The EWU student symposium is an annual event where students gather to present the research they have worked on through the past year. This year I went to one TESL (Teaching English as a Second Language) presentation and a few journalism presentations. TESL—traditional vs … [Read more...] about Creative works at the student symposium
Get Lit! is an annual festival in Spokane where local writers talk about their experience or run workshops to help with writing skills. Each year is a little different, with topics this year ranging from poetry slams to writing workshops and panels. One of the events I went to … [Read more...] about Comic Creations: comic artists talk at Get Lit!
Have you ever wanted to curate your own art gallery or exhibit? Anthropology student and artist Angeline Nesbit has by curating the “Song of Silence” gallery in the EWU Downtown Student Gallery, displaying tapestries that once hung in yurts across Kyrgyzstan. What are … [Read more...] about Four Yurt tapestries you'll want to see
I loved Heathers so much that I decided to sit down and chat with the cast and crew to see what it was all about. I spoke with the director Jeff Sanders, the male and female leads Scott Worley and Holly Kirkman, and the stage manager Sierra Peck. So why Heathers and not … [Read more...] about A little from the cast of Heathers
Twice a year STEM holds an expo for engineering students to show off what they've built over the year. This year, the engineering students invited the Visual Communication and Design students to show off their work as well. By the way, the expo was packed with people and … [Read more...] about VCD and Mechanical Engineering Expo
As a design major, I would meet new people every quarter in both design and art classes. When I heard that there was a bazaar for design and art students, I had to go check it out. The bazaar had about thirteen installations with 9 current students and 4 EWU alumni. It feature … [Read more...] about EWU Bazaar
I walked into the seminar, and it was packed. Students took up every seat and stood against every wall. There were more students here than I'd seen outside most larger events, all here for “Worms, Zebrafish, and Stem Cells oh my!" I am not a scientist. I don't … [Read more...] about What's with worms? EWU science students learn about gene knockout.
We talked about getting a good internship in a previous post ... but wait, we don't have a resume yet! I went to How to Write a Really Bad Resume, the sequel to our previous Internships in the STEM Field, to meet with Career Services and see how we can change our boring … [Read more...] about How to write a really bad resume (and then how to write a good one)
We've all heard about how difficult it is to get a job after college. And you may have heard jokes about the "entry level job" that requires "three years prior work experience". Sometimes it feels like employers are looking for an 18-22 year old college graduate with 30+ years of … [Read more...] about When to think about internships? Let's do it now.
One thing that students seem to be worried about (I'm a perfect example of this) is note taking. How should I take notes to ensure I understand the material completely? Students want to find the best way to fit our social life and time off around college and work. Although … [Read more...] about Effective note taking