Portland. By Charles E. Reineke Following Eastern’s Big

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Art Ballers

Eastern students and alumni are used to attacking rims at Spokane Hoopfest. Now they’re bringing the backboards.   Hoopfest, the

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Pandemic notwithstanding, the hoodies must go on

Since 2016, Eastern admissions staff members have partnered with Spokane Public Schools and local-business donors to bring red and black

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A Familiar Eagle Takes the Helm

David Riley spent almost a decade as an EWU assistant. Now it’s his turn to lead.   David Riley ’13,

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Good Chemistry

A recent EWU grad is poised to make his mark on biochemistry By Leilah Langley John Vant ’18 would be

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