‘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...

New Minor available in disability studies

Sarah Taylor, Staff Reporter
February 23, 2017
Filed under CWU, News

Universities across the country—including CWU—have created a new program to allow college students to earn certificates and minors in disability and accessibility studies. According to the U.S. 2010 Census Bureau Report, nearly 1 in 5 people have a disability. The average classroom size at CWU is...

‘Not for Kids’

‘Not for Kids’

Jon Olsen-Koziol, Staff Reporter
February 23, 2017
Filed under Local, News, The EverGreen Scene

Washington has taken further precautions to prevent children from eating marijuana edibles. Effective Feb. 14, all marijuana edibles have to be labeled with a “Not for Kids” warning logo. Edibles include anything meant to be swallowed, such as candy, soda, or brownies. This also applies to...

Alumnus credits CWU with career success

Alumnus credits CWU with career success

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

Keynote speaker Ron Sims, CWU alumnus and former deputy secretary of the U.S. department of housing and urban development, openly described his experiences and love of CWU to more than 250 students, staff and faculty members at the State of the University address last Thursday, Feb. 16.

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Marijuana Mondays Educates students

Jon Olsen-Koziol, Staff Reporter
February 16, 2017
Filed under CWU, News, The EverGreen Scene

CWU is doing its part to educate students on marijuana. The Wellness Center is hosting Marijuana Monday’s as a part of Marijuana Awareness Month this February. These events are aimed at educating people on marijuana related issues. Kelly Cronic is hosting and speaking at each event. Cronic is a...

CWU works to combat hate

CWU works to combat hate

Ray Payne, Senior News Reporter
February 16, 2017
Filed under CWU, News

A coordinating member of the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) brought anti-hate messages to CWU last Monday as part of a Not In Our Kittitas County (NIOKC) event. SPLC’s outreach director Lecia Brooks leads key initiatives and social justice issues. Brooks gave a presentation in the SURC Ballroom...

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