Bike Boulevard Unveiled on Seventh

Eric Rosane, Staff Reporter
July 19, 2017
Filed under Local, News

A newly installed bicycle boulevard on Seventh Avenue is the first move in a series of actions to be taken by the city’s public works department to maintain safer pedestrian and cyclist travel on low-traffic streets. Traffic barriers were installed on several streets that run perpendicular to S...

Discover Orientation expands to accommodate larger incoming class

Susie Chavez, Staff Reporter
July 11, 2017
Filed under CWU, Events, News, Student Life

For the past 10 years, CWU’s new student enrollment has risen every year. This year, the increase prompted University Housing to increase the number of orientation sessions. During the summer, there would typically six orientation sessions to welcome incoming freshman and transfer students: four for ...

State budget passes, CWU receives funding

Eric Rosane, Staff Reporter
July 4, 2017
Filed under CWU, Local, News

Legislation struck a resolution last Friday night after Washington Governor Jay Inslee signed into proposition the $43.7 billion statewide budget that will go into effect next academic school year to fund CWU’s 2017-2019 operating budget, effectively avoiding a partial statewide government shutdown. ...

Paradiso 2017 wows attendees, Live Nation works to eliminate drug problems

Susie Chavez, Staff Reporter
July 2, 2017
Filed under Events, Local, News

This past weekend not only marked the first day of summer, but also two nights of EDM music, laser lights, and carnival rides. Paradiso 2017 took over the Gorge Amphitheatre with 28,000 attendees at one of the world’s best outdoor venues according to Wall Street Journal. Some of the biggest names ...

Campus Activities lets students try out their rap chops

Campus Activities lets students try out their rap chops

Samuel Beaumonte, News Reporter
June 1, 2017
Filed under CWU, News

On Friday May 26, Campus Activities hosted “4 Bar Friday”, inviting students from around campus to show off their skills or try it for the first time on the SURC’s East Patio. “This is a way to express who you are and what you believe in,” said Ted Wolfe, a student programmer at Campus Activi...

How to successfully move out of the residence halls

How to successfully move out of the residence halls

Ben Ramirez, News Reporter
June 1, 2017
Filed under CWU, News

The year is coming to an end, which means most students are looking forward to going home and enjoying summer. For a lot of students, this means moving out of their room in their respective residence hall. With finals week and end of the year plans on everyone’s minds, however, it can be easy to for...

‘The Reefer Madness’ Survey shows marijuana safer than most drugs

‘The Reefer Madness’ Survey shows marijuana safer than most drugs

Miles King, News Reporter
June 1, 2017
Filed under News, The EverGreen Scene

The results of a recent Global Drug Survey (GDS) suggest that cannabis is one of the safest drugs with a low number of users requiring emergency medical attention. The survey polled roughly 115 thousand people living in 50 different countries. The GDS asked if users required emergency medical assistance ...

Bailey’s Bibliomania to make big move from the ‘Burg

Bailey’s Bibliomania to make big move from the ‘Burg

Jack Belcher, News Reporter
May 25, 2017
Filed under Local, News

The books stacked on the walls, shelves and floors create a labyrinth of knowledge from wall to wall. The smell of old paper wafts through the building as the sound of Louis Armstrong’s “It’s a Wonderful World” plays softly in the background. Bailey’s Bibliomania, a quaint bookstore here in E...

New financial program added to College of Business

New financial program added to College of Business

Samuel Beaumonte, News Reporter
May 25, 2017
Filed under CWU, News

Earlier this month, the College of Business (CoB) held a student info session where it gave out two scholarships to students in attendance and announced its newest academic program: Personal Financial Planning (PFP). The session included a panel of financial planning professionals who shared both the...

ASCWU Elections show importance of voting

ASCWU Elections show importance of voting

Eric Rosane, News Reporter
May 25, 2017
Filed under CWU, News

elections come to a close, a resounding quote by comedian W.C Fields comes to mind: “I never voted for anybody, I always voted against.” In such tense political epochs, we often forget the importance of voting and the reason behind why we vote. The meaning often gets lost in the over-politicize...

The Miracles of CBD: Study shows increase of memory and learning in older mice

The Miracles of CBD: Study shows increase of memory and learning in older mice

Miles King, News Reporter
May 25, 2017
Filed under News, The EverGreen Scene

Recent studies done by researchers at Bonn University in Germany suggest that small amounts of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) can restore memory and learning functions in the brains of older subjects, similar to the levels of younger subjects. Previous studies have shown that THC exposure in younger and ...

Boffering Club in limbo without CWU approval

Boffering Club in limbo without CWU approval

Natalie Baldwin, News Reporter
May 11, 2017
Filed under CWU, News

Laughter filled the SURC lawn as people were seen swinging at each other with foam swords. After a few weeks of not meeting, Sacred Winds, the unofficial boffering club here on campus, is happy to be outside again after they were told they could not meet up due to safety issues.   “We would...

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