Archive for April, 2014

Female students learn self defense with university class

BY Houston Carr Staff Reporter Central’s Rape Aggression Defense course is one way Central tries to educate women on self-defense. The course is currently being taught by police officers and two members of the Central faculty. Captain Jason Berthon-Koch has been in charge of RAD for 10 years and will continue doing so for the […]

The “Heartbleed” computer virus misses Central, but should you still take steps to prevent it?

  BY Kelsi Young Staff Reporter A security flaw in a wide range of web servers known as Heartbleed has led many individuals to fear for the security of their personal information on the internet. According to Andreas Bohman, assistant vice president of Information Security at Central, Heartbleed is a vulnerability, or bug, in OpenSSL, […]

Measles risk continues to spread: learn how to get protected

BY Kelsie Miller Staff Reporter As measles cases continue to spread across Washington state, Kittitas County remains unaffected, but residents of Kittitas County should still make sure they have been vaccinated. Liz Whitaker, community health services supervisor of the Kittitas County Public Health Department, said that the measles outbreak could be a cause for concern […]

Central baseball competes against Montana State-Billings

BY Spencer Hansen Staff Reporter The Wildcats baseball team continued their winning streak over the weekend by taking three of four games from the reeling, Montana State-Billings Yellow Jackets.  The Yellow Jackets took game one to break up the Wildcats six-game winning streak, but Central went on to win three in a row in blowout […]

Opinion: A letter from your current BOD President: Collaboration over confrontation

  BY Bryan Elliott BOD President   As student government president ,I have received feedback from several students on how they feel the current ASCWU Board of Directors has represented their voices on campus and in the community. While these students expressed satisfaction with the work that the BOD has done this year on their […]

Wildcat baseball prepares to continue in GNAC

BY SPENCER HANSEN Staff Reporter   Central Washington University’s baseball team heads east this coming week looking to keep pace in the Great Northwest Athletic Conference standings. Central will meet non-conference Division III opponent Whitworth University Pirates in Spokane.  The Wildcats took the last meeting between the teams in Ellensburg earlier this season.  Over the […]

Lacrosse season over

  BY DILLON PETERSON Staff Reporter   The Central Washington University  lacrosse club concluded its season last Saturday, April 19, playing against the Washington State University Cougars. The game started off well for Central, who took a 2-1 lead in the first quarter. Central fought hard throughout the first half but trailed 3-10 heading into […]

Last week: Central softball looks to finish strong

  BY DONNIE SANTOS Staff Reporter   As the Wildcat’s (25-16 overall, 14-6 GNAC) softball regular season comes to a close, the team is looking to add onto their six game win streak. The last series of the regular season will be against Northwest Nazarene (11-32, 3-17) in Nampa, Idaho. “The girls have bought into […]

Last week: Central Washington University ready for tournament

    BY MEGAN SCHMITT Staff Reporter   The Central Washington University softball team has been on fire the past couple of weeks, winning its last six games. This has been a complete turnaround for the Wildcats. Prior to this winning streak, Central had lost five games in a row and seemed as if its […]