Archive for June, 2014

The EverGreen Scene: Marijuana tax revenue, prices, likely to vary

  BY Aaron Kunkler   Staff Reporter       With around half of Washington under a state of moratorium or having outright banned the growth, processing or sale of recreational marijuana, it’s not clear how much tax revenue the state will take in.   Colorado pulled in $3.5 million in taxes for retail and […]

Jerrol’s art wall gets caught in dispute

BY Patience Collier News Editor BY Sarah Ruiz Online Editor   A mural depicting Pacific Northwest culture on the wall behind Jerrol’s Bookstore was recently defaced with racist iconography. The symbols can be connected to the Aryan Nation, a Neo-Nazi group. The creators of the mural, Josè Hernandez, a criminal law and sociology junior at […]

Central’s newly renovated tennis courts open

BY Chandler St. Louis Staff Reporter   The recent remodeling of Central’s tennis courts has players and community members ecstatic. The tennis courts, located next to Wendell Hill Hall, underwent much needed renovations after years of wear and tear. The old surface was completely torn out and replaced with eight brand new courts. Although the […]

Opinion: On-campus employment brings joy?

BY Stephani Bailey Copy Desk   Working at the Recreation Center for the past two years has been a life changing experience. When I first got the job my freshman year, I had no idea that I would love it as much as I do now. My boss has been wonderful and working with other […]

Opinion: Bird vs. Bron

BY Jaryd Cline Sports Editor   Monday night after Miami’s 102-90 win over Indiana, superstar LeBron James finally surpassed NBA legend Michael Jordan in something. James moved ahead of Jordan and everyone else by recording game No. 74 with at least 25 points, five boards and five assists in the playoffs. After waking up Tuesday […]

Three CWU athletes make the trip to nationals

BY DILLON SAND Staff Reporter   Tayler Fettig, Connie Morgan and Dani Eggleson all represented Central in Allendale, Mich. at the NCAA Division II Track and Field National Championships over the weekend, held at Grand Valley State University. Fettig went into nationals looking to become a two time All-American and succeeded when she placed sixth […]

Looking for a new place to work out? Athletic facilities open to public at 6061 Vantage Highway

BY DILLON PETERSON Staff Reporter   If you are tired of the same facilities that the Student Union building has to offer on campus, go check out the Ellensburg Racquet and Recreation Center (ERRC) off Vantage Highway. This club has a lot to offer and is free to anyone with a Central I.D. card. There […]

CWU football player, Mike Nelson, passes on chance to play pro ball

BY CHANCE WEEKS-WILLIAMS Staff Reporter   Most kids playing football at a young age dreamed of playing in the National Football League. However, Mike Nelson didn’t always have that dream. Coming in as a wide-eyed freshman, Nelson said he developed in a big way as a person and as a player. At Central, he liked […]

Have you seen the new X-Men movie? Here’s Camille’s review

BY Camille Borodey Orientation Editor   In the future, the mutant and human race is being exterminated by sentinels, a monster race created to destroy mutants. Once frenemies, Professor X (Patrick Stewart) and Magneto (Ian McKellan) are forced to team up with the remaining X-Men to find a way to save themselves before their entire […]