Red dress in a tree on campus

Native American Heritage Month brings awareness on campus

Posted on November 19, 2021

EOU’s Native American Program and Speel-Ya hung red dresses on campus to raise awareness of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women (MMIW). 

Trapshooting club team practice

Trapshooting club team leads region in Virtual Shotgun Bowl

Posted on December 16, 2020

The pandemic-safe sport has continued competition this fall.

hand-made mocassins

Honoring Indigenous roots

Posted on November 5, 2020

November is Native American Heritage Month, and EOU’s Native American Program is offering a variety of activities.

Esports team provides entertainment, competition

Posted on April 17, 2020

Students on EOU’s esports teams compete and collaborate remotely, even as traditional sports are on hold.

Two women pain pottery at the 2019 Stress Less event.

Strengthening skills to cope with stress 

Posted on February 27, 2020

Learning to stress less is part of every student’s education. A student-led event offers resources and outlets for Mountaineers under pressure.

Students, community partner to perform ‘The Vagina Monologues’

Posted on February 25, 2020

After a 16-year hiatus, the show returns to La Grande Feb. 28 and 29, thanks to support from the SAGE Club.

EOU students and mascot pose in front of the state capitol on University Day 2020

Students lobby for higher education funding on University Day

Posted on February 21, 2020

Despite being the smallest university to attend Lobby Day, Eastern Oregon University had the largest number of student attendees with 28 representatives. 

International flags hanging

Experiencing culture through food and performances 

Posted on February 14, 2020

The 33rd annual International Dinner and Show brings 12 countries to the stage on Feb. 22

Two girls work on a computer and microchip

High school students explore technology

Posted on February 10, 2020

Hands-on workshops in chemistry, art, exercise science and eSports at the Tech Expo on April 2 encourage regional high school students to get involved in technology.

CEAD Conference 2019

CEAD Conference brings diversity education to campus

Posted on February 4, 2020

The 9th annual Celebrate, Educated, Appreciate Diversity Conference takes place Feb. 15 in Badgley Hall.

EOU students in Chamber Choir perform in red flapper dresses.

Roaring ’20s dance offers multicultural experience

Posted on January 21, 2020

Residence Life hosts a dance for all students, faculty and staff on Jan. 25 to celebrate the Harlem Renaissance of the 1920s.

Coat & Boot Drive poster MLK Day 2020

MLK Day honored with multiple events

Posted on January 17, 2020

A coat drive, live performance and film showing recognize Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. from Jan. 22 to 24.

Nicole Lewis headshot

The business of stardom

Posted on January 3, 2020

Rising country music singer Nicole Lewis returns to her hometown for a Pub Talk at Side A Brewing on Jan. 9. 

Native American Heritage Month brings art, awareness

Posted on December 6, 2019

Students recognized Native American Heritage month with activities throughout November.

International Education Week

Posted on November 18, 2019

International students and study abroad programs get the spotlight Nov. 18-22

Entertainment, encouragement at campus concert

Posted on November 14, 2019

Country pop band Oferle brought entertainment and encouragement during their on-campus performance.

Girls avert ‘Zombie Apocalypse’ with science

Posted on November 5, 2019

Girls in Science 2019 invited 200 local students to explore math, computer science, biology and chemistry.

Speaker inspires student-athletes

Posted on November 5, 2019

Alex Weber led the year’s first installment of the Leadership Speaker Series on Oct. 30.

Privileged Campus Advocate hosts awareness events

Posted on October 21, 2019

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Publication gives students a platform

Posted on October 17, 2019

“Oregon East” celebrates its latest edition with a gala and reading on Oct. 24.