Barto Hall Superman: Dale Hubbard

Barto Hall Superman: Dale Hubbard

Ryan Kinker, News Editor
May 4, 2017
Filed under CWU, Local, News

In the corner of the SURC along the front wall of 88.1 the ‘Burg’s office, trophies sit on a shelf and plaques fill the walls. These awards recognize the students and volunteers of years past and their commitment to college radio.   The longest plaque has a distinction at the top: DJ of...

Cannabis as a Schedule III drug

Cannabis as a Schedule III drug

Miles King, News Reporter
May 4, 2017
Filed under News, The EverGreen Scene

Florida House of Representatives members, Matt Gaetz and Darren Soto, proposed a bill in mid-April to move marijuana from a Schedule I substance to a Schedule III substance. In 1970, President Richard Nixon signed the Controlled Substances Act, that classified  marijuana as a schedule I substance....

RCM budget to affect CWU tuition waivers

RCM budget to affect CWU tuition waivers

Racquel Rollins, Senior News Reporter
May 1, 2017
Filed under CWU, News

Around 20 percent of CWU students have some sort of tuition waiver, but the new budget model might change this.   Starting this summer, CWU will be under a Responsibility-Centered Management (RCM) budget model.   One of the biggest changes under this model is that money goes directly...

Biking to benefit hu-Mann-kind

Biking to benefit hu-Mann-kind

Jack Belcher, News Reporter
May 1, 2017
Filed under CWU, News

CWU grad Ashtyn Mann and her older brother Justin Mann are raising money for  a bike ride across the country from California to South Carolina.   Justin Mann was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes, also known as juvenile diabetes when he was 6 years old. He has been living with the metabolic disease...

Pills versus Marijuana: NFL players consider alternative pain relief

Pills versus Marijuana: NFL players consider alternative pain relief

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

Current and former  NFL players have recently come out in support of marijuana use for pain relief. With pot becoming more socially accepted, in addition to becoming legalized in certain states, prescription pills may no longer be the safest remedy for the chronic pain some athletes suffer from.   One...

Off-leash dogs imperil service animals

Off-leash dogs imperil service animals

Natalie Baldwin
April 20, 2017
Filed under CWU, News

Walking your dog through  campus can be a fun activity. However, if you are not using a leash for your pet it can lead to dangerous situations.   Danielle Kuehn, a freshman who has a service dog named Yori has had a difficult time on the CWU campus so far.   Some problems that Kuehn...

Spring is in the air at Barto Lawn

Spring is in the air at Barto Lawn

Damian Day
April 20, 2017
Filed under CWU, News

If you’re looking for a place to hang out with friends or join in on an activity, Barto Lawn is the place to go.   Barto Lawn is located in the center of campus in front of Barto Hall and the Wellington Event Center. Thousands of students walk by it every day on their way to class. It is...

Campus Activities rolling forward

Campus Activities rolling forward

Samuel Beaumonte
April 20, 2017
Filed under CWU, News

When Scott Drummond, the previous director of Campus Activities, retired this February after 25 plus years in the position, Yessica Marquez took over as interim director with Director of Student Involvement Andre Dickerson.   “With the transition between Scott being gone, both Yessica and...

Climate documentary comes to CWU

Climate documentary comes to CWU

Racquel Rollins, Senior News Reporter
April 20, 2017
Filed under CWU, News

The reality of climate change is easy to ignore because we equate it with small, gradual changes or a polar bear on the last patch of ice in an open, barren sea. But documentarian Michael Nash looks to put a human face on climate change with his film, “Climate Refugees.”   Next Thursday,...

Happy 4/20 to all: Ellensburg events roundup

Happy 4/20 to all: Ellensburg events roundup

Miles King
April 20, 2017
Filed under News, The EverGreen Scene

April 20, 2017 will be just like any other Thursday this year for many people. For those who use marijuana, it has become a day of celebration and relaxation. Many myths about the true origin of 420 exist. “It was the police code for cannabis consumption,” said Brittany Choyce, owner of The Green...

WSU student lands dream internship with The Tonight Show

WSU student lands dream internship with The Tonight Show

Jack Belcher
April 17, 2017
Filed under News

On March 22 Jimmy Fallon announced on The Tonight Show that Jake Sirianni, a junior at Washington State University (WSU), would be an official intern for the show. Sirianni caught the eye of the television show host via a video he posted three days prior. The video was taken from a clip from the show...

Auslander moves on to Michigan State

Auslander moves on to Michigan State

Bryce Jungquist
April 12, 2017
Filed under CWU, News

CWU is losing a faculty member when Mark Auslander, the director of the Museum of Culture and Environment, leaves for the Michigan State University [MSU] Museum on July 1.   Auslander, an associate professor of anthropology and museum studies, was contacted by a “headhunting firm” to become...

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