Eastern Magazine

Tag: Spring/Summer 2019

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Man of Sustenance

June 6, 2019

A recent Eastern grad is providing a feed for those in need. More than a third of Eastern undergraduates reported being “food insecure” during the previous academic year. Arick Erechar, ’18, knows we can do more to help. The veteran of the Eastern Cheer… [Read more]
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Dramatis Personæ

June 5, 2019

EWU students shine in theatre arts competition. Each year the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts encourages thousands of student theatrical artists to present their best work in eight regional competitions. Those who emerge on top – a mere 125 in all — win… [Read more]
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Remembering George William Lotzenhiser

George William Lotzenhiser, PhD, a long-time Eastern faculty member and administrator who played a key role in the academic restructuring of the institution, passed away January 26 in Spokane. He was 95. Professor Lotzenhiser was an EWU alumnus, a former dean of the university’s… [Read more]
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An Eastern Kind of Person

Charles V. Mutschler, interim dean of EWU Libraries, was a beloved archivist and historian. He was an Eastern person through and through. He graduated from Eastern. He worked at Eastern. He lived its history and enjoyed every minute of it. Perhaps no one knew… [Read more]
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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]