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...

‘Movezilla Cometh’

Bryce Jungquist, Staff Reporter
March 1, 2017
Filed under CWU, News

The first phase of a department shift at CWU, named “Movezilla” by facilities, aims to centralize student services in Bouillon Hall. Lathan Wedin is the Director of Capital Planning and Projects at CWU. He said that Bouillon and Lind Hall’s “capital construction” will be done by June. Wedin...

‘Ashley’s Sack’ gathers national attention

‘Ashley’s Sack’ gathers national attention

Sarah Taylor, Staff Reporter
March 1, 2017
Filed under CWU, National/Worldwide, News

An associate professor of anthropology and museum studies research on a rare and exciting story was published in USA Today. Mark Auslander was challenged by his students to uncover the story on Ashley’s Sack. The historical artifact was nationally noticed when it appeared at the National Museum...

Short on repairs

Short on repairs

Kailan Manandic and McKenzie Lakey
February 23, 2017
Filed under CWU, News, Showcase

Two students share their experiences living in the Getz-Short apartments.

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Students aim to ‘break the stigma’

Students aim to ‘break the stigma’

McKenzie Lakey, Editor-in-Chief
February 23, 2017
Filed under CWU, News

Four CWU public relations students have prepared a week-long series of events to help give voice to mental health awareness, a topic that many believe the American society has long remained silent on. On Feb. 27, Hunter Ventoza, Meghan Lynch, Taylor Castillo, Nicole Christopherson and adviser Kevin...

‘A passion for radio’

‘A passion for radio’

April Porter, Staff Reporter
February 23, 2017
Filed under CWU, News

CWU administration will soon select one of four candidates applying for the general manager of CWU’s radio station, 88.1 The ‘Burg. It’s been about two years since CWU has interviewed for the position and after the previous general manager, Travis Box resigned  in June 2016, Jeff MacMillan, a...

Annual CWU business conference to feature state executives

Bailey Smith, Staff Reporter
February 23, 2017
Filed under CWU, News

CWU’s College of Business is coordinating an Economic Outlook Conference for Feb. 28 in Sue Lombard Hall. The Economic Outlook Conference (EOC) will start at 8 a.m. and go until 2 p.m. “The topics discussed will cover the trends, challenges and opportunities in Washington State's hay and potato...

Washington State Opportunity Scholarship grants CWU $2.2 million for STEM recruitment

Bryce Jungquist, Staff Reporter
February 23, 2017
Filed under CWU, News

CWU is one of three Washington universities to receive part of a $6 million grant meant to recruit STEM teacher undergraduates. The Washington State Opportunity Scholarship, chaired by Microsoft president, Brad Smith, awarded funds that will go directly towards training K-12 STEM teachers. “We...

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