Friday, December 23, 2005


EWU economist predicts Spokane area job growth to slow

EWU econ professor Grant Forsyth predicts the Spokane area job growth rate will slow in the coming year, but the local economy itself should be OK.

Spokane Journal of Business


More news on EWU downtown center

The S-R had a story today indicating Spokane developer Walt Worthy is interested in possibly buying Eastern's Spokane Center building. EWU is looking at selling the building and putting the proceeds towards a building in the Riverpoint Campus. The Spokesman's editorial board lauded that idea in the newspaper's daily opinion piece.

Worthy story: Spokesman Review
Opinion piece: Spokesman Review

Tuesday, December 20, 2005


Eastern looking at its downtown options

The headline on this S-R story is completely inaccurate, as EWU is not looking at leaving downtown Spokane, but rather moving to a different part of it -- Riverpoint. The story is correct and outlines the current situation.

Spokesman Review


EWU junior gets props for her drama from hometown paper

Theresa Kelly, a junior here at EWU, was featured in a story recognizing high achieving Great Falls, Mont., college students.

Great Falls Tribune


Former EWU international student gives aid to his disaster-striken country

Nasir Aziz, who attended EWU as an international student from Pakistan, returned to his home country to give aid to those devastated by the October earthquake that killed 14,000 people. This is the third part of a Seattle Times special on the earthquake's aftermath.

Seattle Times

Friday, December 16, 2005


Meyer is The Man

EWU's record-breaking quarterback Erik Meyer was duly rewarded for his stellar efforts on the gridiron, as he was named the winner of the Payton Award, given to the top player in NCAA Division I-AA football.

He prevailed in the closest vote in the history of the award.

ESPN, NCAA Football Net, The Missoulian, Pasadena Star-News, Seattle Times, Los Angeles Times, UPI, Spokesman Review

Thursday, December 15, 2005


Stuckey getting wider notice

Eastern's new freshman sensation guard Rodney Stuckey is getting a lot of early season notice for his sparkling play in leading the Eagles to a 4-3 start to the 2005-06 NCAA basketball season. The west side media has taken notice because of his Kentwood H.S. roots.

Seattle Times

Wednesday, December 14, 2005


Another EWU Press book on best books list

The Salt Lake Tribune included Doug Peacock's "Walking It Off" as one of the best books of 2005. Peacock's book was published by EWU Press.

Salt Lake Tribune


Former Eagle football star starts second career

One of Eastern's best-known football alums landed on his feet after ending a 10-year NFL career played mostly for the Buffalo Bills. Kurt Schulz is featured in a nice story detailing his transition from the football world to the business world.

Buffalo Business First

Monday, December 12, 2005


Rushing moves into Chiefs' trainer gig

Holly Rushing, a 2004 EWU grad, is stepping in as the Spokane Chiefs hockey team's new athletic therapist.

Spokane Chiefs

Friday, December 09, 2005


Forsyth says Spokane economy doing well

EWU professor Grant Forsyth analyzes Spokane-area economy in this JOB article.

Spokane Journal of Business

Thursday, December 08, 2005


Berendt leaving his state Democrat post

Paul Berendt, who attended EWU and established the student Democrats club on campus, announced his resignation as head of the state Democratic Party.

Seattle Times

Tuesday, December 06, 2005


EWU Press book listed in noteworthy books list

The Kansas City Star compiled a list of noteworthy books from the past five years. It included Joseph Millar's "Overtime," which was printed by the EWU Press in 2001.

Kansas City Star


EWU partnership with AHANA shut out by county commissioners

The EWU business program's partnership program with AHANA minority business outreach program fell victim to a tight county budget, as the Spokane County commissioners voted to not give $50,000 to the venture.

Spokesman Review

Thursday, December 01, 2005


Philanthropy by the book

EWU students helped raise money for literacy programs with a book sale. The tally of the proceeds is expected to top the record total collected last spring.

The Easterner


Festive despite the cold

Eastern is a sponsor of the Cheney community's first annual Winter Festival.

Spokesman Review


Embattled mayor talks to EWU journalism students

Spokane mayor Jim West addressed EWU journalism students about the challenges of leadership, as he faces a recall election that would remove him from office.

The Easterner

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