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Haskell Transfer Student is New Communications Assistant

Shana Lombard
by Shana Lombard, Communications Assistant


Kla-how-yah! My un-tum is Shana Lombard and I am the new Communications Assistant for the year! I am an enrolled member of the Cowlitz Indian Tribe. I am at Washington State to finish my bachelor’s degree in Journalism Production. I transferred in after I received my associate’s degree from Haskell Indian Nations University in Lawrence, KS. » More …

Grad Turns His Love of Basketball into a Career

Edmund "Frazier" Myer
by Faith Price


As the saying goes, “ball is life.” For 25-year-old Frazier Myer of the Chehalis tribe, basketball has been the driving force behind his pursuit of higher education and helped him determine his career path.

Any free time he had during his years as a college student, he could be found on the basketball court.  “All my friends play basketball,” said Myer, noting, “I always have a basketball in my car.” » More …

Communications Graduate Interned at ESPN, Managed Student Radio Station

John Reichel
by Edmund Frazier Myer


John Reichel, 22 year-old Cowlitz tribal member, graduated with honors from the Edward R. Murrow College of Communication in May.

Reichel graduated with a specialization in journalism and media production. During his time on campus, he hosted a radio show on KUGR Cougar College Radio, and served as the general manager of the station for the 2016-17 school year.   » More …