Brad Brown

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Ahead of the Curve

At the highest level of professional competition, all athletes relentlessly search for ways to gain an edge over their opposition. Their ambition for success is equally preternatural as they train to the outer edges of physical capability. So what sets apart the perennial MLB All-Star from the struggling minor league prospect, both drafted in the same round in the same year?
EWU, Riverpoint Academy turns heads with rocket launch

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22, 2016 After a year of designing and testing, the rocket from Eastern Washington University's Rocketry Club and Riverpoint Academy didn't perform as planned, but that didn't stop it from turning heads at the competition.

Eastern 24/7
PUB redesign status update - Eastern 24/7

Pence Union Building construction, July 2017 The 18-month project to transform the Pence Union Building (PUB) into a modernized, light-filled and amenity-rich hub for student life is on schedule for its fall 2018 grand re-opening. As the construction of the building starts to slowly come together, a lot of work is going on behind the ...

Rally in Spokane urges state legislators to prevent looming state government shutdown

click to enlarge As the state legislature inches closer to a potential government shutdown, members of the Spokane community rallied on Thursday to urge lawmakers to reach a budget deal. With lawmakers having less than eight days to reach that deal, the All In For Action coalition hosted several protests across the state, blaming Senate Republicans for the state of stasis.

The Easterner
Student Housing Reimagined

The big Gothic brick building laden with smashed windows across the street from Showalter Hall has been the center of renovation conversations in Cheney over the past few years. After three earlier proposals for purchasing the old high school fell through, a team of Seattle-based developers has taken on the challenge of breathing new life...

Eastern 24/7
EWU's most senior faculty retires after 51 years - Eastern 24/7

Sarah Keller never understood why people hated Mondays. She has always had a perfectly good time at work, teaching within the anthropology program she created in 1966. However, the academic journey for Keller - EWU's most senior faculty - has now ended after 51 years at the university.

The Easterner
Rocketing past the competition

Last year's results at the Intercollegiate Rocket Engineering Competition (IREC) were one small step for EWU's Rocketry Club. Finishing third place in the basic category out of 50 teams, they were only outdone by renowned tech schools Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and the Technological Institute of Aeronautics (ITA) in Brazil.

The Easterner
Rewriting the record book:

With the season opener in Pullman finally here, there's a lot to be excited about for EWU football fans. Drawing the No. 14 ranking in the STATS FCS preseason poll and predicted to finish second in the Big Sky Conference, the Eagles are looking to get back to their championship form which saw them win...

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