Archive for May, 2013

Evening of recognition acknowledges exemplary students and staff

by JULIA MARTINEZ, staff reporter Last Wednesday night at the 16th Annual Evening of Recognition, 33 students, staff and faculty were recognized for their contributions to the university and were presented with awards.

Job prospects differ by major

 By ADAM WILSON, staff reporter The Department of Labor recently released unemployment rates for the month of April indicating that students graduating this spring are looking at 7 percent unemployment in Washington and 7.5 percent unemployment nationwide.

Wildcats get fierce for annual fashion show

By ALYSSA FOLAND, staff reporter No felines were harmed in the making of this article, but the catwalk is back for Central Washington Universities’ annual fashion show on June 1. Hippie vibes will fly as the student designers send their fashions down the Wanderlust-themed stage.

Students share thoughts on racked up college debt

By CHLOE RAMBERG, staff reporter  How far would you go to pay back your student loans? Graduating seniors at Central Washington University are about to enter the real world, with a whole lot of debt under their belt.

Catch ya later custodians

By MARGAUX MASSEY, staff reporter A student custodian walks into an apartment and finds a mannequin sitting on the bed watching him.  This isn’t a joke, there isn’t a punch line, and it’s not even a scary story. It happened to Martin Sanchez, a public health major and one of the three graduating seniors who […]

Bye bye baristas

By CHLOE RAMBERG, staff reporter Imagine a college life, or any life for that matter, without coffee. Coffee gives that extra boost to survive throughout the day, and Central Washington University will be saying goodbye to some of its graduating Cat Trax baristas.

Wake team becomes the first collegiate sports club to win a national title

By SAMUEL CATHCART, staff reporter The Central Washington University Wakeboarding team brought home its first national title over the Memorial Day weekend. The 2013 USA Collegiate Wakeboard Nationals Finals were held at Riverview Park in  Shreveport, LA.

Smith, Wildcats hope to rebuild rather than rebuild

By JOE COLUCCIO, staff reporter The Wildcats are coming off an impressive 2012 season where they accumulated in a 21-8 record, and an appearance in the NCAA Division II Volleyball Tournament where they were ousted in a heartbreaking 3-2 match against California State San Bernadino.

Wildcats have momentum on their side

By JOE COLUCCIO, staff reporter The Central women’s soccer team is bleeding confidence. A late season formation change, coupled with  a strong tournament showing this spring, have the Wildcats eager to start the season.