Archive for March, 2014

News: Central plans to host powwow on campus


BY EVAN PAPAS, Assistant News Editor   Central has been approved for a $6,750 grant from the Muckleshoot Indian Tribe to support a Central hosted Powwow. Michelle Cyrus, Diversity Officer at the Center for Diversity and Social Justice, said that while the plans are still in preliminary stages, they are working to create an event for […]

Scene: Spring Break 2014: Students discuss how they’re going to spend the week off

BY MARIA HARR, Staff Reporter Students say they’re looking forward to the free times they’ll have this Spring Break. Students plan on reading, hiking and playing video games at home with friends and family, and some Central students just want to relax. “We’ll basically be lazy bums,” senior Russian and psychology, Wilhelm Zuercher said. Zuercher will […]

Sports: Wildcats go 2-2 over homestand


BY QUIN WALKER, Staff Reporter The Central Washington University baseball team hosted its home opener against the Northwest Nazarene Crusaders last weekend. The Crusaders (9-12, 5-3 Great Northwest Athletic Conference) visited to take part in their second GNAC series of the year, previously winning three of their last four games. The Wildcats (7-9, 3-5 GNAC) were […]

Sports: Softball undefeated to start GNAC play


BY JULIA SANDERSON, Staff Reporter The Central Washington University softball team swept its weekend series against Simon Fraser University and Western Washington University last weekend, improving to 11-4 overall and 4-0 in Great Northwest Athletic Conference play. Central came out strong against Simon Fraser and won the first game of the doubleheader 9-1 in five innings […]

News: BOD prepares for upcoming election period


BY AARON KUNKLER, Staff Reporter Elections for Central’s student Board of Directors (BOD) will be held next quarter. The  Associated Students of Central Washington University Board of Directors is Central’s student elected government. The officers serve as a liaison between the students, faculty, community and the state government in Olympia.

News: Wanapum dam leak reveals bones


BY BARBARA LEWIS, Staff Reporter Human remains have been found at the Wanapum Dam last week in an archaeological find that state archaeologists are still investigating. “Any time human remains are found along our shorelines we contact the county coroner and local enforcement,” Thomas Stredwick, public affairs director of the Public Utilities Department (PUD), said. The […]

Scene: Video Game Review: Hearthstone


BY SPENCER BAKER, Staff Reporter The newest intellectual property (IP) from Blizzard, “Hearthstone,” is the best online card game I have ever played. Oh wait, it is the only online card game I have ever played. The card game “Hearthstone” is a free-to-play computer game that went into open beta on Jan. 21, it was official […]

Opinion: Central: It’s been real, it’s been fun. I’m outtie


BY MARGO MASSEY, Editor-in-chief In the fall of 2008, I came to Central bright eyed and ready for what was supposed to be the best few years of my life. Five years later, including a year off, living with my parents in Germany, my view on college is completely different. I’ve met some of the worst […]

Scene: Sleeping Beauty Ballet comes to Central


BY KATHERINE GOLARZ, Staff Reporter This quarter, Central Theatre Ensemble and Central’s Orchesis Dance Company have  collaborated with Central Washington Dance Ensemble. Together, they will be putting on the Sleeping Beauty Ballet for the first time at Central. Bringing together different departments to produce this masterpiece is a huge opportunity for the students at Central. The […]