CWU participates in the Big Read

CWU participates in the Big Read

Natalie Baldwin
April 12, 2017
Filed under CWU, News

For the rest of spring quarter, CWU will be partnering with the community to host a variety of events as part of the Big Read.   The Big Read is supported by 75 community programs and is focused around one book. When the community receives an NEA Big Read grant they will also be provided resources...

The search continues: No general manager announcement for 88.1 the ‘Burg

The search continues: No general manager announcement for 88.1 the ‘Burg

Samuel Beaumonte
April 12, 2017
Filed under CWU, News

Two months after the ‘Burg interviewed four candidates for the general manager position, there still has been no decision due to the abrupt departure of former Dean of Student Success Sarah Swager, which was announced March 2.   Jeffrey MacMillan, a CWU alum who interviewed for the position,...

“New Voices” bill dies in House

“New Voices” bill dies in House

Racquel Rollins, Senior News Reporter
April 12, 2017
Filed under News

Students have been fighting for their First amendment rights for decades. In the fall of 1964, students at UC Berkeley protested because the university declared that there was to be no more political speech on campus.   Here we are in the spring of 2017, with students still fighting for First...

ASCWU election season has begun: Primary debate and election to take place next week

ASCWU election season has begun: Primary debate and election to take place next week

Eric Rosane
April 12, 2017
Filed under CWU, News

The Associated Students of Central Washington University (ASCWU) Election Commission has begun the spring election cycle for the 2017-2018 academic year. Last Tuesday, the commission wrapped up their campaign kick off.   This event allowed for all primary candidates to meet one another, reference...

Collision results in broken powerline

Collision results in broken powerline

Xander Fu, Staff Reporter
April 11, 2017
Filed under Local, News, Showcase

A multi-car collision resulted in three wrecked cars, the takedown of a power line on Alder Street and a bashed wall of Rodeo City Apartments occurred today at approximately 3:15 p.m. Reportedly, no one was seriously harmed or injured. According to nearby residents, a red Ford F-150 rear-ended a white...

Warm weather, new budget

Warm weather, new budget

Racquel Rollins, Senior News Reporter
April 6, 2017
Filed under CWU, News

Starting summer quarter, students will not be the only ones managing a tight budget.  A change in budget model means the dean of each individual college will be in charge of managing their department’s budget.   CWU will be switching to a Responsibility Centered Management (RCM) budgeting...

CWU signs new lease in Sammamish

CWU signs new lease in Sammamish

Ryan Kinker, News Editor
April 6, 2017
Filed under CWU, News

After 125 years as an institution of higher learning, Central Washington University will now be an option for high school students looking to receive college credit away from campus. On March 21, CWU President James Gaudino officially signed the lease for Mars Hill Church in Sammamish with the intent...

Sherman intercepts Students of Color Summit

Sherman intercepts Students of Color Summit

Kailan Manandic, Editor-in-Chief
April 6, 2017
Filed under CWU, News

Students from across Washington state gathered in McConnell Auditorium, decked out in Seahawks colors, to hear Richard Sherman answer a few vetted student questions ranging in topic from homemade food to police brutality. Sherman, Seattle Seahawks cornerback and Super Bowl champion, gave a keynot...

Former CWU president James Brooks dead at 91

Xander Fu, News Reporter
April 6, 2017
Filed under CWU, News

On April 2 former Central Washington University President James E. Brooks passed away at the age of 91. While active, Brooks’ administration saw campus growth in numbers: 20 buildings were added, acreage was more than tripled and the student body grew from 2,320 to 7,483. During his time in office,...

King of Cooks

King of Cooks

Jon Olsen-Koziol, Staff Writer
March 9, 2017
Filed under CWU, Feature, Local, News, Photo, Showcase, Uncategorized

Ahmed El Kabouss walks through the sliding glass doors of Safeway to the customer service counter. He’s a slender, well-kept man of Moroccan descent. He has bushy eyebrows, and his thick head of hair is grey and silver. Once a month, he comes here to send money via Western Union home to his “family”...

Shared leave program helps CWU employees

Shared leave program helps CWU employees

Xander Fu, Staff Reporter
March 1, 2017
Filed under CWU, News, Showcase

For Janet Campbell, customer service specialist at the CWU Financial Aid office, her diagnosis of breast cancer in October 2016 took her by surprise. “I’m super healthy. I donated a kidney three years ago because I was so healthy,” Campbell said. Her discovery has since impacted how much...

Marijuana is up for rescheduling … Sort of.

Marijuana is up for rescheduling … Sort of.

Jon Olsen-Koziol, Staff Reporter
March 1, 2017
Filed under National/Worldwide, News, The EverGreen Scene

Republican Virginia Rep. Griffith Morgan introduced HR 715 that could reschedule marijuana which is currently a Schedule I drug. If it passes, marijuana will be rebranded under the Federal Controlled Substance Act. HR 715 also removes Cannabidiol (CBD) oil from the marijuana umbrella and removes restrictions...

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